Amy Davidson

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Amy Davidson
AmyDavidsonJune06.jpg
Davidson in June 2006
Born (1979-09-15) September 15, 1979 (age 35)
Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1995–present
Spouse(s) Kacy Lockwood (m. 2010)

Amy Davidson (born September 15, 1979) is an American actress. She is best known for playing Kerry Hennessy in the ABC sitcom 8 Simple Rules.

Early life and education[edit]

Born in Phoenix, Arizona, Davidson was raised by educators. Her father was a principal at El Mirage Elementary School, and her mother was an English teacher at Desert Foothills Junior High School. Her parents enrolled her in dance classes as a young child. She became a member of "Dance Motion". Davidson took ballet, pointe, hip hop and modern dancing. While attending Shadow Mountain High School, she began appearing in advertisements. Her acting coach, Jean Fowler, encouraged her to move to Hollywood.[1]

Career[edit]

After appearing in the TV movie The Truth About Jane and an episode of the drama series Judging Amy, she was cast in the Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen series So Little Time. She guest-starred on the sitcom Malcolm in the Middle and in the Hallmark Channel film Annie's Point opposite Betty White and Richard Thomas. Other roles include the film Goyband, in which she stars as a young Orthodox Jewish girl who falls for an ex-boyband pop star (Adam Pascal) who performs at her family's hotel in the Catskills. Goyband's cast includes Natasha Lyonne, Tovah Feldshuh, Dean Edwards, Tibor Feldman, and Cris Judd.

Personal life[edit]

Davidson married actor Kacy Lockwood on May 1, 2010.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Series Role Notes
1995 Teenage Tupelo Ticket Girl Uncredited
2000 The Truth About Jane Elizabeth TV movie
2005 Annie's Point Ella Eason TV movie
2007 Netherbeast Incorporated Pearl Stricklett
2008 Goyband Rebekka
2010 Firebreather Jenna Shwartzendruber TV movie

Television[edit]

Year Series Role Notes
2001 Judging Amy Lindsey Sandowski Episode: "Look Closer"
2001–2002 So Little Time Cammie Morton Re-curring cast member, 6 episodes
2002–2005 8 Simple Rules Kerry Hennessy Main cast member, 76 episodes
2004 Family Face-Off: Hollywood Herself, Co-Host Main cast member, 5 episodes
Punk'd Herself, Prank Victim Episode: "Kaley Cuoco/The Rock/Julia Stiles"
2004–2005 Pet Star Herself, Judge Re-curring cast member, 2 episodes
2005 Brandy & Mr. Whiskers Tiffany Turlington Episode: "One of a Kind"
2006 Strong Medicine Jamie Episode: "Baby Boom!"
Malcolm in the Middle Paula Episode: "Lois Strikes Back"
Little Talent Show Herself, Judge Re-curring cast member, 3 episodes
2007 CSI: NY Carolyn Episode: "Past Imperfect"
2008 The Capture of the Green River Killer Helen Ramus Mini-series, main cast member
2009 Criminal Minds Zoe Hawkes Episode: "Zoe's Reprise"
Ghost Whisperer Dana Mayhew Episode: "Head Over Heels"
2011 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Leslie Gitig Episode: "Tell-Tale Hearts"
2012 House Molly Episode: "We Need The Eggs"
2014 Bones Dr. Leona Saunders Episode: "The Corpse at the Convention"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Goodykoontz, Bill. "'Simple Rules' For Success", The Arizona Republic, 16 October 2002, p. E1

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