Amy Steel (actress)

Amy Steel
Born Alice Amy Steel
(1960-05-03) May 3, 1960
Pennsylvania, United States
Other names Amy Steel Pulitzer
Occupation Actress
Years active 1980–present

Amy Steel (born Alice Amy Steel; May 3, 1960), is an American film and television actress. She is best known for her roles as Ginny Field in Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981) and Kit Graham in April Fool's Day (1986). She is also known for Walk Like a Man (1987), What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1991), and Tales of Poe (2014). Steel has had numerous television guest appearances.



She is perhaps best known for her role as Ginny Field in the 1981 horror film Friday the 13th Part 2. She was offered the chance to reprise the role for the third film in the long-running series, but was convinced to turn it down by her agent at the time. She does however make a brief cameo appearance on a news report shown in the film. Steel also starred in the 1986 horror film April Fool's Day.[1] The following year, she portrayed Penny in Walk Like a Man. In the early 1990s, Steel starred in What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1991) and Perry Mason: The Case of the Reckless Romeo (1992). In 2014, Steel appeared in the anthology horror film Tales of Poe.


Her numerous television roles include a stint on the CBS soap opera Guiding Light as Trudy Wilson from 1980–1981, and as Peggy Warner on All My Children in 1980 and a 1995 TV movie Abandoned and Deceived. Steel also starred in the short-lived television series The Powers of Matthew Star alongside Peter Barton, who went on to appear in Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter and starred in the short-lived television series military drama For Love And Honor. Steel has made guest appearances on various TV series, including Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Family Ties, CHiPs, The A-Team, Chicago Hope, Quantum Leap, Millennium and JAG.

Personal life

In 1986 she married Peter Pulitzer.[2] She has two daughters. She serves as a marriage and family therapist intern at InBalance in the Santa Monica Mountains in California. She also has a private practice in Calabasas, California specializing in adolescent and mid-life transitions.[3]



Year Show Role Notes
1981 Fat Angels Alison
1981 Friday the 13th Part 2 Ginny Field
1983 Exposed Party Guest
1983 Women of San Quentin Liz Larson TV film
1985 First Steps Nan Davis TV film
1986 April Fool's Day Kit Graham
1987 Walk Like a Man Penny
1987 Home Fires Cathy Ash TV film
1987 The Red Spider Kate O'Day TV film
1991 What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? Connie Trotter TV film
1992 Perry Mason: The Case of the Reckless Romeo Roxanne Shields TV film
1992 Play Nice Nancy
1994 Ray Alexander: A Taste for Justice Dr. Gail Baker TV film
1994 The Innocent Molly TV film
1995 Abandoned and Deceived TV film
1999 Valerie Flake Denise
1999 Tycus Little Girl's Mother Direct-to-video film
2003 A Time to Remember Claire Goodman Isenberg TV film
2014 Tales of Poe Mother of Dreams/Poetic Narrator


Year Show Role Notes
1980 All My Children Peggy Warner
1980-1981 Guiding Light Trudy Wilson
1982 Seven Brides for Seven Brothers Allison Frelang 1 episode
1982-1983 The Powers of Matthew Star Pam Elliott Regular; 14 episodes
1983 Family Ties Stephanie Brooks 1 episode
1983 CHiPs Kelly Monahan 1 episode
1983 The A-Team Kathy Ludlam 1 episode
1983-1984 For Love and Honor Sharon 12 episodes
1985 Stir Crazy Lisa Grant 1 episode
1987-1989 Jake and the Fatman Samantha Shay/Mia Delaine 2 episodes
1990 Father Dowling Mysteries Murphy 1 episode
1990 Quantum Leap Maggie Spontini 1 episode
1991 China Beach Maria Koloski 1 episode
1991 Walter & Emily Ginny 1 episode
1993 Space Rangers Sarah Boon 1 episode
1993 Time Trax Laura Darrow 1 episode
1994 Viper Lisa Hinkle 1 episode
1994 Home Improvement Eve 1 episode
1994 Diagnosis Murder Jenny Morley 1 episode
1995 The Commish Rhonda Shonick 1 episode
1996 American Gothic Christie 1 episode
1996 Chicago Hope Lisa Erickson 1 episode
1997 Millennium Dr. Liz Michaels 1 episode
2000 JAG Commander Samantha Woodling 1 episode


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