Date Of Birth

December 12, 1970


Madchen Amick is best known for her role as Shelly Johnson on the TV series Twin Peaks and its prequel film Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me. When she was young, she learned to play several musical instruments such as the piano, bass, violin and guitar and even got exposed to tap, ballet, jazz and modern dance. By the time she was sixteen, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting and first appeared on Star Trek: The Next Generation and The Borrower. Her other notable acting credits include roles in Sleepwalkers, Dream Lover, French Exit, Central Park West, Fantasy Island, Viva Laughlin, Gossip Girl and Damages. In 2013, she joined the cast of the TV series Witches of East End. In 2015, she became part of American Horror Story. In 2017, she was cast as Alice Cooper on Riverdale and Shelly Johnson on Showtime’s Twin Peaks.

Place of Birth

Sparks, Nevada, U.S

Birth Name

Madchen Amick




1990 Don’t Tell Her It’s Me
1991 The Borrower
1992 Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me
1992 Sleepwalkers
1993 Dream Lover
1993 Love, Cheat and Steal
1994 Trapped in Paradise
1995 French Exit
1996 Bombshell
1997 Wounded
1998 Twist of Fate
2000 The List
2001 Italian Ties
2001 Scenes of the Crime
2002 Global Effect
2005 Four Corners of Suburbia
2011 Priest

1989 Star Trek: The Next Generation
1989 Baywatch
1990 The Great American Sex Scandal
1990 I’m Dangerous Tonight
1990–1991Twin Peaks
1991 For the Very First Time
1995 The Courtyard
1995 Fallen Angels
1995–1996 Central Park West
1997 Heartless
1998 The HuntedSamantha Clark
1998–1999Fantasy Island
1999 Dawson’s Creek
1999 Mr. Rock ‘n’ Roll: The Alan Freed Story
2001 Hangman
2002 The Rats
2002–2003Gilmore Girls
2003 Queens Supreme
2003 Wild Card
2003 Ed
2005 Joey
2006 Law and Order
2007 Viva Laughlin
2008 Shark
2008 The Verdict
2008 Gossip Girl
2008 Californication
2008 My Own Worst Enemy
2009 The Law
2010 Pleading Guilty
2010 Damages
2010 CSI: NY
2010 Unanswered Prayers
2011 White Collar
2011 Metro
2012 Psych
2012 Ringer
2012 In Plain Sight
2012 Mad Men
2012 Drop Dead Diva
2012 Political Animals
2013 Longmire
2013-2014 Witches of East End
2015 American Horror Story
2016 Second Chance
2017 Riverdale
2017 Twin Peaks