Amy Adams (III)


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Amy Lou Adams was born in Vicenza, Veneto, Italy, to American parents, Kathryn (Hicken) and Richard Kent Adams, a U.S. serviceman who was stationed at Caserma Ederle in Italy at the time. She was raised in a Mormon family of seven children in Castle Rock, Colorado, and has English, as well as smaller amounts of Danish, Swiss-German, and Norwegian,... See full bio »

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Nominated for 6 Oscars. Another 71 wins & 223 nominations. See more awards »

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Arrival Louise Banks
(2016)
Enchanted Giselle
(2007)
American Hustle Sydney Prosser
(2013)
Doubt Sister James
(2008)

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  Disenchanted (announced)
Giselle
 2018/I Vice
Lynne Cheney
 2018 Sharp Objects (TV Mini-Series)
Camille Preaker
- Milk (2018) ... Camille Preaker
- Falling (2018) ... Camille Preaker
- Cherry (2018) ... Camille Preaker
- Closer (2018) ... Camille Preaker
- Ripe (2018) ... Camille Preaker
 2017 Justice League
Lois Lane
 2016 Nocturnal Animals
Susan Morrow
 2016/II Arrival
Louise Banks
 2014 Saturday Night Live: Cut For Time (TV Series)
Amy
- Christmas Romance (2014) ... Amy
 2014/I Big Eyes
Margaret Keane
 2014/II Lullaby
Emily
 2013 American Hustle
Sydney Prosser
 2013 Her
Amy
 2013 Man of Steel
Lois Lane
 2013 Back Beyond (Video short)
Peggy Dodd
 2012 Trouble with the Curve
Mickey
 2012 The Master
Peggy Dodd
 2012 On the Road
Jane / Joan Vollmer
 2011 The Muppets
Mary
 2010/I The Fighter
Charlene Fleming
 2010 Love & Distrust (Video)
Charlotte / Segment 4 - Pennies (Doubt and True Love)
 2010 Leap Year
Anna
 2009 Moonlight Serenade (Video)
Chloe
 2009 Julie & Julia
Julie Powell
 2008/I Doubt
Sister James
 2008 The Lonely Island: Hero Song (Video short)
Woman in Danger
 2008 Sunshine Cleaning
Rose
 2007 Charlie Wilson's War
Bonnie Bach
 2007 Enchanted
Giselle
 2007 Underdog
Polly (voice)
 2007 Vanity Fair: Killers Kill, Dead Men Die (Video short)
The Society Girl (credit only)
 2006 The Ex
Abby March
 2006 Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny
Gorgeous Woman
 2006 Pennies (Short)
Charlotte Brown
 2005-2006 The Office (TV Series)
Katy
- Booze Cruise (2006) ... Katy
- The Fire (2005) ... Katy
- Hot Girl (2005) ... Katy
 2005/II Standing Still
Elise
 2005 The Wedding Date
Amy
 2005 Junebug
Ashley
 2004 The Last Run
Alexis
 2004 Dr. Vegas (TV Series)
Alice Doherty
- Limits (2004) ... Alice Doherty
- All In (2004) ... Alice Doherty
- Dead Man, Live Bet (2004) ... Alice Doherty
- Advantage Play (2004) ... Alice Doherty
- Pilot (2004) ... Alice Doherty
 2004 King of the Hill (TV Series)
Merilynn / Sunshine / Misty
- Talking Shop (2004) ... (voice)
- Stressed for Success (2004) ... (voice)
- Cheer Factor (2004) ... Merilynn / Sunshine (voice)
- My Hair Lady (2004) ... Misty (voice)
 2002 Catch Me If You Can
Brenda Strong
 2002 The West Wing (TV Series)
Cathy
- 20 Hours in America: Part I (2002) ... Cathy
 2002 Serving Sara
Kate
 2002 Pumpkin
Alex
 2002 The Slaughter Rule
Doreen
 2001 Smallville (TV Series)
Jodi Melville
- Craving (2001) ... Jodi Melville
 2000 The Peter Principle (TV Movie)
Susan
 2000 Cruel Intentions 2 (Video)
Kathryn
 2000 Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series)
Cousin Beth
- Family (2000) ... Cousin Beth
 2000 Providence (TV Series)
Rebecca 'Becka' Taylor
- The Good Doctor (2000) ... Rebecca 'Becka' Taylor
 2000 Zoe, Duncan, Jack & Jane (TV Series)
Dinah
- Tall, Dark and Duncan's Boss (2000) ... Dinah
 2000 The Chromium Hook (Short)
Jill Royaltuber (as Amy Lou Adams)
 2000 Charmed (TV Series)
Maggie Murphy
- Murphy's Luck (2000) ... Maggie Murphy
 2000 That '70s Show (TV Series)
Kat Peterson
- Burning Down the House (2000) ... Kat Peterson
 2000 Psycho Beach Party
Marvel Ann
 1999 Drop Dead Gorgeous
Leslie Miller
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Other Works:

Stage Production: "Good News" Chanhassen Dinner Theater in Minnesota See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Interviews | 15 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 62 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Amy Lou Adams

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Personal Quote:

I grew up as a Mormon and that had more of an impact on my values than my beliefs. I'm afraid I will always feel the weight of a lie. I'm very hard on myself anyway. Religious guilt carries over too. You can't really misbehave without feeling badly about it. At least, I can't. See more »

Trivia:

Returned to work 3 months after giving birth to her daughter Aviana in order to begin filming On the Road (2012). See more »

Trademark:

Often plays optimistic characters with cheerful dispositions See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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