Amy Morton

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Born: in Oak Park, Illinois, USA

Filmography

Actor (22)

Chicago Fire 2014 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Actor

Bluebird 2015 (Movie)

Lesley (Actor)

Blue Bloods 2013 - 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Chicago PD 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Girls 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Homeland 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Boss 2011 - 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Private Practice 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Dilemma 2011 (Movie)

Diane Popovich (Actor)

The Greatest 2010 (Movie)

Lydia (Actor)

ER 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Up in the Air 2009 (Movie)

Kara Bingham (Actor)

8mm 1999 (Movie)

Mrs Matthews (Actor)

Falling Down 1993 (Movie)

Mom (Actor)

Rookie of the Year 1993 (Movie)

Mary Rowengartner (Actor)

Straight Talk 1992 (Movie)

Ann (Actor)

Crime Story 1986 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Angel Street (TV Show)

Actor

Chicago Justice (Tv Show)

Actor

Kiss of a Killer (TV Show)

Actor

Mrs. Cage (TV Show)

Actor

Through Naked Eyes (TV Show)

Actor

Relationships

Rob Milburn Sound Designer

Husband

William Petersen Actor

Ex-Companion

Milestones

2014

Began a recurring, and later series regular, role as Sgt. Trudy Platt on "Chicago Fire" and "Chicago PD"

2013

Second Tony nomination for "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"

2009

Played George Clooney's sister in "Up in the Air"

2008

Received a Tony nomination for "August: Osage County"

1997

Joined the Steppenwolf Theatre Company

1992

First feature film appearance in the Dolly Parton comedy "Straight Talk"

1983

TV debut in the made-for-TV feature "Through Naked Eyes"

Bonus Trivia

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Lost 15 pounds during the Broadway run of "August: Osage County," and required chiropractic therapy to deal with the intensity of the performance and the toll upon her body.

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Jason Reitman told Morton that he was having trouble writing the character she would eventually play until he saw her in "Osage County" and realized not only that he knew how the character would unfold, but also that she should play the role.

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Was frequently mistaken for restaurateur Amy Morton and even received birthday flowers meant for her.

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Has also directed numerous productions for Steppenwolf Theatre Company, including "American Buffalo."

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