May. 14th, 1983
Santa Monica, California, USA
Amber Tamblyn's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2010 - 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 - The Ring
2002 - Ten Minutes Older: The Trumpet
1995 - Live Nude Girls
Guest TV Roles
Senior Cadet Valerie Barreiro
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).
- 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.
- Her dad, 'Russ Tamblyn' (qv) danced with her during the 1997 Nurses' Ball.
- Is best friends with her _The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005)_ (qv) co-star 'Alexis Bledel' (qv).
- 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...".
- Is the second youngest actress to be nominated for an Emmy in the category of Lead Actress in a Series.
- Family friends include 'Dennis Hopper' (qv), 'David Lynch (I)' (qv) and 'Neil Young (I)' (qv).
- Daughter of actor 'Russ Tamblyn' (qv) and his third wife, 'Bonnie Tamblyn' (qv).
- Appears in the _"Twin Peaks" (1990)_ (qv) Special Edition DVD special features. She and her father 'Russ Tamblyn' (qv) tell a story about his appearance at a "Twin Peaks" event at which Amber had the cast sign her shoes.