Amy Davidson

Amy Davidson (born September 15, 1979) is an American actress. She is known for playing Kerry Hennessy in the ABC sitcom 8 Simple Rules.

Amy Davidson
Davidson in June 2006
Born (1979-09-15) September 15, 1979 (age 41)
Years active1995–present
Kacy Lockwood
(m. after 2010)

Early life and educationEdit

Born in Phoenix, Davidson was raised by educators. Her father was a principal at El Mirage Elementary School, and her mother was an English teacher at Desert Foothills Junior High School. Her parents enrolled her in dance classes as a young child. While attending Shadow Mountain High School, she began appearing in advertisements. Her acting coach encouraged her to move to Hollywood.[1]


After appearing in the TV movie The Truth About Jane and an episode of the drama series Judging Amy, she was cast in the Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen series So Little Time. She guest-starred on the sitcom Malcolm in the Middle and in the Hallmark Channel film Annie's Point opposite Betty White and Richard Thomas. Other roles include the film Goyband, in which she stars as a young Orthodox Jewish girl who falls for an ex-boyband pop star (Adam Pascal) who performs at her family's hotel in the Catskill Mountains. Davidson also runs a fashion and lifestyle blog.[2]

Personal lifeEdit

Davidson married actor Kacy Lockwood on May 1, 2010. On November 2, 2015, Davidson announced on Instagram that they were expecting their first child.[3] She gave birth to her son in March 2016.[4]



Year Title Role Notes
1995 Teenage Tupelo Ticket Girl Uncredited[citation needed]
2007 Netherbeast Incorporated Pearl Stricklett
2008 Goyband Rebekka
2015 Battle Scars Jules Stephens
Tales from the Toilet Amy Short film
2019 Ernesto's Manifesto Cassie
2020 Kinetic Aunt Drea Short film


Year Title Role Notes
2000 The Truth About Jane Elizabeth TV movie
2001 Judging Amy Lindsey Sandowski Episode: "Look Closer"
2001–02 So Little Time Cammie Morton Recurring role; 6 episodes
2002–05 8 Simple Rules Kerry Hennessy Main role (76 episodes)
2004 Family Face-Off: Hollywood Herself, co-host Main role (5 episodes)
Punk'd Herself, prank victim Episode: "Kaley Cuoco/The Rock/Julia Stiles"
2004–05 Pet Star Herself, judge 2 episodes
2005 Annie's Point Ella Eason Movie
Brandy & Mr. Whiskers Tiffany Turlington Episode: "One of a Kind"
2006 Strong Medicine Jamie Episode: "Baby Boom!"
Malcolm in the Middle Paula Episode: "Lois Strikes Back"
Little Talent Show Herself, judge 3 episodes
2007 CSI: NY Carolyn Episode: "Past Imperfect"
2008 The Capture of the Green River Killer Helen Ramus Mini-series; main role
2009 Criminal Minds Zoe Hawkes Episode: "Zoe's Reprise"
Ghost Whisperer Dana Mayhew Episode: "Head Over Heels"
2010 Firebreather Jenna Shwartzendruber TV movie
2011 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Leslie Gitig Episode: "Tell-Tale Hearts"
2012 House Molly Episode: "We Need the Eggs"
2013 Tia & Tamera Herself 4 episodes
2014 The Brittany Murphy Story Jackie Movie
Bones Dr. Leona Saunders Episode: "The Corpse at the Convention"
2015 Better Call Saul Sabrina Episode: "Marco"
Hell's Kitchen Herself [5] Episode: "8 Chefs Compete Again"
2017 Marlon Susan Smith Episode: "Appropriate Marlon"
2019 The Rookie Susanna Brown Episode: "Impact"
2021 All Rise Kelsey Strong Episode: "Bette Davis Eyes"


  1. ^ Goodykoontz, Bill. "'Simple Rules' For Success", The Arizona Republic, 16 October 2002, p. E1.
  2. ^ Amy Davidson's Official Site
  3. ^ "Amy Davidson Expecting First Child". People. November 2, 2015. Retrieved October 14, 2020.
  4. ^ "Amy Davidson Welcomes Son Lennox Sawyer". People. March 4, 2016. Retrieved October 14, 2020.
  5. ^

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