Amy Braverman (born July 10 1984)
Amy Braverman is an American actress best known for playing Alice Moran in 'Just Looking'.
Childhood: Amy Braverman was born in Trumbull, Connecticut, USA.
Acting career: Amy Braverman made her acting debut in the video short 'A Passover Seder' as Jenny in 1994. In 1996, she played Young Amelia in 'Walking And Talking'; a film which once reached number 47 on Entertainment Weekly's 'Top 50 Cult Films of All-Time' list. That year she also appeared as a musical guest on the festive 'TV movie Kathie Lee Gifford: We Need a Little Christmas'. In 1999, she played Alice Moran in the comedy drama 'Just Looking', which also starred Richard V. Licata. She sang alonside Eden Riegel, Chris Trousdale, Greg Raposo and Christy Romano on three Broadway Kids albums: 'Sing Christmas', 'At The Movies' and 'Back On Broadway'. She also played Mary Rogers on the Broadway show 'Will Rogers and Follies'.
Personal life: Amy Braverman attended Trumbull High School before going on to major in film production with an English minor at college.
Just Looking is the story of Leny (played perfectly by Ryan Merriman) who is a boy like any other 14 year old, curious about sex. So much so that his goal for the summer of 1955 is to see two people "engaged in the act of love" as he puts it. But his innocent curiosity ends up getting him caught and his mother (Patti LuPone) and stepfather decide to ship him off to "the country" (also known as the Bronx) where he meets a new set of friends who just happen to share a similar interest.
Continue reading: Just Looking (1999) Review
Here's another cliché-riddled caper about a Jewish kid coming of age in 1950s New York. This boy's name is Lenny. He's 14 and his singular mission for the summer before 9th grade is to watch two grown-ups do it.
He had a scheme to watch his mom (Patti LuPone) with her new husband, the sweaty neighborhood butcher (Richard V. Licata). But when Lenny is packed off for three months in Queens with his aunt and uncle (Ilana Levine and Peter Onorati), he makes a discovery beyond his wildest dreams: The next door neighbor is a breathtakingly beautiful nurse named Hedy (the breathtakingly beautiful Gretchen Mol) and a former bra model with an active sex life. And her bedroom window faces an empty lot of overgrown grass -- perfect to hide in with binoculars.
Directed by Jason Alexander (you know, George on "Seinfeld"), seemingly from some kind of do-it-yourself kit, the very first shot in the movie is a camera sweep of a Bronx street packed with every stereotypical Eisenhower era image the director could muster. The walls of Lenny's room are covered with baseball team pennants and pictures, all hanging at angles mathematically calculated to inspire the maximum of nostalgia. The picture's production design is like a Norman Rockwell painting run amok.
Continue reading: Just Looking Review
Date of birth
10th July, 1984
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