Born 13 April 1980. Actress of stage, film and television. Giddish pursued acting professionally at age 18, and her career really took off in 2005 starring in an indie horror movie and as a series regular on All My Children as Diana Henry. Her weight then was 250 lbs.
Starting in 2011, Giddish stars as Det. Amanda Rollins on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. Her SVU character is similar to her as they are both feisty, young 400 lb Georgia blondes, but the similarities end there. Her casting was well-received by the cast, crew and fanbase.