Amanda Leighton

Amanda Leighton is an American actress. She is known for her voice acting work as Blossom in the 2016 Cartoon Network animated series The Powerpuff Girls, Poppy in the 2018 Netflix animated series and Polly in the 2019 Disney Channel animated series Amphibia. She is also known for her recurring role as Emma in the Freeform drama series The Fosters.

Early life

Leighton grew up in Fresno, California. She graduated from Clovis West High School.


Leighton started her acting career at the age of 10 in her home town, and got her first agent at the age of 12 when she started taking acting classes and going to auditions in Los Angeles, California. She also has 11 years of dance experience, which she used in ABC Family's Make It or Break It, where she played a gymnast named Wendy Capshaw.
Leighton's other appearances include roles on several television shows including Pretty Little Liars as Danielle, Grey's Anatomy as patient Sarah Cassidy with Treacher Collins syndrome, 90210 as Alex Scarborough, Criminal Minds as Trish Leake, This is Us as teenage Sophie, The Fosters as Emma, and as a singing Cactus Kid in Six Feet Under. She has appeared in commercials for Quicken Loans, Meow Mix, Comcast and Plavix. Leighton had parts in two films: Detour as Lara, and as Young Alex in Divorce Invitation.