Mandy Moore is an American singer-songwriter and actress. After coming to fame in 1999 with her debut single “Candy”, which peaked at number 41 on the Billboard Hot 100, Moore signed with Epic Records. During the later stages of her career, Moore became best known for acting in the NBC family drama This Is Us.
Moore’s debut studio album, “So Real” (1999), went on to receive a platinum certification from the RIAA. The title single from her second studio album, I Wanna Be With You (2000), became Moore’s first top 30 song in the U.S., peaking at number 24 on the Billboard Hot 100. As of 2009, Billboard reported that Moore has sold more than ten million albums worldwide. In 2012, Moore was ranked #96 on VH1’s list of “100 Greatest Women in Music” as well as #63 on their “Sexiest Artists of All Time List”.
She began acting in 2001. She made her feature film debut with a minor voice role in the comedy Dr. Dolittle 2 before co-starring as Lana Thomas in the comedy The Princess Diaries with Anne Hathaway. Moore’s first starring role was as Jamie Sullivan in the romantic drama A Walk to Remember (2002). In 2010, Moore later voiced Rapunzel in the Disney animated fantasy musical comedy Tangled (2010).
Since 2016, Moore has starred as Rebecca Pearson in the NBC family drama This Is Us. For her work as Rebecca Pearson, Moore was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film at the 74th Golden Globe Awards. The cast of This Is Us won Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series at the 24th Screen Actors Guild Awards.