Brooke Adams (actress)


Brooke Adams (actress)

Infobox actor
name = Brooke Adams



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othername = Brooke Adams-Shalhoub
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Brooke Adams (born February 8, 1949) is an American actress.

Biography

Personal life

Adams was born in New York City, New York, the daughter of Rosalind (née Gould), an actress, and Robert K. Adams, who was a producer, actor, and former vice president of CBS, as well as a descendant of Presidents John Adams and John Quincy Adams. [ [http://select.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=FA0712FF3C5511728DDDAE0994D9415B888BF1D3 At the Movies - Free Preview - The New York Times ] ] [ [http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9904E0D91639F935A25751C0A967948260 Robert K. Adams, 72, a Producer Of Television and Theater Shows - New York Times ] ] [ [http://www.filmreference.com/film/30/Brooke-Adams.html Brooke Adams Biography (1949-) ] ] She attended the High School for the Performing Arts and the School of American Ballet. Adams is married to actor Tony Shalhoub, who adopted her oldest daughter Josie Lynn (born 1989) when they married in 1992; the couple had their second child, Sophie, in 1993.

Career

After playing small roles in television and low-budget movies, Adams' performances in "Days of Heaven" and the remake of "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" (both 1978) brought her positive reviews. She has also starred in the films "Cuba" (1979), "The Dead Zone" (1983), "Key Exchange" (1985), and "Gas Food Lodging" (1992). In 1995 she temporarily retired from film-making due to family responsibilities and a dearth of good roles, resuming her career around 2002.

In 2002 she received rave reviews for her performance in the romantic comedy "Made-Up," which was written by her sister, actress Lynne Adams and directed by her husband Tony Shalhoub, star of "Monk". Adams most recently appeared in the films "At Last" and "The Legend of Lucy Keyes" (both 2005) and starred on Broadway in "The Cherry Orchard," as well as guest-starring on "Monk".

Filmography

Movies

*"The Adventures of Beatle Boyin" (2006) ... Secretary
*"The Legend of Lucy Keyes" (2006) ... Samantha Porter
*"At Last" (2005) ... Carol Singleton
*"Party Animals" (2003) ... Celeb Mother
*"Made-Up" (2002) ... Elizabeth James Tivey
*"The Baby-Sitters Club" (1995) ... Elizabeth Thomas Brewer
*"Gas, Food Lodging" (1992) ... Nora
*"The Unborn" (1991) ... Virginia Marshall
*"Man on Fire" (1987) ... Jane
*"Key Exchange" (1985) ... Lisa
*"The Stuff" (1985) (cameo appearance)
*"Almost You" (1985) ... Erica Boyer
*"The Dead Zone" (1983) ... Sarah Bracknell
*"Utilities" (1981) ... Marion Edwards
*"Tell Me a Riddle" (1980) ... Jeannie
*"Cuba" (1979) ... Alexandra Lopez de Pulido
*"A Man, a Woman, and a Bank" (1979) ... Stacey Bishop
*"The First Great Train Robbery" (1979) (uncredited)
*"Invasion of the Body Snatchers" (1978) ... Elizabeth Driscoll
*"Days of Heaven" (1978) ... Abby
*"Shock Waves" (1977) ... Rose
*"Car Wash" (1976) ... Terry (scenes deleted)
*"The Lords of Flatbush" (1974) (uncredited)
*"The Great Gatsby" (1974) ... Party Guest (uncredited)
*"Murders in the Rue Morgue" (1971) ... Nurse (uncredited)

Television

*"Monk" (Mr. Monks 100TH Case, 2008)
*"Monk" (2005) ... Mrs. Abigail Carlyle (2002) ... Leigh
*"Gun" (1997) ... Joyce
*"Wings" (1996) ... Mary
*"Frasier" (1995) ... Marilyn (voice)
*"Touched by an Angel" (1994) ... Susana
*"Probable Cause" (1994)
*"Picture Windows" (1994) (mini-series) ... Angie Varnas
*"The Last Hit" (1993) ... Anna
*"thirtysomething" (1991) ... Bree Ann Pratt
*"Sometimes They Come Back" (1991) ... Sally Norman
*"Bridesmaids" (1989) ... Pat
*"Moonlighting" (1988) (3 episodes) ... Terri Knowles
*"The Lion of Africa" (1987) ... Grace Danet
*"Lace II" (1985) ... Pagan Tralone
*"Special People" (1984) ... Diane Dupuy
*"Lace" (1984) ... Pagan Tralone
*"Haunted" (1984)
*"The Innocents Abroad" (1983) ... Julia Newell
*"Summer" (1981)
*"Nero Wolfe" (1979) ... Sarah Dacos
*"Family" (1977 - 1978) (3 episodes) ... Lizzie
*"Kojak" (1976) ... Julie Winston
*"The Bob Newhart Show" (1976) ... Mitzi Margolis
*"James Dean" (1976) ... Beverly
*"Police Woman" (1976) ... Angela
*"Murder on Flight 502" (1975) ... Vera Franklin
*"Black Bart" (1975) ... Jennifer
*"Song of the Succubus" (1975) ... Olive Deems/Gloria Chambers
*"Who is the Black Dahlia?" (1975) ... Diane Fowler
*"The Daughters of Joshua Cabe Return" (1975) ... Mae
*"F. Scott Fitzgerald and 'The Last of the Belles"' (1974) ... Kitty Preston
*"O.K. Crackerby!" (1965) ... Cynthia Crackerby
*"East Side/West Side" (1963) ... Marky Morgan

As a producer

*"Made-Up" (2002)

As herself

*"The Fire This Time" (1994) ... Narrator
*"Paul Reiser Out on a Whim" (1988)

References

External links

*imdb name|id=0000724|name=Brooke Adams
*amg name|2:253|Brooke Adams


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