Amy Adams was born on 20 August, 1974. She was born in Italy to American parents and raised in Castle Rock, Colorado, USA.
She is probably best known for playing Lois Lane in Zack Synder’s Superman film, Man Of Steel, starring opposite Henry Cavill, Russell Crowe and Kevin Costner.
In 2012 Adams appeared in Disney's The Muppets, playing Jason Segel's love interest, Mary. She also starred opposite Joaquin Phoenix and Philip Seymour Hoffman in Paul Thomas Anderson's The Master.
She previously led Disney’s Enchanted with Patrick Dempsey, Susan Sarandon and James Marsden.
Adams received BAFTA and Golden Globe nominations for her work in Doubt and garnered critical acclaim for her supporting role in David O Russell's The Fighter.
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