Amy Smart in the Butterfly Effect | 2004
Clip Name: Waking Up as a Cripple
About this actor
Amy Lysle Smart (born March 26, 1976) is an American television and film actress and former fashion model. Smart was born in Topanga, California, the daughter of Judy, a museum worker, and John Smart, a salesman. Inspired by her friend Vinessa Shaw, Smart studied ballet for ten years and enrolled in acting classes when she was sixteen, but she began her career as a fashion model, working in Italy, France, Mexico and Tahiti (award-winning spots for Club Med directed by Bruno Aveillan). Smart's first film role was in director Martin Kunert's film Campfire Tales, followed by a small role as Queenie in the 1996 rendition of John Updike's short story, "A&P;". She had a minor role in the 1997 film Starship Troopers as the co-pilot for (and friend of) Carmen Ibanez (Denise Richards). She had a starring role in the mini-series titled The 70s, playing a young woman from Ohio. In 1999, Smart played the girlfriend of a popular football player (played by James Van Der Beek) in the film Varsity...