"Mandy Moore" (born "Amanda Leigh Moore" on April 10, 1984) is an American singer and actress. Moore grew up in Florida and came to fame as a teenager in 2000, after the release of her debut album ''So Real''. Her subsequent albums, including the self-titled ''Mandy Moore'' and ''Coverage'', established her as a well-known pop singer in the United States. Moore has branched out into a film career, starring in 2002's successful teen film ''A Walk to Remember'' and later appearing in the lead roles of less well-received movies also aimed at teenage audiences. Two of her latest films, ''American Dreamz'' and ''Saved!'', were parodies in which Moore portrayed darker characters than in her previous roles.
Moore's private life, including her relationships with tennis player Andy Roddick and actors Wilmer Valderrama and Zach Braff, has been much-discussed in the media. She is scheduled to appear in several films during 2006 and 2007, and is completing work on another music album.
Moore was born in Nashua, New Hampshire to Stacy (a former newspaper reporter) and Don Moore (a pilot for American Airlines).
Moore's interest in singing grew after seeing the musical ''Oklahoma...
|origin||Nashua, New Hampshire|
|birth place||Nashua, New Hampshire|
|music genre||Pop music|