Sunday, April 14, 2013

People With Crohn's/Colitis: Amy Brenneman

For a change of pace I thought I'd profile a famous person who has Crohn's Disease or Ulcerative Colitis from time to time. Here's the first one, enjoy!

Amy Brenneman is a well known actress who's accomplishments range from climbing the Himalayas to Judging Amy. She's a mom, writer and producer and an active spokeswoman for Healthy Child, Healthy World.
starring in a long running TV series:

She also has Ulcerative Colitis.
"Years ago, my doctor told me there was a surgical solution, but I thought, I will never do that. But surgery ended up being what healed me. I'm so grateful to Western medicine. And while I have found a way past my ulcerative colitis, there are so many who still suffer." (Source:

Her recent filmography:
  • 2007-2013 Private Practice (TV series)
  • 2011 Robot Chicken (TV series)2009 Mother and Child
  • 2008 Downloading Nancy
  • 2007 The Jane Austen Book Club
  • 2007 Grey's Anatomy (TV series)
  • 2007 88 Minutes
  • 1999-2005 Judging Amy (TV series) 

Read her story at:

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