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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 3 May 1960Pennsylvania, USA
Height 5' 4" (1.63 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Amy Steel's acting career began in West Chester, Pennsylvania in 1973 when she attended Westtown school of dramatic arts. After two summers of dramatic training, Amy joined Barley-Sheaf Players and starred in two productions. She temporarily left the theatre to further pursue her academic career at the prestigious Kent school in Kent, Conneticut. After three years at Kent, Amy left to attend a small college in Palm Beach, Florida where she majored in communications and broadcasting. It was there that John Casablancas, President of the renowned Elite model Agency discovered her.

Amy left Florida for New York in June 1979. Career opportunities in modelling, television and film soon followed. Amy has appeared in many television commercials, several soap operas and many hit movies. Today her film and TV career continues to shine.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Trivia (9)

Her character on Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981) (Ginny) was supposed to be killed by Jason, but the producers later decided during filming that they needed to have someone survive.
Was going to star in the third installment of the Friday the 13th series reprising her role as "Ginny" from Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981) but her agent at the time told her not to sign on as she was getting "bigger and better roles".
Has three brothers and no sisters.
Her favorite films include The Shawshank Redemption (1994), Lost in Translation (2003), Manny & Lo (1996) and The Exorcist (1973).
One of her first roles was as "Roo" in a production of A.A. Milne's "The House at Pooh Corner", co-starring alongside an 8 year old Nelson Aspen ("Piglet").
Has two daughters.
Serves as a marriage and family therapist intern at InBalance in the Santa Monica Mountains. She also has a private practice in Calabasas, specializing in adolescent and mid-life transitions.
Studying at a university.
Will be appearing at the Chiller Theater Convention in New Jersey, January 2004 alongside her Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981) co-star Betsy Palmer. [January 2004]

Personal Quotes (1)

"I had to show up at the audition and pretend I was walking through the woods, screaming. And it was total typecasting - the outdoorsy, strong girl with blonde hair. And when I got it, it was great. It's nice to be wanted in any capacity, and Friday the 13th was cool. I just said, 'It's sequel time!" (Reflecting at her audition and feelings towards Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)).

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