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Amy Frances Walker (born: September 1, 1982 (1982-09-01) [age 37]) is an American actress, singer, director, and artist from Washington.

Early life

Amy Walker was born in Seattle, Washington. Growing up, she performed in a wide variety of plays and musicals, including Audrey in Little Shop of Horrors, Hero in Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing and Helen Keller in The Miracle Worker.

Education abroad

Amy studied acting and singing at the University of Wollongong in Australia. From Australia, she moved to Wellington, New Zealand, where she played Joan in the wartime love story short film Dead Letters by Paolo Rotondo.

YouTube

Amy has gained enormous attention from her YouTube video 21 Accents, and over 100 other videos online. To date, her main-channel videos have received more than 26 million views. 21 Accents earned Amy appearances on both The Today Show and Inside Edition. She also partnered with Nokia as an accent expert to promote their Foreign Accent Cup.

One-woman shows

Amy performed her first original one-woman show, Amy Walker: Inside Out, in November 2007 and has since created three other original shows, on stage and online, where viewers were able to interact with her from around the globe.

Discography

  • Discourse on Accents (Third Man Records, 2011)

Painting

Amy has painted various paintings during her career as an artist. She learned how to paint in college. She has stated that although she only does it as a hobby, she also sells some of her paintings online.

TEDx Talk

On September 24, 2011, Amy was a host and a featured speaker at the TEDx conference in Phoenixville, PA. She divided her Talk into 3 parts, with a combined topic of "Expanding Your Identity to Embody Your Potential":

Awards

In 2008, Amy received an award at the International Mystery Writers Festival for "Best Actress" and "Best Supporting Actress". Amy was awarded Best Actress for her role as Pam Brent in Personal Call the following year. Amy Walker and Mike Shafer were awarded Best Music Video for We Are Connected at the 2009 Raindance Short Film Festival.

Year Award Role Event
2008 Best Actress "Betty" in Remember Wenn by Rupert Holmes Discovering New Mysteries Festival
2008 Best Supporting Actress "Elena" in The Help by Bill Kerby Discovering New Mysteries Festival
2009 Best Actress "Pam Brent" in Personal Call by Agatha Christie Discovering New Mysteries Festival
2009 Best Music Video Director, "We Are Connected" (Music Video) RainDance Short Film Festival

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