About this actor
Amber Rose Tamblyn (born May 14, 1983) is an American actress and poet. She first became recognized for her role on the soap opera General Hospital as Emily Quartermaine followed by a starring role on the television series Joan of Arcadia portraying the title chracter Joan Girardi. She has branched out into film roles, appearing in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants and The Grudge 2. Her most recent work includes a co-starring role in the film 127 Hours with James Franco and she has recently joined the main cast of the medical drama House portraying the character Martha M. Masters. Tamblyn was born in Santa Monica, California, the daughter of Russ Tamblyn, an actor, dancer, and singer, and Bonnie Murray, a singer, teacher, and artist. Her paternal grandfather, Eddie Tamblyn, was a vaudeville performer. She attended the Santa Monica Alternative School House, which, in her words, was ”very unorthodox, no letter grades". At the age of ten, she played Pippi Longstocking in a school...