Amy Lou Adams (born August 20, 1974) is an American actress. She is known for both her comedic and dramatic performances, and as of 2017, is among the highest-paid actresses in the world. She has received several awards , including two Golden Globe Awards , and has been nominated for five Academy Awards and six British Academy Film Awards .
Actress Amy Lou Adams was born on August 20, 1974, in Vicenza, Italy. She was the fourth of seven children born to Americans Kathryn and Richard Kent Adams, with her father stationed at Caserma Ederle military base at the time of her birth. The Adams family, which was Mormon, relocated from one base to another until they settled in Castle Rock, Colorado when Adams was about 8 years old.