Amy Brenneman

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Amy Brenneman

Amy Brenneman

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Amy Brenneman

Date of Birth

Birthday: June 22
Birthplace: New London, Connecticut

Amy Brenneman is an American actress and producer.

She is best known for her extensive television work, first coming to prominence as Detective Janice Licalsi in the ABC police drama series NYPD Blue (1993–1994). Following this, Brenneman co-created and starred as Judge Amy Gray in the CBS drama series Judging Amy (1999–2005). She received a total of five Primetime Emmy Award nominations for these roles.

Amy Brenneman is an American actress and producer.

She is best known for her extensive television work, first coming to prominence as Detective Janice Licalsi in the ABC police drama series NYPD Blue (1993–1994). Following this, Brenneman co-created and starred as Judge Amy Gray in the CBS drama series Judging Amy (1999–2005). She received a total of five Primetime Emmy Award nominations for these roles.

In subsequent years, Brenneman has had starring roles as Violet Turner in the Shonda Rhimes medical drama series Private Practice (2007–2013), and as Laurie Garvey on the HBO drama series The Leftovers (2014–2017). 

In June 2022, Brenneman began appearing as Zoe McDonald in the FX series The Old Man (which stars Jeff Bridges).

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Awards & Nominations

5 Nominations
Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series - 2002
  • Nominee
  • Amy Brenneman, as Judge Amy Gray
  • Judging Amy
  • CBS
Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series - 2001
  • Nominee
  • Amy Brenneman, as Judge Amy Madison Gray
  • Judging Amy
  • CBS
Outstanding Guest Actress In A Drama Series - 1995
  • Nominee
  • Amy Brenneman, as Janice Licalsi
  • NYPD Blue
  • ABC
Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series - 1994
  • Nominee
  • Amy Brenneman, as Janice Licalsi
  • NYPD Blue
  • ABC

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