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Amy Aquino

Amy Aquino (born March 20, 1957) is an American television, film, and stage actress. The graduate of Harvard and Yale universities has appeared in television series such as Brooklyn Bridge, ER, and Being Human, and was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for her role in Picket Fences. She was co-Secretary/Treasurer of the SAG-AFTRA until August 2015 and currently stars in Amazon Studios' television series Bosch as Lt. Grace Billets. Aquino was born in Teaneck, New Jersey, to Adele Frances (née Mesiti) and Salvatore Aquino. She first acted in junior high school productions. At Harvard University she was pre-med, majoring in biology. In her final year, she realised she was spending more time acting than studying and so left to travel to New York to take acting classes, while working at a law firm. She stayed there for three years without landing any acting jobs, before travelling on a recommendation to Minneapolis, where she gained her first roles. In 1986, after two years of rejections, she enrolled at Yale University School of Drama, where she studied three years.

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Mar 20, 1957 In Teaneck, New Jersey, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Moonstruck 1987-12-16
Latest Project:
Movie Sensum 2017-07-26
Known For
Poster of Ctrl Alt Delete
Poster of The Lazarus Effect
Poster of Undisputed
Poster of Moonstruck
Movie Sensum Dr. Rita Montal 2017-07-26
Movie Ctrl Alt Delete Unknown 2016-09-15
Movie The Lazarus Effect President Dalley 2015-01-29
Series Bosch Grace Billets 2015-02-13
Series Grace and Frankie Dana 2015-05-08
Movie In Security Lena's Mom 2014-04-28
Series The Finder Unknown 2012-01-12
Movie In My Sleep Detective Curwen 2010-04-23
Series Castle Janine Marks 2009-03-09
Movie Prison Break: The Final Break Warden Alice Simms 2009-05-26
Series The Mentalist Judge Patricia Davis 2008-09-23
Series Brothers and Sisters Dr. Joan Avadon 2006-09-24
Series Weeds School Psychologist 2005-08-07
Series The Closer Laura Mayhan 2005-06-13
Series Prison Break Alice Simms 2005-08-29
Series CSI: NY Unknown 2004-09-22
Series Desperate Housewives Unknown 2004-10-03
Movie In Good Company Alicia 2004-12-29
Movie The Singing Detective Nurse Nozhki 2003-10-24
Series Monk Unknown 2002-07-12
Movie White Oleander Miss Martinez 2002-10-11
Movie Undisputed Darlene Early 2002-07-17
Series Crossing Jordan Detective Lois Carver 2001-09-24
Series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation A.D.A. Valerie Nichols 2000-10-06
Series Freaks and Geeks Mrs. Schweiber 1999-09-25
Series 7th Heaven Ms. Williams 1996-08-26
Series Everybody Loves Raymond Unknown 1996-09-13
Movie My Brother's Keeper Terry 1995-03-14
Movie Boys on the Side Anna 1995-02-03
Series ER Dr. Janet Coburn 1994-09-19
Movie Once in a Lifetime Barbera 1994-10-02
Series Madman of the People Unknown 1994-09-22
Movie A Place To Be Loved Debby Hunter 1993-04-04
Movie Jack Reed: Badge of Honour Sharon Hilliard 1993-11-12
Movie Alan & Naomi Ruth Silverman 1992-01-31
Series Brooklyn Bridge Phyllis Berger Silver 1991-09-20
Movie Descending Angel Catherine 1990-11-25
Movie Working Girl Alice Baxter 1988-12-20
Movie Moonstruck Bonnie 1987-12-16