Amy Brenneman

Amy Brenneman

actress, producer, writer

Born June 22, 1964 in New London, Connecticut, USA

Amy Frederica Brenneman was born in New London, Connecticut, to Frederica (Shoenfield), a judge in the Connecticut State Superior Court, and Russell Langdon Brenneman, Jr., an environmental lawyer. Amy's mother was one of the first women to graduate from Harvard. Amy is also a graduate of Harvard, where she majored in comparative religion. She spent one semester studying sacred dances in Nepal. While in college, she formed the Cornerstone Theater Company, a touring production company that takes classics to small towns and encourages locals to participate in them. After touring for five years, she moved to New York, where she became a teacher in Brooklyn. She landed her first TV role in 1992.

Filmography

Connections

  • Damon Lindelof

    Damon Lindelof

  • Justin Theroux

    Justin Theroux

  • Christopher Eccleston

    Christopher Eccleston

  • Liv Tyler

    Liv Tyler

  • Nick Cuse

    Nick Cuse

  • Mimi Leder

    Mimi Leder

Genres

  • Thriller
  • Fantasy
  • Action & Adventure
  • Comedy
  • Drama
  • Romance
  • Children & Family
  • Science Fiction