Amy Brenneman has received three Emmy Award nominations, three Golden Globe nominations and one Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for Best Actress for her role in JUDGING AMY. She has also won two TV Guide Awards for the role. She first became known to television audiences for her portrayal of Officer Janice Licalsi in the series "NYPD Blue," for which she received two Emmy Award nominations. Her other television credits include the series "Middle Ages," on CBS, and the movie "ATF."
Among her numerous feature film credits are "Your Friends and Neighbors," "Heat," "Nevada," "Daylight," "Bye Bye, Love," "Casper," "Fear," "The Suburbans" and "Off the Map." She appeared in the cable film "Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her" with Cameron Diaz and Glenn Close."
Brenneman is a co-founder of the acclaimed Cornerstone Theater Company, with which she has appeared in "The Learned Ladies," "Sincerity Forever," "The Video Owner's Significant Other" and "St. Joan of the Stockyards." She is a graduate of Harvard University.
Brenneman was born in New London, Connecticutt, and lives in Los Angeles with her husband, director Brad Silberling, and their daughter. Her birth date is June 22.
JUDGING AMY is based on the real-life experiences of Brenneman's mother, a State of Connecticut Superior Court judge.
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