Amy O'Neill

About Amy O'Neill

Who is it?: Actress
Birth Day: July 08, 1971
Birth Place:  Pacific Palisades, California, United States
Occupation: Actress, comedian, performer
Years active: 1984–1994, 2005-2008 (actress) 2003–present (performer/comedian)

Amy O'Neill

Amy O'Neill was born on July 08, 1971 in  Pacific Palisades, California, United States, is Actress. American performer Amy O'Neill was born in Pacific Palisades on July 8, 1971. The daughter of an art school director and a construction company owner, O'Neill is the third of five children. Accompanied by her older siblings, she began auditioning for roles at the age of ten, first appearing at the age of 13 in an episode of Mama's Family (1983) in which she played the younger version of Betty White's character.As a young teenager, O'Neill continued to land guest spots on television shows such as Matt Houston (1982), Night Court (1984), Highway to Heaven (1984), The Twilight Zone (1985), and Family Ties (1982), before winning a regular role on the 1986 season of the long-running soap opera The Young and the Restless (1973). She made her feature film debut three years later in Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989). In the movie, O'Neill's character Amy is shrunk by her scientist father (Rick Moranis). She was nominated for a Young Artist Award for her performance, but lost to Gaby Hoffmann for Field of Dreams (1989). O'Neill reprised her role in the sequel, Honey I Blew Up the Kid (1992).Throughout the late 1980s and early 1990s, O'Neill mainly continued to guest-star on popular television series such as Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987), The Young Riders (1989), and Murder, She Wrote (1984), also appearing in the biographical miniseries I Know My First Name Is Steven (1989). She had roles in the made-for-TV flicks White Wolves: A Cry in the Wild II (1993) and Attack of the 5 Ft. 2 Women (1994), as well as the rejected comedy pilot ...Where's Rodney? (1990), but by the mid-1990s, her interest in acting had waned.Retired from acting since 1994, O'Neill is now part of the Los Angeles performance art community; her work in circus acts has taken her all over the world. She has never married and has no children.
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Popular As Amy O'Neill
Occupation Actress
Age 49 years old
Zodiac Sign Leo
Born July 08, 1971 ( Pacific Palisades, California, United States)
Birthday July 08
Town/City  Pacific Palisades, California, United States
Nationality United States

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Amy O'Neill’s zodiac sign is Leo. According to astrologers, people born under the sign of Leo are natural born leaders. They are dramatic, creative, self-confident, dominant and extremely difficult to resist, able to achieve anything they want to in any area of life they commit to. There is a specific strength to a Leo and their "king of the jungle" status. Leo often has many friends for they are generous and loyal. Self-confident and attractive, this is a Sun sign capable of uniting different groups of people and leading them as one towards a shared cause, and their healthy sense of humor makes collaboration with other people even easier.

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O'Neill began auditioning for parts at age ten with her older siblings. After school, the kids would drive out to Hollywood. O'Neill made her first appearance on television at age 13 in an episode of Mama's Family as a younger version of Betty White's character, Ellen Harper. She continued working on television shows such as Matt Houston, Night Court, Highway to Heaven and The Twilight Zone. She also appeared on the American game show, Body Language in the summer of 1985. After an appearance on Family Ties, O'Neill won the role of the pregnant teenager Molly Stark on the daytime soap, The Young and the Restless for thirty episodes in 1986.


She appeared in the 1989 television films, Desperate for Love as Tammy Lauren's best friend, with Christian Slater and as Jodie in I Know My First Name is Steven, before appearing in her most recognized role as Amy Szalinski in Honey, I Shrunk the Kids. In the film, she and her brother are shrunk to 1/4 inch high by the father's (Rick Moranis) shrink ray. After the film, she was nominated for a Young Artist Award for Best Young Actress Supporting Role in a Motion Picture.


O'Neill continued work as Annette in an episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation, but most of her scenes were cut out due to time constraints. She can, however, be seen in the background of a crowd scene. She acted as Lisa Barnes in the pilot episode of Where's Rodney? with Honey co-star Jared Rushton and Rodney Dangerfield, but it wasn't picked up in 1990 or 1991. She continued working in television series such as Room for Romance, The Young Riders, and Gabriel's Fire.


After her interest in acting had waned, O'Neill quit acting in 1994 after getting scripts that required nudity. She met old childhood friend, Roy Johns, owner of a few circus acts. As she watched his work, she became interested in how active the girls in his performances were. She became involved with his acts and is now part of Johns' crew.


She is now part of the performance art community in Los Angeles. In 2002, she joined the Hollywood, Alabama trio, "Girls On Stilts." She has toured places in Italy and Asia, and has brandished her skills at Harrah's Casino, Disneyland, and other places. She doesn't have any children and is not currently married, but hoping to start a family with someone who isn't "intimidated" by her work as a performer.


O'Neill returned to television in 2005 to appear in an MTV documentary with her Honey, I Shrunk the Kids co-star Thomas Wilson Brown in The 100 Greatest Family Films. In 2008, she appeared as an Officer's wife in an independent film, The Japanese Sandman.

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