|Elizabeth Anne Allen|
Allen at the 2004 Flashback
convention in Chicago
|Born||November 18, 1970|
Elizabeth Anne Allen (born November 18, 1970) is an American actress. Allen is best known for her recurring role as the witch Amy Madison on the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
Early life and career
Allen is an alumna of Gloversville High School in Gloversville, New York and graduated from Russell Sage College in Troy, NY in 2001. After college she moved to Hollywood to begin an acting career. Since 1992, Allen has worked regularly, primarily in guest or recurring roles on various television series, including Doogie Howser, M.D. and Silk Stalkings. Allen also had a recurring role in the T.V. series Bull playing the character Pam Boyd. Her film credits have included roles in Timemaster (1995), Illegal in Blue (1995), and the controversial Silent Lies (1996).
Buffy The Vampire Slayer
Allen won the recurring role of Amy Madison on Buffy the Vampire Slayer for the season one episode "Witch". She returned as Amy in the second season's "Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered", the season three episode "Gingerbread", where her character was turned into a rat, and season four's "Something Blue", in a brief, non-speaking cameo. She returned for a three-episode guest arc in the season six episodes "Smashed", "Wrecked" and "Doublemeat Palace". She made her final appearance on Buffy in the season seven episode "The Killer in Me".