Amber Tamblyn Biography
Her role in General Hospital was followed by several appearances on television. She was seen in early 2000 in Buffy the Vampire Slayer and in Ten Minutes Older. Then in 2002 she got the role as one of the victims in Gore Verbinskis The Ring. Though she played the role quite well she did not get any public attention until she appeared in the series Joan of Arcadia.
In 2003, she landed the lead role in the CBS series Joan of Arcadia. She played the role of Joan Girardi, an ordinary high school girl who was tasked to perform miracles. She drew quite a following and at the same time the critics loved her. She earned a nomination as Best Dramatic Actress in a Drama Series from the Golden Globe Award and two Best Young Actress in a Daytime Series Awards from the Hollywood Reporter Young Star Awards for her role as Joan Girardi. However despite the well reviews from the critics, the series ended after two years.
After the end of her series, Amber concentrated on acting in the movies. In 2005, she landed a role in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. She played one of the four teenage girls who made a pact to stay in touched by passing a magical jeans to each other as they travel in places and in life. She played opposite America Ferrera, Alexis Bledel and Blake Liveley. The movie was well received by the critics and the audience.
The following year, she got a role in Stephanie Daley by Hilary Brougher. The psychological drama was about a teenager accused of killing her recently born child. The same year she appeared in another horror film, The Grudge 2. In 2007, she starred in the teen flick Normal Adolescent Behavior by Beth Schachter. She also appeared in Rigoberot Castanedas Blackout, about a group of people trapped in the hospital elevator. Amber played a young woman desperate to see her grandmother before she dies.
Amber is also a poet and posts her work at her website, The Rebel Asylum. She has also published a collection of her poetry works under Simon & Schuster in 2005.