Amy Brenneman

Brenneman, Amy

Amy Brenneman is an American actress, writer, and producer, best known as Detective Janice Licalsi on ABC's NYPD Blue, Judge Amy Gray on CBS' Judging Amy, Violet Turner on ABC's Private Practice, and Laurie Garvey on HBO's The Leftovers.

Film credits include Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her, Nine Lives, 88 Minutes, The Jane Austen Book ClubThe Face of Love, Words and Pictures, Your Friends and Neighbors, Fear, Daylight, Heat, Bye Bye Love, Casper, and Lesser Prophets.

Theatre credits include Off-Broadway, as Catherine in Rapture, Blister, Burn (Playwrights Horizons), Janet in God’s Heart (Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater), and Martine in The Learned Ladies (Classic Stage); and regionally, as Eileen in A Nervous Smile (Williamstown Theatre), Joan Dark in Saint Joan of the Stockyards (Yale Repertory), and Juliet in Measure for Measure and in her one-woman show, Mouth Wide Open (American Repertory).