• Amanda Wyss

    Amanda Wyss

    Amanda Wyss (born November 24, 1960) is an American film and television actress. She began her career in the early 1980s and first gained notice for her role as Lisa in the comedy film Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982). She then rose to international prominence after playing Tina Gray in the fantasy film A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984). She subsequently starred in Silverado (1985), Better Off Dead (1985), Powwow Highway (1989), Shakma (1990), and The Id (2016). Outside of film, Wyss has guest starred on a variety of television series including Cheers (1985-1986), Charmed (1999), Dexter (2006), and a supporting role as investigative reporter Randi McFarland in the television series Highlander: The Series (1992-1993).

  • Amanda

    Amanda is a Latin female gerundive name meaning "deserving to be loved," "worthy of love," or "loved very much by everyone." Its diminutive form includes Mandy, Manda and Amy.

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