Amy Acker In Once Upon A Time
Amy Acker is joining Once Upon A Time to be an love interest for a famous fairytale character. Reports indicated that Acker will play characters in both Storybrooke and the fairy tale world that was! Not that unusual since that's how most of the characters are portrayed in the series.
Acker (born December 5, 1976) is best known for her roles on the television series Angel as Winifred Burkle (2nd - 5th seasons) and Illyria (5th and final seasons). She won the 2003 Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress on Television for her portrayal of Winifred Burkle/Illyria.
Acker is also known for her role as Dr. Claire Saunders/Whiskey on Dollhouse. Acker guest starred in ten out of the thirteen episodes of the first season and three episodes of the second season. She was on Alias as Kelly Peyton.
In 2005, she joined the cast of Alias for its final season, playing the villainous character Kelly Peyton. Acker graduated from guest star to fully credited cast member as the show entered the final episodes in April and May 2006.
Also in 2005, Acker provided voice acting for the character of Huntress on the animated series Justice League Unlimited.
Acker guest starred on fellow Buffyverse actress Alyson Hannigan's show How I Met Your Mother, in which she was reunited with Angel co-star Alexis Denisof (Hannigan's real-life husband), who had a recurring role on the show.In 2010, she was a series regular in the ABC drama Happy Town, portraying the character Rachel Conroy. She also co-starred in Whedon's comedy/horror movie The Cabin in the Wood. She starred in FOX series Human Target season one finale as the mysterious Katherine Walters. She make one appearance in 2010 on CBS's The Good Wife.