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Amy Tan

Amy Tan is a Chinese-American author from San Francisco who wrote the 1989 best-seller The Joy Luck Club. The daughter of immigrants, Tan spent most of her childhood in central California. In the la…

Tan Tock Seng

Tan Tock Seng was a prosperous Singapore businessman of the early 1800s, known particularly for his generosity to the poor. He contributed heavily to the 1844 construction of a new hospital for the in…

Brewer's: Amys

and Amylion The Pylades and Orestes of mediæval story. —Ellis's Specimens. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894AnabaptistsAmyris plays the fool A B …

Amy Schumer

Amy Schumer is the creator and star of Inside Amy Schumer, a Comedy Central sketch show that highlighted her brash and often raunchy sense of humor and unabashed personal tales of carnality. Amy Schu…

Amy Lee

Amy Lee is the vocalist and songwriter of the goth-drama band Evanescence, whose debut album, Fallen (2003), was nominated for five Grammys in 2003. The band won two Grammys that year, for Best New Ar…

Amy Grant

Amy Grant was born in Georgia but spent much of her childhood in Nashville. She released her first Christian music album, Amy Grant, in 1978 -- the year she turned 18. She quickly became a successful …

Amy Vanderbilt Biography

Amy Vanderbiltjournalist, authorBorn: 7/22/1908Birthplace: New York, N.Y. When she was 16, Vanderbilt became a part-time reporter for the Staten Island Advance. She studied in Switzerland, at …

Amy Poehler

Small, bleach-blonde and crackling with energy, Amy Poehler is an actress whose sketch comedy talents took her from Saturday Night Live to feature films like Baby Mama (2008) and the TV series Parks a…

Amy's Will

Amy's WillWhile these things were happening at home, Amy was having hard times at Aunt March's. She felt her exile deeply, and for the first time in her life, realized how much she was belove…

Judging Amy

CBSTuesday 10:00–11:00 p.m.Cast:Amy Brenneman and Tyne Daly Brenneman, who also serves as executive producer, loosely based the series on her mother, who's a Connecticut Supreme Court ju…