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Amy Landecker is known as an American actress. She is most famous for her roles in films like Dan in Real Life, A Serious Man, All Is Bright, and Project Almanac.


Amy Lauren Landecker was born on September 30, 1969 in Chicago, IL. Her father John Records Landecker was an outstanding Chicago radio character during the vast majority of his career. Her maternal extraordinary grandfather was legal counselor Joseph N. Welch.

Ex-Husband and Husband

Landecker started a relationship with actor Larry David after the two met on the set arrangement of "Check Your Enthusiasm", yet it was fleeting. In mid 2015, she started dating her "Transparent" co-star Bradley Whitford. In 2018, Whitford affirmed through the Marc Maron podcast that the two got engaged.

Acting Career

One of Amy's first acting projects was a commercial for Tampax, which earned her a lot of cash for a starting actress. In 2009, she had one of her most prominent roles when she was cast as the supporting character, Mrs Samsky for the movie "A Serious Man", directed by the Coen Brothers and was named for an Academy Award. The film is set in 1967 and follows a Minnesota Jewish man whose personal and professional life starts to disintegrate, driving him to scrutinize his confidence. Pundits adulated her performance, and the film helped her win new different projects.

In 2011, she turned into a regular cast member of NBC's "The Paul Reiser Show", playing the spouse of Paul Reiser named Claire. The show aired for two seasons before being dropped because of ratings which the network depicted as very low. She proceeded with her TV work on shows like "Curb Your Enthusiasm", "Law and Order: Criminal Intent", "Law and Order: Special Victims Unit", and "NCIS".

One of most prominent projects was the play "Bug" which was additionally adjusted into a film composed by playwright Tracy Letts. In 2013, she featured in the film "All Is Bright", and the same year worked on "Clear History", which is a comedy film, and "Enough Said" which is a lighthearted comedy featuring Julia Louis-Dreyfus and James Gandolfini. The next year, she was cast close by Judith Light and Jeffrey Tambor for the show "Transparent" which won various honors all through its run. The story pursues the lives of a family who find that their father has become a trans lady.

In December 2019, the film Bombshell was released in theaters. Amy stars in the film as Dianne Brandi.

Date modified: May 7, 2020
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