Amy Sherman-Palladino was introduced to comedy at an early age by her father, who just happens to be comedian Don Sherman! She started her career as a trained ballet dancer and was in the midst of auditioning for the musical Cats when she received a call in 1990 that would change her career completely!
The now 54-year-old, Amy Sherman-Palladino got her start writing for the hit show Roseanne for its third season in 1990. After three seasons writing for Roseanne, Amy went on to write for shows including 1997 sitcom Over the Top and NBC's sitcom Veronica's Closet.
Amy Sherman-Palladino and Gilmore Girls
After writing for other shows, in 2000 Amy decided it was time to create and produce her own show! This turned out to be none other than the successful TV series Gilmore Girls.
Gilmore Girls ran for 7 seasons for a total of 153 amazing episodes, which Amy helped to write a majority of! She left the show after its 6th season, because of creative differences with The CW. Amy did come back to help write the Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life revival in 2016, which was aired on Netflix!
Amy Sherman-Palladino and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
After unsuccessful projects, The Return of Jezebel James and Bunheads, in 2016 Amy made her comeback with The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel story line. The series has won Amy a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series, Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series and Outstanding Comedy Series at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards.
Amy is married to producer, writer, and director Daniel Palladino, who also works on the shows his wife has created! Amy is set to executive produce the new E! auto show, Think Fast.