Amy Adams

Amy Adams

Amy Adams is a multi-award winning Hollywood star known for her performances in Junebug, Doubt, Sharp Objects and Nocturnal Animals.

She made her West End debut in a production of Tennessee William’s The Glass Menagerie at the Duke of York’s Theatre in 2022, directed by Jeremy Herrin.

Her screen roles have included Brenda Strong in 2002’s Catch Me If You Can, and her breakthrough performance in 2005 indie hit Junebug as Ashley Johnsten, for which she garnered an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress.

Adams went on to star in Disney’s 2007 film Enchanted, receiving a Golden Globe Award nomination for her performance as Giselle. In 2008 she got a second Oscar and Golden Globe Award nod for playing a young nun in Doubt.

In 2009, Adams played Amelia Earhart in Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, and starred as Julie Powell in Julie & Julia, for which she received multiple award nominations. Other roles include 2010 sports drama The Fighter and the 2012 psychological drama The Master. 2013 saw her play Lois Lane in the Superman movie Man of Steel, and a con artist in American Hustle, winning a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy.

Recent screen roles include Hillbilly Elegy, Vice, Nocturnal Animals, Arrival and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.

This year she stars as Cynthia Murphy in the movie of Dear Evan Hansen. And other roles this year include The Woman in the Window and Zack Snyder’s Justice League.

Amy also plays Camille Preaker in acclaimed HBO TV series Sharp Objects.

Her stage work includes play the Baker’s Wife in the 2012 New York production of Into The Woods at the Delacorte Theater.

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👤 📅27 September 2021

📷 Main photo: Patrick L., CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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