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Amanda Bearse

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BA in Arts & Literature (Antioch University), MA in Producing for Film (Seattle Film Institute)

Amanda is an actress, director, and comedian, who originally studied acting at New York City’s Neighborhood Playhouse under instructor Sanford Meisner. She is best known for playing neighbor Marcy Rhoades D’Arcy on Married…With Children, and for her performance in the horror film Fright Night. In the 1990s, Bearse began directing television and directed over 30 episodes of Married… With Children, and went on to direct many other shows including Malcolm and Eddie and Dharma & Greg. Bearse also teamed with Rosie O’Donnell to direct The Big Gay Sketch Show, which debuted on Logo TV.

Acting for Film