Birth Name: Amy Ryan
Birth Place: Queens, New York, USA
Born in Queens, New York, Ryan attended the High School of the Performing Arts and Stagedoor Manor Performing Arts Training Center. Though she was accepted at New York University, she instead took the role of Daisy in a national tour of Neil Simon's "Biloxi Blues" in the late 1980s. From that point on, Ryan supported herself as a working actor. In 1993, Ryan made her Broadway stage debut as Tessa Goode in the year-long run of "The Sisters Rosensweig." She then continued her theatre career playing Natalya Ivanovna in the production of "The Three Sisters," which had a less than successful tour of two months in 1997. But it was her next stage production of "Uncle Vanya" that won her critical ac...
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