Brooke Adams

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AmericanBorn Brooke Adams

American actress

Born on February 8, 1949 in New York City, New York , United States (75 years)

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Brooke Adams (born February 8, 1949) is an American actress, best known for her film roles in Days of Heaven (1978), Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) and The Dead Zone (1983).

...   Brooke Adams (born February 8, 1949) is an American actress, best known for her film roles in Days of Heaven (1978), Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) and The Dead Zone (1983).


Early life
Adams was born on February 8, 1949, in New York City, to Rosalind (née Gould), an actress, and Robert K. Adams, who was a producer, actor, and former vice president of CBS, as well as an unverified descendant of presidents John Adams and John Quincy Adams. Her sister is actress Lynne Adams. She attended the High School of Performing Arts and the School of American Ballet, and in her youth took dance classes at her aunt's studio in Montague, Michigan.


Career
After playing roles in television and low-budget films such as Shock Waves, Adams appeared in Days of Heaven (1978) and the remake of Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978), for which she was nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Actress. She has also starred in the films Cuba (1979), The Dead Zone (1983), Key Exchange (1985) and Gas Food Lodging (1992), the latter earning her a nomination for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female.
In 2002, she appeared in the romantic comedy Made-Up, which was written by her sister Lynne Adams, and directed by her husband Tony Shalhoub. Adams also appeared in the films At Last and The Legend of Lucy Keyes (both 2005), starred on Broadway in The Cherry Orchard, Lend Me a Tenor, Wendy Wasserstein's The Heidi Chronicles (1990), and guest-starred in Monk, the series starring her husband, appearing in five different episodes, playing four different roles, and appearing once more in its TV movie Mr. Monk's Last Case: A Monk Movie. She also guest starred with him in an episode of Wings several years before.


Personal life
Adams has been married to actor Tony Shalhoub since 1992. They have two daughters, both of whom were adopted.


Filmography


Film


Television


References


External links
Brooke Adams at IMDb



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