Person Details

Birthday: 1976-12-05 02:02:06

Aliases: No known aliases

Gender: Female

Place of birth: Dallas, Texas, USA

Homepage: http://amyacker.com

Movie Involvements: 14

TV Involvements: 30


Most Famous Work

Biography

Born and raised in Dallas, Texas, Amy Acker is the oldest of four children, three daughters and one son, of Robert Acker, a lawyer, and Sandra Bruyere, a housewife, and the cousin of Joel Jeffrey Acker. She graduated from Lake Highlands High School in Dallas. She subsequently earned a bachelor's degree in theater from Southern Methodist University. In her junior year of college, Acker modeled for J. Crew catalog. In 1999 she was nominated for a Leon Rabin award for "Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Lead Role" for her performance in the play Thérèse Raquin. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in the same year. She worked as a stage actress for several seasons, including a stint at American Players Theatre in Spring Green, Wisconsin. She appeared in various roles during the fantasy segments for the popular award-winning children's TV series "Wishbone" (1995), which was filmed in Texas and consisted of Dallas theater actors. Upon graduation she worked in Wisconsin and New York before winning the role of "Fred" on "Angel" (1999). She won the 2003 Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress on Television for her portrayal.

Most Famous Work

Supernatural
Average
8

Supernatural

(2005) Andrea Barr
Suits
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8

Suits

(2011) Esther Edelstein
9-1-1: Lone Star
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8

9-1-1: Lone Star

(2020) Catherine
Grimm
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8

Grimm

(2011) Lena Marcinko
MacGyver
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7

MacGyver

(2016) Sarah Adler
Once Upon a Time
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7

Once Upon a Time

(2011) Astrid / Nova
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
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8

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

(2013) Audrey Nathan
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
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8

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

(2000) Sandy Larken

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2022 Lorrie
2021 Maggie
2020 Woman
Lois Lane (voice)
Catherine
2019 Georgia Jennings
2018 Tammy
2017 Amanda
Caitlin Strucker
2016 Lily
Sarah Adler
2015 Dawn Jones (uncredited)
Dawn Jones
Sophie Atkinson
2014 Geena
Sugar Monkey
2013 Audrey Nathan
2012 Beatrice
Wendy Lin
2011 Lena Marcinko
Astrid / Nova
Molly
Caroline Turing
Root
Crystal Carruthers
Esther Edelstein
2010 Amanda Grayson
Nova (voice)
Rachel Conroy
Katherine Walters
2009 Caitlin Murphy
Trish Arkin
Tracey
Dr. Claire Saunders / Whiskey / Clyde Randolph
2008 Luisa
Ellie Daly
2007 Molly Madison
Kathryn Tully
N/A
2006 Jill Yarrut
2005 Tessa Lucas
Penelope
Andrea Barr
N/A
2004 The Huntress / Helena Bertinelli / Little Girl (voice)
The Huntress / Helena Bertinelli (voice)
The Huntress / Helena Bertinelli / Maria Bertinelli (voice)
2003 Herself
Bonnie Lindsey
2002 Miggy
Kate
2001 Kelly Peyton
Leslie LeZard
2000 Sandy Colfax
Sandy Larken
1999 Fred Burkle
Fred Burkle / Illyria
1995 Catherine Morland
Claire
Theresa Schmitt
Year Character Movie/Tv

Directing

Year Role Movie/Tv
2020 Director
Year Role Movie/Tv

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