Amy was planning on a career as a ballet dancer until she found out how little money she'd make.
Amy is best of friends with "Caroline in the City" co-star Lea Thompson.
Her height is 5'5" (1.65 m).
Pietz's work for charities is extensive, including a passion for the Winter Special Olympics.
As a teenager she attended Milwaukee High School of the Arts.
As well as being adopted herself, her son is also adopted.
She is a founding member of the Eclipse Theater Company in Chicago.
She was adopted when she was younger by Arnold and Nancy Pietz.
One of her idols is actress Cherry Jones.
Holly Hunter is her favourite actress.
They Might Be Giants is her favourite band.
Golfing and Skiing are among her hobbies.
Her film debut was in the movie Jingle All the Way alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger.
She attended DePaul University in Chicago and gained a degree in acting.
As well as being an actress, she is also a trained ballet dancer.
She is married to the actor and director Kenny Williams.
She was one of the producers and stars of the movie Jell-Ohh Lady.
She played Martha Boswell in the play The Boswell Sisters.
In 1998 she won a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for Best Actress in a Comedy.