AMY ADAMS (Amy) is a four-time Oscar nominee, whose
impressive body of work ranges from major studio hits to acclaimed independent
She earned her most recent Oscar nod for her performance in Paul Thomas
Anderson's 2012 drama "The Master," for which she also received Golden Globe and
BAFTA Award nominations. She also won several critics group awards, including
the Los Angeles Film Critics and National Society of Film Critics Awards.
Adams most recently starred in the iconic role of Lois Lane in Zack Snyder's
blockbuster Superman adventure "Man of Steel," opposite Henry Cavill.
Following "Her," she will star in David O. Russell's drama "American Hustle,"
opposite Christian Bale, and Tim Burton's "Big Eyes," in which she portrays
artist Margaret Keane, opposite Christoph Waltz.
Additionally, Adams is set to produce two upcoming feature projects: "The Ten
Best Days of My Life," and "Object of Beauty," based on the book by Steve
Martin, in which she will also star.
Adams earned her first Oscar nomination for her performance in the 2005
indie film "Junebug." In addition, she garnered a Screen Actors Guild (SAG)
Award nomination and won
an Independent Spirit Award, as well as a number of critics groups awards for
her work in that film.
She gained her second Oscar nomination for her role in John Patrick
Shanley's thought-provoking 2008 drama "Doubt," in which she starred with Meryl
Streep and Philip Seymour Hoffman. Adams' performance in the film as the
conflicted Sister James also brought her Golden Globe, BAFTA and SAG Award
Adams' third Oscar nomination came for her work in David O. Russell's
true-life drama "The Fighter," in which she starred with Mark Wahlberg and
Christian Bale. For her portrayal of the tougher-than-she-looks bartender,
Charlene, she was also recognized with Golden Globe, BAFTA Award, and SAG Award
In 2007, she delighted critics and moviegoers in Kevin Lima's musical hit
"Enchanted," earning a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress in a Motion
Picture - Comedy or Musical for her performance as the displaced, would-be fairy
tale princess, Giselle.
Adams first caught the attention of critics and audiences when she co-starred
with Leonardo DiCaprio in Steven Spielberg's fact-based drama "Catch Me If You
Can." Among her other film credits are Adam McKay's "Talladega Nights: The
Ballad of Ricky Bobby," with Will Ferrell; Mike Nichols' "Charlie Wilson's War,"
with Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts; "Sunshine Cleaning"; "Miss Pettigrew Lives for
a Day"; "Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian," with Ben Stiller; Nora
Ephron's "Julie & Julia," with Meryl Streep; the family hit "The Muppets"; and
Clint Eastwood's "Trouble with the Curve," opposite Eastwood and Justin
On the stage, Adams starred last summer in the Public Theater's revival of
the award-winning musical "Into the Woods," a presentation of Shakespeare in the
Park, at the Delacorte Theater.
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