Amy Tan

Writer, Producer, Actress

Writer, Producer, Actress


Amy Tan was born in Oakland, California, USA; and attended San Jose State University, where she received a master's degree in linguistics. She has written essays for numerous magazines; a few books (including "The Joy Luck Club"; and fiction for such forums as Atlantic as McCall's. She currently lives in San Francisco, CA, USA, with her husband ...
Birth date
1952-02-19
Awards
Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 3 wins & 2 nominations.

Known For



Activities


RoleTitleYear
WriterSagwa, the Chinese Siamese Cat
(TV Series) (based on the book written by - 1 episode, 2001) (story by - 1 episode, 2001) - How Sagwa Got Her Colors (2001) ... (based on the book written by) / (story by)
WriterThe Joy Luck Club
(novel) / (screenplay)
1993
RoleTitleYear
ProducerSagwa, the Chinese Siamese Cat
(TV Series) (creative consultant - 1 episode) - How Sagwa Got Her Colors (2001) ... (creative consultant)
2001
ProducerThe Joy Luck Club
(producer)
1993
RoleTitleYear
ActressThe Joy Luck Club
Guest at house party (uncredited)
1993
RoleTitleYear
ThanksA Silent Agreement
(grateful acknowledgment: "The Joy Luck Club" excerpt permission)
2017
RoleTitleYear
SelfAmy Tan: Unintended Memoir
(Documentary)
2021
SelfThe Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin
(Documentary) Self - Actor
2017
SelfAmerican Masters
(TV Series documentary) Self - The Boomer List (2014) ... Self - Hollywood Chinese (2009) ... Self
2009-2014
SelfPágina 2
(TV Series) Self - Episode #7.21 (2014) ... Self
2014
SelfOverheard
(TV Series) Self - interviewee - Amy Tan (2014) ... Self - interviewee
2014
SelfTavis Smiley
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Episode dated 12 December 2013 (2013) ... Self - Guest
2013
SelfJourney of the Bonesetter's Daughter
(Documentary) Self
2011
SelfThe Asian Diaspora: More or Less Chinese
(TV Series documentary) Self
2010
SelfA Conversation with Amy Tan
(Documentary short) Self
2009
SelfHollywood Chinese
(Documentary) Self
2007
SelfThe Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson
(TV Series) Self - Musical Guest / Self - Episode #2.132 (2006) ... Self - Musical Guest (as The Rock Bottom Remainders) - Episode #2.64 (2005) ... Self
2005-2006
SelfToday
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 19 October 2005 (2005) ... Self
2005
SelfThe Simpsons
(TV Series) Self - Insane Clown Poppy (2000) ... Self (voice)
2000
SelfMaxine Hong Kingston: Talking Story
(TV Movie) Self
1990