Amy Sherman-Palladino



  • Birth Place: Van Nuys, CA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 1966
  • Profession: Screenwriter; producer; director
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Amy Sherman-Palladino Fast Facts:
  • Her surname Sherman is actually her father's stage name as a comedian.
  • Trained as a dancer from age 4; received a callback for a touring company of the musical Cats, but decided to join the writing staff of Roseanne instead.
  • Based the setting of Gilmore Girls on a small Connecticut town where she had vacationed—the inn had a pumpkin patch and patrons at the local diner went behind the counter for coffee.
  • Has never watched the final season of Gilmore Girls; she and her husband Dan left the show over an impasse with the CW network following Season 6.
  • Amy Sherman-Palladino Relationships:
  • Don Sherman - Father
  • Daniel Palladino - Husband
  • Maybin Hewes - Mother
  • Amy Sherman-Palladino Awards:
  • 1992 Emmy: Outstanding Individual Achievement in Writing in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2014 Tony: Revival of a Musical - Nominee

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