Amy Ryan (born May 3, 1968) is an actress who first appeared in film in 2006, and she has become a supporting actress since, with her roles in Goosebumps and Bridge of Spies, and an episode of Law and Order. She plays Gale Cooper (Zach's mother) in the Goosebumps movie. In the movie, she and Zach move to Madison, Delaware and she gets a job at the high school, as the vice principal.