Amy Brenneman is an American actress and producer. She is most known for her Emmy Award-nominated performances as Detective Janice Licalsi in the ABC police procedural drama series NYPD Blue and Judge Amy Gray in the CBS legal drama series Judging Amy.
She has also been seen in movies like Heat, Fear, Daylight, Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her, Nine Lives, and The Jane Austen Book Club.
Here is what you should know about Amy Brenneman:
Amy Brenneman was born Amy Frederica Brenneman on June 22, 1964, in New London, Connecticut, to Connecticut State Superior Court judge Frederica Joanne Shoenfield and environmental lawyer Russell Langdon Brenneman, Jr.
She is 56 years old at the time of this writing and stands at 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 meters).
Amy Brenneman made her on-screen acting debut in 1992 and landed her breakthrough role as Detective Janice Licalsi in the ABC police procedural drama series NYPD Blue in 1993. For the role, Brenneman was twice nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award.
She landed another major role as Judge Amy Gray in the CBS legal drama series Judging Amy in 1999. The role led to another three Emmy Award nominations.
She has since starred as Laurie Garvey in the HBO mystery thriller The Leftovers and most recently, as Mary Barlow in the Amazon Prime thriller Tell Me Your Secrets starring Lily Rabe, Hamish Linklater, and Stella Baker, among others.
Besides that, she has had appearances in TV shows like Murder, She Wrote, Frasier, Sesame Street, Private Practice, Veep, Jane the Virgin, and Goliath.
On the big screens, Brenneman has been seen in movies like Casper, Heat, Fear, Daylight, City of Angels, Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her, Nine Lives, The Jane Austen Book Club, Mother and Child, and Foster Boy.
Amy Brenneman married her husband, the TV and film director Brad Silberling, on September 30, 1995, after having met on the set of NYPD Blue.
They have two children together: daughter Charlotte Tucker Silberling (born in March 2001) and son Bodhi Russell Silberling (born on June 8, 2005).
According to celebritynetworth.com, Amy Brenneman has a net worth of $16 million as of March 2021.