People

Amrita Sher-Gil

born January 30th, 1913

Amrita Sher-Gil was a Hungarian-Indian painter. She has been called "one of the greatest avant-garde women artists of the early 20th century" and a pioneer in modern Indian art. Drawn to painting from an early age, Sher-Gil started formal lessons at the age of eight. She first gained recognition at the age of 19, for her 1932 oil painting Young Girls. Sher-Gil depicted everyday life of the people in her paintings.

Amrita Singh

born February 9th, 1958

Amrita Singh (born 9 February 1958) is an Indian actress. Through her films such as Betaab and Mard, she gained popularity and became a well-known and popular actress in the 1980s. She took a break from acting in the early 1990s for a decade and returned to acting in 2002, occasionally playing supporting roles . She also made her debut on television in 2005. Amrita keeps a low public profile and gives seldom interviews, only on occasional basis.

Amritha Aiyer

born May 14th, 1994

Amritha Aiyer (born 14 May 1994) is an Indian actress who predominantly appears in Tamil and Telugu language films. She made her acting debut in the Tamil film Padaiveeran (2018), and her Telugu debut with Red (2021).

Amruta Khanvilkar

born November 23rd, 1984

Amruta Khanvilkar (born 23 November 1984) is an Indian film and television actress. She primarily works in Hindi and Marathi films. Khanvilkar aspired to be a film actress from an early age and began her career as a contestant on India's Best Cinestars Ki Khoj in 2004. She made her Marathi film debut with Golmaal (2006) and her Hindi debut with Mumbai Salsa (2007). This was followed by commercial success with Saade Maade Teen (2007) and Phoonk (2008).

Amrutha Iyengar

born July 26th, 1996

Amrutha Iyengar is an Indian actress who works mainly in Kannada film industry. She is known for her lead roles in Love Mocktail and Popcorn Monkey Tiger in 2020.

Amy Acker

born December 5th, 1976

Amy Louise Acker (born December 5, 1976) is an American actress. She is best known for starring as Winifred Burkle and Illyria on the supernatural drama series Angel (2001–2004), as Kelly Peyton on the action drama series Alias (2005–2006), and as Root on the science-fiction drama series Person of Interest (2012–2016). From 2017 to 2019, she starred as Caitlin Strucker on the superhero drama series The Gifted, based on Marvel Comics' X-Men.

Amy Adams

born August 20th, 1974

Amy Lou Adams (born August 20, 1974) is an American actress. Known for both her comedic and dramatic roles, she has been featured three times in annual rankings of the world's highest-paid actresses. She has received various accolades, including two Golden Globe Awards, in addition to nominations for six Academy Awards, seven British Academy Film Awards, and two Primetime Emmy Awards.

Amy Austria

born December 13th, 1961

Esmeralda Diaz Tuazon (born December 13, 1961), known professionally as Amy Austria-Ventura, is a Filipino film and television actress. Austria is recognized as one of the defining actresses in Philippine cinema. She has won a FAMAS Award, 2 Gawad Urian Awards, 3 FAP Awards and 4 MMFF Awards (including two Best Actress wins). The Philippine Star listed Austria mong the 15 Best Actresses of All Time. In 2019, Austria was inducted at the Hall of Fame at the Metro Manila Film Festival.

Amy Barger

born January 18th, 1971

Amy J. Barger is an American astronomer and Henrietta Leavitt Professor of Astronomy at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. She is considered a pioneer in combining data from multiple telescopes to monitor multiple wavelengths and in discovering distant galaxies and supermassive black holes, which are outside of the visible spectrum. Barger is an active member of the International Astronomical Union.

Amy Brandon Thomas

March 9th, 1890 - May 6th, 1974

Amy Marguerite Brandon Thomas (9 March 1890 – 6 May 1974) was an English film and stage actress. She was the daughter of the playwright Brandon Thomas. She is also known as Amy Brandon-Thomas.

Amy Brenneman

born June 22nd, 1964

Amy Frederica Brenneman (born June 22, 1964) is an American actress and producer. She worked extensively in television, coming to prominence as Detective Janice Licalsi in the ABC police drama series NYPD Blue (1993–1994). Brenneman next co-created and starred as Judge Amy Gray in the CBS drama series Judging Amy (1999–2005). She received five Primetime Emmy Award nominations for these roles.

Amy Bruckner

born March 28th, 1991

Amelia Ellen Bruckner (born March 28, 1991) is an American actress and singer noted for her roles in the Disney Channel shows Phil of the Future and American Dragon: Jake Long. Bruckner has also been featured in Hollywood films such as Nancy Drew, in which she plays Bess Marvin and in Rebound in the role of "Annie".

Amy Carlson

born July 7th, 1968

Amy Lynn Carlson (born July 7, 1968) is an American actress known for her roles as Linda Reagan in the CBS police procedural Blue Bloods, as Alex Taylor on the NBC drama Third Watch, and Josie Watts in the NBC daytime soap opera Another World.

Amy Chow

born May 15th, 1978

Amy Yuen Yee Chow is an American former artistic gymnast who competed at the 1996 and 2000 Summer Olympics. She is best known for being a member of the Magnificent Seven, which won the United States' first team gold medal in Olympic gymnastics. She is also the first Asian-American woman to win an Olympic medal in gymnastics.

Amy Coney Barrett

born January 28th, 1972

Amy Vivian Coney Barrett is an American lawyer and jurist who serves as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. The fifth woman to serve on the court, she was nominated by President Donald Trump and has served since October 27, 2020. Barrett was a U.S. circuit judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit from 2017 to 2020.

Amy Cure

born December 31st, 1992

Amy Louise Cure is an Australian former professional track cyclist. She cycles for Team Jayco–AIS. She has set several world records. She won a junior world championship race in 2009, and represented Australia at the 2012 Summer Olympics. She is the first person in history to medal at every endurance track event at world championship level; with three newly gained medals in the team pursuit, omnium, and madison at 2017 UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Hong Kong.

Amy Fawsitt

died December 26th, 1876

Amy Fawsitt (1836 – December 26, 1876) also known as Mrs. Menzies, was an English actress. In 1867, Miss Fawsitt made her first appearance on the London stage at the old Standard Theatre, Globe Theatre, Vaudeville Theatre. At this period she was looked upon as a promising rival of Marie Wilton. Fawsitt died of tuberculosis on December 26, 1876, in New York. She had made her American debut in September 1876 in Life at the Fifth Avenue Theatre, and withdrew on October 10.

Amy Heckerling

born May 7th, 1954

Amy Heckerling is an American writer, producer, and director. Heckerling started out her career after graduating from New York University. Her career started from independent films to directing major studio films.

Amy Irving

born September 10th, 1953

Amy Davis Irving (born September 10, 1953) is an American actress and singer, who worked in film, stage, and television. Her accolades include an Obie Award, and nominations for two Golden Globe Awards and an Academy Award.

Amy Jackson

born January 31st, 1992

Amy Louise Jackson (born 31 January 1992) is a British actress and model known for her work in Indian films, predominantly in Tamil, Hindi, and Telugu languages. A former Miss Teen World, Jackson has appeared in over fifteen films. She made her US debut in 2017 with Warner Brothers television production of DC Comics Supergirl as Imra Ardeen/ Saturn Girl. Jackson's most notable roles include her debut into the industry as Amy Wilkinson in Madrasapattinam (2010), Sarah in action film Singh Is Bliing (2015), and Nila in India's most expensive film 2.0 (2018).

Amy James-Kelly

born November 15th, 1995

Amy James-Kelly (born 15 November 1995) is a British actress. She gained prominence through her role as Maddie Heath in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street (2013–2015). She has since starred in the Netflix series Safe (2018) and the BBC One drama Three Families (2021).

Amy Jo Johnson

born October 6th, 1970

Amy Jo Johnson (born October 6, 1970) is an American-Canadian actress, musician and filmmaker.She has a cousin named Ashleigh Ehrnsberger As an actress, Johnson is known for her roles as Kimberly Hart on Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Julie Emrick on Felicity, and Jules Callaghan on Flashpoint. Johnson has directed short films including Bent (2013) and Lines (2014), along with two feature-length films, The Space Between (2017) and Tammy's Always Dying (2019).

Amy Krouse Rosenthal

April 29th, 1965 - March 13th, 2017

Amy Krouse Rosenthal was an American author of both adult and children's books, a short film maker, and radio show host. She is best known for her memoir Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life, her children's picture books, and the film project The Beckoning of Lovely. She was a prolific writer, publishing more than 30 children's books between 2005 and her death in 2017. She is the only author to have three children's books make the Best Children's Books for Family Literacy list in the same year. She was a contributor to Chicago's NPR affiliate WBEZ, and to the TED conference.

Amy Lalonde

born August 6th, 1975

Amy Ciupak Lalonde (born August 6, 1975) is a Canadian-born television and film actress from Pelham, Ontario. She holds a degree in drama and history from Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario. Lalonde appears on the television channel SCREAM. She has made guest appearances in Mutant X, Queer as Folk, Kevin Hill, Beautiful People, Battlestar Galactica, Jeff Ltd., Love Bites and Lost Girl. Lalonde has appeared in numerous commercials including Molson's "It Starts Here" ad campaign as Allison the cowgirl on the airplane. She has been seen in commercials for Kit Kat (playing a snobby socialite daughter) as well as in a commercial for Special K cereal (as a devastated girl who just broke up with her boyfriend) and also a Leon's commercial.

Amy Leach (theatre director)

born April 14th, 1981

Amy Leach is a British theatre director.

Amy Locane

born December 19th, 1971

Amy Rose Locane is an American television and film actress and convicted felon known for her role in John Waters' 1990 musical comedy Cry-Baby. In 1992, Locane portrayed Sandy Harling in the first season of the prime time soap opera Melrose Place. She appeared in the 1992 film School Ties alongside Matt Damon and Brendan Fraser, as the object of their affections.

Amy Lowell

February 9th, 1874 - May 12th, 1925

Amy Lawrence Lowell was an American poet of the imagist school, which promoted a return to classical values. She posthumously won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1926.

Amy Perez

born September 5th, 1969

Maria Armida Parale Perez-Castillo (born September 5, 1969), known professionally as Amy Perez-Castillo or Tyang Amy (Tagalog: [ˈɐmɪ ˈpɛrɛs kɐsˈtiʎo]), is a Filipino TV and radio presenter, entrepreneur and occasional actress. Recognized as a veteran television host in the Philippines, Perez has won “Best Female Morning Show Host” at the 6th Paragala Central Luzon Media Awards. In 2017, she won “Best Morning Show Host” award for Umagang Kay Ganda at the 31st PMPC Star Awards for Television. In 2021, she took home “Best Female TV Host” at the 34th PMPC Star Awards for Television.

Amy Poehler

born September 16th, 1971

Amy Poehler (/ˈpoʊlər/; born September 16, 1971) is an American comedian, actress, writer, producer, and director. After studying improv at Chicago's Second City and ImprovOlympic in the early 1990s, Poehler co-founded the improvisational-comedy troupe Upright Citizens Brigade. The group moved to New York City in 1996, where their act became a half-hour sketch-comedy series on Comedy Central in 1998. Along with other members of the comedy group, Poehler is a founder of the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre.

Amy Ray

born April 12th, 1964

Amy Elizabeth Ray is an American singer-songwriter and member of the contemporary folk duo Indigo Girls with Emily Saliers. She also pursues a solo career and has released six albums under her own name, and founded a record company, Daemon Records.

Amy Ryan

born May 3rd, 1968

Amy Beth Dziewiontkowski, known professionally as Amy Ryan, is an American actress of stage and screen. A graduate of New York's High School of Performing Arts, she is an Academy Award nominee and two-time Tony Award nominee.

Amy Schumer

born June 1st, 1981

Amy Beth Schumer (born June 1, 1981) is an American stand-up comedian and actress. She ventured into comedy in the early 2000s before appearing as a contestant on the fifth season of the NBC reality competition series Last Comic Standing in 2007. From 2013 to 2016, she was the creator, co-producer, co-writer, and star of the Comedy Central sketch comedy series Inside Amy Schumer, for which she received a Peabody Award and was nominated for five Primetime Emmy Awards, winning Outstanding Variety Sketch Series in 2015.
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