Actor (Bosch, White Oleander, Working Girl)
Written by Nicole Torres AB '11
Amy Aquino’s love for acting began in junior high and high school. When it came time to choose a career path, she was passionate about acting, but feared it was no way to make a living. Amy also loved science and medicine, having interned in the emergency room growing up in Philadelphia, and decided that might be a more practical career path. With this pragmatism, she chose to attend Harvard, although it did not have a theater department and offered only one theater class. But her love for acting was ever present.
As she recalls, “Actually, the essay that I wrote for my [Harvard] application was all about acting and what it meant to me.”Read more