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Amy Acker Net Worth

Amy Acker Net Worth is
$500 Thousand

Amy Acker Biography

She earned this generating acting in various Television shows and films. Amy Acker was created in Dallas, Texas, and graduated from Southern Methodist University with a level in Theater. She started modeling during university, and then continued to a busy profession on stage, showing up in various, professional, regional theater productions. She started her professional on-camera profession in the late 90s, showing up in guest starring functions on such displays as “Wishbone”, “To Serve and Protect”, and “Particular Unit 2”. In 2001, she was cast in the function that could make her children name, as Winifred ‘Fred’ Burkle on the strike series, “Angel”. She performed the role before series ended in 2004. Since that time, she’s gone backwards and forwards between film and tv projects, including “Capture Me WHEN YOU CAN”, “Supernatural”, “Alias”, “Drive”, “Rules & Purchase: Criminal Intent”, “Ghost Whisperer”, “October Street”, “21 and a AWAKEN”, “Dollhouse”, “Human Focus on”, “CSI: Crime Picture Investigation”, “Person of Curiosity”, and “Husbands”. She performed Beatrice in Joss Whedon’s film adaptation of “Much Ado About Nothing at all” and has appeared in it shows “Person of Curiosity”,


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Quick Facts

Full NameAmy Acker
Net Worth$500 Thousand
Date Of BirthDecember 5, 1976
Height1.73 m
ProfessionVoice Actor, Model
EducationLake Highlands High School, Southern Methodist University
NationalityAmerican
SpouseJames Carpinello
ChildrenAva Grace Carpinello, Jackson James Carpinello
Twitterhttp://www.twitter.com/amyacker
NominationsSatellite Award for Best Supporting Actress - Drama Series
MoviesMuch Ado About Nothing, The Cabin in the Woods, Catch Me If You Can, Let's Kill Ward's Wife, Dear Santa, 21 and a Wake-Up, Sironia, Groom Lake, Return to the Batcave: The Misadventures of Adam and Burt, Fire and Ice: The Dragon Chronicles, Crossroads, The Lord of Catan, Mr. Dramatic, To Serve and Protect
TV ShowsPerson of Interest, Happy Town, Dollhouse, Drive, Alias, Angel, Wishbone


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1 Her ancestry includes English, as well as German, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, and French.
2 Guest-starred as "Dr. Claire Saunders" on Joss Whedon's Dollhouse (2009). [2009]
3 Guest-voiced as "The Huntress" for the Cartoon Network's Justice League (2001) (aka "Justice League Unlimited") for the episode, Justice League: Double Date (2005). [2004]
4 Close friend of Neil Patrick Harris.
5 Wore her own glasses as "Fred" on Angel (1999).
6 Second child, a daughter, Ava Grace Carpinello, born 1 September 2006 in Los Angeles, weighing 7 lbs, 4 oz.
7 Starting with the season five episode, Alias: S.O.S. (2006), she was promoted from guest star to series regular on Alias (2001), and appeared in the opening credits, until the series ended.
8 Son, Jackson James Carpinello, born 22 January 2005.
9 While on Angel (1999), she and her co-star, J. August Richards, shared a trailer for quite some time.
10 1995 graduate of Lake Highlands High School.
11 She studied ballet, modern dance and jazz dance for 13 years before moving onto acting. She underwent knee surgery while in high school, ending her ballet career, and she began to study acting in her sophomore year. She enrolled at Southern Methodist University in 1995 to take advantage of that school's renowned theatrical program.


Quotes

#Quote
1 [on knowing Joss Whedon before the role of Fred on Angel (1999)] I wouldn't say I knew much about Joss Whedon, but I did know about Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997). My boyfriend in college, his roommate and his girlfriend had 'Buffy' pizza night every Tuesday. At first I was like, 'I don't know about this show, a vampire show,' and immediately got sucked in. I was like, 'This is the best writing ever.'
2 [interview in "Fresno Bee", 2/4/04, on her Angel (1999) character Fred] Looking back at my character, I've gotten to do about 12 different parts because I started out crazy, in a potato sack, in a demon dimension. Now I'm in charge of this multi-million-dollar science lab. The journey between those points has really brought a lot of strength to the role.
3 [1/23/03] I want to be strong and a vampire slayer.
4 [1/23/03, on her Angel (1999) character Fred facing the evil vampire Angelus as played by star David Boreanaz, who ad-libbed a lot of his lines] I think it's great; he has so much fun playing that character. It's a lot of improvisation and taking risks. You never know what he's going to say; it changes from take to take. He's definitely trying to make a shock; he's going out of his way to make me uncomfortable. It's hard. She [Fred] has heard everything he can do. He's bringing out some of the vulnerability in Fred.
5 [3/17/03, on meeting Alyson Hannigan, whose Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997) character "Willow" crossed over to take part on Angel (1999) for the season-4 episode, Angel: Orpheus (2003)] This is our first time actually meeting each other. She's pretty cool, so I'm hoping that Joss will maybe make me a witch or something, too.


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Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015 Festival Award Northeast Film Festival, US Best Actress in a Short Film The Lord of Catan (2014)
2014 ISA Indie Series Awards Best Guest Star - Comedy Husbands (2011)
2012 Best Actress Hill Country Film Festival, US Sironia (2011)
2004 Saturn Award Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA Best Supporting Actress in a Television Series Angel (1999)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014 IAWTV Award International Academy of Web Television Awards Best Female Performance in a Comedy Husbands (2011)
2005 Saturn Award Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA Best Supporting Actress on Television Angel (1999)
2004 Golden Satellite Award Satellite Awards Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Drama Angel (1999)
2003 Saturn Award Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA Best Supporting Actress in a Television Series Angel (1999)
2002 Cinescape Genre Face of the Future Award Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA Female Angel (1999)


Filmography

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Energy Specialist 2016 completed Claire
When Jack Went Glamping 2016 post-production Amanda
A Nutcracker Christmas 2016 TV Movie filming Lilly James
MacGyver 2016 TV Series Sarah Adler
Person of Interest 2012-2016 TV Series Root The Machine Samantha Groves ...
Con Man 2015-2016 TV Series Dawn / Dawn Jones
Suits 2015 TV Series Esther Edelstein
A Novel Romance 2015 TV Movie Sophie
Let's Kill Ward's Wife 2014 Gina
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 2014 TV Series Audrey Nathan
The Lord of Catan 2014 Short Sugar Monkey
Husbands 2013 TV Series Claudia
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 2011-2013 TV Series Sandy Larken Sandy Colfax
Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated 2013 TV Series Nova
Warehouse 13 2012 TV Series Tracey
Much Ado About Nothing 2012/I Beatrice
The Cabin in the Woods 2012 Lin
Once Upon a Time 2012 TV Series Nova / Sister Astrid
Grimm 2012 TV Series Lena Marcinko
Dear Santa 2011 TV Movie Crystal Carruthers
Sironia 2011 Molly
No Ordinary Family 2010 TV Series Amanda Grayson
Happy Town 2010 TV Series Rachel Conroy
The Good Wife 2010 TV Series Trish Arkin
Human Target 2010 TV Series Katherine Walters
Dollhouse 2009-2010 TV Series Dr. Claire Saunders Whiskey Clyde Randolph ...
21 and a Wake-Up 2009 Caitlin Murphy
Private Practice 2008 TV Series Molly Madison
Fire & Ice 2008 TV Movie Princess Luisa
October Road 2008 TV Series Jenny Bristol / Girl in Blue Uniform
A Near Death Experience 2008 TV Movie Ellie Daly
Ghost Whisperer 2007 TV Series Tessa
Law & Order: Criminal Intent 2007 TV Series Leslie LeZard
Drive 2007 TV Series Kathryn Tully
The Novice 2006 Jill Yarrut
Alias 2005-2006 TV Series Kelly Peyton
How I Met Your Mother 2006 TV Series Penelope
The Unit 2006 TV Series Kim Brown
Justice League 2005-2006 TV Series The Huntress Helena Bertinelli Little Girl ...
Supernatural 2005 TV Series Andrea Barr
Mr. Dramatic 2005 Short Jodi
Johnny Bravo 2004 TV Series Jackie / Cashier
Angel 2001-2004 TV Series Winifred Burkle Illyria
Return to the Batcave: The Misadventures of Adam and Burt 2003 TV Movie Bonnie Lindsey
Catch Me If You Can 2002 Miggy
Groom Lake 2002 Kate
The Accident 2001 Short Nina
Special Unit 2 2001 TV Series Nancy
To Serve and Protect 1999 TV Mini-Series Melissa Jorgensen
Wishbone 1997-1998 TV Series Catherine Morland Priscilla Venus

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
'Angel': Season 3 Overview 2004 Video documentary special thanks

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sidewalks Entertainment 2013 TV Series Herself - Guest
'Angel': The Final Season 2005 Video documentary Herself
'Angel': Season 4 Overview 2004 Video documentary Herself
'Angel': Season 3 Overview 2004 Video documentary Herself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness 2014 TV Series documentary Lin
Chelsea Lately 2012 TV Series Nova
Supernatural 2011 TV Series Andrea Barr
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