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From a 12 year old selling liquor in rodeos to having her name on the hollywood Walk of Fame. Amy Adams is our Women Crush Wednesday.

The five-time Academy Award nominated and two-time Golden Globe winning actress has built an impressive body of work, challenging herself with each new role. Her most recent movie is Arrival, she also took part in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, DCs answer to Marvel’s Avengers series.

Amy’s Road to Stardom

Born in Vicenza, Italy Amy Adams later moved on to the United States with her family at around age 8. Amy wanted to be a ballerina, she trained as n apprentice at a local dance company. However, she figured out that the rigidity of ballet training was not suited for her. The Leo girl instead pursed a career in musical theatre.

First Academy Award Nomination

Her first Academy Award Nomination came in 2005 when she starred in the movie Junebug. She received an Academy Award Nomination for best supporting actress. Since then, Amy’s stock in Hollywood took a significant rise. She became an instant hit.

Amy is happily married to Darren Le Gallo since 2001 and she has a 6 year old daughter too. We expect more great works from Amy Adams.

 

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“That’s how I prepare for anything – I read whatever I can get my hands on, talk to people. I’m a bit of a nerd like that.”
Amy Adams

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