Amy Brenneman is an American actress, writer, and producer who is best known for her appearance in the TV series ‘NYPD Blue’. She has been married to Brad Silberling.
More about the relationship
Amy Brenneman is a married woman. She has been married to Brad Silberling since September 30, 1995. Brad is an American film and television director and he is well known for his work in ‘Casper’, ‘City of Angels’, and ‘Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events’.
The couple welcomed a daughter, Charlotte Tucker Silberling on March 20, 2001, and a son, Bodhi Russell Silberling on June 8, 2005.
The family is living together and are spending quality time with each other.
I know for me, a lot of my 20s was about going off and proving that I wasn't like my mother. I was so different, I wasn't going to do anything like her. And then, we all know, you fall flat on your face, because you're exactly like your parents.
I was very surprised how controversial it [her nude scene on "NYPD Blue"] was, with entire cities not running it - especially because I knew the scenes weren't gratuitous.
I go to a wonderful Episcopalian church, but I'm also half-Jewish. I'm a real polyglot.
Amy Brenneman is an American actress, writer, and producer who is best known for her appearance in the TV series ‘NYPD Blue’.
She is also well recognized for her role in the HBO drama series ‘Leftovers’, and on the hit drama ‘Judging Amy’.
Amy Brenneman: Age, Parents, Siblings, Family
She was born on June 22, 1964, in New London, Connecticut, USA. Her birth name is Amy Frederica Brenneman.
Her father’s name is Russell Langdon Brenneman Jr.(an environmental lawyer) and her mother’s name is Frederica Joanne(a judge of the Connecticut State Superior Court).
Her father is of English, Irish, and Swiss descent and her mother was Jewish. Her aunt, Beryl D. Hines was a Cold War-era journalist.
Amy holds American citizenship but her ethnicity is a mix of Jewish, English, Irish, and Swiss.
Education, School/College University
She graduated from Glastonbury High School, Connecticut, in 1982, and later, she attended Harvard University and graduated with a major in comparative religion in 1987.
She co-founded the Cornerstone Theater Company during her university time, and she traveled for several years after graduation.
Amy Brenneman: Professional Life and Career
Amy Brenneman began her career from the television show ‘Middle Ages’ in which she portrayed the role of Blanche in 1992. In the same year. She appeared as Amy Wainwright in ‘Murder, She Wrote’. She made her breakthrough from the role of Det. Janice Licalsi in ‘NYPD Blue’ in which she appeared from 1993 to 1994.
She debuted her film career from the role of Susan in ‘Bye Bye Love’ in 1995. Then, she appeared in the films as Angel in ‘City of Angels’ in 1998, Lorna in ‘Nine Lives’ in 2005, Sylvia in ‘The Jane Austen Book Club’ in 2007, Ann in ‘The Face of Love’, etc.
Amy also made her appearance as Dr. Violet Turner in ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ in 2007, Marie de Guise in ‘Reign’ from 2014 to 2015, Laurie Garvey in ‘The Leftovers’ from 2014 to 2017, Donna in ‘Jane the Virgin’ in 2018, and many more.
Apart from acting career, Amy and her husband are one of the founders of the Cornerstone Theater Company, Inc. in Los Angeles.
She won Bronze Leopard in the category Best Actress for ‘Nine Lives’ in 2005, won TV Guide Award in the categories Actress of the Year in a Drama Series for ‘Judging Amy’ and Favorite Actress in a New Series for ‘Judging Amy’ in 2001 and 2000 respectively. Also, she has been nominated several times in her career.
Net Worth, Salary
She has an estimated net worth of around $16 million and she has earned that sum of money from her professional career. Also, she earned around $100,000 per episode from the series ‘Private Practice’.
Amy Brenneman: Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
As she wanted to finish college and start her career, she found herself pregnant. She told that her birth control was failed and she wanted to have an abortion.
Body Measurements: Height, Weight
Amy Brenneman has a height of 5 ft. 6 inches and she weighs 57 kg. She has green eyes and brown hair. Her body measurement is 30-23-33 inches.
Amy has around 113k followers on Twitter, about 43.4k followers on Instagram, and around 56.4k followers on Facebook.