Oftentimes in Hollywood, people will change their names to keep away from confusion with different celebs who could share their moniker. However that is not at all times the case, as seen with the dueling Mandy Moores, each of whom are well-known in their very own proper!
You’ve got This Is Us Golden Globe nominee Mandy Moore, who additionally made us cry in A Stroll to Keep in mind, and who’s presumably nonetheless lacking us like “Sweet.”
Then you could have award-winning choreographer Mandy Moore, who’s lent her experience to TV exhibits comparable to So You Assume You Can Dance and Dancing With the Stars. That Mandy, born Samantha Jo Moore, has choreographed routines for SYTYCD on each season since 2007, racking up 4 Emmy nominations within the course of. However it wasn’t till she linked up with DWTS that she landed a win. She joined the ABC present in the beginning of Season 20 in 2015, and took dwelling the Excellent Choreography trophy in 2017 for her “On Prime of the World” and “Carol of the Bells” routines.
The 41-year-old’s work has additionally lit up the silver display. For instance, she choreographed all three of director David O. Russell’s movies with Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper: Silver Linings Playbook, American Hustle, and Pleasure.
Higher but, Mandy’s profession bought an enormous enhance final yr with the (nearly Oscar-winning) film musical La La Land. Sure, Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone’s fancy footwork was all Mandy’s doing.
“I can’t say sufficient about Mandy Moore,” Ryan informed ET. “She was simply an unstoppable pressure of goodwill that simply, I imply, I shudder on the considered her not being part of this [event]. She’s such a key ingredient to the best way it turned out.”
“She’s probably the most unbelievable, affected person, courageous, and wonderful girl,” Emma added. “And that truthfully was my favourite a part of the entire expertise — was getting to bounce along with her.”
In the meantime, the different Mandy Moore laughs off the confusion. “I’ve gotten emails over time from individuals, like, ‘Congrats on the Emmy nod!’” the singer-actress informed Jimmy Fallon earlier this yr. “And I’m like, ‘Ugh, not me’ … I’m the worst dancer, which is the irony right here. Like, I’ve no rhythm. Anyone who watched my music video once I was 15 for ‘Sweet’ can see that I’m the worst dancer.” Hey, we might nonetheless like to see a Mandy-Mandy collab in some unspecified time in the future!
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