Amy Landecker stars in Paul Reiser's new NBC comedy "The Paul Reiser Show" as Claire, Paul's loving and endlessly supportive wife, who juggles her professional career as a psychologist and her personal life as a wife and mother of two.
A Chicago native, Landecker was exposed to an entertainer's life early on as the daughter of legendary Top 40 DJ, John "Records" Landecker. After graduating from the University of Wisconsin, she honed her acting craft performing with the Steppenwolf Theatre Company, The Goodman Theatre and Victory Gardens. Landecker won an Obie Award starring opposite Academy Award nominee Michael Shannon in "Bug," written by Pulitzer Prize winner Tracy Letts.
Her memorable guest-starring television roles include the Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning series "Mad Men," "Curb Your Enthusiasm," "Louie," "Medium," "Conviction," "Law & Order: SVU," and "Law & Order: Criminal Intent."
Her feature film work includes last year's Academy Award nominated film "A Serious Man," from Oscar-winning writers/directors Joel and Ethan Coen, "Dan in Real Life," "Temporary Girl," and "Light It Up."
Amy currently divides her time between New York City and Los Angeles with her husband and daughter.