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Amy Carlson

Biography

Veteran actress who played Alex Taylor in the NBC series Third View and Josie W in the NBC soap opera Another Globe. This year 2010, she started playing Linda Reagan on CBS’s Blue Bloods. She made an appearance in the 1978 play Fifth of July. She received a 1998 Day time Emmy Prize nomination. She got a girl in 2006 with Syd Butler. She was a ensemble member of Rules & Purchase: Trial by Jury along with Bebe Neuwirth.

Quick Facts


Full Name Amy Carlson
Date Of Birth July 7, 1968
Place Of Birth Glen Ellyn, IL
Height 1.67 m
Profession TV Actress
Education Knox College, Glenbard West High School
Nationality American
Spouse Syd Butler
Children Nigel Butler, Lyla Butler
Parents Barbara Carlson, Bob Carlson
Siblings Lori Carlson, Betsy Carlson, Joseph Carlson
Nominations Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Movies Anamorph, Too Big to Fail, The Babe, Natural Selection, If These Walls Could Talk 2, Thanks of a Grateful Nation, A Midsummer's Hawaiian Dream, Hits, Landline, Viva Las Vegas, Winning Girls Through Psychic Mind Control, Drift, Black Friday
TV Shows Guiding Light, Law & Order: Trial by Jury, Third Watch, Peacemakers, Falcone, Another World, Blue Bloods
Star Sign Cancer

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#Fact
1Has two children with her husband Syd Butler - a daughter named Lyla Butler (b. October 2006) and a son named Nigel (b. August 2009).
2Best friend of actress Jorja Fox, whom she met in 1993 on the set of the short-lived series Missing Persons (1993) .
3Has two Chinese symbols tattooed on her ankle. The symbols stand for 'Peace of Mind' and 'Love and Happiness.'


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Landline2017post-productionCarla
A Midsummer's Hawaiian Dream2016TV Movie post-productionHelen
Blue Bloods2010-2016TV SeriesLinda Reagan
Sight Unseen2015/IRachel Sampson
Natural Selection2015Laura
Hits2014Christina Casserta
This One Time2013TV Series
Green Lantern2011Jessica Jordan
Too Big to Fail2011TV MovieErin Callan
Trio2010Short
Fringe2010TV SeriesMaureen Donovan
Criminal Minds2008TV SeriesCece Hillenbrand
NCIS2007TV SeriesKaren Sutherland
The Kidnapping2007TV MovieRachel McKenzie
Anamorph2007Alexandra Fredericks
Khan kluay2006Nuan / Cha / Cow (voice)
Law & Order: Trial by Jury2005-2006TV SeriesKelly Gaffney
Drift2006TV MovieLauren
Franklin Charter2005TV MovieMaggie Keeler
Law & Order2004TV SeriesCollette Connolly
Peacemakers2003TV SeriesKatie Owen
Third Watch2000-2003TV SeriesAlex Taylor
Stella Shorts 1998-20022002VideoHippy Girl
Winning Girls Through Psychic Mind Control2002Kathy
ER2002TV SeriesAlex Taylor
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2000TV SeriesPatricia Andrews
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation2000TV SeriesKate Armstrong
Falcone2000TV Series
If These Walls Could Talk 22000TV MovieMichelle (segment "1972")
NYPD Blue2000TV SeriesLisa Marantz
Everything Put Together2000Jane
St. Michael's Crossing1999TV SeriesKelly McGloin
Get Real1999TV SeriesDr. Sedgwick
Martial Law1999TV SeriesCassie McGill
Thanks of a Grateful Nation1998TV MovieTammy Boyer
Another World1993-1998TV SeriesJosephine 'Josie' Watts (Matthews) Sinclair #2 / Josephine Watts
The Untouchables1993-1994TV SeriesNurse Hardy / Former Prostitute
Missing Persons1993TV SeriesHelena Brusich
Legacy of Lies1992TV MovieMarianna Nania
The Babe1992Girl on Stairs

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Talk2014TV SeriesHerself
Rachael Ray2013TV SeriesHerself
This One Time2013TV SeriesHerself
Creating Characters2011Video shortHerself
A Different Look at 'Law & Order'2006Video shortHerself
Last Call with Carson Daly2005TV Series
The Belzer Connection2003TV Series documentaryHerself
Weakest Link2001TV SeriesHerself
Third Watch2001TV SeriesHerself
The 25th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards1998TV SpecialHerself
The 22nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards1995TV SpecialHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The 16th Annual Soap Opera Awards2000TV SpecialJosie Watts (Matthews) Sinclair

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2004Bronze WranglerWestern Heritage AwardsFictional Television DramaPeacemakers (2003)· Rick Ramage (executive producer)
· Charles Grant Craig (executive producer)
· Rob Wright (producer/writer)
· Richard Heus (producer)
· Jean de Segonzac (director)
· Tom Berenger (actor)
· Peter O'Meara (actor)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1998Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama SeriesAnother World (1964)
1997Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsHottest RomanceAnother World (1964)· Timothy Gibbs
1995Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsOutstanding Female NewcomerAnother World (1964)


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