Amanda Foreman is the author of the award-winning best seller, Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire; a historical biography of Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire. Her book was adapted for film in 2008, which saw Amanda take on a role as Executive Producer for The Duchess, starring Keira Knightly, Ralph Fiennes and Dominic Cooper.
Born in London and brought up in Los Angeles, Amanda is the daughter of Carl Foreman, the Oscar-winning screen writer of many film classics including, The Bridge on the River Kwai, High Noon, and The Guns of Navarone. She received her primary education in England and went on to attend Sarah Lawrence College and Columbia University in New York. She received her doctorate in Eighteenth-Century British History from Oxford University in 1998.
Since the publication and success of Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire
, Amanda Foreman has worked as a presenter on British television and radio while writing regularly for newspapers and magazines in both the United States and the United Kingdom.