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Also Known As: Amy Lou Adams Died:
Born: August 20, 1974 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Vicenza, IT Profession: actress

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After first turning heads as a naïve candy striper wooed by con man Leonardo DiCaprio in "Catch Me if You Can" (2002), Amy Adams became that rare actress to live up to expectations following her strong, nuanced performance as an optimistic and overly pregnant small town wife in the independent dramedy "Junebug" (2005). With that Academy Award-nominated turn, Adams was hailed as the next big thing and the actress failed to disappoint. She followed up with her widely-hailed, tongue-in-cheek performance of an animated fairy princess who finds herself transformed into a three-dimensional human on the streets of New York in the hit romantic comedy "Enchanted" (2007). From there, Adams only strengthened her position as a versatile actress with a wealth of talent after performances as the conflicted Sister James in John Patrick Shanley's "Doubt" (2008) and a single mother who starts a crime scene cleaning business in "Sunshine Cleaning" (2009). Naturally, she appeared in large-scale studio movies like "Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian" (2009) and "The Muppets" (2011), though it was award-worthy films like "Julie & Julia" (2009), "The Fighter" (2010) and "The Master" (2012) that kept Adams...

After first turning heads as a naïve candy striper wooed by con man Leonardo DiCaprio in "Catch Me if You Can" (2002), Amy Adams became that rare actress to live up to expectations following her strong, nuanced performance as an optimistic and overly pregnant small town wife in the independent dramedy "Junebug" (2005). With that Academy Award-nominated turn, Adams was hailed as the next big thing and the actress failed to disappoint. She followed up with her widely-hailed, tongue-in-cheek performance of an animated fairy princess who finds herself transformed into a three-dimensional human on the streets of New York in the hit romantic comedy "Enchanted" (2007). From there, Adams only strengthened her position as a versatile actress with a wealth of talent after performances as the conflicted Sister James in John Patrick Shanley's "Doubt" (2008) and a single mother who starts a crime scene cleaning business in "Sunshine Cleaning" (2009). Naturally, she appeared in large-scale studio movies like "Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian" (2009) and "The Muppets" (2011), though it was award-worthy films like "Julie & Julia" (2009), "The Fighter" (2010) and "The Master" (2012) that kept Adams near the top of the list of her generation's most respected leading ladies.

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CAST: (feature film)

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 Lullaby (2014)
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 Big Eyes (2014)
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 Her (2013)
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 American Hustle (2013)
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 Man of Steel (2013)
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 Master, The (2012)
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 Muppets, The (2011)
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Discovered by a movie producer, while working at a dinner theater in Chanhassen, MN
1999:
Made feature debut in the satiric comedy "Drop Dead Gorgeous" opposite Denise Richards and Kirsten Dunst
2000:
Appeared in the independent comedy "Psycho Beach Party," a spoof of 1960's Beach Party/Gidget surfing movies
2000:
Made guest appearances on "That 70s Show" (Fox) and "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" (UPN)
2000:
Starred in the direct-to-video feature "Cruel Intentions 2"; originally filmed as a TV spin-off of the hit film "Cruel Intentions" (1999) titled "Manchester Prep" that was never aired
2002:
Cast opposite Matthew Perry and Elizabeth Hurley in the romantic comedy "Serving Sara"
2002:
Played Leonardo DiCaprio¿s dimwitted fiancée Brenda in "Catch Me if You Can"
2004:
Cast on the short-lived medical drama "Dr. Vegas" (CBS)
2005:
Starred in the romantic comedy "The Wedding Date" opposite Debra Messing and Dermot Mulroney
2005:
Breakthrough role in the southern drama "Junebug"; earned Oscar and SAG nominations for Best Supporting Actress
2006:
Co-starred in the indie comedy "Standing Still"
2007:
Cast as a Princess Giselle in Disney's modern-day animation and live-action fairy tale "Enchanted"; earned a Golden Globe nomination for Actor in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
2007:
Cast in "Charlie Wilson's War" as the title character's chief of staff
2008:
Co-starred in the romantic comedy "Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day"
2008:
Cast as Sister James in the feature adaptation of John Patrick Shanley's play "Doubt"; earned Golden Globe, SAG and Oscar nominations for Best Supporting Actress
2009:
Played a single mother who starts her own crime scene clean-up business in the independent film "Sunshine Cleaning"
2009:
Portrayed Amelia Earhart in the adventure comedy "Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian"
2009:
Portrayed author Julie Powell in Nora Ephron's "Julie & Julia"; screenplay adapted from Powell's <i>Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen</i> and Julia Child's <i>My Life in France</i>
2010:
Played a young woman who travels to Ireland to propose to her boyfriend in the romantic comedy "Leap Year"
2010:
Played the love interest of professional boxer Micky Ward in David O. Russell's "The Fighter"
2011:
Nominated for the 2011 Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture ("The Fighter")
2011:
Nominated for the 2011 Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role ("The Fighter")
2011:
Nominated for the 2011 Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
2011:
Nominated for the 2011 Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
2011:
Nominated for the 2011 Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
2011:
Landed the coveted role of Lois Lane in the 2013 Superman reboot "Man of Steel"
2011:
Co-starred with Jason Segel in the family comedy "The Muppets"
2012:
Co-starred with Joaquin Phoenix and Philip Seymour Hoffman in Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Master"
2012:
Cast opposite Clint Eastwood in baseball drama "Trouble with the Curve"
2012:
Portrayed Beat Generation figure Jane Vollmer in feature adaptation of "On the Road" by Jack Kerouac
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Education

Douglas County High School: Castle Rock , Colorado -

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