An American TV actress Amy Carlson is widely known for portraying the character as Linda Reagan in CBS police procedural known as Blue Bloods, as Josie Watts in NBC daytime soap opera called Another World and as Alex Taylor on NBC drama called Third Watch. Amy is the native of Glen Ellyn, Illinois, United States of America. She came into this world on 7th July of the year 1968 which has now made her at the age of 47. Amy has been active in this field since 1992 and from that time onward, she has succeeded a lot and garnered huge number of fans following. Although she is known by the name Amy Carlson, as a child, she was named as Amy Lynn Carlson.
When Amy was 13 years old, she along with her family members moved to Amman, Jordan for a year. There, her parents had been hired for teaching at an American Community School. Her other family members include her three siblings. After the family returned to United States, Amy went to get her education from the Knox College located in Galesburg, Illinois. While her time in the college, she was active in the theatre department of the school. She also made her appearance in A Lie of the Mind, School of Scandal, Noises Off and Fifth of July. Later, she got graduated cum laude.
It was in 1993 when Amy made her soap opera debut by making her appearance on Another World as Josie Watts. She was also nominated for Daytime Emmy Award for the Outstanding Supporting Actress in Drama Series in 1998 for the role and later she left the show. After that, Amy guest starred in numbers of the prime time TV shows as well as in 2000, she won a series regular role on NBC series called Third Watch in which she starred from 2000 till 2003. Later, she had a recurring roles in short lived dramas Law & Order: Trial by Jury and Peacemakers. It was in 2010 when Carlson began to star on Blue Bloods as Linda Reagan.
A beautiful actress Amy has already got married. She is married to her husband Syd Butler who is a bass guitarist of 8G Band on Late Night with Seth Meyers as well as of an indie band called Les Savy Fav and he is also the owner of an independent label Frenchkiss Records. There is no any news found about when did the couple meta and exchanged their vows with each other. She is also a proud mother of two children together with her husband. She gave birth to their first child, a baby girl named Lyla Butler in 2006 and later their second child, a son named Nigel Butler was born in 2009. At present, she is residing in Chinatown in Manhattan along with her husband and children.
Amy is a tall woman with the height of 5 feet and 6 inches that is 1.68 m. As she was born in the month of July, her birth sign is Cancer. Her net worth is estimated to be around $1.2 million. Besides that, for more details about her bio, she can be followed in Instagram and twitter.