Amy Frederica Brenneman was born in New London, Connecticut, to Frederica (Shoenfield), a judge in the Connecticut State Superior Court, and Russell Langdon Brenneman, Jr., an environmental lawyer. Amy's mother was one of the first women to graduate from Harvard. Amy is also a graduate of Harvard, where she majored in comparative religion. She spent one semester studying sacred dances in Nepal. While in college, she formed the Cornerstone Theater Company, a touring production company that takes classics to small towns and encourages locals to participate in them. After touring for five years, she moved to New York, where she became a teacher in Brooklyn. She landed her first TV role in 1992.
Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 4 wins & 14 nominations.
|The Leftovers||Laurie Garvey 28 episodes, 2014-2017||2014-06-29|
|The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon||Unknown||2014-02-17|
|Private Practice||Dr. Violet Turner 111 episodes, 2007-2013||2007-09-19|
|Judging Amy||Amy Gray 138 episodes, 1999-2005||1999-09-19|
|The Daily Show||Unknown||1996-07-22|
|Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man||Unknown||1994-01-01|
|The Tonight Show with Jay Leno||Unknown||1992-05-25|
|Murder, She Wrote||Unknown||1984-09-30|