Amy Brenneman

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Biography

  • 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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Amy Brenneman Fast Facts:
  • While at Harvard, cofounded Cornerstone Theater Company, a traveling theater group that produced plays in isolated regions of the U.S.
  • Spent a semester in Nepal studying sacred dances.
  • TV debut was in 1992's short-lived CBS series Middle Ages.
  • Big break came when she was cast as police officer Janice Licalsi on NYPD Blue in 1993; her nude scenes on the show broke new ground for explicit sex on network TV.
  • Based Judging Amy, which she co-created, on her mother's experiences as a juvenile court judge in Connecticut.
  • Is a spokesperson for Healthy Child, Healthy World and actively supports the Feminist Majority Foundation.
  • Amy Brenneman Relationships:
  • Bodhi Russell Silberling - Son
  • Frederica Brenneman - Mother
  • Matthew Brenneman - Brother
  • Brad Silberling - Husband
  • Charlotte Tucker Silberling - Daughter
  • Russell Brenneman - Father
  • Andrew Brenneman - Brother
  • Amy Brenneman Awards:
  • 1994 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2002 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2002 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2001 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee
  • 2001 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2000 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee
  • 2002 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee
  • 1995 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2000 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • College:
  • Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (BA in Comparative Religion, 1987)

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