|Amy Landecker Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7 in|
|Date of Birth||September 30, 1969|
Amy Landecker is an American actor, voice actor, writer, producer, and director. She is known for playing Sarah Pfefferman in the comedy-drama series Transparent, Barbara Lake (voice) in the Netflix computer-animated fantasy series Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia, Dr. Emilia (voice) in the animated series Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts, Jeana in the comedy-drama film Beatriz at Dinner, Dr. Michelle Banks in the television drama series Revenge, Claire in the NBC sitcom The Paul Reiser Show, Kathy in the found footage science fiction film Project Almanac, Lorraine Sheffield in the crime drama series Sneaky Pete, and Therese in the comedy-drama film All Is Bright. Amy has also been a part of shows like The Twilight Zone, Private Practice, Grey’s Anatomy, The Handmaid’s Tale, LA to Vegas, Prime Suspect, House of Lies, Clear History, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and Your Honor.
Amy Lauren Landecker
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Amy Landecker studied theatre at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Actor, Voice Actor, Writer, Producer, Director
- Father – John Records Landecker (Chicago Radio Personality)
- Mother – Judith
- Siblings – Tracy Landecker (Sister)
- Others – Werner Siegmund Landecker (Paternal Grandfather), Marjory/Marjorie Victoria Records (Paternal Grandmother), Lyndon Welch (Maternal Grandfather), Angela Dobson (Maternal Grandmother), Joseph N. Welch (Maternal Great-Grandfather) (Lawyer, Actor)
Amy Landecker has been signed with Viewpoint, Inc., Public Relations Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States.
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
65 kg or 143.5 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Amy Landecker has dated –
- Jackson Lynch (2003-2011) – She started dating journalist Jackson Lynch in the year 2003. They married in 2005 and they have a daughter. However, the couple divorced in 2011.
- Bradley Whitford (2015-Present) – In 2015, Amy and actor and producer Bradley Whitford embarked upon a romantic relationship. They met on the set of Transparent and they announced their engagement in March 2018. On July 17, 2019, they tied the knot and she became the stepmother of Frances Whitford, George Whitford, and Mary Louisa Whitford, Bradley’s children from his previous marriage.
Race / Ethnicity
Amy Landecker is of Ashkenazi Jewish, English, German, Scottish, Dutch, and Irish descent.
- Often wears glasses
- Bright smile
Amy Landecker Facts
- Her paternal grandfather Werner Siegmund Landecker was a German-Jewish refugee.
- From 2014 to 2019, Amy Landecker appeared as Sarah Pfefferman, the oldest sibling, in the streaming television series Transparent. She co-starred in the show alongside Jeffrey Tambor, Gaby Hoffmann, Jay Duplass, Judith Light, and Kathryn Hahn.
- Her performance in Transparent got her nominated for a 2015 Screen Actors Guild Award for “Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series” as well as a 2016 Gold Derby Award for “Best Comedy Supporting Actress”.
- In 2020, Amy Landecker provided vocals to the character of Dr. Emilia, a cold-hearted, manipulative, remorseless human scientist who wants to end the mutes’ existence, in Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts.
- Amy has done voiceover work for video games like Assassin’s Creed: Revelations, Assassin’s Creed: Rogue, and Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag.
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