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Amy Brenneman

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.

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Jun 22, 1964 In New London, Connecticut, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Murder, She Wrote 1984-09-30
Latest Project:
Series The Leftovers 2014-06-29

Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 4 wins & 14 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Private Practice
The Leftovers Laurie Garvey 28 episodes, 2014-2017 2014-06-29
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2014-02-17
Reign Unknown 2013
Chelsea Lately Unknown 2007-07-01
Private Practice Dr. Violet Turner 111 episodes, 2007-2013 2007-09-19
Robot Chicken Unknown 2005-02-20
Grey's Anatomy Unknown 2005-03-27
Judging Amy Amy Gray 138 episodes, 1999-2005 1999-09-19
The View Unknown 1997-08-11
The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man Unknown 1994-01-01
Frasier Unknown 1993-09-16
NYPD Blue Unknown 1993-09-21
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Murder, She Wrote Unknown 1984-09-30