Amy Adams. biography

NAME:Amy Adams BIRTH DATE:August 20, 1974 (Age: 40) PLACE OF BIRTH:Vicenza, Italy

Amy Lou Adams was born on August 20, 1974, in Vicenza, Italy and jump-started her career in entertainment as a dancer at Boulder, Colorado's Dinner Theatre and Country Dinner Playhouse before performing at Minnesota's Chanhassen Dinner Theatre for three consecutive years.

In 1999, Amy made her acting debut in the satire Drop Dead Gorgeous alongside Kirstie Alley, leading to guest spots in several TV programs such as That '70s Show (2000), Buffy the Vampire Slayer (2000) and The West Wing (2002).

Amy went on to become a recognizable face when she starred opposite Leonardo DiCaprio in Catch Me if You Can (2002) prior to showing off her comedic chops in The Office from 2005 to 2006. Later in 2006, Amy further expanded her comedic reach in Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby opposite Will Ferrell, Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny alongside Jack Black and The Ex with Amanda Peet and Zach Braff.

The following year, Amy put her vocal power on display in the family comedy Enchanted and dabbled in her dramatic side in Charlie Wilson's War alongside Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts. Ensuing her first leading role in the dramedy Sunshine Cleaning (2008) opposite Emily Blunt, Amy officially established herself as a versatile actress with her portrayal of a timid nun in the drama mystery Doubt (2008) alongside Meryl Streep and Philip Seymour Hoffman, for which she earned her first Academy Award nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role.

In 2009, Amy embodied the characteristics of the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart, in the adventure comedy Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, and later portrayed bloggers Julie Powell alongside Meryl Streep, once again, in the biopic drama Julie & Julia. A year later, Amy earned her second Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress in response to her performance in the biopic The Fighter (2010) with Christian Bale.

Amy went on to star opposite Jason Segal in The Muppets (2011) followed by The Road in 2012. That same year, Amy starred opposite Clint Eastwood in Trouble with the Curve prior to a critically acclaimed performance in The Master for which she obtained her third Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress in 2013.

The starlet's most recent projects include, the action fantasy flick Man of Steel (2013), the drama Lullaby (2013) alongside Terrence Howard, the comedy Her (2013) with Olivia Wilde, the drama thriller Untitled David O. Russell/Abscam Project (2013) alongside Christian Bale, Jennifer Lawrence, and Bradley Cooper, Enchanted 2 (unknown release date) and the biopic Janis Joplin: Get It While You Can (2013).

Amy Adams Fiance & Dating History Timeline

2001 - Present

Amy and Darren Le Gallo first met in acting class and went on to develop a relationship while starring together in the 2006 short film Pennies. The two eventually got engaged and welcomed their daughter Aviana Olea Le Gallo on May 15, 2010.

Amy later expressed her desire to get married soon in part of their daughter, telling InStyle magazine in 2011, "I am putting more pressure on myself now that we have Avi. I'll figure it out soon."

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