Amy Acker

Born and raised in Dallas, Texas where she graduated Lake Highlands High School, Amy Acker is the oldest of four children; she has two sisters and one brother. An acting major at Southern Methodist University, Amy acted in several college theater productions. She appeared in various roles during the fantasy segments for the popular award-winning children's TV series Wishbone (1995), which was filmed in Texas and consisted of Dallas theater actors. Upon graduation she worked in Wisconsin and New York before winning the role of "Fred" on Angel (1999).

Known For


Cast Credits

The Gifted (2017)
Starring as Kate Stewart
MacGyver (2016)
Guest starring as Sarah Adler (2 episodes)
Con Man (2015)
Guest starring as Dawn Jones / Bree Mitney (7 episodes)
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013)
Guest starring as Audrey Nathan
Person of Interest (2011)
Starring as Samantha "Root" Groves (53 episodes)
Guest starring as Samantha "Root" Groves (6 episodes)
Grimm (2011)
Guest starring as Lena Marcinko
Once Upon a Time (2011)
Guest starring as Astrid/Nova
  • Episode 1x14: Dreamy (Mar 4, 2012)
Suits (2011)
Guest starring as Esther Litt (2 episodes)
Human Target (2010)
Guest starring as Katherine Walters
No Ordinary Family (2010)
Guest starring as Amanda Grayson (2 episodes)
Happy Town (2010)
Starring as Rachel Conroy (2 episodes)
Dollhouse (2009)
Guest starring as Dr. Claire Saunders (16 episodes)
Warehouse 13 (2009)
Guest starring as Tracy Bering
The Good Wife (2009)
Guest starring as Trish Arkin
  • Episode 1x23: Running (May 25, 2010)
How I Met Your Mother (2005)
Guest starring as Penelope
  • Episode 1x22: Come On (May 15, 2006)
Supernatural (2005)
Guest starring as Andrea Barr
Alias (2001)
Starring as Kelly Peyton (13 episodes)
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000)
Guest starring as Sandy Colfax
  • Episode 11x11: Man Up (Jan 6, 2011)
Guest starring as Sandy Larken
  • Episode 13x19: Backfire (Apr 10, 2013)
Angel (1999)
Starring as Illyria
Guest starring as Winifred "Fred" Burkle (4 episodes)