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Overview (3)

Born in London, England, UK
Birth NameJoanna M. Donohoe
Height 5' 8" (1.73 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Award winning Actor Amanda Donohoe trained at the Royal Central school of Speech and Drama. In a career spanning more than 30 years she has appeared in a variety of productions on Stage, Screen and Television in the UK and USA. She won a Golden Globe for her role in the multi award winning TV series LA LAW, co-starred in the Oscar winning film The Madness of King George and won rave reviews for her Stage work including her portrayal of Mrs Robinson in the West End comedy hit The Graduate.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: ARG Talent

Trivia (4)

She punched out an obsessed fan of her boyfriend Adam Ant when the fan held him at knife point on British TV.
Replaced Jerry Hall as "Mrs. Robinson" on the London stage in The Graduate.
Is a devout feminist and socialist.
awarded an honorary degree ( Doctor of letters ) from the University of East Anglia. [2007]

Personal Quotes (2)

[on working with Oliver Reed in "Castaway"] Reed is a complex character who doesn't easily give of himself. When you do win his trust, though, he's loyal, protective, and a dear, dear friend. And he possesses an extraordinary sensitivity that manifests itself at the most unlikely moments. In discovering Reed's different aspects, I began to understand him and therefore to like him -- not for what he thinks he is, but for what he really is.
[on working in Hollywood] This whole town's motivated by fear... the fear of failure.

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