Amy Lou Adams was born on August 20, 1974 in Vincenza, Italy. She is known for her acting as well as singing. Amy was born in Italy due to her father being a U.S Army trooper stationed in Caserma Ederle. Adams was moved back to the states when she was 8 years old and lived in Colorado. During her high school years Amy sang in the school choir and also trained at a local dance studio. Amy Adams never did go to college. Instead, at the age of 18 she pursued acting in Community Theater instead. Amy Adams was first noticed for her dancing ability when a dinner theater director spotted her dancing at a local Colorado theater. Amy was soon cast in her first role in the film Drop Dead Gorgeous. She also starred in a short-lived TV series on FOX around this time. During the early 2000’s Adams appeared only in minor roles in lesser known movies such as Psycho Beach Party. She made many guest appearances on several TV shows as well. Amy Adams’s first accolades came when she starred in Junebug and The Wedding Date. These two films garnered her praise among many prestigious film communities. After this it seemed as if there was no stopping Amy as she went on to star in big successes such as Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, Enchanted and Underdog. Amy has also preformed some of her songs on stage at the Oscars. Amy also starred alongside
Ben Stiller in Night at the Museum 2: Battle for the Smithsonian. Amy can also play more gritty roles such as her part in
The Fighter. Recently, Amy has received enormous praise for her part in
Big Eyes. This is the story of a women with an original artistic concept that is plagiarized and stolen by her husband.