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Bellamy Young is an actress, singer, and producer. She gained fame and won awards for her role on television’s Scandal. She has appeared in dozens of films and television programs during her career.

 

Amy Maria Young was born in 1970 in Asheville, North Carolina. She was raised by her adoptive parents until her father passed away and his best friend then helped raise her. She later chose Bellamy as a first name to honor this man when she had to change her name to join the Screen Actors Guild. She graduated in 1987 from Asheville High School and then attended Yale University. There she studied English and Theatre and graduated in 1991. She had, also, spent a summer at the British American Drama Academy in England.

 

Amy began acting on stage both on and off-Broadway. In 1995, she made her television debut on television’s Another World. In 1999, she made her film debut in Black and White. In 2011, she was cast in Scandal. In 2015, Bellamy released her first album.

 

Bellamy supports PETA, The Humane Society of the United States, the domestic violence organization Helpmate, Operation Blankets of Love, and other causes and organizations. Be inspired! Have a bright day!

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