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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The Leftovers' Amy Brenneman: Laurie's "Not So Fragile" Anymore

[WARNING: The following story contains spoilers from Sunday's episode of The Leftovers. Read at your own risk.]

Amy Brenneman may play a silent character on HBO's The Leftoversbut the five-time Emmy nominee has plenty to say about her character, Guilty Remnant member Laurie Garvey. 

On Sunday's episode, Laurie and the rest of the G.R. grapples with the fact that someone brutally stoned fellow cult member Gladys (Marceline Hugot) to death. After Laurie has a panic attack, Patti (Ann Dowd) takes Laurie on a road trip, where she tries to quell what she perceives to be Laurie's wavering commitment to the cause by...read more

VIDEO: The View: Thu, Jul 24, 2014

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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

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Dirty Things
Sneak Peek : A Death In The Family

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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 88 Minutes Movie, Actor - Shelly Barnes
2008 Downloading Nancy Movie, Actor - Carol
2007 The Jane Austen Book Club Movie, Actor - Sylvia

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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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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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