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Amy Adams

Amy Adams
Actress Amy Adams was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role for "American Hustle."

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Amy Adams' first major movie role was in 2002's "Catch Me If You Can," with Leonardo DiCaprio.

However, it was Adams' performance in "Junebug," an indie drama released in 2005, which earned both critical praise and an Academy Award nomination. In 2009, Adams also earned an Academy Award nom...
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Actress Amy Adams was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role for "American Hustle."

Full Oscars 2014 coverage

Amy Adams' first major movie role was in 2002's "Catch Me If You Can," with Leonardo DiCaprio.

However, it was Adams' performance in "Junebug," an indie drama released in 2005, which earned both critical praise and an Academy Award nomination. In 2009, Adams also earned an Academy Award nomination for her role as Sister James in "Doubt."

In 2007, Adams showcased her singing and dancing abilities in Disney's "Enchanted." She played a fairy-tale princess trapped in New York City.
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  • Oscar nominations: 'American Hustle' looks good in best-picture race

    Oscar nominations: 'American Hustle' looks good in best-picture race
    Can anything stop “American Hustle” at the Academy Awards? David O. Russell’s very loose retelling of the Abscam scandal clearly has collected the most momentum in the best-picture race. While “American Hustle” tied with...
  • Critic's Pick: Cate Blanchett's memorable role in 'Blue Jasmine'

    Critic's Pick: Cate Blanchett's memorable role in 'Blue Jasmine'
    Sometimes a movie lands too early, so that it's mostly forgotten by the time the awards season rolls around. Woody Allen's films have a way of outlasting most and "Blue Jasmine," a dark satire released in August, is following that trend. It hangs on the...
  • Golden Globes 2014: Watch a rerun of the red carpet video here!

    Golden Globes 2014: Watch a rerun of the red carpet video here!
    The 71st annual Golden Globe Awards red carpet, to be walked by film and television players alike, is certain to deliver a huge amount of glamour and any number of surprises — and you can watch it right here as it happens. The show's presenters...
  • The Gold Standard: Bet on Michael Douglas to win a SAG Award

    The Gold Standard: Bet on Michael Douglas to win a SAG Award
    The Screen Actors Guild Award nominations were announced five minutes ago and the awards won't be announced for another month. But let's take a wild stab at predicting the winners anyway. Not that this group is that hard to read. SAG voters have...
  • In 'American Hustle,' the costumes are practically characters

    In 'American Hustle,' the costumes are practically characters
    There's a bright shot of star power in David O. Russell's period film "American Hustle," and it's not just from its celebrated cast. Veteran designer Michael Wilkinson's late-1970s costumes have something of a starring role of their own. Loosely based...
  • David O. Russell invites filmgoers to his latest enchanted world

    David O. Russell invites filmgoers to his latest enchanted world
    Has Duke Ellington ever saved your life? David O. Russell knows the answer to that particular question because Ellington's music has rescued him many times. It happened yesterday. It'll probably happen again tomorrow. And it also happens near the...
  • 'Gravity' leads BAFTA nominations with 11

    'Gravity' leads BAFTA nominations with 11
    Alfonso Cuaron's stranded-in-space thriller "Gravity" received the most nominations for the British Academy Film Awards, earning 11 nominations including for film, actress for Sandra Bullock, director for Cuaron and screenplay for Cuaron and his son,...
  • Gwen Stefani: Baby bump or far-out fringe?

    Gwen Stefani: Baby bump or far-out fringe?
    Gwen Stefani sparkled at the inaugural gala for the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday, but her fringed Ferragamo gown did little to distract attention from her midsection. The singer is reportedly expecting her third child with...
  • Artful cons in 'Blue Jasmine,' 'Wolf of Wall Street,' 'American Hustle'

    Artful cons in 'Blue Jasmine,' 'Wolf of Wall Street,' 'American Hustle'
    American moviegoers love a good con man. Burt Lancaster won an Academy Award for playing one in 1960's "Elmer Gantry." Michael Douglas took home an Oscar in 1988 as master "Wall Street" manipulator Gordon Gekko. And Robert Redford got nominated for his...
  • Christian Bale delivers straight talk on his 'American Hustle' con man

     Christian Bale delivers straight talk on his 'American Hustle' con man
    Sometimes, when adapting history for the big screen, a few fabrications are required. Take, for example, Irving Rosenfeld, the schlubby Bronx huckster Christian Bale plays in the period caper "American Hustle." A consummate swindler with a fondness...
  • Predictions in top Golden Globe categories

    Predictions in top Golden Globe categories
    When the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. announced its nominations last month, the biggest surprise was that there were no surprises. There were no obvious, ratings-driven nods to celebrities, no left-field recognition to performances no one else found...