Amy Frederica Brenneman (June 22, 1964) is an American actress, writer, and producer, born in New London, Connecticut.
Her first major success was a role in the ABC police series NYPD Blue, which brought her two Primetime Emmy Awards nominations. Later she created and starred as Judge Amy Gray in the CBS drama series Judging Amy (nominated for 3 Emmy and 3 Golden Globes). She worked in various movies, including Heat, Fear, Daylight, Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her, Nine Lives, The Jane Austen Book Club, and others.
Her latest work includ HBO drama series The Leftovers and Private Practice.
Amy Brenneman is married and raising two kids with her husband Brad Silberling.