Amy Huberman

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Amy Huberman
Born (1979-03-28) 28 March 1979 (age 35)
Cabinteely, Dublin, Ireland[citation needed]
Occupation Actress, author
Years active 2002–present
Spouse(s) Brian O'Driscoll (2010–present); 1 child

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.

Early life[edit]

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;[1] her mother Sandra is a Roman Catholic from County Wexford. Her parents married in 1974, and their children were raised in the Catholic faith.[2] Her brother, Mark Huberman, is also an actor and worked in films such as Boy Eats Girl and on The Clinic as Kieran Miller.[3]

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.[2][clarification needed]

Career[edit]

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.[4] She also starred in the BBC television series George Gently[citation needed] and the TV movie Showbands.[5]

Her films include Satellites & Meteorites, directed by Rick Larkin,[6] and A Film with Me in It, also starring Dylan Moran, both released in 2008.

Huberman's first novel, Hello Heartbreak (ISBN 978-1844882144), was published on 2 July 2009.[7] 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").[8][9] The cast profile at IMDb indicates the actress with nude scenes is Zoe Paul.[10]

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.

Filmography[edit]

Film appearances
Year Film Role Notes
2002 Bad Karma Jenny Pantelli
2005 Showbands Bella
2006 Showbands II Bella
2007 Shattered Nicole Lawlor
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
2011 Stella Days Elaine Nomination: IFTA for Best Supporting Actress in a Film
2013 The Stag Ruth
Television appearances
Year TV Series Role Episodes Notes
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
2010 Comedy Lab Herself 1
2011–2012 Threesome Alice 14 Main Role
2012 Animal Practice Dorothy T.V Pilot (Replaced by Joanna García before filming began[11])
2014 Moone Boy Miss Tivnan 2

Personal life[edit]

Huberman married former Ireland rugby captain Brian O'Driscoll in July 2010;[12] the couple has one child.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Amy and Bod's New Adventure". Irish Independent. 2 December 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Hurst, Greg (12 July 2009). "Profile Amy Huberman". The Times (London). Retrieved 23 April 2010. 
  3. ^ Mark Huberman at IMDb
  4. ^ "Seventh series of RTÉ's 'The Clinic'". RTE. 22 April 2008. Retrieved 1 February 2009. 
  5. ^ Profile at IMDb
  6. ^ "Cannes not Brian's cup of tea but Amy proves a smash hit". Irish Independent. 20 May 2008. Retrieved 8 September 2008. 
  7. ^ "Izzy in a tizzy but author's heart not in genre", Irish Times review (7 July 2009).
  8. ^ "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. 
  9. ^ Bad Karma (2002) also known as Hell's Gate profile, imdb.com; accessed 2 May 2014.
  10. ^ Zoe Paul profile, IMDb.com; accessed 2 May 2014.
  11. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (24 May 2012). "JoAnna Garcia Joins NBC's Freshman Comedy 'Animal Practice'". The Hollywood Reporter. 
  12. ^ Roisin Ingle (2 July 2010). "Irish rugby captain O'Driscoll marries". Irish Times. Retrieved 2 July 2010. 
  13. ^ "Amy Huberman gives birth to baby girl". RTE. 10 February 2013. Retrieved 10 February 2013. 

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