Amber Laura Heard (April 22, 1986) is an American actress. Heard made her film debut in the sports drama Friday Night Lights, starring Billy Bob Thornton.
Her breakthrough came in 2008 with roles in Never Back Down and Pineapple Express. She received the Breakthrough Award at Young Hollywood Awards. She got widespread attention after her appearance in films such as The Informers, The Stepfather, Zombieland and The Joneses. She next starred in John Carpenter's The Ward, alongside Nicolas Cage in Drive Angry, and alongside Johnny Depp in The Rum Diary, for which she won a Spotlight Award at Hollywood Film Festival. Recently she appeared in films 3 Days to Kill, Magic Mike XXL and The Danish Girl. She portrays Mera in the DC Comics Extended Universe.