|Bellamy Young Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7 in|
|Date of Birth||February 19, 1970|
Bellamy Young is an American actress and singer who has appeared on a number of TV shows and movies like We Were Soldiers, This Is Not a Test, Law & Order, American Dreams, Criminal Minds, and Scandal. She has a huge social media fan base with more than 700k followers on Instagram, more than 200k followers on Facebook, and more than 600k followers on Twitter.
Amy Maria Young
Asheville, North Carolina, United States
Los Angeles, California, United States
Bellamy attended the Asheville School from where she graduated in 1987. Then, she got enrolled at Yale University where she joined as a Physics major but later changed her path and started studying English and Theatre. She graduated from the university in 1991.
She also spent a summer when in college at the British American Drama Academy in England.
- Mother – was an English teacher
- Others – Mr. and Mrs. Arliss Young (Adoptive Parents)
She is managed by –
- Anonymous Content, Talent Management Company, United States
- United Talent Agency, Talent Agency, United States
She has released her music through DreamLab, Inc.
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
58 kg or 128 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
She has dated –
- Ed Weeks – She started dating English actor, comedian, writer, and producer, Ed Weeks, in 2016.
- Pedro Segundo (2017-Present) – In 2017, she started dating Portuguese percussionist Pedro Segundo. She also shared their picture celebrating their first anniversary on Instagram in September 2018. In September 2022, it was revealed by Bellamy that the couple got married during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Race / Ethnicity
Dark Brown (Natural)
She has endorsed various brands including –
- Restasis Multidose
- The Private Suite at LAX
- Corinthia Hotel Lisbon
She has also appeared in TV commercials, ‘The Shelter Pet Project’ (2015) and ‘Honestly’ (2016), for The Humane Society of the United States.
In 2019, she became the ambassador for the organization CARE.
Best Known For
- Having been cast as president Melody “Mellie” Grant in the ABC political thriller drama series, Scandal (2012–2018), for which she also won a Critics’ Choice Television Award for ‘Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series’
- Appearing in various TV shows and movies including Another World (1995), Black and White (1999), The Drew Carey Show (2000), Darcy’s Off-White Wedding (2005), CSI: Miami (2005-2006), Mission: Impossible III (2006), The Freebie (2010), Law & Order: LA (2010), Criminal Minds (2011-2013), Franklin & Bash (2012), Day Out of Days (2015), The Night Stalker (2016), Bernard and Huey (2017), and A Wrinkle in Time (2018)
She released her first album titled Far Away So Close in May 2015 via DreamLab, Inc.
She made her theatrical film debut as Bellamy in the crime drama film, Black & White, in 1999. However, her role went uncredited.
She made her credited feature film debut in the movie Picture This as Monique in 1999.
First TV Show
She made her TV show debut as Dr. Courtney Evans in the soap opera, Another World in 1995.
She stays fit by working out on a regular basis and by staying active throughout the day. She has a habit of walking 6 miles a day.
As for her diet, she practices veganism since 1988.
Bellamy Young’s Favorite Things
- Person To Film Scenes With – Jeff Perry
- Cocktail – Sidecar
Bellamy Young Facts
- She was adopted by her foster parents on April 7, 1970.
- Bellamy changed her name to Bellamy to join the Screen Actors Guild because there was someone already registered as Amy Young. She chose the name “Bellamy” as a tribute to her late adoptive father’s best friend, Bill, who helped in her upbringing after the death of her father.
- Her adoptive father died of lung cancer.
- She began her pursuits in acting by initially participating in theatre productions.
- She is a Democrat.
- Bellamy supports the domestic violence nonprofit organization, Helpmate, and a charity named Operation Blankets of Love.
- She has been suffering from migraines since her younger years.
- She is great at knitting.
- She has a tree whom she has named Oliver Sacks after the British neurologist and author of the same name.
- She is a night owl.
- She fosters animals.
- For her, travel is the biggest luxury.
- She never tries going to the same place twice because life is too short and there are lot many things to see.
- In 2015, she won the television quiz show Celebrity Jeopardy where she won $50,000.
- She likes little white lights as it makes the surroundings better.
- Bellamy knows Spanish. She learned it in elementary school.
- Since 7th grade, she is having the same best friend.
- At 7, she tried learning the violin. But, her chin wasn’t ready for that.
- If she loves reading the book, she never reads the last page. Just because she doesn’t want the story to end.
- Bellamy’s grammar and punctuation have always remained the best since her mother was an English teacher.
- She always makes a wish whenever the time is 1:11, 2:22, etc.
- She had stopped eating meat a long time before she tried sushi for the first time.
- At the age of 5, she had her first role when she played the role of Gretl von Trapp from The Sound of Music at Parkway Playhouse in Burnsville, North Carolina.
- Previously, she liked eating chocolate-coated cherry Square Organics bars.
- Bellamy endowed a scholarship when she was studying at Yale University. Later, she herself started endowing a scholarship to a student each year.
- In 2016, she appeared in a PETA ad titled Being Vegan Keeps Me Young.
- Visit her official website @ bellamyyoung.com.
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