Van Nostrand, Amy 1953–

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Van NOSTRAND, Amy 1953


Born April 11, 1953, in Providence, RI; sisterinlaw of Tyne Daly (an actress); married Timothy Daly (an actor), 1982; children: two. Education: Brown University, B.A.

Career: Actress and producer. Weston Playhouse Theatre Company, Weston, VT, member of board of directors; Trinity Repertory Company, Providence, RI, Peter Kaplan fellow.

Member: Actors' Equity Association.

Awards, Honors: DramaLogue Award, outstanding actress, for The Colorado Catechism.


Television Appearances; Series:

Mary, One Life to Live, ABC, 1999.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Amy, Kids Like These, CBS, 1987.

Over My Dead Body, 1990.

Linda Smith, The Flood: Who Will Save Our Children?, NBC, 1993.

Emily, Dangerous Heart, USA Network, 1994.

Mary Ann White, Execution of Justice, Showtime, 1999.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Gwen Van Osburgh, "The House of Mirth," Great Performances, PBS, 1981.

Waller, "Home," Vietnam War Story, HBO, 1987.

Sheila Carmichael, On Trial, NBC, 1994.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Bon Bon Le Chocolat, "Thank God It's Monday," Cagney & Lacey, CBS, 1984.

Nancy Shacter, "The Grace of Wrath," L.A. Law, NBC, 1987.

Carol Terry, "Button, Button," Cagney & Lacey, CBS, 1988.

Gwen Tucker, "Have I Got a Couple for You," Wings, NBC, 1995.

Carolyn Wiggins, "Sex, Lies and Monkeys," The Practice, ABC, 1997.

Janice, "The Maris Counselor," Frasier, NBC, 1998.

Grace Tully, "And in That Darkness," The Fugitive, CBS, 2001.

Television Appearances; Other:

Ginger, Landslide, 2004.

Also appeared in Almost Grown, Family Album, and Trial by Jury.

Film Appearances:

Girl at Clio's, Made in Heaven, Lorimar, 1987.

Marge Swimmer, Ruby Cairo (also known as Deception and The Missing Link: Ruby Cairo ), Miramax, 1994.

Mrs. Winston (some sources cite Mrs. Weston), Outside Providence, Miramax, 1999.

Say You'll Be Mine (also known as Strangers in Transit ), 1999.

Mrs. Weems, Partners in Crime, Artisan Entertainment, 2000.

Jodi, Bereft, 2004.

Film Work:

Associate producer, Seven Girlfriends, Castle Hill, 1999.

Stage Appearances:

Miss Cutts, The Hothouse, Trinity Square Repertory Company, Playhouse Theatre, New York City, 1982.

Innkeeper, then Katharina, The Taming of the Shrew, Shakespeare Theatre, Washington, DC, 1995.

Francey, Dead End, Adams Memorial Theatre, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Williamstown, MA, 1997.

Hesione Hushabye, Heartbreak House, Boston University, Huntington Stage Company, Huntington Theatre, Boston, MA, 2002.

Mrs. Saunders, Cloud Nine, Trinity Repertory Company, Providence, RI, 2002.

Ouisa, Six Degrees of Separation, Guthrie Theatre, Minneapolis, MN, 2003.

Mrs. Prentice, What the Butler Saw, Boston University, Huntington Stage Company, Huntington Theatre, 2004.

Appeared as Melissa Gardner, Love Letters, and in productions of Awake and Sing!, Buried Child, Bus Stop, The Elephant Man, A Flea in Her Ear, The New England Sonata, Of Mice and Men, Talley's Folly, The Tempest, and Vanities, all Trinity Repertory Company; appeared as Leontine, The Triumph of Love, and in productions of Dancing at Lughnasa, Last Night of Ballyhoo, Lips Together, Teeth Apart, and Lost in Yonkers, all Weston Playhouse, Weston, VT; also appeared in Ancestral Voices, George Street Playhouse, New Brunswick, NJ; in The Colorado Catechism, Coast Playhouse; Dance with Me, Pearl Theatre, New York City; Tangles, Pittsburgh Public Theatre, Pittsburgh, PA; and The Three Sisters, Williamstown Theatre Festival.

Major Tours:

Appeared in the U.S. Information Agency tour of Buried Child and Of Mice and Men, both Indian and Syrian cities.

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