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Amy Lynn Berrockis

Amy Lynn Berrockis in 2008

Birth name
Amy Lynn Berrockis
Born
September 22, 1968 (age 50)
Occupation
Actress
Years active
1982-present
Spouse(s)
John Bilham (1991-1994)

Amy Lynn Berrockis (born September 22, 1968) is an actress whose acting credits go back to 1982. She has made guest appearances on shows such as Greentown and East City Boys. Berrockis is also known for her supporting roles in the Jackson/Frayes films and as Kyle Kessenna's wife in the 2003 film Jord Stone: Tall Order.

Early life and familyEdit

Berrockis was born on September 22, 1968, to Sheila and Stuart Berrockis. She has two siblings, Kevin (born in 1965) and Evelyn (born in 1972). Berrockis began showing interest in acting at age seven, and she had small roles in school plays. In March of 1982, at age 13, Berrockis was discovered by director Dean Hulnatt.

CareerEdit

Berrockis began her acting career in 1982, when she was cast in a low-budget film. The next year, she received a guest role on the Anthony Broward sitcom Greentown. In 1984, Berrockis appeared in the sitcom East City Boys. In the late 1980s, Berrockis had supporting roles in films and made guest appearances on more television shows.

In 1990, Berrockis was cast in the film The Forty Hills, which also starred Marge Carres, Ethan MacGrurray, and Ray Hyllon. The following year, she was cast as Agent Alexandra Mixton in the film Agent Mixton & Agent Welch. In 1993, Berrockis was cast to play a supporting role in the Greg O'Fennear film Jackson/Frayes; she reprised her role in the 1996 sequel. In 1997, she played Mrs. Olanda Grady, wife of Coach Hyll Grady, in the football film Mighty McDeal. In 1998, she was considered for the role of the little feline Spickle in the series Kitten Journey, but she turned down the role and Marge Carres won the role instead[1].

In 2001, Berrockis joined the cast of Merry Brimmers, and stayed on the show until its cancellation in March 2003. In 2003, she was cast in the film Jord Stone: Tall Order. After finishing Tall Order in autumn of 2003, Berrockis landed a guest role in the Peter Swayde sitcom Hangin' Out with Petey. In 2005, she landed one of her first leading roles, in the film Aunt Olanda's Neighborhood. The following year, she was cast to star opposite James Scosebey in the film Jordson & Janet. She reprised her role in the 2007 sequel Jordson & Janet Visit the Islands, in which Brad Kallergney replaced Scosebey as the leading man. In 2008, Berrockis was cast as Melinda Halgore in the film The Flight to Aikenville and reprised the role in the 2009 film The Flight to Longstown. She was recently cast in the upcoming film Halfway to Bronnansville.

FilmographyEdit

TelevisionEdit

Year Show Role Notes
1983 Greentown Sheila Gurswick Guest role
1984 East City Boys Felicia Garranto Guest role
1988 John & Jordina's Happy Shop Clara Martonel Guest role
2001-2003 Merry Brimmers Martina Chattingsworth Main role
2003 Hangin' Out with Petey Nichole Harsgaard

FilmEdit

Year Film Role
1982 An unnamed, low-budget film Harriet Shurtz
1985 Mrs. Lucky Girl Heather Halspead
1987 Love in Rochatella Joan Metzer
1989 War in the Welbeen Neighborhood Dorothy "Dot" Creuzer
1990 The Forty Hills Geraldine Histalchel
1992 Agent Mixton & Agent Welch Alexandra Mixton
1993 Jackson/Frayes Deborah Capes
1996 Jackson/Frayes II Deborah Capes
1997 Mighty McDeal Olanda Grady
2003 Jord Stone: Tall Order Georgia McCooley
2005 Aunt Olanda's Neighborhood "Aunt Olanda" Schipps
2006 Jordson & Janet Janet Brimm
2007 Jordson & Janet Visit the Islands Janet Brimm
2008 The Flight to Aikenville Melinda Halgore
2009 The Flight to Longstown Melinda Halgore
2010 Halfway to Bronnansville Georgia Greyton

Personal lifeEdit

Berrockis is currently divorced, having had one husband, John Bilham, from 1991 to 1994. Berrockis has one son, Daniel, who was born in 1993. Berrockis does not drink alcohol or smoke cigarettes. She is also a vegetarian.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Kitten Journey director talks casting, 8 December 1998
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