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In the 1960s, Amy attended St. Philip Neri grammar school and Aquinas High School, both in Chicago, where she performed in school plays and was known as the school tomboy. In the early 1970s, Amy was featured in Playboy Magazine wearing only jelly, to promote her music band, Jelly. Amy is the daughter of John Madigan, a media personality in ... See full bio »

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 2015/I Stuck (post-production)
 2015 Grey Lady (completed)
 2014 Frontera
 2014 Shirin in Love
 2014 Ten X Ten (TV Mini-Series)
Woman 50s
 2013 Sweetwater
Madame Bovary
 2012 Future Weather
 2011 The Dining (Short)
 2011 Memphis Beat (TV Series)
Kate Murphy
- The Feud (2011) ... Kate Murphy
 2010-2011 Fringe (TV Series)
Marilyn Dunham
- Bloodline (2011) ... Marilyn Dunham
- Olivia (2010) ... Marilyn Dunham
 2010 Virginia
Roseanna Tipton
 2010 Once Fallen
 2010 Law & Order (TV Series)
Emily Ryan
- Innocence (2010) ... Emily Ryan
 2009 ER (TV Series)
Mary Taggart
- What We Do (2009) ... Mary Taggart
- T-Minus-6 (2009) ... Mary Taggart
 2009 Gary's Walk
 2008 Living Proof (TV Movie)
Fran Visco
 2008 Saving Grace (TV Series)
Gretchen Lagardi
- A Little Hometown Love (2008) ... Gretchen Lagardi
 2007 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
- No Way Out (2007) ... Jane
 2007 Doppelgänger
Victor's Mom
 2006 The Path to 9/11 (TV Mini-Series)
Patricia Carver
 2006 Murder on Pleasant Drive (TV Movie)
Aunt Sherrie Davis
 2004 The Ranch (TV Movie)
Mary Larkin
 2004 Admissions
Martha Brighton
 2004 The Discontents
Beth Walker
 2002 A Time for Dancing
 2002 Just a Dream
Cindy Wilder
 2002 The Laramie Project (TV Movie)
Reggie Fluty
 2001 Shot in the Heart (TV Movie)
Bessie Gilmore
 2001 The Sleepy Time Gal
 2001 Is Your Mama a Llama? (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 2000 Pollock
Peggy Guggenheim
 2000 In the Name of the People (TV Movie)
Connie Murphy
 1999 Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years (TV Movie)
Amy Hill Hearth
 1997 Loved
Brett Amerson
 1995 500 Nations (TV Mini-Series) (voice)
 1994 Crocodile Shoes (TV Mini-Series)
Carmel Cantrell
- The Call (1994) ... Carmel Cantrell
- The Trip (1994) ... Carmel Cantrell
 1994 Frasier (TV Series)
- Flour Child (1994) ... Maggie (voice)
 1994 And Then There Was One (TV Movie)
Roxy Ventola
 1993 The Dark Half
Liz Beaumont
 1991 Lucky Day (TV Movie)
 1989 Roe vs. Wade (TV Movie)
Sarah Weddington
 1988 The Prince of Pennsylvania
Carla Headlee
 1988 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Sarah Penn
- The Revolt of Mother (1988) ... Sarah Penn
 1987 Nowhere to Hide
Barbara Cutter
 1986 Zeisters
Woman at funeral
 1985 Alamo Bay
 1985 The Laundromat (TV Movie)
Deedee Johnson
 1984 Streets of Fire
 1984 Eureka Stockade (TV Mini-Series)
Sarah Jamieson
 1983 The Day After (TV Movie)
Alison Ransom
 1983 Travis McGee (TV Movie)
Billy Jean Bailey
 1983/II Love Letters
 1982 Love Child
Terry Jean Moore
 1982 Victims (TV Movie)
Chloe Brill
 1982 The Ambush Murders (TV Movie)
Molly Slavin
 1981 CHiPs (TV Series)
Jewel Burnett
- Finders Keepers (1981) ... Jewel Burnett
 1981 Crazy Times (TV Movie)
 1981 Hart to Hart (TV Series)
- Slow Boat to Murder (1981) ... Adele
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Acted with Paula Kelly in the 1990 stage musical "Stevie Wants to Play the Blues". See more »

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I wanted to be a boy when I was young because boys got to do all the good stuff. So I became very aggressive and very competitive at a young age. See more »


Graduated from Marquette University with a degree in philosophy. See more »

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