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Amy Steel Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Amy Steel
Place Of Birth
Pennsylvania, USA
63 years old
Birth Date
May 3 1960

Amy Steel Facts

Child Star?
Actress, Writer, Psychotherapist
Education & Qualifications
Westtown School of Dramatic Arts
Net Worth
Current Partner
Peter Pulitzer
Emma Pulitzer, Charlotte Pulitzer

About Amy Steel

Amy Steel was born in Pennsylvania, the United States on May 3, 1960.

She is an actor and therapist who is known in the industry as The Scream Queen. Amy Steel has done several films and television series throughout her journeys as an actress.

Before acting, her modeling career was also a success. Amy Steel debuted her television journey with 'Guiding Lights' as Trudy Wilson (1980-1981). During the same year, she also worked in 'All My Children' as Peggy Warner. Her acting career and popularity both were expanded when she got a role in a low-budget horror film 'Friday the 13th' in 1981.

She also proposed the third part of the movie franchise but she declined the offer. Though Amy reappeared in 'Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter' (1983). She played the role of Ginny Field which is one of her notable roles in the movie which she bagged after appearing for an audition.

She also worked on 'Seven Brides for Seven Brothers', 'Family Ties', 'Jake and the Fatman', 'Quantum Leap', and  'Perry Mason: The Case of the Reckless Romeo'. She also worked in movies like 'April Fools’ Day', 'Walk Like a Man', and 'The Red Spider'. In 2003, she went back to pursue her career as a psychotherapist and began practicing. She reappeared in the movie 'Tales of Poe' (2014). She was also featured in the NBC series 'The Powers of Matthew Star'.

Amy Steel Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Amy Steel’s net worth?

Amy Steel’s estimated net worth is $5 million.

How much does Amy Steel earn per year?

There is no information about Amy Steel’s annual income.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Amy Steel?

Amy Steel is 5 ft 2 in (162 cm) tall.

How old is Amy Steel?

Amy Steel is 62, as of 2022. She was born on May 3, 1960.

Childhood And Education

Amy Steel was born in Pennsylvania, the United States on May 3, 1960. She lived with her mother, father, and three siblings. Amy was the second child in her family and has one older brother and two younger ones. She had no sister so she was more of a tomboy for a long time. Her parents split up later and Amy moved in with her father and his girlfriend.

Amy Steel joined the Westtown School of Dramatic Arts, West Chester, Pennsylvania in 1973 where she took elaborate training in theater arts for two consecutive summers. She later worked with Barley-Sheaf Players. She wanted to complete her academics and join the Kent School, in Kent, Connecticut. She studied for three years but unfortunately due to her family’s financial crisis she had to leave Kent.

She joined a college in Palm Beach, Florida, and specialized in communications and broadcasting. She caught the eye of the president of a well-known modeling agency, John Casablancas. By 1979, Amy Steel reached New York to pursue her modeling and acting career.

Family, Romance And Relationships

Who is Amy Steel’s partner?

Amy Steel married Peter Pulitzer. He is also an actor known for his work in the movies 'Alone in the Woods' in 1996 and 'Valerie Flake' in 1999. The couple had two children together. Her daughters are Emma Pulitzer and Charolette Pulitzer.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Amy Steel is known for her work in movies like 'Friday the 13th Part 2' (1981), 'April Fool’s Day' in 1986, 'Exposed' in 1983, 'Walk Like a Man' in 1987, 'What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?' in 1991, 'Lost in Translation' in 2003, 'Manny & Lo' in 1996, and 'Tales of Poe' in 2014. Her work in television series includes 'Guiding Lights' (1980-1981), 'Family Ties' in 1983, 'The A-Team' in 1983, 'Quantum Leap' in 1990, 'China Beach' in 1991, 'The Power of Matthew Star' (1982-1983), and 'Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13th' in 2013. She also had guest appearances in 'Viper', 'Diagnosis: Murder', 'American Gothic', 'Ray Alexander: A Taste for Justice', 'The Innocent', 'Flake', and 'Tycus'. Even though 'Tales of Poe' was her last appearance in movies but 'A Time to Remember' in 2003 is the movie after which she left the entertainment industry and decided to pursue her career as a psychotherapist and started practicing in Calabasas, California.

Amy Steel’s Hobbies And Interests

Amy Steel enjoys watching her favorite movies 'The Shawshank Redemption' (1994), 'Lost in Translation' (2003), 'Manny & Lo' (1996), and 'The Exorcist' (1973). Amy was an athletic person in her school days. She used to play lacrosse.

Other Interesting Amy Steel Facts And Trivia

  • Amy Steel’s unique nickname in the entertainment industry is The Screaming Queen.
  • Amy Steel lost the role in the movie 'Lethal Weapon 3' to Rene Russo. She later lost another role in the television series 'Northern Exposure' to Janine Turner. She was disheartened by the rejection and it is assumed that due to this rejection she might have decided to quit acting.
  • During her modeling days, Amy Steel used to live in a one-bedroom apartment with five roommates. She was initially a tomboy and was amazed when she got modeling opportunities.
  • Amy Steel went to Connecticut at the Kent School for the shooting of 'Friday the 13th Part 2'. This was the school where she once started taking education but she had to leave the school due to a family financial crisis. She also felt uncomfortable visiting her hometown due to her history with the place.
  • Amy also worked as a marriage and family therapist intern at InBalance located in Southern California.
  • She has worked in several television films such as 'First Steps' and 'Women of San Quentin'.
  • She made a guest appearance as Peggy Warner in 'All My Children'. Her last acting credit was the horror film 'Tales of Poe', after which she took an extensive break from acting. The film earned her great appreciation for her performance in the leading role.
  • She started working as a fashion model during her college years in Florida.
  • Some of the guest roles she has featured in are 'American Gothic' and 'Viper'.
  • Her work in the NBC series 'The Powers of Matthew Star' was well received by the audience.

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