Madchen Amick
Date of Birth
December 12,1970
Place of birth
Sparks, Nevada


Madchen Amick, born in Sparks, Nevada was raised by parents who encouraged her to be involved in the arts. She grew up playing a variety of instruments including the piano, bass, guitar and violin and had lessons in tap, ballet, jazz and modern dance.

At the age of sixteen, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue her love of acting. Her first appearances were in Star Trek: The Next Generation and The Borrower. Madchen's biggest break in the acting industry was her role in the famous television series Twin Peaks, as the waitress Shelly Johnson; she also appeared in the feature film made after the series wrapped, Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me. Since then Madchen has appeared in numerous films, even starring in the television series Gilmore Girls, E.R., and a handful of other shows.



  • The Borrower(1991)-Megan
  • Sleepwalkers(1992)-Tanya Robertson
  • Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me(1992)Shelly Johnson
  • Dream Lover(1993)-Lena Mathers
  • Love, Cheat & Steal(1993)-Lauren Harrington
  • Trapped in Paradise(1994)-Sarah Collins
  • French Exit(1995)-Zina
  • Bombshell(1996)-Angeline
  • Wounded(1997)Julie Clayton
  • Twist of Fate(1998)-Rachel Dwyer
  • The List(2000)-Gabrielle Mitchell
  • Italian Ties(2001)-Jamie
  • Scenes of the Crime(2001)-Carmen
  • Global Effect(2002)-Dr. Sera Levitt
  • Four Corners of Suburbia(2005)-Rachel Samson
  • Priest(2001)-"Shannon"

T.V. Series

  • Star Trek:The Next Generation(1989)-Teenage Girl - Anya
  • Baywatch(1989)-Laurie Harris
  • Twin Peaks(1991)-Shelly Johnson
  • Fallen Angels(1995)-Mrs. Cordell
  • C.P.W.(1996)-Carrie Fairchild
  • Fantasy Island(1998-1999)-Ariel
  • Dawson's Creek(1999)-Nicole Kennedy
  • Queens Supreme(2003)-Lisa Salinger
  • Gilmore Girls(2002-2003)-Sherry Tinsdale
  • Wild Card(2003)-Crystal Stevenson
  • Ed-(2003-Celeste 'CeCe' Royce
  • Jake in Progress(2005)-Kylie
  • ER(2005)-Wendall Meade
  • Joey(2005)-Sara
  • Freddie(2006)-Allison
  • Law & Order(2006)-Alissa Goodwyn
  • Kidnapped(2006-2007)-Yvonne Guttman - Dragon Lady
  • Viva Laughlin(2007)-Natalie Holden
  • Shark(2008)-Gina Romero
  • Gossip Girl(2008)-Duchess Catherine Beaton
  • Californication(2008)-Janie Jones
  • My Own Worst Enemy(2008)-Angelica 'Angie' Spivey
  • Damages(2010)-Danielle Marchetti
  • CSI: NY(2010)-Aubrey Hunter