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Fast Facts

  • Studied ballet dancing for 13 years.
  • Suffered a knee injury in high school that precluded a career in dance. As a result, she took an acting class that led her to consider acting as a career.
  • Worked as a model during college, including posing for a J. Crew catalog.
  • Moved to NYC to pursue an acting career after college, and landed roles in several independent features.
  • Auditioned for and won the role of Winifred on Angel one month after moving to L.A.


  • Jackson James Carpinello — Son
  • James Carpinello — Husband
  • Ava Grace Carpinello — Daughter


  • Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, United States (BFA in Acting, 1999)

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  • Birth Name: Amy Louise Acker
  • Birth Place: Dallas, Texas, United States
  • Profession: Actor

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