Amy Brenneman

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  • Birth Name: Amy Frederica Brenneman
  • Birth Place: New London, CT
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 06/22/1964, Cancer
  • Profession: Actor; producer
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Why The Leftovers Isn't Lost: We're Not "Hoping to Find Out What Happened," Boss Says

Go ahead and compare HBO's new drama The Leftovers to LostJust go on and get it out of you system.

On the surface, the two shows undoubtedly share some DNA. Both were co-created by Damon Lindelof. Both explore the struggle between science and faith. And both feature a large cast of characters trying to move on from a life-altering event. But the thing that sets the two shows apart is crucial: While Lost was derided by many for the answers it provided to the show's once-celebrated head-scratchers, The Leftovers has absolutely zero interest in explaining its central mystery.

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Based on Tom Perrotta's 2011 novel of the same name, The Leftovers kicks off with the sudden disappearance of 2 percent of the Earth's population...read more

Weekend TV Review: Leftovers, Reckless, a Derek Jacobi Double Bill

"Everybody's ready to feel better," says the mayor of a suburban Anytown that acts as a microcosm of a shattered world in HBO's existentially bleak The Leftovers (Sunday, 10/9c). And chances are you'll require your own pick-me-up after sampling the darkest and most problematic of a new wave of end-times summer series that includes TNT's gung-ho hit The Last Ship and FX's upcoming vampire-virus horror-show The Strain (July 13). With Leftovers, it's a morose case of...read more

Watch the Latest Trailer for HBO's Upcoming Drama The Leftovers

"She's not coming back... none of them are," a character from The Leftovers says in the second trailer for Damon Lindelof and Tom Perrotta's upcoming HBO drama...

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Credits

Year Title Description
2014 The Leftovers TV Show Series, Actor - Laurie Garvey
2013 Words And Pictures Movie, Actor - Elspeth Croyden
2008 Downloading Nancy Movie, Actor - Carol
2008 88 Minutes Movie, Actor - Shelly Barnes
2007 Private Practice TV Show Series, Actor - Violet Turner

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Watch the New Trailer for HBO's Mysterious Drama The Leftovers

"Some bad sh--'s coming and there's no getting around it."

HBO has released the first full trailer for its upcoming post-apocalyptic drama The Leftovers and from the looks of it, things aren't going to be pretty. 

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HBO Pushes Back The Leftovers Premiere Date

HBO has delayed the premiere date for Damon Lindelof's new series The Leftovers.

Originally slated to bow on June 15, the new drama will now kick off its 10-episode freshman run on... read more

HBO Sets Premiere Dates for True Blood, Damon Lindelof's The Leftovers

HBO is filling out its summer lineup. The cable network has announced June premiere dates for True Blood, as well as the debut of Damon Lindelof's new series The Leftovers.

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Thursday Review: On USA, Sirens and the Return of Suits

Sound the alarm. Someone has a bad case of FX envy — and it isn't pretty. The smarmy and sophomoric Sirens, about three obnoxious Chicago paramedics, is USA Network's awkward attempt to branch out into the bawdy world of dark adult comedy (Thursday, 10/9). Confusing tastelessness and cheap profanity with actual humor, this misfire from executive producer Denis Leary feels like a series of limp outtakes from the more daring Rescue Me.

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First Look: Mary's Mom Storms Into Reign

Marie de Guise (Amy Brenneman) has more on her mind than a tender reunion with daughter Mary (Adelaide Kane) when she comes to France in the March 6 episode of the CW drama Reign. read more

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