Elizabeth Anne Allen

Elizabeth Anne Allen

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Elizabeth Anne Allen (born November 18, 1970) is an American actress. Allen is best known for her recurring role as the witch Amy Madison on the television series "Buffy the Vampire Slayer".

Allen is an alumna of Gloversville High School in Gloversville, New York and graduated from Russell Sage College in Troy, NY in 2001. After college she moved to Hollywood to begin an acting career. [http://www.elizabethanneallen.com] Since 1992, Allen has worked regularly, primarily in guest or recurring roles on various television series. These include "Doogie Howser, M.D." and "Silk Stalkings". Allen also had a recurring role in the T.V. series "Bull" playing the character Pam Boyd.

Allen won the recurring role of Amy Madison on "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" for the season one episode "Witch". She returned as Amy in the second season's "Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered", the season three episode "Gingerbread" (where her character was turned into a rat) and season four's "Something Blue". She returned for a three episode guest arc in the season six episodes; "Smashed", "Wrecked" and "Doublemeat Palace". She made one final appearance on "Buffy" in the season seven episode "The Killer In Me".

She auditioned for, and was the runner up for the role of Buffy. The role went to Sarah Michelle Gellar, but Joss Whedon was so impressed by Elizabeth that he created the character of Amy for her. Fact|date=June 2007

External links

* [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0020494 Elizabeth Anne Allen] at the Internet Movie Database
* [http://www.elizabethanneallen.com Elizabeth Anne Allen] Official Website

NAME=Allen, Elizabeth Anne
DATE OF BIRTH=November 18, 1970

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