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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 Danish, German, and Norwegian, ancestry. Adams sang in the school choir at Douglas County High School and was ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 5 Oscars. Another 54 wins & 92 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014/II Lullaby
Emily
 2013 Her
Amy
 2013 Back Beyond (Video short)
Peggy Dodd
 2011 The Muppets
Mary
 2010 Love & Distrust (Video)
Charlotte Brown (segment: "Pennies" by Warner Loughlin)
 2010 Leap Year
Anna
 2009 Moonlight Serenade (Video)
Chloe
 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)
Katy
- Booze Cruise (2006) ... Katy
- The Fire (2005) ... Katy
- Hot Girl (2005) ... Katy
 2005/II Standing Still
Elise
 2005 Junebug
Ashley
 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)
Cathy
 2002 Pumpkin
Alex
 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)
Dinah
- 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)
Susan
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Show Show Self (91 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (8 credits)

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Other Works:

Stage Production: "Good News" Chanhassen Dinner Theater in Minnesota See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Amy Lou Adams

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Personal Quote:

(2011) I was a hostess at Hooters, and that was sort of fun. I was 17, and then when I was 18, I waited [tables] for about a month. I wasn't cut out to be a waitress, and I certainly wasn't cut out to be a Hooters waitress. That was a short-lived ambition. Everyone would agree, if they could see me, Hooters isn't necessarily the best way to describe me. See more »

Trivia:

Has made two movies back-to-back starring Meryl Streep: Doubt (2008) and Julie & Julia (2009). In the latter she has no scenes with Streep. See more »

Trademark:

Her bright smile See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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