Amy Gumenick

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Amy Gumenick
Born Amy Jaclyn Gumenick
(1986-05-17) May 17, 1986 (age 30)
Hudiksvall, Sweden
Occupation Actress
Years active 2005–present

Amy Jaclyn Gumenick (born 17 May 1986)[1] is a Swedish-born American actress, best known for her roles as Natalee Holloway in the television film of the same name (2009) and its sequel, as the young Mary Winchester in Supernatural (2008–10), as Carrie Cutter / Cupid in Arrow (2014–present) and as Philomena Cheer in Turn: Washington's Spies (2014–present)

Early life[edit]

Gumenick was born in Hudiksvall, Sweden,[2][additional citation needed] the daughter of a Russian father and Polish mother.[3] She graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2008, earning a BFA in theatre with an emphasis in acting.[4]

Career[edit]

Gumenick's first role was in a short film entitled Sayonara Elviko, before she moved on to Army Wives. She then starred in a series of webisodes for the television show My Own Worst Enemy,[5] before being cast as the young Mary Campbell, who became Mary Winchester, on Supernatural.[6]

She then had roles on How I Met Your Mother, Grey's Anatomy, Ghost Whisperer and Bones before being cast as Natalee Holloway in the Lifetime movie Natalee Holloway.[7][8] She also appeared in the movie's 2011 sequel, Justice for Natalee Holloway.

She subsequently appeared in episodes of Castle, No Ordinary Family, The Glades, The Closer, Grimm, CSI: Miami, CSI: NY and Rules of Engagement.

In 2014, she began playing the recurring character Philomena on the AMC series Turn: Washington's Spies.[9] In August 2014, it was announced that she had been cast as Carrie Cutter / Cupid on The CW series Arrow.[10][11][12]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2005 Sayonara Elviko Short film
2009 Finding Nothing Kelsi Short film
2009 Quitting Girl Short film
2009 Just Add Water Amy Short film
2013 America 101 Sexy Co-worker Short film
2014 Hard Crime Map Girl
2014 The One Clair Short film
2015 "The Binding" Sarah

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2008 Army Wives Lee Ann Episode: "Last Minute Changes"
2008 My Own Worst Enemy: Conspiracy Theory Emily Kent Webisodes
2008–09 Greek Regan 2 episodes
2008, 2010 Supernatural Young Mary Winchester 2 episodes
2009 How I Met Your Mother Amanda Episode: "Three Days of Snow"
2009 Grey's Anatomy Becca Wells Episode: "What a Difference a Day Makes"
2009 Ghost Whisperer Gwen Collier Episode: "See No Evil"
2009 Bones Paige Sayles Episode: "The Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood"
2009 Natalee Holloway Natalee Holloway Television film
2010 Castle Danielle Episode: "The Mistress Always Spanks Twice"
2010 No Ordinary Family Olivia Schaeffer Episode: "No Ordinary Quake
2011 The Glades Gwendolyn Henley Episode: "Gibtown"
2011 The Closer Shannon Hirschbaum Episode: "To Serve with Love"
2011 Grimm Gilda Darner Episode: "Bears Will Be Bears"
2011 Justice for Natalee Holloway Natalee Holloway Television film (sequel to Natalee Holloway)
2012 CSI: Miami Heidi Taylor Episode: "Friendly Fire"
2013 CSI: NY Sandra Chandler Episode: "Blood Actually"
2013 Rules of Engagement Charlotte Episode: "Cats and Dogs"
2014–present Arrow Carrie Cutter / Cupid Recurring role, 4 episodes
2014–present Turn: Washington's Spies Philomena Cheer Recurring role, 9 episodes
2016 NCIS Katrina Cooper Episode: "Being Bad"

Web[edit]

Year Title Role
2012 El Gato Blanco Girl[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gumenick, Amy (May 17, 2016). "Thank you for your sweet birthday wishes!!". Twitter. Retrieved May 17, 2016. 
  2. ^ Philiana Ng (19 November 2014). "Is Oliver Ready for Love? 'Arrow' Co-Star Weighs the Odds!". Entertainment Tonight. Retrieved 24 March 2016. Unfortunately for Starling City’s ex-millionaire, The CW hero is about to meet the most dangerous admirer of them all: the vigilante’s self-proclaimed No. 1 fan Carrie Cutter -- the lethal villainess, Cupid -- portrayed by Swedish-born actress Amy Gumenick. 
  3. ^ Michelle Resendiz (15 November 2010). "Interview: Amy Gumenick – The All American Girl". affairsmagazine.com. Archived from the original on 23 November 2010. 
  4. ^ "Actress Amy Gumenick chosen to play Mountain Brook's Natalee Holloway in made-for-TV movie". All Alabama. 7 January 2009. 
  5. ^ http://www.nbc.com/My_Own_Worst_Enemy/video/clips/dementia/729643/ Archived March 19, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ "'Supernatural' cast members reunite for indie film 'Evicted'". Zap2it. 10 September 2012. 
  7. ^ Nellie Andreeva (7 January 2009). "ABC has 'Middle' man for Heaton in comedy". The Hollywood Reporter. Associated Press. Retrieved 23 March 2016. ...while up-and-comer Amy Gumenick has been cast in the title role of Lifetime Movie Network's telefilm "The Natalee Holloway Story." 
  8. ^ "Actress Amy Gumenick takes on role of Natalee Holloway in Lifetime television movie". All Alabama. 19 April 2009. 
  9. ^ Nellie Andreeva (16 December 2013). "Kevin Zegers Joins Fox's 'Gracepoint,' Amy Gumenick Added To AMC's 'Turn'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 23 March 2016. 
  10. ^ "Amy Gumenick Will Wield Cupid's Bow on Arrow". ComingSoon.net. 29 August 2014. 
  11. ^ James Hibberd (29 August 2014). "'Arrow' casts 'Supernatural' alum as lethal lovestruck fan". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 23 March 2016. 
  12. ^ Aaron Couch (19 November 2014). "'Arrow': Cupid Actress Teases Future Return". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 23 March 2016. 
  13. ^ YouTube. youtube.com. Retrieved 20 August 2015. 

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