Amy Carlson

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Amy Carlson
Amy Lynn Carlson

(1968-07-07) July 7, 1968 (age 55)
Years active1992–present
Partner(s)Syd Butler (2004-present)
ChildrenLyla Butler (b. 2006)
Nigel Butler (b. 2009)

Amy Carlson (born July 7, 1968) is an American actress. She performs mostly on television but has had some movies. She played Josie Watts in the soap opera Another World, and Alex Taylor in Third Watch. Carlson was nominated in 1998 for an Emmy Award.[1]

Carlson was born in Illinois.

Personal life[change | change source]

Carlson currently resides in New York City with her daughter, born on October 4, 2006; her son, born on August 27, 2009; and her long-time partner Syd Butler,[2] bass guitar player of the 8G Band on Late Night with Seth Meyers, and of indie rock band Les Savy Fav and owner of the independent label Frenchkiss Records.

Filmography[change | change source]

Film[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
1992 The Babe Girl on Stairs
2000 Everything Put Together Jane
2002 Winning Girls Through Psychic Mind Control Kathy
Stella Shorts 1998-2002 Hippy Girl Video
2007 Anamorph Alexandra Fredericks
2010 Trio Short film
2011 Green Lantern Jessica Jordan
2014 Hits Christina Casserta
2015 Sight Unseen Rachel Sampson
2016 Natural Selection Laura
2017 ‘'The Landline'’ Carla
2018 ‘'A Bread Factory, Part One'’ Grace

Television[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
1992 Legacy of Lies Marianna Nania TV film
1993 Missing Persons Helena Brusich "Pilot", "I'm Gonna Miss Him Too...", "Right Neighborhood... Wrong Door"
1993–1994 The Untouchables Various "Pilot: Parts 1 & 2", "Mind Games"
1993–1998 Another World Josephine Watts Regular role
1998 Thanks of a Grateful Nation Tammy Boyer TV miniseries
1999 Martial Law Cassie McGill "Big Trouble"
Get Real Dr. Sedgwick Recurring role
St. Michael's Crossing Kelly McGloin TV film
2000 NYPD Blue Lisa Marantz "Along Came Jones"
If These Walls Could Talk 2 Michelle TV film
Falcone "Windows"
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Kate Armstrong "Friends & Lovers"
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Patricia Andrews "Asunder"
2000–2003 Third Watch Alex Taylor Main role
2002 ER Alex Taylor "Brothers and Sisters"
2003 Peacemakers Katie Owen Main role
2004 Law & Order Collette Connolly "The Dead Wives Club"
2005 Franklin Charter Maggie Keeler TV film
2005–2006 Law & Order: Trial by Jury A.D.A. Kelly Gaffney Main Role
2006 Drift Lauren TV film
2007 The Kidnapping Rachel McKenzie TV film
NCIS Karen Sutherland "Corporal Punishment"
2008 Criminal Minds Cece Hillenbrand "Tabula Rasa"
2010 Fringe Maureen Donovan "Unearthed"
2010–2017 Blue Bloods Linda Reagan Credit In All Episodes
2011 Too Big to Fail Erin Callan TV film
2013 This One Time "Amy Carlson"
2016 A Midsummer’s Hawaiian Dream Helen TV film
2019 The Village Julie Tucker Episode: "In Your Bones"
2019 The Society Amanda Pressman Recurring role

References[change | change source]

  1. "Amy Carlson". Buddy TV. Retrieved May 25, 2015.
  2. "Amy Carlson Biography". Retrieved April 1, 2014.

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