Ami Dolenz

Ami Dolenz

Infobox actor
name = Ami Dolenz

caption =
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birthname = Ami Bluebell Dolenz
birthdate = birth date and age|1969|1|8|
birthplace = Burbank, California, United States
othername = Amy Dolenz
occupation = Actress, producer
yearsactive = 1986-present
spouse = Jerry Trimble (2002-present)

Ami Dolenz (born January 8, 1969) is an American television and film actress and producer.


Early life

Ami Bluebell Dolenz was born in Burbank, California into a showbiz family. Her father is Mickey Dolenz of the 1960s group the Monkees, and her mother is British television presenter Samantha Juste. Her paternal grandparents were the film actors George Dolenz and Janelle Johnson. [ [ NNDb entry for Ami Dolenz] ]


At 15, Dolenz decided she wanted to become an actress. She submitted a tape to "Junior Star Search" and eventually won in the Junior Acting division. One of her first acting roles was in the television movie "The Children of Times Square", followed by two episode stint on "Growing Pains". In 1987, she appeared in a small role in the comedy "Can't Buy Me Love". Later that year, she landed the role of Melissa McKee in the long running soap opera "General Hospital". The role garnered Dolenz attention, earning her two nominations (in 1988 and 1989) for a Young Artist Award. [ Ami Dolenz Biography] ]

After leaving "General Hospital" in 1989, Dolenz landed a co-starring role opposite Tony Danza in "She's Out of Control". In 1990, portrayed Sloan Peterson in the television series "Ferris Bueller". The series lasted only 13 episodes and was canceled in 1991. [ [ "Ferris Bueller" episode list] ] After the demise of "Ferris Bueller", Dolenz starred in two films, "Children of the Night", followed by the lead role in 1992's"Miracle Beach".

Throughout the 1990s, Dolenz continued to appear in films and television, including; ', ', "Murder, She Wrote", "", "Demolition University", "Pacific Blue", and "Teen Angel". In 1998, she voiced a character for the children's show, "The Secret Files of the Spy Dogs". [ Ami Dolenz IMDb credits] ]

After a four year hiatus from acting, Dolenz returned in the independent film "Mr. Id". In 2007, she appeared in the film "Even If", in which she also served as producer.

In addition to acting, Dolenz manages KidPix Productions with her husband. The company stages birthday parties for children as movie shoots. She also performs with the Write Act Repertory Theatre, [ [ KidPix Productions Official site] ] and co-owns Bluebell Boutique, an Internet custom jewelry shop, with her mother. [ [ Bluebell Boutique eBay site] ]

Personal life

On August 10, 2002, Dolenz married actor and martial artist Jerry Trimble. [ [ The wedding of Ami Dolenz & Jerry Trimble] ]


Award nominations


External links

* [ Official Website]
*imdb name|id=0000371|name=Ami Dolenz
* person|6867|Ami Dolenz
* [ KidPix Productions]

NAME= Dolenz, Ami
ALTERNATIVE NAMES= Dolenz, Ami Bluebell; Dolenz, Amy
SHORT DESCRIPTION= Actress, producer
DATE OF BIRTH= January 8, 1969
PLACE OF BIRTH= Burbank, California

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