Biography

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Amy Lynn Carlson (born July 7, 1968 height 5' 6" (1,68 m)) is an American actress best known for playing Josie Watts on Another World and Alex Taylor on Third Watch. More recently, she played Kelly Gaffney on the short-lived NBC courtroom drama, Law & Order: Trial by Jury. She currently plays Linda Reagan on the CBS drama Blue Bloods.When Carlson was 13, her family (consisting of her parents, herself, and three siblings) moved to Amman, Jordan, for one year, where her parents had been hired to teach at the American Community School. After returning to the United States, Carlson attended Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois. While in college, Carlson was active in the school’s theatre department, appearing in Fifth of July, Noises Off, A Lie of the Mind, and School for Scandal. Carlson graduated cum laude.

Carlson is represented by Karen Foreman on behalf of the The Domain Agency. She is managed by Estelle Lasher and Principal Entertainment.

Carlson currently resides in Chinatown in Manhattan with her daughter, born in 2006, her son, born in August 2009 and her husband, Syd Butler, bass guitar player of Les Savy Fav and owner of the independent label Frenchkiss Records.

In 2013, Carlson's first starring role in a feature film, Sight Unseen (filmed in 2005), will be completed, with no further details of a release date.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Amy Lynn Carlson (born July 7, 1968 height 5' 6" (1,68 m)) is an American actress best known for playing Josie Watts on Another World and Alex Taylor on Third Watch. More recently, she played Kelly Gaffney on the short-lived NBC courtroom drama, Law & Order: Trial by Jury. She currently plays Linda Reagan on the CBS drama Blue Bloods.When Carlson was 13, her family (consisting of her parents, herself, and three siblings) moved to Amman, Jordan, for one year, where her parents had been hired to teach at the American Community School. After returning to the United States, Carlson attended Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois. While in college, Carlson was active in the school’s theatre department, appearing in Fifth of July, Noises Off, A Lie of the Mind, and School for Scandal. Carlson graduated cum laude.

Carlson is represented by Karen Foreman on behalf of the The Domain Agency. She is managed by Estelle Lasher and Principal Entertainment.

Carlson currently resides in Chinatown in Manhattan with her daughter, born in 2006, her son, born in August 2009 and her husband, Syd Butler, bass guitar player of Les Savy Fav and owner of the independent label Frenchkiss Records.

In 2013, Carlson's first starring role in a feature film, Sight Unseen (filmed in 2005), will be completed, with no further details of a release date.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 24

Birthday 1968-07-07

Place of Birth Glen Ellyn - Illinois - USA

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Also Known As

  • Amy Lynn Carlson

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Drift (1 episode)
2018 A Bread Factory Part One: For the Sake of Gold as Grace
2017 Landline as Carla
2016 Natural Selection as Laura
2016 A Midsummer's Hawaiian Dream as Helen
2014 Hits as Christina Casserta
2011 Green Lantern as Jessica Jordan
2011 Too Big to Fail as Erin Callan
2010 Blue Bloods (1 episode) as Linda Reaga (90 episodes) as Linda Reagan
2008 Fringe (1 episode)
2007 Anamorph as Alexandra Fredericks
2007 Black Friday as Rachel McKenzie
2005 Criminal Minds (1 episode)
2005 Law & Order: Trial by Jury (13 episodes) as Kelly Gaffney
2003 NCIS (1 episode)
2003 Peacemakers (9 episodes) as Katie Owen
2000 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (1 episode)
1999 Third Watch (4 episodes)
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1 episode)
1999 Get Real (4 episodes)
1998 Martial Law (1 episode)
1994 ER (1 episode)
1990 Law & Order (1 episode)
1964 Another World (1,668 episodes)

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