December 5, 1976
44 years old
5 ft 8 in | 173 cm tall
34-26-34 in | 86.5-66-86.5 cm
58 kg | 128 lbs
8 US | 38.5 EU
Amy Louise Acker was born in Dallas, Texas, United States, on December 5, 1976, is an American actress.
Young Amy Acker first started performing with the American Players Theatre in Wisconsin.
She made her big screen debut in science fiction drama film Groom Lake (2002) in role as Kate.
She got her television debut in PBS live-action children's show Wishbone (1998) in episode "Pup Fiction", in role as Catherine Morland.
Her breakthrough performance came as Winifred "Fred" Burkle / Illyria in action drama fantasy television series Angel (2001-2003).
She won the Hill Country Film Festival Award, US for Best Actress for her role as Molly Fisher in drama film Sironia (2011).
Catch Me If You Can (2002) biographical crime opposite Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks and Christopher Walken
21 and a Wake-Up (2009) war drama with Danica McKellar, Faye Dunaway and Todd Cahoon
The Cabin in the Woods (2012) horror comedy opposite Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth and Anna Hutchison
Much Ado About Nothing (2012) romantic comedy with Alexis Denisof, Nathan Fillion and Clark Gregg
Let's Kill Ward's Wife (2014) black comedy opposite Patrick Wilson, Donald Faison and James Carpinello
Amanda & Jack Go Glamping (2017) comedy drama with David Arquette, Adan Canto and June Squibb
She voiced Lois Lane in animated superhero film Superman: Red Son (2020).
She won the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress on Television for her role as Winifred "Fred" Burkle / Illyria in action drama fantasy television series Angel (2001-2003).
She won the Indie Series Award for Best Guest Star – Comedy for here role as Claudia in web series Husbands (2013).
She voiced Huntress / Helena Bertinelli in Cartoon Network superhero animated television series Justice League Unlimited (2005-2006).
Drive (2007) Fox action drama series in role as Kathryn Tully
She had recurring role as Dr. Claire Saunders / Whiskey in Fox science fiction television series Dollhouse (2009-2010).
Happy Town (2010) ABC drama series in role as Rachel Conroy
Person of Interest (2012-2016) CBS science fiction crime drama series in role as Samantha "Root" Groves
She voiced Nova in animated mystery comedy drama series Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated (2013).
Con Man (2015-2017) comedy web series in role as Dawn Jones
She had recurring role as Esther Litt-Edelstein in legal drama television series Suits (2015-2019).
The Gifted (2017-2019) Fox superhero series in role as Caitlin Strucker
All Rise (2021) CBS legal drama series in role as Georgia Knight
Graduated from Lake Highlands High School in Dallas (1995).
Graduated from Southern Methodist University, with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Acting.
Has two younger sisters and a younger brother.
Has English, German, Irish, Scottish, Welsh and French ancestry.
She also studied jazz, ballet and modern dance for 13 years.
Good friends with actor Neil Patrick Harris.
Lives in Los Angeles, California and Brooklyn, New York, United States.
She married actor James Carpinello in 2003, they have a son, Jackson James Carpinello and a daughter, Ava Grace Carpinello.