What I Like About You Cast
Amanda was born in Thousand Oaks, California. She studied stand-up comedy and acting as a child, and joined the ensemble casts of Nickelodeon's Figure It Out and All That. By the age of 12, Amanda became the youngest performer to host her own variety sketch show, The Amanda Show. Amanda made her movie debut in 2002's Big Fat Liar, and she has had starring roles in What a Girl Wants, She's the Man, Lovewrecked, Hairspray, and Sydney White. For 2005's Robots, she voiced the role of Piper. Amanda took home Nickelodeon Kid's Choice Awards four years in a row, from 2000 to 2004, and was nominated for two Teen Choice Awards. In 2006, Teen People named her one of the "25 Hottest Stars Under 25." In 2007, she launched her own clothing line with Steve & Barry's.
Jennie was born in Urbana, Illinois, and spent her early childhood on her family's 25-acre horse farm. Jennie, her parents, and her six siblings, moved to Arizona when she was 13, where she began working as a model. When Jennie was in high school, she and her mother moved to Los Angeles, and she was cast as Erica on A Brand New Life. The following year, she won the role of Kelly Taylor on Beverly Hills, 90210. She appeared on all 10 seasons, and reprised her role in 2008 for the spin-off, 90210. In 2007, Jennie and her dance partner Derek Hough finished fourth on Dancing with the Stars. She is married to actor Peter Facinelli, and they have three daughters.
Wesley was born in Walnut Creek, California, and lived in Germany for several years as a child. He began acting when his family returned to the U.S.; at age eight, he made a guest appearance on 21 Jump Street. Wesley went on to star in City Guys and What I Like About You, and he has made guest appearances on many TV shows, including CSI: Miami, Boston Public, The Practice, NYPD Blue, Felicity, Judging Amy, Baywatch, News Radio, Moesha, Boy Meets World, and Sister, Sister. Wesley's film credits include B-Girl, National Lampoon's Bag Boy, Cuttin' Da Mustard, The Beautiful Ordinary, and Roll Bounce.
Born in Columbia, South Carolina, Alison performed in local and regional theatre productions as a child. After graduating from the College of Charleston, she moved to New York to pursue acting, and played Luisa in over 500 performances of the off-Broadway play The Fantasticks. She then moved to Los Angeles, and landed the recurring role of Caroline, Fez's clingy girlfriend, on That '70s Show. Allison went on to star in What I Like About You and Carpoolers, and has also appeared on Now and Again, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, JAG, Boston Public, and Charmed. Her film credits include Elizabethtown, White Oleander, and Farm Girl in New York. Allison lives in Los Angeles with her husband, actor Scott Holroyd, and her terrier, Buster Keaton.
Leslie was born in Los Angeles, California. She attended Sarah Lawrence College, and began acting in her senior year. In addition to playing Val's best friend on What I Like About You, Leslie is well known for her role as spoiled cheerleader Mary Cherry on the TV show Popular. Her movie roles include Miss Congeniality 2: Armed & Fabulous, Running with Scissors, and Spring Breakdown. She has made guest appearances on the TV shows Nip/Tuck, Notes from the Underbelly, CSI, and Charmed.
Michael was born in Olathe, Kansas. He attended the Interlochen Center for the Arts and Carnegie Mellon University. After appearing in a Carnegie Mellon showcase, he was signed by an agent. In addition to playing Holly's boyfriend Henry in the first two seasons of What I Like About You, Michael wrote the Season 3 episode "Girls Gone Wild." He played Harper Sims on the show Saved, and has made guest appearances on 8 Simple Rules, Firefly, Veronica Mars, Without a Trace, Scrubs, and True Blood. His screen credits include Dimples, The Hills Have Eyes II, and Dorian Blues. Michael has also voiced roles in many video games, including SWAT 4, Fight Club, and Men of Valor.
Born in Nutley, New Jersey, Nick dreamed of becoming a Navy SEAL until he saw the film Goodfellas and decided to pursue a career in show business. In high school, Nick and his classmates produced a weekly comedy show that aired on the school's TV station. After graduation, he moved to Los Angeles. While selling shoes in a trendy boutique, Nick met a customer who recommended him to her supervisors as an on-air personality; this lead to a job hosting MTV's Movie House. In addition to playing Holly's boyfriend Vince on three seasons of What I Like About You, Nick played Dr. Jonathan Sanderson on 7th Heaven. He also appears in the movies Final Destination 4, Beverly Hills Chihuahua, Ernesto, College, and Fat Albert.
David was born in Christchurch, New Zealand. He attended King's College, and won a scholarship to study acting at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York. David played Holly's boyfriend, a British musician, on the third season of What I Like About You. He has also appeared on Being Eve and Xena: Warrior Princess. David stars as Michael Cypher in Legend of the Seeker and plays R.J., the Violet Wolf Ranger, on Power Rangers: Jungle Fury. In addition to acting, he has a recording contract with the indie label Tool Shed Productions.
Edward was born in Kansas City, Missouri. He decided to pursue acting after graduating from Vanderbilt University, and moved to Hollywood, where he was soon cast in the miniseries The Secrets of Lake Success. He went on to star in the feature film Above Suspicion, and the TV shows SeaQuest DSV, Snoops, Three Sisters, and What I Like About You. Edward's many guest appearances include Lipstick Jungle, Without a Trace, CSI: NY, Men in Trees, Close to Home, Freddie, House, CSI: Miami, Monk, and Sex and the City.
Simon was born in San Francisco, California. He got his start as a model, and rose to fame as an MTV VJ. Simon starred as Mikey on Jack & Jill, Eli, a sexy art student, on Felicity, and Val's season one boyfriend, Jeff, on What I Like About You. His TV guest appearances include Baywatch, Everwood, and Summerland. Simon can also be seen in the movies The Forsaken, Scary Movie 3, Scary Movie 4, The Karate Dog, and National Lampoon's Pledge This.