Did you know that…
• Amy studied ballet, modern dance and jazz for 13 years until knee surgery in high school? Amy then turned her creative energies towards acting.
• Amy enrolled at Southern Methodist University in 1995, to take advantage of the school’s renowned theatrical programme?
• Amy’s first experience of acting was on stage in theatre productions, but when she moved to New York City, and subsequently Los Angeles, she only had roles in television and film?
• Amy was a guest star on the second season of Angel before being made a series regular during season 3? Amy then appeared in the opening credits and was a regular for the last two seasons of the show.
• There is a deleted scene for episode 3×13 – “Waiting in the Wings” where Amy and co-star, Alexis Denisof, performed a short ballet? Joss Whedon wrote the episode when he discovered Amy used to dance, but the one scene he wanted to include didn’t fit in with the rest of the story, so he had to take it out. It is now available as an extra on the season 3 DVD boxset.
• Amy shared a trailer with Angel co-star, J. August Richards, for some time?
• Amy was promoted from guest star to series regular on Alias from episode 5×10 – “S.O.S”? Amy then appeared in the opening credits until the end of the show [May 2006.]
• Amy appeared on the cover of FHM in 2003? There were slightly different pictorials & interviews for both the US and UK versions.
• Amy currently lives in New York with her family while her husband, James Carpinello, is performing in the [sold out] Broadway show, Rock of Ages?