Amy completed her undergraduate studies at Fairfield University, she attended NYU (New York University), where she received her master's in political science. Amy worked in film, television and theater. She has a recurring role on "Homeland" as 'Maggie Mathison'. In 1994, she starred in "Brainscan" with Edward Furlong. In 2012 she made an appearance as 'Dr. Karen Folson' in the 2nd season episode "Leap of Faith" on the CBS show Blue Bloods.
- Her first televised role came in a 1992 episode of Lifestories: Families in Crisis, but she didn't earn her first recurring role until playing Chloe Drescher on Matt Waters in 1996.
- She speaks French.