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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

Traffic
Traffic Barbara Wakefield
(2000)
Adam
Adam Rebecca Buchwald
(2009)
Crossing Delancey
Crossing Delancey Isabelle Grossman
(1988)
Carrie
Carrie Sue Snell
(1976)

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 2018 Confetti (filming)
Helen
 2015 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Phyllis Barsetto
- Innocents (2015) ... Phyllis Barsetto
 2013 Zero Hour (TV Series)
Melanie Lynch
- Spring (2013) ... Melanie Lynch
- Ratchet (2013) ... Melanie Lynch
- Hands (2013) ... Melanie Lynch
- Escapement (2013) ... Melanie Lynch
- Balance (2013) ... Melanie Lynch
 2010 House M.D. (TV Series)
Alice Tanner
- Unwritten (2010) ... Alice Tanner
 2009/I Adam
Rebecca Buchwald
 2002-2005 Alias (TV Series)
Emily Sloane
- In Dreams... (2005) ... Emily Sloane
- Truth Takes Time (2003) ... Emily Sloane
- The Getaway (2003) ... Emily Sloane
- Salvation (2002) ... Emily Sloane
- Almost Thirty Years (2002) ... Emily Sloane
 2005 Hide and Seek
Alison Callaway
 2002 Tuck Everlasting
Mother Foster
 2001 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
Voice of Novels
- F. Scott Fitzgerald: Winter Dreams (2001) ... Voice of Novels
 2001 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Rebecca Ramsey
- Repression (2001) ... Rebecca Ramsey
 2000 Traffic
Barbara Wakefield
 2000 Bossa Nova
Mary Ann Simpson
 1999 Spin City (TV Series)
Lindsay Shaw
- The Great Debate (1999) ... Lindsay Shaw
 1999 Blue Ridge Fall
Ellie Perkins
 1999 The Rage: Carrie 2
Sue Snell
 1999 The Confession
Sarah Fertig
 1998 One Tough Cop
FBI Agent Jean Devlin
 1998 Stories from My Childhood (TV Series)
Anastasia
 1997 Deconstructing Harry
Jane
 1996 I'm Not Rappaport
Clara Gelber
 1996 Carried Away
Rosealee Henson
 1995 Call of the Wylie (Short)
Mel
 1995 Kleptomania
Diana Allen
 1994 Twilight Zone: Rod Serling's Lost Classics (TV Movie)
James' Fiancee (segment "The Theater")
 1993 Benefit of the Doubt
Karen Braswell
 1991 An American Tail: Fievel Goes West
Miss Kitty (voice)
 1990 A Show of Force
Kate Melendez
 1989 Casualties of War
Voice of Girl on the Train (voice, uncredited)
 1989 Nightmare Classics (TV Series)
The Governess
- The Turn of the Screw (1989) ... The Governess
 1989 Michael Jackson: Liberian Girl (Video short)
Amy Irving (uncredited)
 1988 Crossing Delancey
Isabelle Grossman
 1988 Who Framed Roger Rabbit
Jessica Rabbit (singing voice, uncredited)
 1988 She's Having a Baby
Amy Irving (uncredited)
 1987 Rumpelstiltskin
Katie
 1986 Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna (TV Movie)
Anna Anderson
 1985 Great Performances (TV Series)
Ellie Dunn
- Heartbreak House (1985) ... Ellie Dunn
 1984 Micki + Maude
Maude Salinger
 1984 The Far Pavilions (TV Mini-Series)
Anjuli
- Part Three: Wally and Anjuli (1984) ... Anjuli
- Part Two: The Journey to Bhithor (1984) ... Anjuli
- Part One: Return to India (1984) ... Anjuli
 1983 Yentl
Hadass Vishkower
 1980 The Competition
Heidi Joan Schoonover
 1980 Honeysuckle Rose
Lily Ramsey
 1979 Voices
Rosemarie Lemon
 1978 The Fury
Gillian Bellaver
 1977 I'm a Fool (TV Movie)
Lucy
 1976-1977 Once an Eagle (TV Mini-Series)
Emily Pawlfrey Massengale
- Part 7 (1977) ... Emily Pawlfrey Massengale
- Part 6 (1977) ... Emily Pawlfrey Massengale
- Part 5 (1976) ... Emily Pawlfrey Massengale
- Part 4 (1976) ... Emily Pawlfrey Massengale
- Part 3 (1976) ... Emily Pawlfrey Massengale
 1976 Carrie
Sue Snell
 1976 Panache (TV Movie)
Anne
 1976 Dynasty (TV Movie)
Amanda Blackwood
 1976 James Dean (TV Movie)
Norma Jean
 1975 Happy Days (TV Series)
Olivia
- Tell It to the Marines (1975) ... Olivia
 1975 Police Woman (TV Series)
June Hummel
- The Hit (1975) ... June Hummel
 1975 The Rookies (TV Series)
Cindy Mullins
- Reading, Writing and Angel Dust (1975) ... Cindy Mullins
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Other Works:

Portrayed Laura Wingfield in 'The Glass Menagerie' theater production opposite her mother Priscilla Pointer. 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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Personal Quote:

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:

Desperately wanted to play the role of Lydia Maxwell in Innerspace (1987), which Steven Spielberg (her husband at the time) was working on as executive producer, but she lost the role to Meg Ryan. See more »

Trademark:

Frequent appearances in movies with real-life mother Priscilla Pointer

Star Sign:

Virgo

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