Thursday 17 September 2020

Amy Brenneman

Amy Brenneman is an American actress. Besides, she is also a writer and a producer. She was born on 22nd June, 1964 in New London, Connecticut, United States. She is the daughter of lawyer Russell Langdon Brenneman, Jr and judge Frederica Joanne Shoanfield. She got well known for her role of Detective Janice Licalsi in the ABC police drama series NYPD Blue from 1993 to 1994. This brought her nomination for two Primetime Emmy Awards. She achieved further fame for starring in many other TV shows and movies such as The Jane Austen Book Club, Private Practice, Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her, Reign, Off the Map, and Judging Amy, to mention only a few of them. She got nominated and won several awards for her performances such as TV Guide Award, Women in Film Lucy Award, and Locarno International Film Festival Award. 

Amy Brenneman Religion 

She has a major in comparative religion from Harvard. Therefore, she spoke quite a few times about her study and her thoughts on religion. She has once stated in an interview that she goes to an Episcopalian church and she is also half-Jewish. Interestingly, she also has her own blogging website where she published about her thoughts on religion, why she studied comparative religion and how it affected her. She also claimed that she loves spiritual revelation and absurdity. She belongs to the Swiss-German, German, English, Irish, Scottish, and Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry. 

Amy Brenneman Political Views

She has not opened much about her political views in public and always kept it away from the limelight. Interestingly, she has talked about abortion quiet a few times in her interviews. She had an abortion herself and she also shared her story. She also signed a petition in October 2006 of Ms. Magazine. It contained over 5000 signatures of women admitting they had done abortion and were unashamed of it. Moreover, she strongly supports stricter gun laws and even held the Target for a Safe America gala at the Riviera Country Club in Los Angeles for the Brady Center to stop gun violence. She is also a spokesperson for Healthy Child, Healthy World. 

Who is she dating?

Brenneman is happily married to director Brad Silberling for 24 years now. They got married in the year 1995 and have a son and a daughter together. 

Amy Brenneman Hobbies 

She does not talk about her personal or daily life in public and prefers to keep it to herself. Media sources and celebrity websites currently does not have any idea about what are her likes and dislikes. We should wait for the 56 years old actress to disclose more about her life. 

Interesting Facts

Her full name is Amy Frederica Brenneman. 

She has studied about sacred dances for a semester in Nepal. 

She is a Cancer.

She co-created “Judging Amy” which is based on her mother's experience as a court judge in Connecticut. 

She has two brothers, lawyer Mathew Brenneman and Andrew Brenneman. 

She supports the Feminist Majority Foundation.