June 22, 1964
57 years old
5 ft 6 in | 168 cm tall
30-23-33 in | 76-58-84 cm
55 kg | 121 lbs
9.5 US | 39.5 EU
Amy Frederica Brenneman was born in New London, Connecticut, United States, on June 22, 1964, is an American actress.
Young Amy Brenneman first started performing with a touring production company, Cornerstone Theatre Company.
She made her big screen debut in romantic comedy film Bye Bye Love (1995) in role as Susan.
She got her television debut in CBS comedy drama series Middle Ages (1992) in episodes "The Pig in the Python", "Night Moves" and "Murmur of the Heart", in role as Blanche.
Her breakthrough performance came as Det. Janice Licalsi in ABC police procedural drama television series NYPD Blue (1993-1994).
She won the Locarno International Film Festival Award for Best Actress for her role as Lorna in drama film Nine Lives (2005).
Heat (1995) crime drama opposite Al Pacino, Robert De Niro and Val Kilmer
Fear (1996) psychological thriller with Mark Wahlberg, Reese Witherspoon and Alyssa Milano
Daylight (1996) action thriller disaster opposite Sylvester Stallone, Viggo Mortensen and Dan Hedaya
Your Friends & Neighbors (1998) black comedy with Aaron Eckhart, Catherine Keener and Nastassja Kinski
Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her (2000) romantic drama in role as Det. Kathy Faber, in segment "Love Waits for Kathy"
88 Minutes (2007) thriller with Al Pacino, Alicia Witt and Leelee Sobieski
Mother and Child (2009) romantic drama opposite Naomi Watts, Annette Bening and Kerry Washington
Words and Pictures (2013) drama with Clive Owen, Juliette Binoche and Keegan Connor Tracy
Foster Boy (2019) drama opposite Shane Paul McGhie, Matthew Modine and Louis Gossett Jr.
Sweet Girl (2021) action thriller, opposite Jason Momoa, Isabela Merced and Marisa Tomei
She was nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series and for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Det. Janice Licalsi in ABC police procedural drama television series NYPD Blue (1993-1994).
She created, wrote, produced and starred in role as Amy Gray in CBS legal drama television series Judging Amy (1999-2005), for which she was nominated for three Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series and three Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress in a Television Series – Drama, also she was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series.
She had recurring role as Faye Moskowitz in NBC sitcom Frasier (1998-1999).
Private Practice (2007-2013) ABC medical drama series in role as Dr. Violet Turner
The Leftovers (2014-2017) HBO supernatural mystery drama series in role as Laurie Garvey
Goliath (2019) Amazon Studios legal drama series in role as Diana Blackwood
Tell Me Your Secrets (2021) Amazon Prime Video thriller drama series in role as Mary Barlow
The Old Man (2021) FX on Hulu thriller series in role as Zoe
Graduated from Glastonbury High School, Glastonbury, Connecticut (1982).
Graduated from Harvard University (1986), majoring in comparative religion.
She co-founded Cornerstone Theatre Company.
Has Jewish, English, Irish and Swiss ancestry.
Has two older brothers, Matthew and Andrew.
Good friends with actress Maria Bello.
She married director Brad Silberling in 1995, they have two children, Charlotte Tucker and Bodhi Russell.