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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
 1997 Deconstructing Harry
 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
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 1987 Rumpelstiltskin
 1984 Micki + Maude
Maude Salinger
 1983 Yentl
 1983 Never Say Never Again
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 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 Vagina Monologues' in London, opposite 'Rita Wilson'. She also did the same play off-Broadway this time with Heather Locklear. See more »

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


5' 4" (1.63 m)

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(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 »


Auditioned for the roles of Stephanie in Saturday Night Fever (1977) and Princess Leia Organa in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977). See more »


Frequent appearances in movies with real-life mother Priscilla Pointer

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