Ami Foster Born August 5, 1975 Occupation Actress/Singer Years active 1983-1995 Ami Foster (born August 5, 1975) is a former American child actress and singer. Foster is best remembered for playing Margeaux Kramer on the American television program . Punky Brewster Biography [edit ]
At the age of five, Foster won the National Tap Dance Championship after which she was discovered on
as a singer. In 1984, Foster landed her most notable role, in the Star Search NBC series Punky Brewster as Margaux Kramer, the spoiled upper class friend of the title character. During the run of Punky Brewster, Foster appeared on ; she shared an act with actor-musician Corey Yothers, whose sister Circus of the Stars Tina (of fame) was also featured that year in Family Ties COTS.
Following the end of
Punky Brewster in 1988, Foster appeared in various guest roles: on , The Wonder Years and Quantum Leap, . In 1986-87 she was the voice of Holly, the young owner of the Puppy Pound in the Life Goes On Pound Puppies television series. She also voiced Sally Brown in the 1988 animated Peanuts special and Snoopy!!! The Musical Lucy van Pelt in an episode of . In 1989, she had a role in the film This Is America, Charlie Brown . Foster's last role to date was in a 1995 episode of Troop Beverly Hills . CBS Schoolbreak Special
Foster has one elder brother, Shawn, a motion-picture director whose output consists largely of straight-to-video productions.
Filmography [edit ] Awards and nominations [edit ]
Year Award Result Category Film or series 1986 Young Artist Award Nominated Best Young Supporting Actress in a Television Series Punky Brewster 1987 Exceptional Performance by a Young Actress in a Long Running Series Comedy or Drama Punky Brewster 1988 Exceptional Performance by a Young Actress in a Television Comedy Series Punky Brewster Best Young Actress Starring in a Television Drama Special, Movie of the Week or Variety Show Circus of the Stars #12 Best Animation Voice Over Group It's Punky Brewster (Shared with Casey Ellison, Teddy Field III, Soleil Moon Frye, and Cherie Johnson) Best Animation Voice Over Group Pound Puppies 1989 Best Young Actress - Voice Over Role This Is America, Charlie Brown 1992 Best Young Actress Guest Starring or Recurring Role in a TV Series Empty Nest References [edit ] External links [edit ]