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Actor

Amy
Brenneman

Amy Brenneman was a founding member of the award-winning Cornerstone Theater Company, which specializes in site-specific community-based theater on themes of social justice. Favorite Cornerstone roles include Juliet (Romeo and Juliet), Natasha (Three Sisters), Clytemnestra (The Oresteia) and Solveig (Peer Gynt). Other theater: CSC Rep, Lincoln Center Theater, LA Theater Works, LATC, Williamstown Theater Festival, En Garde Arts, American Repertory Theater and Yale Rep. She starred in the world premiere of the Pulitzer Prize nominated Rapture, Blister, Burn (Playwrights Horizons, Geffen Playhouse) and in the world premiere of Rules of Seconds directed by Jo Bonney. Additionally, Amy co-created, wrote and starred in Mouth Wide Open (The Yard, American Repertory Theater) and Overcome (The Yard). Amy created, executive produced and starred in Judging Amy (two TV Guide Awards, three Golden Globe nominations, Producer’s Guild Nomination, three Emmy Award nominations, People’s Choice SAG nomination). Other television: NYPD Blue (two Emmy nominations, SAG award), Frasier, Heartbeat (exec producer), Goliath, Private Practice, The Leftovers (Peabody Award, Critic’s Choice nomination), Tell Me Your Secrets, and the upcoming The Old Man opposite Jeff Bridges. Film credits include Casper, Fear, Daylight, Heat, Friends and Neighbors, The Jane Austen Book Club, Peel, The Look of Love, Words and Pictures, Nine Lives, Things You Can Tell Just By Looking At Her, Mother and Child.