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Amy Adams

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Amy Lou Adams (born August 20, 1974) is an American actress and singer. She has been nominated for five Academy Awards, five Golden Globes (winning one), six Screen Actors Guild Awards, four BAFTA Awards, and nine BFCA Awards (winning four). Adams was born to American parents in Vicenza, Italy, and began her performing career on stage in dinner theaters, before making her screen debut in the 1999 black comedy film Drop Dead Gorgeous. After a series of television guest appearances and roles in B movies, she was cast in the role of Brenda Strong in 2002's Catch Me If You Can, but her breakthrough role was in the 2005 independent film Junebug, playing Ashley Johnsten, for which she received critical acclaim and an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. Adams subsequently starred in Disney's 2007 film Enchanted, a critical and commercial success, and received a Golden Globe Award nomination for her performance as Giselle. She received her second Academy Award and Golden Globe Award nominations the following year for her role as a young nun in Doubt. In 2009, Adams portrayed Amelia Earhart in the highly successful adventure film Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, and starred as writer Julie Powell in the comedy-drama film Julie & Julia. She received two more Golden Globes, BAFTA, and Academy Award nominations for her roles in the 2010 sports drama The Fighter and the 2012 psychological drama The Master. Adams achieved further success in 2013 for portraying Lois Lane in the Superman movie Man of Steel and a con artist in American Hustle; the latter earned her the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy and her fifth Academy Award nomination, this time for Best Actress.

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Aug 20, 1974 In Vicenza, Veneto, Italy
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Disenchanted
Latest Project:
Movie The Woman in the Window 2021-05-14
Known For
Poster of Zoe, Duncan, Jack and Jane
Poster of Providence
Poster of That '70s Show
Poster of Manchester Prep
Series Manchester Prep 2022
Movie Disenchanted Giselle 2022
Movie Zack Snyder's Justice League Lois Lane 2021-03-18
Movie The Woman in the Window Anna Fox 2021-05-14
Movie Vice Lynne Cheney 2018-12-25
Series Sharp Objects Camille Preaker 2018-07-08
Movie Justice League Lois Lane 2017-11-15
Movie Xenolinguistics: Understanding Arrival Self 2017-02-14
Movie DC Films Presents Dawn of the Justice League Herself 2016-01-19
Movie Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Lois Lane 2016-03-23
Movie Nocturnal Animals Susan Morrow 2016-11-04
Movie Arrival Dr. Louise Banks 2016-11-10
Movie The Making of Big Eyes Herself 2015-04-14
Movie The Untitled Rick Howard Project 2014-05-13
Movie Lullaby Emily 2014-06-13
Movie Big Eyes Margaret Keane 2014-12-24
Movie Back Beyond Peggy Dodd 2013-02-26
Movie Man of Steel Lois Lane 2013-06-12
Movie Her Amy 2013-12-18
Movie American Hustle Sydney Prosser 2013-12-12
Movie The Fire Rises: The Creation and Impact of The Dark Knight Trilogy Herself (archive footage) 2013-09-24
Movie On the Road Jane / Joan Vollmer 2012-05-22
Movie Trouble with the Curve Mickey Lobel 2012-09-21
Movie The Master Peggy Dodd 2012-09-07
Movie Terror Of The Killer Carnivorous Coat Petra Taylor (as Amy Cummins) 2011-10-31
Movie The Muppets Mary 2011-11-22
Movie Leap Year Anna Brady 2010-01-08
Movie Love and Distrust Charlotte Brown (Segment 4: Pennies) 2010-08-16
Movie The Fighter Charlene Fleming 2010-12-17
Movie Secret Ingredients: Creating Julie & Julia 2009-12-08
Movie Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian Amelia Earhart 2009-05-20
Movie Julie & Julia Julie Powell 2009-08-06
Movie Moonlight Serenade Chloe 2009-01-01
Movie Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day Delysia LaFosse 2008-03-07
Movie Doubt Sister James 2008-02-27
Movie Sunshine Cleaning Rose Lorkowski 2008-01-18
Movie Killers Kill, Dead Men Die The Society Girl 2007-03-13
Movie Enchanted Giselle 2007-11-20
Movie Underdog Polly Purebred (voice) 2007-08-03
Movie Charlie Wilson's War Bonnie Bach 2007-12-19
Movie Stephen Tobolowsky's Birthday Party Herself 2006-05-30
Movie Pennies Charlotte Brown 2006-10-20
Movie The Ex Abby March 2006-12-01
Movie Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny Gorgeous Woman 2006-11-22
Movie Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby Susan 2006-08-04
Movie Standing Still Elise 2005-01-02
Movie The Wedding Date Amy Ellis 2005-02-04
Movie Junebug Ashley Johnsten 2005-08-03
Series The Office Unknown 2005-03-24
Movie The Last Run Alexis 2004-01-01
Series Dr. Vegas Alice Doherty 2004-09-24
Movie Catch Me If You Can: Behind the Camera Herself 2003-05-06
Movie The Slaughter Rule Doreen 2002-01-01
Movie Serving Sara Kate 2002-08-23
Movie Catch Me If You Can Brenda Strong 2002-12-25
Movie Pumpkin Alex 2002-06-28
Series Smallville Unknown 2001-10-16
Movie Psycho Beach Party Marvel Ann 2000-08-06
Movie The Chromium Hook Jill Royaltuber 2000-05-13
Movie Cruel Intentions 2 Kathryn Merteuil 2000-11-09
Series Providence Unknown 1999-01-08
Series Zoe, Duncan, Jack and Jane Dinah 1999-01-17
Movie Drop Dead Gorgeous Leslie Miller 1999-07-23
Series The West Wing Unknown 1999-09-22
Series Charmed Unknown 1998-10-07
Series That '70s Show Unknown 1998-08-23
Series Buffy the Vampire Slayer Unknown 1997-03-10
Series King of the Hill Unknown 1997-01-12
Series Critics' Choice Movie Awards Herself - Presenter 1996-01-10
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Movie Dream Trap Co-ed 1990-01-01
Movie Witch Story Susan 1989-01-01
Movie Roxanne: The Prize Pulitzer Susie 1989-01-01
Series LIVE with Kelly and Ryan Unknown 1988-09-05
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series The Oscars Amy Adams 1953-03-18