Knowledge Identifier: +Amy_Adams
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1974.
Countries: United States (72%), United Kingdom (8%), California (7%)
Linked to: Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress, Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Cast, Psycho Beach Party, Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association
The Gold Rush - In more recent times, it was replicated by Robert Downey Jr. in his lead role as Charles Chaplin in the 1992 "Chaplin", which briefly depicts the production of the film, Johnny Depp's character in the 1993 film "Benny and Joon", Grampa Simpson in the 1994 episode of "The Simpsons" entitled "Lady Bouvier's Lover" and by Amy Adams' character in "The Muppets"
Adams was born in Vicenza, to American parents, and began her performing career on stage in dinner theaters, before making her screen debut in the 1999 black comedy film "Drop Dead Gorgeous"
From 2000 to 2002, Adams appeared in a series of small films like "Psycho Beach Party" while guest-starring on television series such as "That '70s Show", "Charmed", "Buffy the Vampire Slayer", "Smallville" and "The West Wing"
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
Leap Year (2010 film) - On October 17, 2008, it was announced that Amy Adams was to star in the film as Anna Brady
The Fighter - Richard Corliss of "Time Magazine" named Christian Bale's performance one of the Top 10 Movie Performances of 2010, saying "In a little festival of tart, savory performances, notably from Melissa Leo as the boys' mother and Amy Adams as Micky's girlfriend, Bale shines the brightest, because he knows that no character, however depraved his status, is only a "monster"
In 2011, Adams appeared in "The Muppets" alongside Jason Segel
Rashida Jones - Jones' other 2011 films were "Friends with Benefits", starring Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis, "The Big Year", with Steve Martin, Owen Wilson, and JoBeth Williams, "The Muppets", with Jason Segel, Amy Adams and Chris Cooper, and "Our Idiot Brother", with Paul Rudd, Elizabeth Banks, and Emily Mortimer
In 2012, Adams portrayed Peggy Dodd in "The Master" and the daughter of Clint Eastwood's character in the baseball drama "Trouble with the Curve"
Margaret Keane - Keane and her husband Walter are the main focus of the 2014 biographical film "Big Eyes", in which Keane was portrayed by actress Amy Adams
In May 2015, she married Le Gallo in California
Jennifer Aspen - In 2018, Aspen was cast opposite Amy Adams in the HBO eight-episode miniseries "Sharp Objects"
In 2019, Adams will star as an agoraphobic woman who witnesses a murder in Joe Wright's "The Woman in the Window", based on the mystery novel of the same name