#010 - Amanda Peet

Full Name: Amanda Peet
D.o.B.(+/- Pea): 11/01/72 (+12)
Nationality: American (NY)

Character Ref: Jordan McDeere - Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip
Notes: Born in New York.  Starred in such films as 'The Whole Nine Yards' and recently in Roland Emmerich's world-destroy-em-up '2012'.  
Must-see Moment: She's been in a lot of stuff, TV and film, but I think the first place I really noticed her was Studio 60.  Something about a career-driven girl getting pregnant and needing a kind-hearted geek to look after her...

LOOKS: 8.5

*SPECIAL* #009 - Zooey Deschanel

Ok, so anybody who knows me will know of my feelings for the hugely talented Zooey Deschanel.  I love her films.  I love her voice.  Heck, I've written two (slightly creepy) pastiche songs in her honour.  So it shouldn't surprise anyone that she's appearing here in my Hot Trumps list.  So, without further ado…
Full Name: Zooey Claire Deschanel
D.o.B.(+/- Pea): 17/01/80 (+4)
Nationality: American

Character Ref: Too many to choose from…think I first fell in love with her as Jovie the department store assistant in 'Elf'.  Sigh!
Notes: Actress, Musician, Singer-Songwriter.  Daughter of an Academy Award-nominated cinematographer and an actress.  Of Irish & French descent.  Amazing old-timey singing voice; sounds like she should be dueting with Bing.
Must-see Moment: Anytime she's singing. Also being carried through check-in by Jim Carrey in the film version of Danny Wallace's brilliant book (one of the few books I've ever read), 'Yes Man'.

LOOKS: 9.4
WIFEABILITY: 5.0 (Married Ben Gibbard in September 2009 - I would be filled with hatred towards him but he sings in one of my favourite bands so I'll allow it…)

I love her clothes.  I love her hairdo.  She has the most beautifully American accent, which I dig.  She seems like someone who'd get really passionate about the little things, like I do.  I get the feeling if we were hanging out and it was 5am and I wanted to go play frisbee in the park she'd be totally in.  And that's pretty much all I'm looking for in a girl.

Oh yeah, and I've written parody songs about her two consecutive Christmasses in a row, pre and post finding out she was married:

The Incomparable Peanut - All I Want For Christmas Is Zoo (2008)

The Incomparable Peanut - It'll Be Zooey This Christmas (2009)

It's not creepy because I *actually* loved her.  It's endearing.


#008 - Alison Pill

Full Name: Alison Elizabeth Pill

D.o.B.(+/- Pea): 27/11/85 (-1)
Nationality: Canadian  

Character Ref: Kim Pine - Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World

Notes: I've yet to see her in anything, but she is exactly how I imagined a real life Kim Pine to be.  And I wish Kim Pine was my girlfriend (i even have a badge to that effect...)
Anyway, I've been watching her on the production blogs and she always seems to be having fun in her own little world.  And I like that.  And I think that, were I on the set, I'd give myself a reason to go talk to her.  I have, however, seen a photo of her with a cigarette... This, if more of a lifestyle choice than a character trait of Kim's (don't think she smoked in the books...) would be somewhat of a dealbreaker....

Must-see Moment: Wait till SP gets released....

LOOKS: 8.2


#007 - Ally Sheedy

Full Name: Alexandra Elizabeth "Ally" Sheedy

D.o.B.(+/- Pea): 13/6/62 (+22)
Nationality: American  

Character Ref: Jennifer Mack - Wargames (1983) (where she bears a slight resemblance to another certain child-actress favourite of mine...)
Notes: Authored two books. Married Angela Lansbury's nephew. Possibly best known for her Brat Pack appearances.
Must-see Moment: Falling in love with a robot in Short Circuit. I wish I was a robot...

LOOKS: 8.1


#006 - Norah Jones

Full Name: Norah Jones

D.o.B.(+/- Pea): 30/3/79 (+5)
Nationality: American

Character Ref: Her beautiful, talented self - Real life.
Notes: Daughter of Ravi Shankar. Plays piano, guitar, keyboards. Writes some brilliant pop music.  Acts too.  Apparently.
Must-see Moment: Playing a Rhodes and sweetly singing me to sleep. What?....what do you mean that was a dream?  Don't take this away from me!!

LOOKS: 8.2



I love her 9-year-old boy hairdo.  Although that makes me sound like a bit of a weirdo....okay a lot of a weirdo.....