Amanda Boxer

Amanda Boxer (born 1948) is an English theatre, television, and film actress.[1] She is perhaps best known for her role in the film Saving Private Ryan (1998).

Amanda Boxer
Born1948 (age 7071)
EducationLondon Academy of Music and Dramatic Art
Years active1969–present
Parent(s)C. R. Boxer
Emily Hahn

Early life

Boxer was born in London, the daughter of English scholar C.R. Boxer and American author Emily Hahn.


Boxer is best known for her performances in The Last Days of Judas Iscariot at the Almeida Theatre, Cling to Me Like Ivy at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre, and The Painter at the Arcola Theatre. Her credits include Sense and Sensibility, The Cleopatras, The Gentle Touch, Miss Marple, Between The Lines, Trial & Retribution, and Casualty. Boxer played Amanda Trippley in both series of the BBC sitcom Chalk. She also had a role as Mrs. Ryan in Saving Private Ryan, and played the mother of Matt Smith's character in the 2009 short film Together.

Selected theatre performances



  1. "Amanda Boxer". National Theatre. Retrieved 11 August 2019.

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