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Tamblyn in November 2014
Born
Amber Rose Tamblyn

(1983-05-14) May 14, 1983 (age 35)
Occupation
  • Actress
  • author
  • poet
Years active1995–present
Spouse(s)
David Cross (m. 2012)
Children1
Parent(s) Russ Tamblyn
Bonnie Murray
Relatives Eddie Tamblyn (grandfather)

Amber Rose Tamblyn (born May 14, 1983) [1] is an American actress and writer. She first came to national attention in her role on the soap opera General Hospital as Emily Quartermaine, followed by a starring role on the prime-time series Joan of Arcadia , portraying the title character, Joan Girardi for which she received Primetime Emmy and Golden Globe nominations. Her feature film work includes roles such as Tibby Rollins from the first two The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants films (2005–2008), as well as Katie Embry in The Ring (2002), Aubrey Davis in The Grudge 2 (2006) and Megan McBride in 127 Hours (2010); she had an extended arc as Martha M. Masters in the medical drama series House. She also had a starring role as Jenny on seasons eleven and twelve of the CBS sitcom Two and a Half Men .

<i>General Hospital</i> American daytime television medical drama

General Hospital is an American daytime television medical drama. It is listed in Guinness World Records as the longest-running American soap opera in production and the second longest-running drama in television in American history after Guiding Light. Concurrently, it is the world's third longest-running scripted drama series in production after British serials The Archers and Coronation Street, as well as the world's second-longest-running televised soap opera still in production. General Hospital premiered on the ABC television network on April 1, 1963. General Hospital is the longest-running serial produced in Hollywood, and the longest-running entertainment program in ABC television history. It holds the record for most Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Drama Series, with 13 wins.

Emily Quartermaine

Emily Quartermaine is a fictional character from the ABC soap opera General Hospital. The role was originated on January 20, 1995 by Amber Tamblyn, who portrayed the role until July 11, 2001. Natalia Livingston subsequently played Emily from April 1, 2003 until May 7, 2008, despite the character's death in November 2007. Livingston also appeared for two episodes in 2009, last appearing on June 23. Livingston made a surprise return for the show's 50th anniversary, appearing on April 2, 2013. She returned once again on March 18, 2014 & April 2, 2014. In 2005, Livingston won the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her portrayal of Emily.

Joan of Arcadia is an American television fantasy/family drama telling the story of teenager Joan Girardi, who sees and speaks with God and performs tasks she is given. The series originally aired on Fridays on CBS and CTV for two seasons, from September 26, 2003 to April 22, 2005.

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Early life

Tamblyn was born in Santa Monica, California. Her father, Russ Tamblyn, is an actor, dancer, and singer who starred in the 1961 film West Side Story , the 1954 film Seven Brides for Seven Brothers and the television series Twin Peaks , and her mother, Bonnie Murray, is a singer, teacher, and artist. [2] Her paternal grandfather, Eddie Tamblyn, was a vaudeville performer. Her uncle is Larry Tamblyn, who is the keyboardist in the 1960s rock band The Standells. [3] She attended the Santa Monica Alternative School House, which, in her words, was "very unorthodox, no letter grades". [4] At the age of ten, she played Pippi Longstocking in a school play; her father's agent, Sharon Debord, was attending as a family friend and ended up convincing her father to allow Tamblyn to go on auditions. [3]

Santa Monica, California City in California

Santa Monica is a beachfront city in western Los Angeles County, California, United States. Situated on Santa Monica Bay, it is bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles – Pacific Palisades to the north, Brentwood on the northeast, West Los Angeles on the east, Mar Vista on the southeast, and Venice on the south. The Census Bureau population for Santa Monica in 2010 was 89,736.

Russ Tamblyn American actor

Russell Irving Tamblyn is an American film and television actor and dancer. Born and raised in Los Angeles, Tamblyn was trained as a gymnast in his youth. He began his career as a child actor for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Tamblyn appeared in the musical Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954). He subsequently portrayed Norman Page in the drama Peyton Place (1957), for which he earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor. This led to Tamblyn being cast in leading roles, such as in the crime film High School Confidential (1958), and in the title role of Tom Thumb (1958).

<i>West Side Story</i> (film) 1961 film by Robert Wise, Jerome Robbins

West Side Story is a 1961 American romantic musical drama film directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins. The film is an adaptation of the 1957 Broadway musical of the same name, which in turn was inspired by William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet. It stars Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, and George Chakiris, and was photographed by Daniel L. Fapp in Super Panavision 70. Released on October 18, 1961, through United Artists, the film received high praise from critics and viewers, and became the second highest grossing film of the year in the United States. The film was nominated for 11 Academy Awards and won ten, including Best Picture, becoming the record holder for the most wins for a musical.

Career

Television

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Tamblyn posing in 2004

Tamblyn's first TV role was Emily Bowen (later known as Emily Quartermaine) on the soap opera General Hospital , a role that she played for six years (from 1995 to 2001). [5] She also starred in "Evergreen", the pilot episode of the second The Twilight Zone revival in 2002. [6] [7] [ better source needed ] Tamblyn became better known playing Joan Girardi, a teenage girl who receives frequent visits from God, on the CBS drama series Joan of Arcadia . [8] Tamblyn's father made several appearances as God in the form of a dog walker on the show, which ran from 2003 to 2005.

<i>The Twilight Zone</i> (2002 TV series) 2002 American TV series

The Twilight Zone is the second of three revivals of Rod Serling's original 1959–64 television series. It aired for one season on the UPN network, with actor Forest Whitaker assuming Serling's role as narrator and on-screen host. It premiered on September 18, 2002, and aired its final episode on May 21, 2003.

CBS American broadcast television network

CBS is an American English language commercial broadcast television and radio network that is a flagship property of CBS Corporation. The company is headquartered at the CBS Building in New York City with major production facilities and operations in New York City and Los Angeles.

Early guest-starring roles include: Buffy the Vampire Slayer (playing Janice Penshaw, the best friend of Dawn Summers), Boston Public , CSI: Miami , and Punk'd , where Ashton Kutcher and his crew members tricked her into losing someone else's dog. In 2007, Tamblyn starred in the CBS pilot Babylon Fields, an apocalyptic comedic drama about the undead trying to resume their former lives. [9] The CBS network excluded the show from its fall programming lineup, since it would have competed with the network's other undead-themed drama, Moonlight . [10]

Dawn Summers fictional character from Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Dawn Summers is a fictional character created by Joss Whedon and introduced by Marti Noxon and David Fury on the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer, portrayed by Michelle Trachtenberg. She made her debut in the premiere episode of the show's fifth season and subsequently appeared in every episode of its remaining three seasons. Within the series, Dawn is the little sister of main character Buffy Summers, a girl chosen by fate to be a vampire Slayer. Whedon introduced Dawn to the series because he wanted to introduce a character with whom Buffy could have an intensely emotional non-romantic relationship.

<i>Boston Public</i> television series

Boston Public is an American drama television series created by David E. Kelley and broadcast on Fox. Set in Boston, the series centers on Winslow High School, a fictional public high school in the Boston Public Schools district. It features a large ensemble cast and focuses on the work and private lives of the various teachers, students, and administrators at the school. It aired from October 2000 to January 2004. Its slogan was "Every day is a fight. For respect. For dignity. For sanity."

<i>CSI: Miami</i> American police procedural television series (2002–2012)

CSI: Miami is an American police procedural drama television series that premiered on September 23, 2002, on CBS. Starring David Caruso as Lieutenant Horatio Caine, Emily Procter as Detective Calleigh Duquesne, and Kim Delaney as Lieutenant Megan Donner, the series is the first direct spin-off of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, "transplanting the same template and trickery—gory crimes, procedural plot and dazzling graphics—into [a new city] while retaining the essence of the original idea".

In spring 2009, Tamblyn starred in The Unusuals , as NYPD homicide detective Casey Shraeger. [11] The show was canceled after its first season. In the same year, Tamblyn had a recurring role alongside her eventual husband David Cross in the IFC sitcom The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret .

<i>The Unusuals</i> television series

The Unusuals is a comedy-drama television series that aired on ABC from April 8 to June 17, 2009 in the U.S. and Global in Canada. The pilot and first episode were written by Noah Hawley, a former writer and producer for Fox's Bones. An ABC press release described The Unusuals as "like a modern-day M*A*S*H" that "explores both the grounded drama and comic insanity of the world of New York City police detectives, where every cop has a secret". Its premise elaborated:

David Cross American comedian, writer and actor

David Cross is an American stand-up comedian, actor, director, and writer, known primarily for his stand-up performances, the HBO sketch comedy series Mr. Show, and his role as Tobias Fünke in the sitcom Arrested Development. Cross created, wrote, executive produced, and starred in The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret, developed and had a prominent role in Freak Show, appeared on Modern Family and portrayed Ian Hawke in the first three live action/CGI films starring Alvin and the Chipmunks. Cross has also done voice work for the sitcom Oliver Beene, and the animated films Megamind, Next Gen and the Kung Fu Panda film franchise.

<i>The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret</i> television series

The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret is a British-American black comedy television series starring David Cross, Sharon Horgan, Blake Harrison, Will Arnett, Spike Jonze, Sara Pascoe and Amber Tamblyn. The series is produced by IFC and RDF Television and premiered on October 1, 2010, on IFC.

From November 2010 until April 2011, Tamblyn starred as medical student Martha M. Masters, during the seventh season of the Fox medical drama series House . She returned for the series finale in 2012.

Martha Masters (<i>House</i>)

Martha M. Masters is a fictional character on the Fox medical drama television series House. Masters is portrayed by American actress Amber Tamblyn. She appears in a multi-episode arc of season 7, and very briefly in the series finale, "Everybody Dies".

<i>House</i> (season 7) season of television series

The seventh season of House premiered on September 20, 2010, and ended on May 23, 2011. House and Cuddy attempt to make a real relationship work and face the question as to whether their new relationship will affect their ability to diagnose patients. The new season features a new opening title sequence. This was the second change in the opening sequence since the show began; Jennifer Morrison's name was removed from the credits, while Peter Jacobson's and Olivia Wilde's were added to it, with new background images also inserted into the traditional title sequence. This is the last season to feature Lisa Edelstein, who did not return for the eighth season.

Fox Broadcasting Company American television network

The Fox Broadcasting Company is an American commercial terrestrial television network that is a flagship property of the Fox Corporation. The network is headquartered at 1211 Avenue of the Americas in New York City, with additional offices at the Fox Broadcasting Center and at the Fox Television Center in Los Angeles.

In August 2013, Tamblyn was cast as Charlie Harper's long-lost (and previously unknown) lesbian daughter, Jenny, on the sitcom Two and a Half Men , opposite Ashton Kutcher and Jon Cryer. Her first appearance was on the season 11 opener, September 26, 2013. [12]

Tamblyn has appeared on numerous episodes of Comedy Central's Inside Amy Schumer , including the "Milk Milk Lemonade" sketch which aired in 2015. [13] She has also guest starred on IFC's Portlandia and Comedy Bang! Bang! , as well as numerous shows on Adult Swim, including The Heart, She Holler opposite Patton Oswalt and Metalocalypse .

Films

Tamblyn launched her film career playing bit parts in her father's movies: Rebellious and Johnny Mysto: Boy Wizard. She also appeared in 1995's Live Nude Girls . [3] Her first major film role was in 2005's The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants as Tibby Rollins, co-starring Alexis Bledel, America Ferrera, and Blake Lively. Tamblyn reprised the role in the 2008 sequel, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 . [3]

Her horror film career began with the opening scene of 2002's The Ring . [3] Tamblyn also appeared in the Japan-set The Grudge 2 , a sequel to the horror hit The Grudge . The film, which also stars Sarah Michelle Gellar, was released on October 13, 2006, and debuted in the #1 spot at the North American box office. [3] In August 2010, Tamblyn won the Bronze Leopard at the Locarno International Film Festival for her performance in the title role of Stephanie Daley . The film, which also won an award at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival, features Tamblyn as a 16-year-old who kills her baby, moments after giving birth in the bathroom of a ski resort. [3] She was also nominated for Best Actress at the Independent Spirit Awards. The film also stars Tilda Swinton and Timothy Hutton. She also starred in Blackout in 2008. [14]

In January 2008, Tamblyn appeared in the Hallmark film The Russell Girl, about a woman suffering from disease and mental anguish. [3] Tamblyn appeared in the 2009 film Spring Breakdown , also featuring Amy Poehler, Rachel Dratch, and Parker Posey. [15] Tamblyn appeared alongside Orlando Bloom, Colin Firth, and Patricia Clarkson in the 2010 film Main Street , a drama set in North Carolina. That year, she also had a role in the drama 127 Hours , with James Franco. [3]

In 2012, Tamblyn starred alongside Wes Bentley and Vincent Piazza in the indie feature 3 Nights in the Desert directed by Gabriel Cowan, written by playwright Adam Chanzit and produced by John Suits.

In 2015, Tamblyn starred opposite Bob Odenkirk in the Netflix original film, Girlfriend's Day . [16]

Theater

Tamblyn attended a grade school for the theatrical arts from the age of 5 to 14. She was discovered as an actress at the age of 9 when she starred in Pippi Longstocking.

In 2014 Tamblyn originated the role of Daisy Domergue for the live reading at the Ace Theater in Los Angeles of Quentin Tarantino's The Hateful Eight . She was hand picked by Tarantino, a long time friend, along with fellow cast members Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell and others. [17] Tamblyn starred in Neil LaBute's Reasons to be pretty at the Geffen Playhouse in 2014, which received critical acclaim. [18]

Poetry

Tamblyn has self-published two chapbooks of poetry, Of the Dawn and Plenty of Ships, and has participated in poetry readings at various venues, particularly in California. The Loneliest, a poem book inspired by Thelonious Monk and his music, was published in 2005 and contains haiku poetry written by Tamblyn and coupled with collages by George Herms. [19] Only 300 copies of the book were published.

In 2005, Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing published Tamblyn's debut book of poems, written between the ages of 11 and 21, entitled Free Stallion. The School Library Journal 's review states that, "Free Stallion is a compilation of poetry that amounts to a portrait of the artist as a teenager.... Many of the selections are appropriately self-absorbed but move beyond journalistic catharsis to real insight and stunning language for one so young." [20] Poet Laureate Lawrence Ferlinghetti called the book, "A fine, fruitful gestation of throbbingly nascent sexuality, awakened in young new language." [21] Tamblyn has toured extensively with poet Derrick C. Brown, including the Lazers of Sexcellence tours. [22] In 2008, she was featured in the Write Bloody Publishing anthology, The Last American Valentine: Illustrated Poems to Seduce and Destroy. [23]

Tamblyn appeared in a poetry concert film recorded on August 4, 2002 in Los Angeles, The Drums Inside Your Chest. Premiere date: April 26, 2009 at the Newport Beach Film Festival. [24] A new collection of poetry, Bang Ditto, was published in September 2009 by San Francisco's Manic D Press. Beginning in October 2009, Tamblyn began blogging for the Poetry Foundation's blog, Harriet. [25] Her poem "Bridgette Anderson" was one of the poems featured in Saul Williams' book Chorus, published by MTV Books in September 2011.

In 2007, she co-founded Write Now Poetry Society, dedicated to creating unique and quality poetry programming. The non-profit has a long history with The Getty Museum, curating poetry events in conjunction with art openings, such as 2011's Dark Blushing, featuring new poems commissioned by poets Patricia Smith and NEA fellow Jeffrey McDaniel, based on works of art by Dante Gabriel Rossetti and William Blake. [26] Since 2011, Tamblyn has reviewed books of poetry by women for iconic feminist magazine, BUST Magazine . [27]

In 2014, Tamblyn sold her third collection of poems, Dark Sparkler, to Harper Collins. The book explores the lives and deaths of child star actresses. Tamblyn was quoted as saying the book's subject matter was very difficult to write and took over 6 years to complete. The book also features portrait art of the women by film director and artist David Lynch and musician and artist Marilyn Manson. [28]

Books

Tamblyn's first novel, Any Man, [29] was released June 2018. Its plot centers on a serial female rapist who preys on men.

Tamblyn's second book, a memoir and feminist manifesto, Era of Ignition, [30] was released in March 2019. The book is a personal exploration of feminism during divisive times.

Personal life

Tamblyn and comedian/actor David Cross became engaged in August 2011, [31] and married on October 6, 2012. [32] On February 21, 2017, she gave birth to their daughter. [33] [34]

In a 2016 interview, Cross revealed that Tamblyn was "staunch Hillary Clinton supporter" for the presidency of the United States and that it caused a "minor rift" in their marriage as he held a strong admiration for Senator Bernie Sanders. [35]

She is sometimes said to be the goddaughter of actors Dean Stockwell, musician Neil Young, and the late Dennis Hopper, although in a 2009 interview with Parade , Tamblyn explained that "godfather" was "just a loose term" for Stockwell, Hopper and Young, three famous friends of her father's, who were always around the house when she was growing up, and who were big influences on her life. [36]

In a series of September 2017 tweets later reiterated in an open letter published in Teen Vogue , Tamblyn said that actor James Woods tried to seduce her and a friend, as well as take them to Las Vegas, when both were sixteen and Woods was aware of the fact; the three were at a restaurant. [37] [38]

Filmography

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Tamblyn at the MuchMusic Video Awards red carpet, June 17, 2007

Film

YearTitleRoleNotes
1995 Live Nude Girls Young Jill
1995RebelliousDeb
1997Johnny Mysto: Boy WizardSprout
2002 The Ring Katie Embry
2002 Ten Minutes Older: The Trumpet KateSegment: "Twelve Miles to Trona"
2005 The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Tibby Rollins
2006 Stephanie Daley Stephanie Daley
2006 The Grudge 2 Aubrey Davis
2007 Spiral Amber
2007 Normal Adolescent Behavior Wendy Bergman
2008One Fast Move or I'm Gone: Kerouac's Big SurHerselfDocumentary
2008 Blackout Claudia
2008 The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 Tibby Rollins
2009 Spring Breakdown Ashley
2009 Beyond a Reasonable Doubt Ella Crystal
2010 127 Hours Megan McBride
2010 Main Street Mary Saunders
2012 Django Unchained Daughter of a son of a gunfighter
2014 X/Y Stacey
2014 3 Nights in the Desert Anna
2014Growing Up and Other LiesTabatha
2016 Paint It Black Director and co-writer [39]
2017 Girlfriend's Day Jill
2018 Nostalgia Bethany Ashemore

Television

YearTitleRoleNotes
1995–2001 General Hospital Emily Quartermaine Role held: January 20, 1995 – July 11, 2001
2001 Buffy the Vampire Slayer Janice Penshaw Episode: "All the Way"
2002 Boston Public Melissa CampbellEpisode: "Chapter Thirty-Two"
2002 The Twilight Zone Jenna WinslowEpisode: "Evergreen"
2002 CSI: Miami Senior Cadet Valerie BarreiroEpisode: "Camp Fear"
2003 Without a Trace Clare MetcalfeEpisode: "Clare de Lune"
2003–2005 Joan of Arcadia Joan GirardiLead role (45 episodes)
2007 Babylon Fields Janine WunchPilot
2008 The Russell Girl Sarah RussellMovie
2009 The Unusuals Detective Casey Shraeger10 episodes
2010–2012, 2016 The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret Stephanie Daley6 episodes
2010–2012 House Martha M. Masters 15 episodes
2012 Portlandia Bookstore internEpisode: "Cat Nap"
2012 Metalocalypse Trindle (voice)Episode: "Fanklok"
2013 The Heart, She Holler Hurlette HeadheEpisode: "The Dearranged Marriage"
2013–2016 Inside Amy Schumer Various roles5 episodes
2013–2015 Two and a Half Men Jenny 24 episodes
2014 Community Thought Jacker co-starEpisode: "Basic Sandwich"; uncredited[ citation needed ]
2014 Comedy Bang! Bang! HerselfEpisode: "Amber Tamblyn Wears a Leather Jacket & Black Booties"
2016 Lip Sync Battle HerselfEpisode: "America Ferrera vs. Amber Tamblyn"
2018 Drunk History Margaret Sanger Episode: "Sex"
2020 Y Mariette Callows [40]

Bibliography

Discography

YearAlbumArtistTrackRole
2012 Payback [41] Danny! "Evil"Vocals
2013 Event 2 Deltron 3030 "Lawnchair Quarterback Part 1"
"Lawnchair Quarterback Part 2"
Spoken word

Awards and nominations

Tamblyn's portrayal of Joan Girardi earned her both Golden Globe Award [ citation needed ] and Primetime Emmy Award nominations in 2004. [42] She was also nominated for a Saturn Award for Best Actress in a Television Series in 2004 and 2005. Her role on House ended with her having multiple nominations for her final performance as Martha Masters.

YearAssociationCategoryWorkResultRefs
1999 YoungStar Awards Best Performance by a Young Actress in a Daytime TV Program General HospitalWon
2000YoungStar Awards Best Performance by a Young Actress in a Daytime TV Program General HospitalWon
2004 Saturn Awards Best Actress on Television Joan of ArcadiaWon
2004 Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Joan of ArcadiaNominated [42]
2004 Satellite Awards Best Actress – Television Series Drama Joan of ArcadiaNominated
2004 Teen Choice Awards Choice Breakout TV Star – Female Joan of ArcadiaNominated
2004Teen Choice AwardsChoice TV Actress – Drama/Action AdventureJoan of ArcadiaNominated
2004 Young Artist Awards Best Young Adult Performer in a Teenage Role Joan of ArcadiaNominated [43]
2005Saturn Awards Best Actress on Television Joan of ArcadiaNominated
2005Satellite Awards Best Actress – Television Series Drama Joan of ArcadiaNominated
2005Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Actress: Drama The Sisterhood of the Traveling PantsNominated
2006 Locarno International Film Festival Best Actress Stephanie DaleyWon
2007 Independent Spirit Awards Best Supporting Female Stephanie DaleyNominated
2007Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Actress: Horror/Thriller The Grudge 2Nominated

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