Amy Acker | Biography
Born to dance, Amy Acker studied dancing for thirteen long years, mastering in multiple dance forms, including modern, Jazz and ballet. Her charisma and expressive dance positioned her among the city’s most distinguished performers. After wooing hearts of her audiences with her grooves, she danced her way to the acting fraternity and came to everyone’s attention as smarty-pants scientist in “Angel” and Kelly Peyton in series “Alias”. She is currently starring as Root/Samantha Groves in series “Person of Interest”.
The beautiful future star Amy Acker started the journey of life as Amy Louise Acker on 5th of December 1976 in Dallas, Texas, United States. Oldest child among four, she was raised by her lawyer dad and homemaker mom along with her sisters a brother. She is of French, Welsh, Scottish, Irish, German and English heritage. She completed her secondary education through the Lake Highlands High School. Shy as a kid, she chosen dancing as a way of expressing herself. Unfortunately, Amy’s dance journey officially ended while she was in high school when she had to undergo major knee surgery. Undaunted by the incident, she sets her sight on acting. Thus, joined the Southern Methodist University, where Amy entered the famed theater program. In 1999, Amy was Leon Rabin Award nominee for “Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Lead Role” for her terribly beautiful performance in the play titled, “Therese Raquin”. During her college’s junior years, she posed for J. Crew catalog. Amy worked on the stage as an actress for multiple seasons, including stint at the American Players Theater in Wisconsin.
The stunningly hot actress married the love of her life, actor James Carpinello on April 25, 2003. The ceremony was held in California. The duo is blessed by two adorable children. They welcomed their first child, Jackson James Carpinello on 22nd of January 2005. Their second child and first daughter, Ava Grace Carpinello took birth on 1st of September 2006 in Los Angeles, California. Other than knee surgery, she has not done any type of cosmetic or plastic surgery to enhance her exterior.
While at SMU, she started to act on stage in multiple Shakespeare productions all over Dallas, including “Much Ado About Nothing”. Upon graduating through the college, she relocated to NYC where she scored small roles in two independent films, including “The Accident”. Her search of bigger opportunities dragged her to the Los Angeles, where landed the role of smarty-pants scientist, Fred on a spin-off of “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” entitled “Angel”. For her performance in the series, she earned three Saturn Awards in the category of Best Supporting Actress on Television for three subsequent years from 2004 to 2005; she took the award home in 2004. Before “Angel”, she scored multiple guest spots in series, such as o Serve and Protect”, “Wishbone” and “Special Unit 2”. In 2003, she portrayed the character of Bonnie Lindsay in television film “Return to the Batcave: The Misadventures of Adam and Burt”. She next landed a guest rile in “Supernatural” and had a brief recurring role in “Justice League Unlimited”. She bagged her next big role as the wicked Kelly Peyton on spy-drama “Alias”. For the next some years, she scored recurring roles on the action-packed series, such as “Drive”, “Dollhouse” and “Happy Town”. On the feature world, she has starred in movies, such as “Groom Lake”, “Catch Me If You Can”, “Mr. Dramatic”, “21 and a Wake-up”, “Vile”, “Sironia”, “The Cabin in the Woods”, “Let’s Kill Ward’s Wife” and “The Energy Specialist”. She has had done guest roles in series, such as “How I Met Your Mother”, “Law & Order: Criminal Intent”, “Ghost Whisperer”, “October Road”, “Private Practice”, “Human Target”, “The Good Wife”, “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”, “Grimm”, “Once Upon a Time”, “Warehouse 13” and “Agents of S.F.I.E.L.D.”. In 2010, she played Rachel Conroy in televisions series “No Ordinary Family” and had a brief part in 2013’s “Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated”. She has as well appeared in a web series, titled “Con Man”. In 2014, she won the Indie Series Awards for Best Guest Star-Comedy, for her work in “Husbands”. Her net worth is reported to be five-hundred thousand dollars. For more information, please visit wiki.