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AMY MADIGAN BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY:

Amy Madigan was born on September 11th, 1950 in Chicago, Illinois.  As a young girl she studied at Philip Neri grammar school and graduated from Aquinas High School.  During her early years education, she developed an interest in acting and would participate in a number of school stage productions.
 
She later joined a band called, 'Jelly' and posed for Playboy magazine to promote her band wearing only 'Jelly'.  She was also for a while the lead singer for the rock group, 'Big Daddy'.
 
Madigan earned her college degree in philosophy from Marquette University and later studied acting with Lee Strasberg. 
 
Some of her more well known film roles include, "Places in the Heart" (1984) starring Sally Field, Lindsay Crouse, Ed Harris, John Malkovich, Danny Glover and Terry O'Quinn and "Alamo Bay" (1985), "Field of Dreams" (1989) starring with Kevin Costner, James Earl Jones, Ray Liotta and Burt Lancaster in his final film role, "The Dark Half" (1993), "Twice in a Lifetime" (1985), "Pollock" (2000) starring Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly, Robert Knott, Bud Cort, Molly Regan, Val Kilmer, Marcia Gay Harden and Sada Thompson, "Just a Dream" (2002), "Winter Passing" (2005) co-starring Ed Harris, Zooey Deschanel, Will Ferrell and Amelia Warner and "Gone Baby Gone" (2007) directed by Ben Affleck and starring his brother Casey Affleck, Morgan Freeman, Michelle Monahan, Ed Harris and Amy Ryan.
 
Along with film work she also has appeared on such television series as, "Criminal Minds", "ER", "Saving Grace", "Law & Order", "Grey's Anatomy" and is most well remembered for her role on the series, "Carnivàle" portraying Iris Crowe. 
 
Most recently she has added such television credits to her resume as, "Fringe" (2010-2011), "Memphis Beat" (2011) and the film roles, "Future Weather" (2012) and "Shirley in Love", which is currently in post production.
 
She has won such awards as a Drama Logue award for her role in the Los Angeles Theater Center production of, "Stevie Wants To Play The Blues" and for her role in the film, "Twice in a Lifetime" (1985) starring alongside Gene Hackman, Ellen Burstyn, Ally Sheedy, Ann Margret and Stephen Lang, she received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress.
 
Amy Madigan has married only once to actor Ed Harris whom she wed in 1983 and they have one child together and remain married today.


Filmography

2012   Shirin in Love 
 
2012   Future Weather 

2011   Memphis Beat

2011   That's What I Am
 
2010-2011  Fringe 

2011   Unknown Movie 

2010   Virginia 
 
2010   Once Fallen 

2010   Law & Order 

2008-2009  Grey's Anatomy 
 
2009   ER 

2009   Gary's Walk 

2008   Living Proof
 
2008   Saving Grace

2007   Gone Baby Gone 

2007   Criminal Minds
 
2007   Doppelgänger

2006   The Path to 9/11

2006   Murder on Pleasant Drive
 
2005   Winter Passing

2003-2005  Carnivàle

2004   Admissions
 
2004   The Ranch 

2004   The Discontents

2004   In the Land of Milk and Money
 
2002   A Time for Dancing 

2002   Just a Dream 

2002   The Laramie Project 
 
2001   Shot in the Heart 

2001   The Sleepy Time Gal

2001   Is Your Mama a Llama? 
 
2000   Pollock 

2000   In the Name of the People 

1999   Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years
 
1998   With Friends Like These... 

1998   A Bright Shining Lie 

1997   Loved
 
1996   Female Perversions 

1996   Riders of the Purple Sage 

1995   500 Nations
 
1994   Crocodile Shoes 

1994   Frasier

1994   And Then There Was One
 
1993   The Dark Half

1991   Lucky Day 

1989   Uncle Buck 
 
1989   Roe vs. Wade 

1989   Field of Dreams

1988   The Prince of Pennsylvania 
 
1988   American Playhouse

1987   Nowhere to Hide

1986   Zeisters 
 
1985   Twice in a Lifetime

1985   Alamo Bay 

1985   The Laundromat
 
1984   Places in the Heart 

1984   Streets of Fire 

1984   Eureka Stockade 
 
1983   The Day After 

1983   Travis McGee 

1983   Love Letters
 
1982   Love Child 

1982   Victims 

1982   The Ambush Murders 
 
1981   CHiPs

1981   Crazy Times

1981   Hart to Hart







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