She has received several awards, including two Golden Globes, and has been nominated for five Academy Awards and six British Academy Film Awards.Born in Vicenza, Italy, and raised in Castle Rock, Colorado, Adams is the fourth of seven siblings.In 2014, she was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time and featured in the Forbes Celebrity 100 list.Adams is married to the actor Darren Le Gallo, with whom she has a daughter. She was not academically inclined, but was interested in the creative arts and sang in the school choir.Amy Lou Adams (born August 20, 1974) is an American actress.She is known for both her comedic and dramatic performances, and as of 2017 is among the highest-paid actresses in the world.
Adams' stage roles include the Public Theater's revival of Into the Woods in 2012, in which she played the Baker's Wife.
She followed it by playing naive, optimistic women in a series of films, including the 2008 drama Doubt.
She subsequently played stronger female parts to positive reviews in the sports film The Fighter (2010), and the psychological drama The Master (2012).
In 2013 she began portraying Lois Lane in superhero films set in the DC Extended Universe.
She won two consecutive Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress for playing a seductive con artist in the crime film American Hustle (2013) and the troubled painter Margaret Keane in the biopic Big Eyes (2014).