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Amy Lou Adams was born in Italy, to American parents Kathryn (Hicken) and Richard Kent Adams, while her father was a U.S. serviceman. She was raised in a Mormon family of seven children in Castle Rock, Colorado, and has English, as well as smaller amounts of Danish, Swiss-German, and Norwegian, ancestry. Adams sang in the school choir at Douglas ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 5 Oscars. Another 48 wins & 135 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014/II Lullaby
 2013 Her
 2013 Back Beyond (Video short)
Peggy Dodd
 2011 The Muppets
 2010 Love & Distrust (Video)
Charlotte Brown (segment "Pennies")
 2010 Leap Year
 2009 Moonlight Serenade (Video)
 2008/I Doubt
Sister James
 2007 Underdog
Polly (voice)
 2006 Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny
Gorgeous Woman
 2006 Pennies (Short)
Charlotte Brown
 2005-2006 The Office (TV Series)
- Booze Cruise (2006) ... Katy
- The Fire (2005) ... Katy
- Hot Girl (2005) ... Katy
 2005/II Standing Still
 2005 Junebug
 2004 Dr. Vegas (TV Series)
Alice Doherty
- Limits (2004) ... Alice Doherty
- All In (2004) ... Alice Doherty
- Pilot (2004) ... Alice Doherty
 2004 King of the Hill (TV Series)
Merilynn / Sunshine / Misty
- Talking Shop (2004) ... (voice)
- Cheer Factor (2004) ... Merilynn / Sunshine (voice)
- My Hair Lady (2004) ... Misty (voice)
 2002 The West Wing (TV Series)
 2002 Pumpkin
 2001 Smallville (TV Series)
Jodi Melville
- Craving (2001) ... Jodi Melville
 2000 Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series)
Cousin Beth
- Family (2000) ... Cousin Beth
 2000 Providence (TV Series)
Rebecca 'Becka' Taylor
- The Good Doctor (2000) ... Rebecca 'Becka' Taylor
 2000 Zoe, Duncan, Jack & Jane (TV Series)
- Tall, Dark and Duncan's Boss (2000) ... Dinah
 2000 The Chromium Hook (Short)
Jill Royaltuber (as Amy Lou Adams)
 2000 Charmed (TV Series)
Maggie Murphy
- Murphy's Luck (2000) ... Maggie Murphy
 2000 The Peter Principle (TV Movie)
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Modeled for the front and back cover of the book "Going Hollywood: How to get started, keep going, and not turn into a sleaze," by Kristin M. Burke (Published July 27, 2004) See more »

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4 Interviews | 10 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 19 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Amy Lou Adams


5' 4" (1.63 m)

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I've always really loved action films, but I don't see myself as a superhero girl, so my Lois Lane is a mere mortal full of imperfections. See more »


Worked in a Hooters Restaurant until soon after she turned 18, when they started making her wear the customary outfits. See more »


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