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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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 2013 Zero Hour (TV Series)
Melanie Lynch / 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
 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 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 Confession
Sarah Fertig
 1998 One Tough Cop
FBI Agent Jean Devlin
 1998 Stories from My Childhood (TV Series)
Anastasia
 1996 I'm Not Rappaport
Clara Gelber
 1996 Carried Away
Rosealee Henson
 1995 Kleptomania
Diana Allen
 1995 Call of the Wylie (Short)
Mel
 1994 Twilight Zone: Rod Serling's Lost Classics (TV Movie)
James' Fiancee (segment "The Theater")
 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
 1985 Great Performances (TV Series)
Ellie Dunn
 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
 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:

  • Played Elsa Barlow in 'The Road to Mecca' off-Broadway at the Promenade Theatre, New York City. She won an Obie award for her role in the production.


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Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Personal Quote:

Actors are not a great breed of people, I don't think. I count myself as something of an exception. I grew up in the theater, and my values were about the work, and not being a star or anything like that. I'm not spoiled in that way, and if I fight for something, it's about the work, not about how big my trailer is. 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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