Catherine Oxenberg is the author of Captive: A Mother's Crusade to Save Her Daughter Froma Terrifying Cult. She is best known for her role as Amanda Carrington on the hit primetime soap opera Dynasty. She got her start as a model before making her acting debut in The Royal Romance of Charles and Diana. Oxenberg is the daughter of Princess Elizabeth of Yugoslavia, making her a royal descendent in her own right. She currently lives in Malibu, California.