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Amy Acker
Character(s) Root
Date of Birth December 5, 1976
Origin Dallas, Texas, U.S.
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Amy Acker portrays Root, who is introduced at the end of Season 1, a recurring character during Season 2, and a main character from Season 3, though she does not appear in every episode.

She is the real-life wife of former guest-star James Carpinello, who plays the POI Joey Durban in “Mission Creep”. Before her role in Person of Interest, she was best known for playing Winifred 'Fred' Burke in Angel, created by Joss Whedon and also appeared as "Whiskey" in another show of his, Dollhouse, as well as guest starring in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.


Season 1

Season 2

Season 3

(now part of regular cast)

Season 4

Season 5