Birth Name: Amy Adams
Birth Place: Vicenza, IT
Amy Adams was born on Aug. 20, 1974 in Italy, where her father was stationed with the Armed Services. She grew up as the middle child of seven in Castle Rock, CO, where her family - a "bunch of hams" - used to regularly stage homegrown theatrical productions from dad's scripts. Throughout high school, Adams sang with the school choir, trained in ballet, and was active in regional theater. After graduating from Douglas County High School, she began acting professionally in local dinner theater and augmenting her income as an overly enthusiastic greeter at The Gap. Adams moved to Minnesota's Twin Cities when she landed a job with the Chanhassen Dinner Theater - the largest dinner theater in th...
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