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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 & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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 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
 1996 I'm Not Rappaport
Clara Gelber
 1996 Carried Away
Rosealee Henson
 1995 Kleptomania
Diana Allen
 1995 Call of the Wylie (Short)
Mel
 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)
 1987 Rumpelstiltskin
Katie
 1984 Micki + Maude
Maude Salinger
 1983 Yentl
Hadass
 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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Appeared in the critically lauded Broadway production of Chekhov's "Three Sisters" with Calista Flockhart, Lili Taylor and Eric Stoltz; previously played the role of Marsha at Williamstown, Massachusetts in 1987. See more »

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

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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I get along great with directors, but I think some producers would tell you I'm a pain. They may say I'm tough to work with, but I have a great passion for what I do. I believe in fighting for it. See more »

Trivia:

Amy's father was of Russian Jewish descent. One of Amy's maternal great-great-grandfathers, Jacob Barrett Cohen, was from a Jewish family (of both Ashkenazi and Sephardi origin) that had lived in the United States since the 1700s, with ancestors who fought in the American Revolution and the War of 1812. Amy's mother's other ancestry is English, along with Welsh, Northern Irish (Scots-Irish), and ... See more »

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Frequent appearances in movies with real-life mother Priscilla Pointer

Star Sign:

Virgo

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