Amy Acker

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Quotes (29)

  • Amy Acker: Working with William Shatner was definitely an experience.

  • Amy Acker: For all my life growing up, I thought I wanted to be a ballerina. And then I got knee surgery in high school so I couldn't dance, and I started taking acting in high school, I guess my sophomore year. Right after that, I knew that was what I wanted.

  • Amy Acker: (Amy on first landing the role of Fred on Angel) At first, I thought I was just doing three episodes. I had a normal audition and at the final call-back, I was the only person there, so I kind of thought I was the one who got it. They said that they were looking for another girl character for the show, but they didn't know who it was going to be. So we kind of convinced them to use me. Joss Whedon wrote a little screen test and I went in a filmed that with J. August Richards and Alexis Denisof, and found out about a day later.

  • Amy Acker: (thoughts on the ending of Angel) I keep being the only one who cries, then I make everyone else cry and, I feel bad.

  • Amy Acker: (on her characterfrom Angel) Fred loves junk food, so yesterday I got to eat ice-cream. I'm always getting snacks on set. The first day, my room on the set had Taco Bell wrappers all over the floor, so you can see she has been excited to get back and have tacos.

  • Amy Acker: (On dancing when she was younger) While growing up, I was pretty shy, and dance was a great way to express things without having to talk in front of people.

  • Amy Acker: (on her thoughts about what she wanted in a man) I want a guy who likes to be climbed on, I love to hang on to people literally.

  • Amy Acker: (on being on the set of Angel) There was something funny going on pretty much every day. Pretty much any time Andy was on set he had great fun! We would always make fun of him because he had certain things he would do. Like he would do the double takes that Lorne does, then we would have this thing where we would see if get him to do a quadruple take! So we would always do little things, and he would always say little things that we would make fun of.

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Trivia (83)

  • Amy has been featured in issues #3, #11, and #21 of the UK Angel Magazine.

  • In 2007, Amy played Nathan Fillion's character's wife in the FOX TV show Drive.

  • Amy was promoted from guest star to series regular on Alias halfway through the fifth season, and was added to the opening credits of the show.

  • Amy is featured in the Angel Season 5 trading cards. Her image and characters, Fred and Illyria, are in 10 cards out of the base card set.

  • Amy is featured in the Angel Season 4 trading cards. Her image and character, Fred, are in 18 cards out of the base card set.

  • Amy is featured in the Angel Season 2 trading cards. Her image and character, Fred, is in 1 card out of the base card set.

  • Amy was featured in the #82 issue of the UK Buffy the Vampire Slayer featuring Angel Magazine.

  • Amy is featured in the #49 issue of the UK Buffy the Vampire Slayer Magazine.

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