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Naturally brunette/blue-eyed beauty Amy Davis Irving was born in Palo Alto, California. She is the youngest of three children, and the daughter of influential theatrical/television director and producer Jules Irving, and actress Priscilla Pointer. Her father was of Russian Jewish descent, and her mother's ancestry includes English, Scots-Irish, ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Carrie
Carrie Sue Snell
(1976)
Hide and Seek
Hide and Seek Alison Callaway
(2005)
Adam
Adam Rebecca Buchwald
(2009)
Yentl
Yentl Hadass Vishkower
(1983)

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 2017 My Cricket and Me (pre-production)
Lily Ramsey
 2000 Bossa Nova
Mary Ann Simpson
 1999 Blue Ridge Fall
Ellie Perkins
 1999 The Confession
Sarah Fertig
 1998 One Tough Cop
FBI Agent Jean Devlin
 1997 Deconstructing Harry
Jane
 1996 I'm Not Rappaport
Clara Gelber
 1996 Carried Away
Rosealee Henson
 1995 Kleptomania
Diana Allen
 1993 Benefit of the Doubt
Karen Braswell
 1990 A Show of Force
Kate Melendez
 1989 Casualties of War
Voice of girl on the train (uncredited)
 1988 Who Framed Roger Rabbit
Jessica Rabbit (singing voice, uncredited)
 1988 She's Having a Baby
Amy Irving (uncredited)
 1987 Rumpelstiltskin
Katie
 1984 Micki + Maude
Maude Salinger
 1983 Never Say Never Again
Female Computer Eye Scan Voice (voice, unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1980 The Competition
Heidi Joan Schoonover
 1980 Honeysuckle Rose
Lily Ramsey
 1979 Voices
Rosemarie Lemon
 1976 Carrie
Sue Snell
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Other Works:

Played Elvira in 'Blithe Spirit' at the Santa Fe Festival Theatre, Santa Fe, New Mexico. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Personal Quote:

(1977, about her decisions on working with her then partner) I would love to work for Steven [Spielberg] but, right now, I want to make it on my own first. I do not ever want to be known as "Steven Spielberg's girlfriend". See more »

Trivia:

As a favor for Robert Zemeckis, she sung "Why Don't You Do Right?" for sultry heroine Jessica Rabbit in the film Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988). Kathleen Turner supplied the character's speaking voice. However, Irving did not receive a paycheck for her work. See more »

Trademark:

Frequent appearances in movies with real-life mother Priscilla Pointer

Star Sign:

Virgo

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