Amy Adams was born in Vicenza, Veneto, Italy, to American parents, Kathryn (Hicken) and Richard Kent Adams, a U.S. serviceman who was stationed at Caserma Ederle in Italy at the time. She was raised in a Mormon family of seven children in Castle Rock, Colorado, and has English, as well as smaller amounts of Danish, Swiss-German, and Norwegian
Golden Globe–winning actress and singer Amy Adams played her highest-grossing role to date this year as Lois Lane in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. To date, she has appeared in over 40 feature films, and proven herself to be a versatile performer, appearing in light fare such as Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian and The Muppets, as well as critically acclaimed thought-provokers such as Her and The Master. This year, she’ll appear in sci-fi drama Story of Your Life and thriller Nocturnal Animals. Is there anything she can’t do?
FACT: Amy Adams is a trained singer. No wonder she sang her own parts in The Muppets, Enchanted and Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day.