Ami Dolenz

Ami Dolenz

American actress
Date of Birth: 08.01.1969
Country: USA

  1. Biography of Amy Dolenz
  2. Family Background
  3. Early Career
  4. Television and Film Success
  5. Later Career and Personal Life

Biography of Amy Dolenz

Amy Dolenz is an American actress known for her roles in television series and feature films. She was born on January 8, 1969, in Burbank, California.

Ami Dolenz

Family Background

Amy was born into a showbiz family. Her father, Mike Dolenz, was a member of the popular pop-rock group "The Monkees" in the 1960s, and her mother, Samantha Juste, was a television presenter on British television. Additionally, her grandfather, George Dolenz, and grandmother, Janelle Johnson, were also actors in the film industry.

Ami Dolenz

Early Career

At the age of fifteen, Amy won a talent competition, which sparked her desire to become an actress. She dropped out of school and began auditioning for roles in various television series. In 1986, she landed her first role in the television series "Kids Incorporated," followed by a more significant role as Linda in two episodes of the series "Growing Pains."

Ami Dolenz

Television and Film Success

In 1987, Amy made her debut in a feature film with a small role in the comedy "Can't Buy Me Love." That same year, she received the role of Melissa McKee in the television series "General Hospital," which brought her recognition and popularity. She was twice nominated for "Best Young Actress in a TV Drama Series" in 1988 and 1989.

After finishing her work on "General Hospital" in 1989, Amy received an invitation to play the lead role in the feature film "She's Out of Control." The following year, she portrayed Sloan Peterson in the television series "Ferris Bueller." However, the series was canceled after only thirteen episodes in 1991.

Throughout the 1990s, Amy continued to appear in films and on television, including the action film "Rescue Me," the romantic comedy "Miracle Beach," the thriller "Disaster," the adventure film "White Wolves," the drama "Dangerous Curves," and the horror detective film "Witchboard 2."

Later Career and Personal Life

From 1999, Amy did not appear in television series but returned to the silver screen after a four-year hiatus in 2003 with the independent film "Mr. Id," in which she played the role of Heather Dumbrowski. In 2007, she starred in and produced the film "Even If." She also appeared in the films "New Hope Manor" and "Room and Board" in 2009.

In August 2002, Amy Dolenz married actor and martial arts master Jerry Trimble.