Amber Tamblyn

Amber Tamblyn

May. 14th, 1983
Born in
Santa Monica, California, USA
5' 7

Amber Tamblyn's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
House TV Show
Two and a Half Men TV Show
Two and a Half Men
Joan of Arcadia TV Show
Joan of Arcadia
The Unusuals TV Show
The Unusuals
The Russell Girl TV Show
The Russell Girl

Main Movie Roles

2014 - X/Y
2012 - Django Unchained
2010 - Main Street
2010 - 127 Hours
2009 - Beyond a Reasonable Doubt
2009 - Spring Breakdown
2008 - The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2
2007 - Normal Adolescent Behavior
2006 - The Grudge 2
2005 - The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
2002 - Ten Minutes Older: The Trumpet
1995 - Live Nude Girls

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Jenna Winslow
Clare Metcalf
Senior Cadet Valerie Barreiro
Hurlette Headhe
Herself - Guest
[Complete List]


Amber Rose Tamblyn (born May 14, 1983) in Santa Monica, California. Tamblyn caught an agent's eye at the age of ten after a performance in Pippi Longstocking. She has appeared in Live Nude Girls (1995) and Johnny Mysto: Boy Wizard (1997). In addition, her most popular role has been the role of Emily Bowen-Quartermaine of the popular soap General Hospital (1963). She originated the role of Emily in 1995.

Tamblyn is the daughter of actor 'Russ Tamblyn', and her mother, 'Bonnie Tamblyn', is a singer and artist. In addition, Tamblyn writes poetry and has been published in the San Francisco publications, Cups and Poetry USA. Tamblyn also enjoys singing, dancing, and theater in addition to her life on General Hospital (1963).

  • She is the goddaughter of actor 'Dean Stockwell' (qv). Stockwell and her father, 'Russ Tamblyn' (qv), appeared together in the film _The Boy with Green Hair (1948)_ (qv) and in the _"Quantum Leap" (1989)_ (qv) episode "Thou Shalt Not...".
  • Amber suffers from arachnophobia. When a scene in _"General Hospital" (1963)_ (qv) called for her character Emily to pick up her pet tarantula, Amber went to the writers and asked them if they could change the scene. She also suggested that the spider be killed off and Emily be given a rat, the sort of pet Amber herself had at home.
  • Appeared in _"The Twilight Zone" (2002) {Evergreen (#1.1)}_ (qv), where the punishment for being a bad seed was to be sent to Arcadia. Her most famous role to date was in the TV show _"Joan of Arcadia" (2003)_ (qv) as the lead Joan Girardi.
  • Niece of 'Larry Tamblyn' (qv)
  • Her favorite films are: _The Asphalt Jungle (1950)_ (qv), _L'albero degli zoccoli (1978)_ (qv),_Lost Highway (1997)_ (qv), _Una pura formalitÓ (1994)_ (qv), _Lawrence of Arabia (1962)_ (qv), _"Blakes 7" (1978) {Duel (#1.8)}_ (qv), _La citÚ des enfants perdus (1995)_ (qv), _Amadeus (1984)_ (qv), _Dancer in the Dark (2000)_ (qv), _Mononoke-hime (1997)_ (qv), _Brazil (1985)_ (qv), _Citizen Kane (1941)_ (qv), and _On the Waterfront (1954)_ (qv).
  • Is best friends with her _The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005)_ (qv) co-star 'Alexis Bledel' (qv).
  • Has been in two movies that were remakes of Japanese movies: _The Ring (2002)_ (qv) and _The Grudge 2 (2006)_ (qv).
  • Used hypnosis to get rid of her arachnophobia. She is no longer afraid of spiders.

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