Willa Ford

American actor and musician Willa Ford

Amanda Lee Modano, known professionally as Willa Ford and often as Mandy Modano, is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, model, television personality and film actress. She released her debut album, Willa Was Here, in 2001. Ford also has appeared in movies such as the 2009 Friday the 13th reboot, hosted several reality television shows, posed for Playboy and competed on ABC's Dancing with the Stars.
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Will Ford China chief's abrupt exit hurt recovery hopes?
Reuters.com - 18 days
Ford Motor Co has said its China chief, Jason Luo, has stepped down after only five months at the helm for personal reasons. As Ryan Brooks reports, the sudden resignation raises questions over how the automaker will best tackle a sales slump in the world's biggest car market.
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'I Wanna Be Bad' singer explains why she left music industry
ABC News - 7 months
During a recent interview with Billboard magazine, singer and designer Willa Ford spoke about why she left the music industry back in the early 2000's.
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When Will Food Issues Be on Politicians’ Plates?
NYTimes - over 1 year
In the Democratic and Republican platforms, there’s been no battle cry over what we eat. But maybe it’s just a matter of time.
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After Chipotle Outbreaks, Will 'Food With Integrity' Still Resonate?
NPR - about 2 years
Chipotle's rise was fueled in part by its image as a healthy, ethical choice. After foodborne illnesses sickened hundreds, analysts say it won't be easy for the chain to win back customers' trust.
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After Chipotle Outbreaks, Will 'Food With Integrity' Still Resonate?
NPR - about 2 years
Chipotle's rise was fueled in part by its image as a healthy, ethical choice. After foodborne illnesses sickened hundreds, analysts say it won't be easy for the chain to win back customers' trust.
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Yemen Rebels Say They Will Form New Government
NYTimes - about 3 years
The Houthi rebels who seized the capital in January said they would take control of the country, which does not now have a functioning government.
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Will Ford Show Us Anything on Wednesday that We Don't Already Know?
The Street - about 4 years
Ford  is set to announce earnings in two days. Judging by market returns against competitors, investors are not expecting any big surprises from the auto giant. Heres how Ford has done against competitors since 2010, the year in which auto sales bottomed out. Overall, since 2010, Ford is up about 5%, lagging Toyota , GM , and Honda. Over the same period, Toyota is up 59%, GM is up 16%, and Honda is up 11% (all figures are on a monthly average basis). On the positive side, Ford has outperformed Nissan (flat) and Peugeot (down 63%). What could push Ford higher on Wednesday? On the whole, Ford needs the market to arrive at two risky conclusions for the stock to become an outperformer. First, Ford needs to show that it is able to gain market share from competitors. Its certainly achievable. Fords growth continues to be driven by the best-selling vehicle in the worldthe Ford Focus. Sales of the Focus grew by 16% from January to September 2013, according to recently released figures ...
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Intel Sees a Future Where We Will Form Relationships with Our Gadgets
Yahoo News - over 4 years
Intel Sees a Future Where We Will Form Relationships with Our Gadgets
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Will Ford Everest Conquer?
Fox News - over 4 years
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Will Ford kill 'Lincoln?'
Fox News - over 5 years
Possible shakeup in the works at luxury brand.
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Will Ford Kill the Mustang?
Fox News - over 5 years
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Will Ford build a street legal race car?
Fox News - over 5 years
'Ring run a taste of things to come?
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Willa Ford and Mike Modano divorcing
CBS - Atlanta - over 5 years
Singer and actress Willa Ford and former NHL star Mike Modano are divorcing after five years.
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Retired hockey star Mike Modano, actress Willa Ford ending 5-year marriage
Brandon Sun - over 5 years
DALLAS - Retired hockey star Mike Modano and actress Willa Ford have decided to end their five-year marriage. Modano spokesman Rob Scichili said Wednesday the couple was divorcing but didn't have further details. The 42-year-old Modano and Ford married in 2007 in Athens, Texas. Modano is the
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Willa Ford
    THIRTIES
  • 2015
    Age 34
    In April 2015 Ford married former NFL linebacker Ryan Nece who played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers from 2002-2007 and then with the Detroit Lions during their infamous 2008 0-16 season before being let go in the 2009 off season.
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  • 2012
    Age 31
    In August 2012, Ford and Modano announced that they are divorcing after five years of marriage.
    In 2012, she appeared in 4 episodes of the television program Magic City and an episode of Leverage season five.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 2011
    Age 30
    Ford also made a guest appearance in one episode of The Glades in 2011.
  • 2009
    Age 28
    On October 10, 2009, she was cast as Becca in Dreamfly Production's new movie, Universal Squadrons, which was originally titled Minuteman.
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    Ford appeared in the 2009 slasher film Friday the 13th.
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  • 2007
    Age 26
    Ford and hockey player Mike Modano married in a small, private ceremony on August 25, 2007, in Athens, Texas.
    On August 23, 2007, Ford and her then-husband, NHL hockey player Mike Modano, were featured in an episode of MTV Cribs.
    Ford appeared on an episode of My Celebrity Home on the Style Network, which aired on January 31, 2007 She also hosted the third season of Pants-Off Dance-Off on Fuse TV.
    She talked about her experience with Maxim in its January 2007 issue.
  • 2006
    Age 25
    In fall 2006, Ford competed on the third season of Dancing with the Stars.
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    Later that year, she was featured in a nude pictorial in the March 2006 issue of Playboy.
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    In early 2006, Ford played as one of the four celebrity quarterbacks for the Lingerie Bowl, which was shown during the half-time of Super Bowl XL.
  • 2005
    Age 24
    Ford was later featured as the June celebrity on FHMs 2005 pin-up calendar.
    In 2005, Ford hosted the first season of the reality show The Ultimate Fighter on Spike TV.
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  • 2003
    Age 22
    In 2003, Ford released a song titled "A Toast to Men."
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  • TEENAGE
  • 2001
    Age 20
    In 2001, Ford also co-wrote and recorded a duet with South Korean pop star Park Ji-yoon.
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    On July 17, 2001, she released Willa Was Here.
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    In 2001, Ford signed on to a new label, Lava Atlantic Records, while on a mall tour for Nautica Kids.
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    She released her debut album, Willa Was Here, in 2001.
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  • 2000
    Age 19
    In 2000, she was one of the opening acts on the Backstreet Boys' "Into the Millennium" tour.
  • 1999
    Age 18
    In 1999, the 18-year-old Ford started performing under the stage name Mandah and was signed to MCA.
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  • 1998
    Age 17
    Ford was in a relationship with Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter from 1998 to 2000.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1981
    Age 0
    Born on January 22, 1981.
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