She was brought up in Surrey. Her father has an OBE. Her sister is a geneticist. Although she always studied drama, she went to academic schools all her life. An agent spotted her in 1999 when she was doing a play at the National Theatre in London - After Juliet by Sharman McDonald. Over the next two years she got parts in Sirens (2002), the sitcom Sam's Game, The Swap and My Family.
In 2001, at the age of 20, she got her first big break when she was chosen to play 'Chardonnay Lane' in ITV drama Footballers' Wives (2002), which became one of the most talked about shows on TV.
In 2002, after filming a second series of Footballers Wives, she was chosen for the lead role of Valentine D'Artagnan in the Hallmark Production - La Femme Musketeer (2004) (mini) , starring alongside Michael York, Gérard Depardieu and Nastassja Kinski. For the role she had to train in martial arts, fencing and horse riding, which she is said to have loved.
In 2005 she played the lead role of Susy Henderson, in the Bill Kenwright produced play, Wait Until Dark. The character of Susy, who is blind, is commonly thought of as being the most exhausting role in theatre.
In 2002, Amy was voted #74 in FHM's 100 Sexiest Girls of 2002 poll, UK edition. She is currently dating Max Beesley (Bodies, Hotel Babylon).
Susie Amy Facts
|Birthday||April 17, 1981 (37)|
|Birthplace||London, England, United Kingdom|
|Height||5' 7" (1m70) How tall is Susie Amy compared to you?|
|House of 9|
|Le Femme Musketeer|