Amanda Righetti is an American actress and film producer. She is best known for her role as Grace Van Pelt on The Mentalist, as well as her roles in Friday the 13th and The O.C.
Amanda was first discovered in the International Cover Model Search at the age of 15 and had a successful career as a fashion model before becoming an actress. After securing a role in the pilot for a proposed series by the name of No Place Like Home she played a recurring character in the teen drama The O.C. was a regular in the primetime soap opera North Shore and in late 2005, Righetti starred in Foxs drama series Reunion. Other credits include a recurring role on K-Ville, guest roles on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and Entourage and a role in the TV movie Romy and Michele: In the Beginning.