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Amy Sherman-Palladino


An only child, Amy Sherman-Palladino is daughter to comedian Don Sherman & dancer Maybin Hewes. Originally a dancer herself, Palladino had initially received a callback to the musical Cats, while also having a possible writing position on the staff of Roseanne in rotation. When she and writing partner Jennifer Heath were asked to join Roseanne, she... See full bio »

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  Bunheads (TV Series) (10 episodes, 2012 - 2013) (written by - 7 episodes, 2012 - 2013) (story - 1 episode, 2012) (teleplay - 1 episode, 2012)
- Next (2013) ... (creator) / (written by)
- It's Not a Mint (2013) ... (creator)
- There's Nothing Worse Than a Pantsuit (2013) ... (creator)
- Take the Vicuna (2013) ... (creator)
- The Astronaut and the Ballerina (2013) ... (creator) / (written by)
 2008 The Return of Jezebel James (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Needles and Schlag (2008) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Frankenstein Baby (2008) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Pilot (2008) ... (creator) / (written by)
  Gilmore Girls (TV Series) (104 episodes, 2000 - 2007) (written by - 48 episodes, 2000 - 2006) (story - 2 episodes, 2002 - 2003) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 2002 - 2003) (created by - 1 episode, 2005)
- Bon Voyage (2007) ... (creator)
- Unto the Breach (2007) ... (creator)
- Lorelai? Lorelai? (2007) ... (creator)
- It's Just Like Riding a Bike (2007) ... (creator)
- Hay Bale Maze (2007) ... (creator)
  Veronica's Closet (TV Series) (2 episodes, 1998 - 1999) (head writer - 1 episode, 1999)
- Veronica's Night at the Theater (1999) ... (head writer - as Amy Sherman)
- Veronica's Favorite Year (1999) ... (as Amy Sherman)
 1996 Love and Marriage (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (1996) ... (creator - as Amy Sherman)
 1995 Can't Hurry Love (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Daddy's Girl (1995) ... (written by - as Amy Sherman)
- Party Chicks (1995) ... (written by - as Amy Sherman)
- St. Elgin Chicks (1995) ... (written by - as Amy Sherman)
  Roseanne (TV Series) (writer - 8 episodes, 1990 - 1994) (story - 2 episodes, 1991 - 1992) (written by - 2 episodes, 1991) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1992)
- Busted (1994) ... (writer - as Amy Sherman)
- Two Down, One to Go (1993) ... (writer - as Amy Sherman)
- Wait till Your Father Gets Home (1993) ... (writer - as Amy Sherman)
- Good Girls, Bad Girls (1992) ... (writer - as Amy Sherman)
- Pretty in Black (1992) ... (writer - as Amy Sherman)
 1990 City (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Just a Passing Dad (1990) ... (written by - as Amy Sherman)
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Many people in the business will refer to a woman who did something or acted a certain as "crazy." I then say, "you have to define what 'crazy' is." To me, crazy is not someone who has a creative vision and will fight for it. See more »

Trivia:

Sherilyn Fenn was to have starred alongside Milo Ventimiglia and Rob Estes in the California-set spin-off "Windward Circle". After The WB dropped the project, Amy Sherman-Palladino wanted to work with Fenn again and wrote the character of Anna Nardini with Fenn in mind, in order to bring her back in the series. The character of Anna was originally to have a strong enough presence to be a ... See more »

Trademark:

For her directing style - the master shot is heavily featured to frame the actors saying their dialogue and interacting together in one single take. See more »

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