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Amy Lynne Seimetz (born November 25, 1981) is an American actress, writer, producer, director, and editor. She portrays Becky Ives in Stranger Things.

Career 

Amy Seimetz first came to prominence producing and directing shorts and independent films.Most notably associate producing Barry Jenkins' Medicine For Melancholy which was nominated for Gotham and Independent Spirit Awards, after playing at South By Southwest and the Toronto International Film Festival. She started acting in 2003 and she's also an actress, writer, producer, director, and editor.

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role
2004 The 17th Man  Bookstore patron
2005 The Unseen Kind-Hearted Beast Georgette
2005 Black Dragon Canyon Elizabeth Sterling
2006 Wristcutters: A Love Story Nina 
2009 Alexander the Last Hellen
2009 Round Town Girls  Girl #1
2009 Time's Up Deborah
2009 One Night Only Anna
2010 Gabi on the Roof in July Chelsea
2010 The Myth of the American Sleepover Julie Higgins
2010 Tiny Furniture Ashlynn
2010 Open Five Lynn
2010 Bitter Feast Katherine Franks
2010 A Horrible Way to Die Sarah
2010 Incredibly Small Samantha
2010 Ruff Love  Amy
2010 Despedida Leah
2011 The Off Hours Francine
2011 Silver Bullets Charlie
2011 The Dish & the Spoon Emma's Friend
2011 No Matter What Laura
2011 Small Pond Katie
2011 Coffee & Pie October
2011 You're Next Aimee
2011 Special Things to Do  Sandy
2012 Revenge for Jolly! Vicki
2012 Ghost of Old Highways The Bridesmaid / The Harlot / The Choirgirl
2012 The Making of: Ghost of Old Highways  Maid Of Honor
2012 Possession Beth
2012 Be Good Mary Kutzman
2013 Upstream Color Kris
2013 Pit Stop Shannon
2013 Adventures of Christopher Bosh in the Multiverse Rollerblading Death Dolphin
2013 9 Full Moons Frankie
2013 The Sacrament Caroline
2013 Lucky Them Sara
2014 I Believe in Unicorns Clara
2014 The Reconstruction of William Zero Jules
2015 Entertainment Woman in Bar
2015 We'll Find Something Kendra
2015 Ma Misti
2016 Lovesong Chloe
2017 Alien: Covenant - Prologue: Last Supper (Short) Faris
2017 Alien: Covenant Faris
2017 Lean on Pete Lynn
2017 My Days of Mercy Martha
2017 Mating Lexi
2018 Wild Nights with Emily Mabel
2019 Pet Sematary Rachel
TBA The Jonestown Defense Chrissy
TBA The Last Manhunt Clara True
2020 The Secrets We Keep TBA

Television

Year Title Role
2013 Family Tree Ally Keele
2013 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit  Lena Olson
2013-14 The Killing Danette Lutz
2016 The Girlfriend Experience  Annabel Reade
2016 Halt and Catch Fire Michelle Lattimer
2016 Junior  Ellen
2016- Stranger Things Becky Ives
2018 Get Shorty Jinny

Trivia

  • She is of Ukrainian, Croatian, Slovenian, German, Irish, and English descent.
  • She grew up in the Tampa-St. Petersburg area, and briefly attended film school at the Florida State University before moving to Los Angeles.
  • There she worked as a nanny, a waitress, and a seamstress while learning filmmaking.
  • She as been engaged to Shane Carruth since 2013, but in 2019, they separated.
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