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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 »

Known For

Arrival
Arrival Louise Banks
(2016)
Man of Steel
Man of Steel Lois Lane
(2013)
Nocturnal Animals
Nocturnal Animals Susan Morrow
(2016)
American Hustle
American Hustle Sydney Prosser
(2013)

Filmography

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 2016/II Arrival
Louise Banks
 2014/II Lullaby
Emily
 2013 Her
Amy
 2013 Back Beyond (Video short)
Peggy Dodd
 2011 The Muppets
Mary
 2010 Love & Distrust (Video)
Charlotte Brown (segment "Pennies")
 2010 Leap Year
Anna
 2009 Moonlight Serenade (Video)
Chloe
 2008/I Doubt
Sister James
 2007 Underdog
Polly (voice)
 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 Junebug
Ashley
 2004 Dr. Vegas (TV Series)
Alice Doherty
- Limits (2004) ... Alice Doherty
- All In (2004) ... Alice Doherty
- Pilot (2004) ... Alice Doherty
 2004 King of the Hill (TV Series)
Merilynn / Sunshine / Misty
- Talking Shop (2004) ... (voice)
- Cheer Factor (2004) ... Merilynn / Sunshine (voice)
- My Hair Lady (2004) ... Misty (voice)
 2002 Serving Sara
Kate
 2002 Pumpkin
Alex
 2001 Smallville (TV Series)
Jodi Melville
- Craving (2001) ... Jodi Melville
 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 The Peter Principle (TV Movie)
Susan
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Personal Details

Other Works:

1997 Stage Production: "State Fair" at Chanhassen 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:

[on letting her career be influenced by childhood favorites] I'm like the luckiest girl in the world. I've gotten to be a princess, I've gotten to work with the Muppets. A lot of my childhood dreams about who I wanted to be when I was a grown-up, I at least get to play them in movies. And Lois Lane is one of them. So I'm just excited. I hope I bring something that people enjoy. See more »

Trivia:

Was admittedly so distracted by co-star Lee Pace while filming Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (2008), since "he just looked so dashing", that the director had to ask him leave the set. See more »

Trademark:

Often plays innocent or very naïve characters See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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