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Mädchen Amick Biography

Birth Place:
Sparks, Nevada, United States
Actor, model

Fast Facts

  • Name is German for "young woman" or "maiden
  • " Studied art, dance and music as a child
  • With her parents' blessing, dropped out of high school at age 16 and moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting
  • Worked as a model for Elite Agency early in her career
  • Breakthrough role was as waitress Shelly Johnson on Twin Peaks
  • Is the mother of two children with her husband David Alexis


  • Bill -- Father
  • David Alexis -- Husband
  • Judy -- Mother