Bellamy Young stars in "Scandal" in ABC as First Lady Mellie Grant.

Born the mountains of Asheville, North Carolina, Bellamy Young graduated from Yale University with dual degrees in English and theater studies, and also holds a certificate from Oxford University in England.

Young moved to New York City after college to follow her first love, singing. She starred on Broadway as Mary in Cy Coleman's "The Life" and as Meg in the revival of Stephen Sondheim's "Merrily We Roll Along." Other favorite theater credits include playing Margaret in the world premiere of Randy Newman's "Faust" and LouAnn in the world premiere of Landford Wilson's "Book of Days." Then she made her television debut on the soap "Another World."

After New York, Young moved to Los Angeles, landing roles in "We Were Soldiers" with Mel Gibson, Madeleine Stowe and Greg Kinnear, and in JJ Abrams' "Mission: Impossible III," with Tom Cruise, Ving Rhames and Keri Russell. She has also made a number of independent films, including "The Freebie," starring Dax Shepard, and "A Country Remedy," opposite Joshua Leonard, which she also helped produce and film in her home state of North Carolina. After returning to Los Angeles, Young began her career in primetime television, and to date has appeared in over 40 television series, including "Grey's Anatomy," "Private Practice," "Two and a Half Men," "The West Wing," "ER," "Frasier," "Boston Legal," "Cold Case," "NCIS" and "Law & Order."

Young is probably best known for her roles in "Criminal Minds," "CSI: Miami," "Scrubs" and "Dirty Sexy Money." She also executive-produced and co-starred in the film "The Cottage," starring David Arquette, which premiered in October 2012.

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Age: 47 years old
Birthday: February 19, 1970
Full Name / Real Name: Amy Young
Birthplace: Asheville, NC

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