Date of Birth : May 14th 1983
Amber Tamblyn, who starred in the CBS series Joan of Arcadia, first became familiar to television audiences when she became a regular on the soap opera General Hospital, playing Emily Bowen-Quartermaine, a role she played from 1995-2001.
The daughter of Russ Tamblyn, who is best known for his portrayal of Riff in the blockbuster film West Side Story (1961), Amber was born May 14, 1983, in Santa Monica, CA. When she was ten years old, she caught the eye of an agent when she was on stage in Pippi Longstocking. She made her first two films, Live Nude Girls and Rebellious, in 1995. That same year she originated the role of Emily Bowen-Quartermaine on General Hospital, becoming an instant viewers’ favorite.
In 1996, she performed alongside her father in the film, Johnny Mysto, Boy Wizard. In 2002, she starred in the movie, The Ring. The following year she returned to the small screen in the title role of Joan Girardi in Joan of Arcadia. She received a Golden Globe nomination for the role in 2003, and an Emmy nomination in 2004.
Since then, Tamblyn has taken on more movie roles, including a starring role in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (parts 1 and 2) and The Grudge 2.
Tamblyn has also published several chapbooks of poetry and has presented her creations at many poetry readings.