December 5 is Amy Acker’s birthday.
Acker played Winifred “Fred” Burkle and Illyria in the television cult series Angel. The character first appeared in Season 2 Episode 20 “Over the Rainbow.” Amy Acker recurred on the show for the reminder of Season 2 before becoming a regular cast member in Season 3 through to the series conclusion at Season 5, in which she created the character of god Illyria who took over a deceased Fred’s body. Amy went on to star in Person of Interest as the popular character Samantha “Root” Groves.
Amy Acker has an extension list of film and television credits which includes Catch Me If You Can, Alias, CSI, Once Upon a Time, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, Person of Interest, The Gifted, How I Met Your Mother, Grimm and Grey’s Anatomy.
Along with some of her former Angel cast members, Amy Acker appeared in October at New York Comic Con for the Angel panel celebrating the show’s 20th anniversary as well as attended Starfury Conventions 10th Annual Vampire The Ball on October 18 – 20, 2019 at the Hilton Metropole Hotel in Birmingham.
So on this your birthday Amy Acker, wishing you continue success happiness in your career and life. Thank you for entertaining audiences by playing a vast array of complex and interesting characters.
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