28 March 1979 |
Cabinteely, Dublin, Ireland
|Spouse(s)||Brian O'Driscoll (2010–present); 2 children|
Amy Huberman (born 28 March 1979) is an Irish actress and writer who has starred in numerous productions since beginning her career in 2002 on RTÉ's On Homeground. Huberman is married to former Ireland rugby captain Brian O'Driscoll.
Huberman grew up in Cabinteely, south Dublin. She is the middle child of three siblings and the only daughter. Her father Harold was born in London to a Polish Jewish family; her mother Sandra is a Roman Catholic from County Wexford. Her parents married in 1974, and their children were raised in the Catholic faith. Her brother, Mark Huberman, is also an actor and worked in films such as Boy Eats Girl and on The Clinic as Kieran Miller.
She was educated at Loreto College, Foxrock and she took classes in the Betty Ann Norton Drama School. Following school, she attended University College Dublin (UCD) intending to become a social worker, but when she found the drama society her career took a different direction.[clarification needed]
Huberman is best known in Ireland for her role as Daisy on RTÉ's drama series The Clinic, which aired its seventh and final season in September 2009. She also starred in the BBC television series George Gently and the TV movie Showbands.
Huberman's first novel, Hello Heartbreak (ISBN 978-1844882144), was published on 2 July 2009. In 2006, she successfully sued The People newspaper for mistakenly claiming she was nude in the movie Bad Karma (2002; also known as "Hell's Gate"). The cast profile at IMDb indicates the actress with nude scenes is Zoe Paul.
In 2010, Huberman began work on the first original scripted comedy commissioned by Comedy Central (UK), Threesome created by Tom MacRae. The series began airing on 17 October 2011. Season 2 aired in late 2012.
|2002||Bad Karma||Jenny Pantelli|
|2008||Satellites & Meteorites||Lucinda|
|2008||A Film with Me in It||Sally|
|2009||Legend of the Bog||Hannah Ross|
|2010||Rewind||Karen||Won: IFTA for Best Actress in a Film|
|2010||Three Wise Women||Liz|
|2011||Stella Days||Elaine||Nomination: IFTA for Best Supporting Actress in a Film|
|2001–2002||On Home Ground||Diane Collins||10|
|2006||Dream Team 80's||Ann Kavanagh||1|
|2007||Inspector George Gently||Charlotte Dawson||1||Gently Go Man|
|2003–2009||The Clinic||Daisy O'Callaghan||62||Nominated: IFTA for Best Supporting Actress in Television|
|2010||Your Bad Self||Herself||6|
|2012||Animal Practice||Dorothy||T.V Pilot (Replaced by Joanna García before filming began)|
|2014||Moone Boy||Miss Tivnan||2|
- "Amy and Bod's New Adventure". Irish Independent. 2 December 2012.
- Hurst, Greg (12 July 2009). "Profile Amy Huberman". The Times (London). Retrieved 23 April 2010.
- Mark Huberman at IMDb
- "Seventh series of RTÉ's 'The Clinic'". RTE. 22 April 2008. Retrieved 1 February 2009.
- Profile at IMDb
- "Cannes not Brian's cup of tea but Amy proves a smash hit". Irish Independent. 20 May 2008. Retrieved 8 September 2008.
- "Izzy in a tizzy but author's heart not in genre", Irish Times review (7 July 2009).
- "All about Amy Huberman...and Brian too – includes Amy's account of The People newspaper's allegations". Sunday Independent. 5 July 2009. Retrieved 5 July 2009.
- Bad Karma (2002) also known as Hell's Gate profile, imdb.com; accessed 2 May 2014.
- Zoe Paul profile, IMDb.com; accessed 2 May 2014.
- Goldberg, Lesley (24 May 2012). "JoAnna Garcia Joins NBC's Freshman Comedy 'Animal Practice'". The Hollywood Reporter.
- Roisin Ingle (2 July 2010). "Irish rugby captain O'Driscoll marries". Irish Times. Retrieved 2 July 2010.
- "Amy Huberman gives birth to baby girl". RTE. 10 February 2013. Retrieved 10 February 2013.