FAQ about Amy Jo

Q: Full name (Nickname)
A:
Amy Jo Johnson (AJ), Inspired by the sisters Amy and Jo in Little Women

Q: Birth day / Hometown
A:
October 6th, 1970 / Cape Cod, Massachussets

Q: Resides in
A:
Toronto, Ontario (Canada)

Q: Zodiac sign
A: Libra

Q: Eye / hair color
A:
 Brown

Q: Weight / height
A:
 Around 100 / 5' 2

Q: Family
A:
 Olivier Giner (Husband), Francesca Christine (born at 9:09 pm on Dec. 1st, weighing 7 lbs., 1 oz. - Daughter), Grieg Johnson, car dealership owner (Father), Christine Johnson, worked in a clothing store (Mother), Julie Johnson Clary, legal assistant (Sister, older) and Grieg Johnson Jr., car salesman (Brother, older)

Q: Pets
A:
 Zoe Picklena (cat) and Lucy (dog)

Q: Birthday present
A:
 A case of gummy bears

Q: Color that she hates
A:
Pink

Q: Color
A:
 The rainbow or purple and yellow. "I love to paint, so my favorite color is the rainbow. But if I had to choose one, it's purple." (TV Guide, July 9-15, 1994)

Q: Interests and Hobbies
A:
 Oil painting, singing, playing guitar, writing in her journal

Q: Phobia
A:
 Weapons

Q: Heros
A:
 Holly Hunter and Nadia Comaneci

Q: Crossover friends
A:
 Sarah Brown (Kaitlin of V.R. Troopers) was her best friend and neighbor

Q: Ranger she got along best with
A:
 Karan Ashley

Q: What vegetable would she be?
A:
 A String Bean

Q: What Disney character would she be?
A:
 Tinker Bell

Q: What other creatures would she like to be?
A:
 A squirrel, a butterfly, and/or a pixie.

Q: Favorite MMPR episode
A:
 Bloom of Doom

Q: Best thing about being a Ranger
A:
 "It's helped me to conquer my fears about acting. I used to get so nervous before going on-stage that I would cry. I even threw up." (TV Guide, July 9-15 1994)

Q: On on-set relationships
A:
 "We're all good friends when we're working with each other, but outside work we go to our own lives. But being in Australia, it was sort of a different story because we were all so far from home that we ended up hanging out a lot more, going out at night 'cause we didn't know anybody else there." (Teen Beat, Sept., 1995)

Q: Shows she would like to be in
A:
 Northern Exposure, Taxi

Q: TV she watches
A:
 Mad About You, Grey's Anatomy, Six Feet Under and Parenthood

Q: Favorite Movies
A:
 Cinema Paradiso and Harold and Maude

Q: Favorite ice cream flavor
A:
 Healthbar crunch

Q: Favorite pizza toppings
A:
 Anchovies, tuna fish, and meatloaf

Q: Influences
A:
 Sister, Mom, and God

Q: City to live
A:
 New York

Q: Place to visit
A:
 Greece and Israel

Q: Favorite Author
A:
 John Irving

Q: Band
A:
 Extra very, The Beattles

Q: Music genere
A:
 Folk rock

Q: Music influences
A:
 Natalie Merchant, Sarah Mclachlan, James Taylor, the Grateful Dead & the Allman bros, and other kinds of classic rock to Kate Bush and Tori Amos and even classical music, and also They Might Be Giants

Q: Current project
A:
 The Space Between

Q: Big break
A:
 Role of Kimberly Hart on Power Rangers

Q: Theater
A:
 Much Ado About Nothing

Q: Discography
A:
 Cozy Life and Indie

Q: Volunteering
A:
 She enjoys volunteering and has trekked to Bosnia as a volunteer with the Global Children's Organization (globalchild.org) and to Tanzania with Global Volunteers

Q: Philosophy
A:
 "Do things that scare you, because being afraid makes you hesitate" and "I've been a gymnast since I was 7, and I learned very early that being afraid makes you hesitate. So I tend to so things that scare me. When I was little I was a kamikaze" (TV Guide, July 9-15, 1994)

Q: Gymnastics history
A:
 Has competed in the U.S. and Europe in events including uneven bars, vault, balance beam, and floor exercises. Competed for ten years until her sophomore year in high school

Q: Past view on her gymnastics history
A:
 "I had wanted to go to the Olympics when I was a little kid and I never did. So I was like, 'This has been a waste! Ten years of my life, a waste!' And then when I got Power Rangers, it was like, this is why I did it for ten years. It has a meaning, it wasn't a waste" (Teen Beat, Sept. 1995)

Q: Life Before Becoming a Power Ranger
A:
 Has competed at the international level in gymnastics, also was a finalist in the Miss Teen Massachusetts competition. Also an alumnus of Dennis Yarmouth High School and the Orleans Academy of Performing Arts. Attended the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in New York City after high school. Moved to Los Angeles and got the Power Rangers gig almost immediately afterwards

Q: On being a star
A:
 Only gets recognized when she dresses up. Dresses comfortably so as to not get recognized

Q: On being a role-model
A:
 "When there are kids around, you have to watch what you say. I'm a positive role model for all these kids!" (Teen Beat, Sept., 1995)

Q: Movie-making gripe
A:
 The costumes (which weighed 40 pounds). "We had to be in them for like ten hours a day!" (Teen Beat, Sept., 1995)

Q: Bit of trivia to look out for
A:
 Has a butterfly tattooed on her left ankle, a design that was suggested by her mother as a symbol of freedom (Sunday Times)

Q: Tatoos
A:
 A butterfly on her ankle as a symbol of freedom, a dragonfly on the back of her neck and a tribal (looks like) on her lower back

Q: Education
A:
 Graduated from Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School. Went to school in New York for 2 years before going to LA

Q: BENT
A:
 Was shooted on October 8th and 9th, 2012

Q: LINES
A:
 Was shooted on August 17th & 18th, 2013

Q: The Space Between
A:
 Was shooted on June, 2015


Updated on: Sunday, December 18, 2016 - 15:31

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