At 66 years old, Amy Morton has this physical status:
Amy Morton (born January 1, 1958) is an American actress and director, best known for her work in theatre.
Morton was nominated two times for a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for her performances in August: Osage County and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?.
On screen, she is known for her performances in films Rookie of the Year (1993), Up in the Air (2009), The Dilemma (2011) and Bluebird (2013).
In 2014, Morton began starring as Sergeant Trudy Platt in the NBC drama series Chicago P.D.
Life and career
Morton was born in Oak Park, Illinois, and attended Oak Park and River Forest High School in Oak Park. She attended both Triton College and Clarke University but did not graduate.
Morton, who has been a member of Steppenwolf Theater's core group of actors since 1997, has spent the majority of her time in Chicago's theater scene. She has appeared in numerous stage productions, including Clybourne Park, American Buffalo, Dublin Carol, The Pillowman, Love-Lies-Bleeding, and Awake and Sing.
Morton appeared opposite Gary Sinise as Nurse Ratched in the Tony Award-winning 2001 revival of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. Barbara appeared in both the original Chicago production and Tracy Letts' August: Osage County, where she appeared as Barbara. She was nominated for both a Tony Award and a Drama Desk Award for her role. Morton reprised his role in the National Theatre's Fall 2008 revival. Morton received her second Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play nomination for her role in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf. (2012–13) The year was 2012–13. She made her Off-Broadway debut with Play Guards at the Taj in 2015.
Morton has appeared in a number of films. She made her debut in a supporting role in the 1992 comedy Straight Talk starring Dolly Parton. In 1993, she had her principal role as the mother of the lead character in Rookie of the Year. The film was a hit at the box office, grossing more than $56 million worldwide. Joel Schumacher's 1999 crime thriller 8mm was her next film role. Morton landed her breakthrough role as George Clooney's sister in Jason Reitman's critically acclaimed drama film Up in the Air. She appeared in The Dilemma film in 2011 and was one of the most prominent independent film in 2013.
Morton guest appeared on Crime Story, The Equalizer, Private Practice, and Homeland. Catherine Walsh, the Republican nominee for governor of the Starz political drama, Boss, appeared on television from 2011 to 2012. Amanda Harris, Erin Reagan's current boss, appeared on the CBS drama, Blue Bloods, from 2013 to 2014. Morton appeared in the NBC dramas Chicago Fire and Chicago P.D. in 2014, as Sergeant Trudy Platt. Morton went from recurring guest star to series regular on Chicago P.D.