Amanda Joy Michalka ( born April 10, 1991, Torrance, California ), also known as AJ, is an American actress, singer and instrumentalist. It is particularly known as one half of the duo Aly & AJ. The other half of the duo is her sister, Alyson Michalka.
Michalka grew up in Seattle, Washington and Southern California with her sister Alyson Michalka on. Her mother Carrie playing in a Christian band. Ever since she was 5 years, she plays piano and guitar since her early youth. She is a devout Christian woman.
In March 2006, she was with her sister in the Disney movie Party Girls on a mission her acting debut. In addition, she starred in the MTV movie Super Sweet 16: The Movie. In 2009 she had a supporting role in Peter Jackson's film The Lovely Bones.
Michalka and her sister together form the pop duo 78violet (formerly Aly & AJ). They have released three studio albums to date and working since 2010 on her next album.
- 2002 Passions (TV series, episode 1x722 )
- 2002: Birds of Prey (TV series, 2 episodes)
- 2002-2004: The Guardian - Savior with Heart ( The Guardian, TV Series, 14 episodes)
- 2003-2004: Oliver Beene (TV series, 9 episodes)
- 2004: General Hospital (TV series, 3 episodes)
- 2004: Six Feet Under - Died Forever ( Six Feet Under, TV series, episode 4x03 Parallel Play)
- 2005: Kitty's Dish ( TV movie )
- 2006: Party Girls on a mission (Cow Belles, TV film )
- 2007: Super Sweet 16: The Movie ( TV movie )
- 2009: The Lovely Bones ( The Lovely Bones )
- 2010: Slow Moe
- 2010: Secretariat - A horse is a legend ( Secretariat )
- 2011: Super 8
- 2011: Hellcats (TV series, 3 episodes)
- 2011: Salem Falls ( TV movie )
- 2012: Gotten (Short Film )