Amy Madigan

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Amy Marie Madigan
  • Birth Place: Chicago, IL
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 09/11/1950, Virgo
  • Profession: Actor; musician
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  • Studied piano at the Chicago Conservatory, philosophy at Marquette University and acting at Los Angeles' Lee Strasberg Institute.
  • Toured as a musician for more than 10 years with a number of different rock bands.
  • Posed in Playboy magazine in the 1970s smeared in jelly to promote her rock band Jelly.
  • Appeared opposite husband Ed Harris in Places in the Heart (1984), Alamo Bay (1985), Riders of the Purple Sage (1996), Pollock (2000), Just a Dream (2002), Winter Passing (2005) and Gone Baby Gone (2007).
  • Served on the national board of NARAL Pro-Choice America, a pro-choice/women's rights organization.
Amy Madigan Fast Facts:
  • Studied piano at the Chicago Conservatory, philosophy at Marquette University and acting at Los Angeles' Lee Strasberg Institute.
  • Toured as a musician for more than 10 years with a number of different rock bands.
  • Posed in Playboy magazine in the 1970s smeared in jelly to promote her rock band Jelly.
  • Appeared opposite husband Ed Harris in Places in the Heart (1984), Alamo Bay (1985), Riders of the Purple Sage (1996), Pollock (2000), Just a Dream (2002), Winter Passing (2005) and Gone Baby Gone (2007).
  • Served on the national board of NARAL Pro-Choice America, a pro-choice/women's rights organization.
  • Amy Madigan Relationships:
  • Ed Harris - Husband
  • Dolores Madigan - Mother
  • John Madigan - Father
  • Lily Dolores Harris - Daughter
  • Amy Madigan Awards:
  • 1983 Golden Globe: New Star of the Year - Actress - Nominee
  • 1986 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 1985 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 1990 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Winner
  • 1989 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Special - Nominee
  • College:
  • Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI (BA in Philosophy, 1972)

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