Amy Madigan

  • Birth Name: Amy Madigan
  • Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Musician
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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.

Awards

  • 1989, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Special: Nominee
  • 1989, Independent Spirit Awards — Best Supporting Female: Nominee
  • 2008, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Acting Ensemble: 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
  • 1986, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 1998, Independent Spirit Awards — Best Supporting Female: Nominee
  • 1983, Golden Globe — New Star of the Year - Actress: Nominee

Relationships

  • Dolores Hanlon — Mother
  • Ed Harris — Husband
  • Lily Dolores Harris — Daughter
  • John Madigan — Father
  • Dolores Madigan — Mother

College

  • Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States (BA in Philosophy, 1972)

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