Amber Rose Tamblyn is an American actress, writer and film director. She is the daughter of Russ Tamblyn, an actor, dancer, and singer who starred in the 1961 film of West Side Story, and Bonnie Murray, a singer and artist.
Tamblyn first came to the limelight while playing the young daughter of a mother who is dying of breast cancer, Emily Bowen Quartermaine (1995-2001) on the soap opera "General Hospital", and playing Joan Girardi, a teenage girl who receives frequent visits from God, on the CBS drama series "Joan of Arcadia".
Tamblyn started her film career by doing short roles in her father's movies. Her first major film role was in 2005's The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, co-starring Alexis Bledel, America Ferrera, and Blake Lively. She also appeared in 1995's Live Nude Girls. She also appeared in the Japan-set The Grudge 2 (2006) that debuted in the #1 spot at the North American box office.
Tamblyn's role in Stephanie Daley won an award at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival. She was also nominated for Best Actress at the Independent Spirit Awards.
Amber Tamblyn has published two poetry books- Of the Dawn and Plenty of Ships. In 2014, Tamblyn sold her third collection of poems titled "Dark Sparkler" to Harper Collins. The book explores the lives and deaths of child star actresses.
Tamblyn is married to a comedian and actor David Cross. They got married on October 6, 2012.