Amy Russ

As an actor and producer, I love to inspire joy, empathy, and transformation through the art of storytelling. To me, there’s nothing better than being part of a production that makes people think, broadens their perceptions, or just plain makes them laugh out loud after a bad day.

Okay, sometimes chocolate is a very close second. But I digress…

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Thrilled that my first audition of the year ended in a booking! The film’s working title is Mom Already Knew, written and produced by Janelle Tedesco, and directed by Amy Northup.

It’s the story of how one woman (played by Janelle) grapples with her own racism and homophobia when confronted by her sister (me) in the aftermath of their mother’s funeral. These are important topics to unpack, and I’m honored to be part of this project.