Amy Carlson Biography
Birthday: July 7, 1968 (Cancer)
Born In: Glen Ellyn, Illinois, United States
Amy Carlson is an American television actress best known for her roles as Alex Taylor in NBC’s series ‘Third Watch,’ Josie Watts in NBC’s soap opera ‘Another World’ and Linda Reagan in CBS’ police procedural drama ‘Blue Bloods’. Born in US, she, alongside her family, moved to Amman, Jordan for a year before returning to their home country. As a school student, she was a promising athlete and participated in relay races. She is also a talented writer who has taken part in several writing contests. Following high school, Carlson studied at Knox College where she became active in the college’s theatre department, performing in the productions of ‘A Lie of the Mind,’ ‘Noises Off,’ and ‘Fifth of July.’ She eventually made her professional debut in 1992, landing roles in both the small and the big screen. Carlson currently lives in New York City with her long-time partner, guitarist Syd Butler, and their two kids.