Amy Louise Acker is an American actress. She played Winifred Burkle and Illyria on the TV series Angel and Kelly Peyton on Alias. Since 2012, she has played Samantha "Root" Groves on Person of Interest, having become a series regular in season three... (wikipedia)
Usually when people see me, they see me as more of the soft-spoken one rather than being the witty, smart-tongued character.
Because I've done so many hour dramas, people tend to think of you as more of a dramatic actor and don't see you as doing comedy.
People say, 'You look like the girl who used to be on that show 'Angel' - they don't actually think I'm her.
I've always been obsessed with Audrey Hepburn.
Genre stuff is the most exciting stuff for an actor to play. I get to try new things, do things I would have never got the chance to do.
I like the idea of shows where I don't know where I'll be at the end of the season.