Amanda Righetti (born April 4, 1983) is an American actress and film producer. She is best known for her roles in The Mentalist, Friday the 13th and The O.C. In 2008, Righetti was the winner of the Best Actress award at the New York International Independent Film Video Festival for the Short Film category.
In 2006, Righetti signed on to star as the female lead in horror sequel Return to House on Haunted Hill. The film was released straight to DVD in October 2007. In April 2008, she was cast as the female lead in the slasher reboot Friday the 13th. Production ended in June 2008 and the film was released to theaters on February 13, 2009. Since September 23, 2008, Righetti has been a regular cast member on the CBS hit series The Mentalist. While working on The Mentalist, she has starred as the female lead in three movies to be released in 2011.
Righetti appeared on the cover of the November 2005 issue of FHM magazine. She was ranked #59 and #84 on the FHM 100 Sexiest Women of 2005 and 2006, respectively. Righetti has appeared on the covers of LAX, Maxim, and Vegas Magazine. In 2009, she was also ranked #65 on Maxim's Hot 100.