Amanda Lee Aday (born January 21, 1981) is an American actress. She was born in New York, New York. Aday is best known for her recurring role as Dora Mae Dreifuss on the first season of the 2003-2005 HBO series Carnivāle.
Aday is the daughter of actor/musician Meat Loaf and Leslie Aday and half sister of singer Pearl Aday. She attended the Stagedoor Manor Performing Arts Training Center, a summer theatre/dance camp in the Catskill Mountains in New York, from 1990 through 1996, and then graduated from the prestigious Idyllwild Arts Academy in California. She then majored in theatre at the California Institute of the Arts. Amanda's film roles include Crazy In Alabama, the indie film The Mummy An' The Armadillo, National Lampoon's Pledge This!. In addition to her work on Carnivāle, she has guest starred on the hit TV shows Boston Public, ER and My Name Is Earl. She is set to appear in the indie feature South Dakota shooting this spring.