Actress Amy Morton Bio, Age, Net Worth, Husband, Chicago P.D., Movies

Actress Amy Morton Bio, Age, Net Worth, Husband, Chicago P.D., Movies

Amy Morton Biography

Amy Morton is an American actress and director, well known for her work in theatre. She was nominated two times for a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for her performances in August: Osage County and Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?.

On screen, Morton is known for her performances in films Rookie of the Year in 1993, Up in the Air in 2009, The Dilemma in 2011 and Bluebird in 2013. Morton started starring as Sergeant Trudy Platt in the NBC drama series Chicago P.D in 2014.

Amy Morton Age

Amy Morton was born on January 1, 1958 in Oak Park, Illinois U.S.

Amy Morton Net Worth

From her acting career, Morton has been able to accumulate an estimated net worth of $ 0.4 million Dollar  and has been listed among The 60 Richest Actresses in 2019.

Amy Morton Husband

Amy Morton is a married woman to Rob Milburn who is in the equivalent profession. Rob is a sound designer. The couple seem to be really doing good and enjoying their love life.

Amy Morton Photo

Amy Morton Career

Born in Oak Park, Illinois, Morton went to Oak Park and River Forest High School in Oak Park. She attended both Triton College and Clarke University but did not graduate. Morton who is a member of Steppenwolf Theater’s core group of actors since 1997, has spent most of her career working in the Chicago theater scene. She has appeared in many stage productions, include Clybourne Park, Dublin Carol, American Buffalo, The Pillowman, Love-Lies-Bleeding and Awake and Sing.

She made her Broadway debut starring alongside Gary Sinise as Nurse Ratched in the Tony Award winning 2001 revival of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. Morton originated the role of Barbara in both the original Chicago production and the original Broadway production of Tracy Letts’ August: Osage County. For her portrayal she was nominated for both a Tony Award and a Drama Desk Award.

She reprised the role in the Fall 2008 London production at the National Theatre. Morton received her second Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play nomination for her leading performance in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? from 2012 to 2013. She made her Off-Broadway directing debut in 2015 with play Guards at the Taj.

Morton has appeared in a number of films. She made her feature film debut in 1992 in a supporting role comedy, Straight Talk starring Dolly Parton. She had main role as mother of the lead character in Rookie of the Year in 1993. The film had a box office success, grossing more than $56 million worldwide. Her next screen role was in the 1999 crime thriller 8mm directed by Joel Schumacher.

Ten years later, she landed her breakthrough role as George Clooney’s character’s sister in the critically acclaimed drama film Up in the Air directed by Jason Reitman. She appeared in the 2011 comedy-drama film The Dilemma, and in 2013 had the leading role in the critically acclaimed independent film, Bluebird.

On television, Morton guest starred on Crime Story, The Equalizer, ER, Private Practice and Homeland. She had the recurring role from 2011 to 2012 of Catherine Walsh, the Republican candidate for governor, in the Starz political drama, Boss. She had another recurring role from 2013 to 2014 as Erin Reagan’s new boss, Amanda Harris, on the CBS drama, Blue Bloods.

Amy Morton Chicago P.D

Morton was cast in the recurring role as Sergeant Trudy Platt in the 2014, NBC dramas Chicago Fire and Chicago P.D. Morton has been upped from recurring guest star to series regular for the second season on Chicago P.D.

Amy Morton

Year

Title

Role

1992

Straight Talk

Ann

1993

Falling Down

Mom at Back Yard

1993

Rookie of the Year

Mary Rowengartner

1999

8mm

Janet Mathews

2009

The Greatest

Lydia

2009

Up in the Air

Kara Bingham

2011

The Dilemma

Diane Popovich

2013

Bluebird

Lesley

Amy Morton

Year

Title

Role

1983

Through Naked Eyes

Karen

1986–1987

Crime Story

Brenda Mahoney/Pregnant Girl

1988–1989

The Equalizer

Linda Wilhite / Gina Rox

1993

Kiss of a Killer

Reba

2009

ER

Mrs. Walters

2011

Private Practice

Leni

2011–2012

Boss

Catherine Walsh

2013

Homeland

Erin Kimball

2013–2014

Blue Bloods

Amanda Harris

2014

Girls

Sissy

2014–2017

Chicago Fire

Sergeant Trudy Platt

2014–present

Chicago P.D.

2017

Chicago Med

2017

Chicago Justice

Amy Morton Awards

Tony Awards

  • Nominated – 2008 – Best Actress in a Play – August: Osage County
  • Nominated – 2013 – Best Actress in a Play – Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf

Drama Desk Awards

  • Nominated – 2008 – Best Actress in a Play – August: Osage County
  • Nominated – 2013 – Best Actress in a Play – Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf

Joseph Jefferson Awards (Chicago, IL)

  • Nominated – 1984 – Actress in a Principal Role in a Play – Life and Limb (Wisdom Bridge Theatre)
  • Winner – 1986 – Actress in a Supporting Role in a Play – You Can’t Take It with You (Steppenwolf Theatre Company)
  • Nominated – 1986 – Actress in a Principal Role in a Play – Puntila and his Hired Man (Remains Theatre)
  • Nominated – 1987 – Actress in a Principal Role in a Play – Higher Standard of Living (Remains Theatre)
  • Nominated – 1988 – Actress in a Supporting Role in a Play – Big Time (Remains Theatre)
  • Nominated – 2002 – Director of a Play – Glengarry Glen Ross (Steppenwolf Theatre Company)
  • Nominated – 2002 – Actress in a Principal Role in a Play – The Royal Family (Steppenwolf Theatre Company)
  • Nominated – 2003 – Actress in a Principal Role in a Play – Homebody/Kabul (Steppenwolf Theatre Company)
  • Nominated – 2007 – Actress in a Principal Role in a Play – August: Osage County (Steppenwolf Theatre Company)

Helen Hayes Awards (Washington DC)

  • Nominated – 2012 – Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production – Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf

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