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Amy Acker Biography (Age, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Family, Career & More)

Amy Acker is an American actress who is 47 years of age as of the year 2024 and was born in Dallas, Texas in the  USA. She was born on December 5, 1976 and her birth name is Amy Louise Acker.

She is well-known for her roles as Winifred Burkle and Illyria on the supernatural drama series Angel between the years 2001 to 2004. In Alias, the action drama series as Kelly Peyton between the years of 2005 to 2006.

She stepped into the Hallmark world in 2015 with the film A Novel Romance, where she played the role of Sophie Atkinson alongside popular actor Dylan Bruce.

Amy Acker BiographyPersonal Details

Full Name Amy Louise Acker
Nick Name Amy
Date of Birth December 5, 1976
Age 47 Years as of May 2024
Birth Place Dallas, Texas, United States
  • Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • Los Angeles, California, United States
Ethnicity English, Irish, Scottish, French, German and Welsh ancestry
Zodiac sign Sagittarius
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Profession Actress
School Lake Highlands High School, Dallas, Texas
College/University Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
Education Qualification Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts
Net Worth $2.1 Million USD as of 2024
Marital Status Married
  • 1998 – Wishbone (Tv)
  • 2001 – The Accident (Film)

Physical Appearance

Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Figure 34-24-34
Height 5’8″ Feet/ 1.73 m/ 173 cm
Weight 58 kg/ 128 lbs
Dress Size 4 (US)
Shoe Size 7 (US)

Personal Life (Family, Friends, Boyfriends, Children)

Father Robert Acker
Mother Sandra Bruyere
Sibling Not known
Boyfriend/ Husband James Carpinello (married in 2003-present)
  • Ava Grace Carpinello (daughter)
  • Jackson James Carpinello (son)

Early life, Family and Relationship

Amy Acker, the US actress was born to Robert Acker and Sandra Bruyere. Her father was a lawyer and her mother was a homemaker. She went to study ballet and modern for nearly fourteen years and as she underwent a knee surgery during her high school days it ended her ballet career.

Amy got graduated from Lake Highlands High School in Dallas. She also had her Bachelor’s in Southern Methodist University with theatre as a major. During her junior college year, she has modelled for the J. Crew catalogue and she got a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in the same year. She has worked as a stage actress for so many seasons and it includes a stint at American Players Theatre in Spring Green, Wisconsin.

Boyfriend, Husband, Marriage

Actress Amy Acker married a famous actor James Carpinello on April 25, 2003 in California. This lovely couple has two children a son Jackson James Carpinello born in 2005 and a daughter Ava Grace Carpinello born in 2006.

Amy Acker with her husband

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Amy Acker Success and career

Amy Acker got into her first major television debut when was starring in Angel a series as Winifred Burkle aka Fred in the seasons two till season 5 and she also did the character of Illyria at the show’s fifth and final season.

She has won the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress on Television in the year 2003. She has joined the cast of Alias in the year 2005 and for its final season by acting as villainess Kelly Peyton.

In the year of 2005, she has given voice acting for the Huntress on the Justice League Unlimited, an animated series.  She also made some guest appearances in the series How I Met Your Mother and a fun fact is she has met Alexis Denisof who was her co-star of her in ANgel. She continued with her hard work and passion and got her place in the later years too.


  • In 2003 she won Saturn Awards for Best Supporting Actress on Television.
  • In 2014 she won Indie Series Awards for Best Guest Star – Comedy.

Hallmark Movies

Premiere Date Hallmark Movies Prime Video/ Buy DVD
July 10, 2021 Crashing Through the Snow
December 10, 2016 A Nutcracker Christmas (CtC) Watch On Prime, Buy DVD
January 10, 2015 A Novel Romance Watch On Prime, Buy DVD

Movies and Television Shows List


Year Title Worked As
Upcoming The Unbreakable Boy Lori
2024 Ordinary Angels TBA
2020 Superman: Red Son Lois Lane
2017 Amanda & Jack Go Glamping Amanda
2016 The Energy Specialist Claire
2014 Let’s Kill Ward’s Wife Gina
2012 Much Ado About Nothing Beatrice
2012 The Cabin in the Woods Wendy Lin
2011 Sironia Molly Fisher
2009 21 and a Wake-Up Caitlin Murphy
2006 The Novice Jill Yarrut
2002 Catch Me If You Can Miggy
2002 Groom Lake Kate
2001 The Accident Nina


Year Title Worked As
2023 The Watchful Eye Tory
2022 9-1-1: Lone Star Catherine
2021 Crashing Through the Snow Maggie
2021 All Rise Georgia Knight
2020 God Friended Me Tammy
2019 Grey’s Anatomy Kathleen Shepherd
2019 What Just Happened??! with Fred Savage Dr. Rachel Layne
2017–2019 The Gifted Caitlin Strucker
2016–2017 MacGyver Sarah Adler
2015–2019 Suits Esther Litt-Edelstein
2014 Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Audrey Nathan
2013 Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated Nova
2012–2016 Person of Interest Samantha “Root” Groves
2012 Warehouse 13 Tracey
2012 Once Upon a Time Astrid / Nova
2012 Grimm Lena Marcenko
2011, 2013 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Sandy Colfax
2011 Dear Santa Crystal Carruthers
2010 No Ordinary Family Amanda Grayson
2010 Happy Town Rachel Conroy
2010 The Good Wife Trish Arkin
2010 Human Target Katherine Walters
2009–2010 Dollhouse Dr. Claire Saunders / Whiskey
2008 Private Practice Molly Madison
2008 October Road Girl in Blue Uniform / Jenny Bristol
2008 Voices Ellie Daly
2007 Ghost Whisperer Tessa
2007 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Leslie LeZard
2007 Drive Kathryn Tully
2006 How I Met Your Mother Penelope
2005 Alias Kelly Peyton
2005–2006 Justice League Unlimited Huntress / Helena Bertinelli
2005 Supernatural Andrea Barr
2003 Return to the Batcave:
2001–2004 Angel Winifred “Fred” Burkle / Illyria
2001 Special Unit 2 Nancy
1999 Wishbone Priscilla / Venus
1999 To Serve and Protect Melissa Jorgensen
1998 Wishbone Catherine Morland

Amy Acker Biography (Age, Height, Weight, Boyfriend & More)

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