Amy Acker, a stunning brunette who deserves her own post on DVDBASH, with a lot of pictures (90 photos), of course !
Amy Louise Acker (born December 5, 1976) is a beautiful american actress, that we have discovered – thanks to director Joss Whedon again… – in the TV show Angel as Winifred ‘Fred’ Burkle / Illyria, in Alias as Kelly Peyton., and also on Dollhouse as Dr. Claire Saunders / Whiskey. The Happy Town promo photos are here. The Much Ado About Nothing pics are here.
Amy Acker graduated Lake Highlands High School in Dallas, and earned a bachelor’s degree in theater from Southern Methodist University. In her junior year of college, Amy Acker enjoyed a short stint of modeling work for the J. Crew clothing catalog.
In 1999, Amy Acker was nominated for a Leon Rabin Award (Dallas Theatre League) 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.
Amy Acker won the 2003 Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress on TV for her portrayal of Winifred ‘Fred’ Burkle in Joss Whedon TV series Angel.
Amy Acker is married to actor James Carpinello since 2003. They have a son, Jackson James Carpinello, and a daughter, Ava Grace.
In 2010, Amy Acker was cast in the ABC TV drama Happy Town, as Rachel Conroy. The show was cancelled after 8 episodes…All we can hope is that the DVD will soon be released. The Amazon page is here : Happy Town (2010)
Happy Town plot : Haplin, Minnesota “Happy Town” is approaching five years of peace after being riddled for years by unsolved kidnappings. But, in the wake of this small town’s first crime in five years, some dark truths are being revealed about some familiar faces. They say every town has its secrets… that doesn’t even begin to describe Happy Town.
Amy Acker as Rachel Conroy in Happy Town TV series :
Joss Whedon is revisiting Shakespeare’s comedy Much Ado About Nothing, the movie is in production for now, and will be released this year 2012 [Edit : June 2013 actually]. And guess what ? It’s starring a lot of whedonesque actors : Nathan Fillion (Buffy, Firefly), Amy Acker (Angel, Dollhouse), Alexis Denisof (Buffy, Angel, Dollhouse), Ashley Johnson (Dollhouse), Fran Kranz (Dollhouse), Reed Diamond (Dollhouse), Sean Maher (Firefly, Dollhouse), Riki Lindhome (Buffy) etc.
Amy Acker gallery, 90 pictures, best quality available on the Internet :
Let’s conclude with a fan site ‘dedicated to the talented & beautiful actress Amy Acker’ (sic), where you will find some news and galleries : Adoring Amy !