Amber Heard (born April 22, 1986) is an American actress. Heard made her film debut in the sports drama Friday Night Lights and after small roles in other movies she played her first leading role in All the Boys Love Mandy Lane and appeared in The CW television show Hidden Palms. Her breakthrough came in 2008 with roles in Never Back Down and Pineapple Express. She received the Breakthrough Award at Young Hollywood Awards. Heard has appeared in magazines’ Most Beautiful and Sexiest lists. She is also involved in social activism for causes such as LGBT rights and abolishing slavery, and is a supporter of Habitat for Humanity, Girl Up United Nations Foundation, The Art of Elysium and Amnesty International.