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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 5 Oscars. Another 65 wins & 189 nominations. See more awards »

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Premier contact
Premier contact Louise Banks
(2016)
Il était une fois...
(2007)
American Bluff
American Bluff Sydney Prosser
(2013)
The Master
The Master Peggy Dodd
(2012)

Filmography

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 2018 Disenchanted (pre-production)
Giselle
 2018 Backseat (post-production)
Lynne Cheney
 2017-2018 Sharp Objects (TV Series) (filming)
Camille Preaker
- Episode #1.8 (2018) ... Camille Preaker
- Episode #1.7 (2018) ... Camille Preaker
- Episode #1.6 (2018) ... Camille Preaker
- Episode #1.5 (2018) ... Camille Preaker
- Episode #1.4 (2018) ... Camille Preaker
 2017 Justice League
Lois Lane
 2016 Nocturnal Animals
Susan Morrow
 2016/II Premier contact
Louise Banks
 2014/I Big Eyes
Margaret Keane
 2014/II Lullaby
Emily
 2013 American Bluff
Sydney Prosser
 2013 Her
Amy
 2013 Man of Steel
Lois Lane
 2013 Back Beyond (Video short)
Peggy Dodd
 2012 Une nouvelle chance
Mickey
 2012 The Master
Peggy Dodd
 2012 Sur la route
Jane / Joan Vollmer
 2010/I Fighter
Charlene Fleming
 2010 Love & Distrust (Video)
Charlotte Brown (segment "Pennies")
 2010 Donne-moi ta main
Anna
 2009 Moonlight Serenade (Video)
Chloe
 2009 Julie & Julia
Julie Powell
 2009 La nuit au musée 2
Amelia Earhart
 2008/I Doute
Sister James
 2008 Miss Pettigrew
Delysia
 2008 Sunshine Cleaning
Rose
 2007 La guerre selon Charlie Wilson
Bonnie Bach
 2007 Il était une fois...
Giselle
 2006 Son ex et moi
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 L'escorte
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 Les rois du Texas (TV Series)
Merilynn / Sunshine / Misty
- Talking Shop (2004) ... (voice)
- Cheer Factor (2004) ... Merilynn / Sunshine (voice)
- My Hair Lady (2004) ... Misty (voice)
 2002 Arrête-moi si tu peux
Brenda Strong
 2002 À la maison blanche (TV Series)
Cathy
- 20 Hours in America: Part II (2002) ... Cathy
- 20 Hours in America: Part I (2002) ... Cathy
 2002 Au service de Sara
Kate
 2002 Pumpkin
Alex
 2002 The Slaughter Rule
Doreen
 2001 Smallville (TV Series)
Jodi Melville
- Craving (2001) ... Jodi Melville
 2000 Sexe intentions 2 (Video)
Kathryn Merteuil
 2000 Buffy contre les vampires (TV Series)
Cousin Beth
- Family (2000) ... Cousin Beth
 2000 Providence (TV Series)
Rebecca 'Becka' Taylor
- The Good Doctor (2000) ... Rebecca 'Becka' Taylor
 2000 Zoé, Duncan, Jack et 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 70s show (TV Series)
Kat Peterson
- Burning Down the House (2000) ... Kat Peterson
 2000 Psycho Beach Party
Marvel Ann
 2000 The Peter Principle (TV Movie)
Susan
 1999 Belles à mourir
Leslie Miller
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Personal Details

Other Works:

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

Publicity Listings:

5 Interviews | 12 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 59 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:

As of 2013, the longest she has gone without an Oscar nomination, since her first one, is three years, between Junebug (2005) and Doute (2008). See more »

Trademark:

Often plays optimistic characters with cheerful dispositions See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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