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Australian actress and model. Known for her marriage to Creator/EllenDeGeneres and her acting roles as Nelle Porter on ''Series/AllyMcBeal'', Lindsay Bluth Fünke on ''Series/ArrestedDevelopment'' and Veronica Palmer on ''Series/BetterOffTed''. Her autobiography, ''Unbearable Lightness'' was acclaimed for casting light on the pressures of stardom (which, in her case, led to a battle with eating disorders).

Her birth name is Amanda Rogers.
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!! Provides examples of the following tropes:
* FakeAmerican
* HelloAttorney: She played a sexy laywer on ''Series/AllyMcBeal''. [[note]]She originally trained to be a RealLife lawyer.[[/note]]
* LipstickLesbian
* {{Typecasting}}: As either a tough businesswoman or a [[DumbBlonde ditzy blonde]]. In some cases (Veronica Palmer), both at the same time.
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