Mädchen Amick Biography
(Actress and Director Known for Her Role as ‘Shelly Johnson’ on the TV Series ‘Twin Peaks’)
Birthday: December 12, 1970 (Sagittarius)
Born In: Sparks, Nevada, United States
Mädchen Amick is an American actress who has appeared in some of the most popular television shows in the 1990s including the enormously successful ‘Twin Peaks’ franchise. She famously played the role of ‘Shelly Johnson’ in the franchise which made her a household name. She was part of the original television show in the early 1990s and then reprised the role in its film adaptation, ‘Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me’, and more recently, in the revival of the series, ‘Twin Peaks: The Return’. Born to parents of mixed ethnicity, she grew up to be a pretty girl with exotic features. Even though her parents are not from the acting field, they encouraged their daughter to pursue her passion for a career in the show business. As a teenager, she moved to Los Angeles from Nevada to start acting. Over the course of her career, she appeared as ‘Carrie Fairchild’ in the soap opera ‘Central Park West’ and played ‘Ariel’ in the fantasy drama show ‘Fantasy Island.’ Apart from being active in the television industry, Amick has also made her presence felt on the silver screen. She has portrayed memorable roles in films like ‘Sleepwalkers’, ‘Dream Lover’, and ‘Love, Cheat & Steal’. Amick was critically praised for her role in ‘Dream Lover’ which earned her a nomination at the Saturn Awards for Best Actress.