Amy Brenneman

Mostly Credited As: Amy Brenneman
Birth Name: Amy Frederica Brenneman
Date Of Birth: June 22, 1964 (Age 51)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: New London, Connecticut
Height: 5' 4" (1.62 m)

Amy Brenneman

In 2005 Amy Brenneman finished her last season as star, producer and co-creator of the successful drama series "Judging Amy." Her role as Judge Amy Gray brought her two TV Guide Awards, three Golden Globe Award nominations, three Emmy Award nominations and a People's Choice Award nomination, as well as a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series.
Brenneman recently showed up in "Nine Lives," directed by Rodrigo GarcĂ­a, and can be seen next in "88 Minutes" with Al Pacino.
Her other film credits include roles in Michael Mann's "Heat," opposite Robert DeNiro and Al Pacino, the thriller "Daylight" opposite Sylvester Stallone, and Neil LaBute's "Your Friends and Neighbors," alongside Jason Patric and Ben Stiller. In addition she starred in the independent film "Nevada" with Gabrielle Anwar, and in "The Suburbans" co-starring Ben Stiller and Robert Loggia. She most recently appeared in Showtime's "Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her," opposite Glenn Close, Cameron Diaz, Calista Flockhart, Kathy Baker and Holly Hunter, and was also seen in the independent feature "Off the Map," opposite Joan Allen and Sam Elliott.
American viewers first took notice of Brenneman with her Emmy Award-nominated performance in "NYPD Blue" in the role of Janice Licalsi. She continued her role on the hit television series for a year as a recurring regular, which again earned her an Emmy nomination.
At the early age of eleven, after singing in the chorus of "The Music Man," Brenneman's interest in performing began to blossom. An 'A' student throughout her academic life, she enrolled in Harvard University with the intention of graduating with a B.A. in Comparative Religions. During her freshman year, she teamed up with a group of fellow actors to form the Cornerstone Theater Company. This unique company customized theater classics such as "Romeo and Juliet" and "Our Town," taking them to the back roads of America and integrating local townspeople with professional actors.
Brenneman's college experience also included a semester abroad in Nepal, where she studied sacred dances with an indigenous priest. In doing so she became one of only two or three westerners to learn the dances.
Upon completion of her studies at Harvard, Brenneman continued her work with Cornerstone and, in 1990, moved to New York. She performed in "The Learned Ladies," opposite Jean Stapleton at the CSC Repertory, Mac Wellman's "Sincerity Forever" at the BACA Downtown, and "The Video Store Owner's Significant Other."

TV Appearances

Main cast 
The Leftovers (2014)As: Laurie Garvey
Private Practice (2007)As: Dr. Violet Turner
Judging Amy (1999)As: Amy Madison Gray
NYPD Blue (1993)As: PO Janice Licalsi (S01)
Middle Ages (1992)As: Blanche
Episode Cast Credits 

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014) 
  Jared Leto, Amy Brenneman, Thirty Seconds To Mars, Tom Bailey 01x112: (Aug/20/2014) As Herself, [Interviewees]

The View (1997) 
  Amy Brenneman, Bone Hampton, guest co-host Alicia Menendez 17x207: (Jul/24/2014) As Herself 
  Season 16, Episode 20 16x20: (Oct/01/2012) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Season 6, Episode 117 06x117: (Feb/11/2003) As Herself, [Interviewees]

Live with Kelly (1983) 
  Amy Brenneman, Caroline Rhea, Scott Conant 32x220: (Jul/04/2014) As Herself 

Reign (2013) 
  Liege Lord 01x17: (Apr/10/2014) As Guise 
  The Consummation 01x13: (Mar/06/2014) As Guise 

Anderson Live (2011) 
  Co-Host Amy Brenneman | Ramona Singer 02x16: (Oct/01/2012) As Herself, [Guest Hosts]

The Talk (2010) 
  Season 2, Episode 124 02x124: (Mar/08/2012) As Herself, [Interviewees]

Robot Chicken (2005) 
  The Departy Monster 05x12: (Nov/06/2011) Voiced  Various Characters 

The Bonnie Hunt Show (2008) (2008) 
  Amy Brenneman, Jason Ritter, the Alexandria Aces 01x121: (Mar/16/2009) As Herself 
  Amy Brenneman 01x17: (Sep/30/2008) As Herself 

The Late Show with David Letterman (1993) 
  Don Rickles, Amy Brenneman, Alicia Keys 16x40: (Nov/11/2008) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Jesse Ventura, Amy Brennamen, ZZ Top 07x23: (Oct/07/1999) As Herself 
  Robert Duvall, Amy Brenneman, Tori Amos 03x131: (Apr/08/1996) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Amy Brenneman, Ringo Starr, Clint Black 02x169: (May/25/1995) As Herself 

The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003) 
  Larry Himmel, Amy Brenneman 05x39: (Oct/30/2007) As Herself 
  Amy Brenneman/Jeff Corwin/Jimmy Kimmel 03x31: (Oct/17/2005) As Herself 
  Amy Brenneman/Faith Ford/Betty Erickson 02x97: (Feb/01/2005) As Herself 
  Amy Brenneman/Keith Urban 02x17: (Sep/28/2004) As Herself 

Grey's Anatomy (2005) 
  The Other Side of This Life (2) 03x23: (May/03/2007) As Dr. Violet Turner (Psychiatrist for Oceanside Wellness Group), [Special Guest Stars]
  The Other Side of This Life (1) 03x22: (May/03/2007) As Dr. Violet Turner (Psychiatrist for Oceanside Wellness Group), [Special Guest Stars]

Jimmy Kimmel Live (2003) 
  Amy Brenneman, Patton Oswalt, & Brazilian Girls 03x28: (Mar/07/2005) As Herself 

The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005) 
  Amy Brenneman, Brad Silberling, Paul Westerberg, James L. White 01x41: (Mar/01/2005) As Herself 

The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn (1999) 
  5/18/2001 03x26: (May/21/2001) As Herself 
  2/7/2000 02x08: (Feb/07/2000) As Herself 

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (1996) 
  Amy Brenneman 04x131: (Oct/20/1999) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Amy Brenneman 03x111: (Aug/27/1998) As Herself, [Interviewees]

Frasier (1993) 
  Shutout in Seattle (1) 06x23: (May/20/1999) As Faye Moskowitz 
  When a Man Loves Two Women 06x21: (May/06/1999) As Faye Moskowitz 
  Merry Christmas, Mrs. Moskowitz 06x10: (Dec/17/1998) As Faye Moskowitz 

Duckman (1994) 
  A Trophied Duck 04x10: (Mar/08/1997) Voiced  Lauren Simone 

Murder, She Wrote (1984) 
  A Christmas Secret 09x09: (Dec/13/1992) As Amy Wainwright 
Crew Credits

Show Crew

Judging Amy (1999)• Executive Producer
• Creator

Episode Crew


Her nickname is "Ames".

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