Birthday: 20.08.1974 year
Age: 40 years
Place of birth: Vicenza, Italy
Nationality: United States
Height: 163 cm
Original name: Amy Lou Adams
Athlete, actress, beauty
Amy Lou Adams is known to viewers from the film ‘Catch Me If You Can’, ‘American Hustle’, ‘How to Marry a three days’ and other bright and interesting work. Actress five times nominated for Oscar, is the winner of Golden Globe and other prestigious awards. However, before reaching fame, Amy Adams changed many occupations, and if circumstances were different, it would have worked as a trainer in bodybuilding, and its first steps in the film were not too successful.
Start biography of Amy Adams is quite unusual. American actress was born on August 20, 1974 in the Italian city of Vicenza. Her father Richard Kent Adams served in the military base situated therein, Caserma Ederle; Amy was the fourth of seven children of Adams, who belonged to the Church of Latter-day Saints (Mormons). After endless journeys Adams settled in Castle Rock, Colorado, where Richard Adams began to sing in restaurants, and his mother, Catherine, nee Hiken, worked as a coach an amateur bodybuilding. In 1985, Amy’s parents divorced and moved away from the Mormon religion, although Amy Lou hitherto respected religious principles laid down in her childhood. The girl had a good voice, excellent ability to dance and sports. She sang in the school choir, won the athletics competitions, but more than anything she wanted to become a ballerina. It is to earn money to pay for dance lessons, although his mother, Amy convinced that success in athletics can help her get a scholarship to college and doing bodybuilding, it may eventually help her in coaching. But Amy continued dancing, painting and sculpture, a lot of reading. After leaving school, she and her mother moved to Atlanta, Georgia. By this time, she realized that the ballet with his iron discipline and accurate movements is not her element, and began to look for work in musical theater. She settled in the amateur troupe and earned a consultant in a clothing store known firm ‘Gap’. She then worked for a while in the older waitress famous restaurant chain ‘Hooters’ and retired from there immediately, as soon earned enough to buy a car.
Since 1995, Amy Adams began working as a dancer in various musical theaters. Then she accepted the offer of a famous theater director Chanhassen Dinner Theater Michael Brindisi and three years appeared on the scene in a variety of musical and dance performances in Minnesota until he injured muscle. At this time (1999) in Minnesota occurred filming ‘Drop Dead Gorgeous’, and Amy decided to use a forced break and go to the casting. Directed by Kirstie Alley praised the new data pretender, and invited her to move to Los Angeles. Start cinematic career was not for Amy too cheerful, she longed for the theater and was not sure that it will from actress. Besides her first job, a TV movie ‘Manchester preparation’, which is a spin-off film ‘Cruel Intentions’, turned out unsuccessful and was rewired. However, in 2000, Amy Adams successfully played several small roles in such acclaimed series as ‘Charmed’, ‘Providence’, ‘Buffy – The Vampire Slayer’. It was noticed producers and directors, and the young actress won the role of Jodi Melville in the series about Superman ‘Smallville’ (2001, episode of ‘Link’), and then the famous Steven Spielberg invited her to the role of the nurse in the detective comedy ‘Catch Me If You Can’ (2002), where she became co-star Leonardo DiCaprio. It was a great success, but after a long break in the work. Amy was engaged in voicing animation, and then starred in several television series and has already started to think about changing jobs.
In 2005, the actress was invited to audition for a low-budget film ‘Junebug’, which became the winner of the Film Festival Sundance, and for the role of Ashley Dzhonsten Adams was nominated for an Oscar and received admiring reviews of Film Critics. This was the beginning of further success of the actress. It literally swamped with invitations to the shooting. Greatest commercial success was the musical fantasy “Enchanted” (2007), in which Amy Adams played the role of fairy princess Giselle, and received the first prize – a prize ‘Choice Critics’. The songs for this film by Amy Adams went separate album.
It can be argued that since Amy received for his performance only positive reviews, even if the project as a whole is not too successful. Among the most highly regarded works actress – Sister James in the film ‘Doubt’ (2008), Charlene Fleming received several Oscar film ‘The Fighter’ (2010), Peggy Dodd in the ‘Master’ (2012), for which the actress was awarded ‘Critics Choice’. The highest award – the Golden Globe actress was honored for her role as Sidney Prosser, dancers, strippers, presenting itself as an English aristocrat, in the criminal tragicomedy ‘American Hustle “(2012), and all the film received 34 awards in various categories.
In 2014, Amy Adams was named among the 100 most influential people according to ‘The Times’. In the same year planned out several of her new works, in particular, the film ‘Lullaby’. For the Christmas holidays as scheduled premiere biographical fidma ‘Big Eyes’, in which Amy Adams plays the role of the artist Margaret Keane.
Currently, the actress is involved in the filming of Janis Joplin, which plays the legendary singer, as well as in another project related to the eternal theme of Superman, in which she also appeared in the title role. As for the personal life of an actress, then with his life partner Darren Le Gallo, she met in 2001 when they both went to acting class in Los Angeles. Their engagement was held in 2008, but the wedding is postponed yet. In 2010 Alams and Le Gallo Aviana Olea daughter.
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