Amy in Oscar nomination

Amy Adams

Amy Adams
Nationality American
Debut Rally 2010 Rally Mexico
Last Rally (if applicable) unknown
Date of Birth August 20, 1974
First Win/Best Finish No win
Wins 0
Championships 0
Official Website Unknown

Amy Lou Adams (born August 20, 1974 on Vicenza, Italy) is an American actress and amateur female rally driver. Adams began her performing career on stage in dinner theaters before making her screen debut in the 1999 black comedy film Drop Dead Gorgeous. After a series of television guest appearances and roles in B movies, she landed the role of Brenda Strong in 2002's Catch Me If You Can, but her breakthrough role was in the 2005 independent film Junebug, playing Ashley Johnsten, for which she received critical acclaim and an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. Adams subsequently starred in Disney's 2007 film Enchanted, a critical and commercial success, and received a Golden Globe Award nomination for her performance as Princess Giselle. She received her second Academy Award and Golden Globe Award nominations the following year for her role as a young nun, Sister James, in Doubt. Though she has appeared in a range of dramatic and comedic roles, Adams has gained a reputation for playing characters with cheerful and sunny dispositions.[3][4] Adams starred in Sunshine Cleaning with Emily Blunt and Alan Arkin, and the following year appeared as Amelia Earhart in Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian. She appeared in Julie & Julia in 2009 portraying writer Julie Powell followed by Leap Year in 2010. Her recent role as Charlene Fleming in The Fighter earned Adams her third Academy Award nomination, her third Golden Globe Award, second BAFTA Award, and fifth Screen Actors Guild Award nominations. After the Awards nomination, she was debuted to World Rally Championship for competition.

Personal lifeEdit

As of April 2008, Adams is engaged to her boyfriend of six years, actor and artist Darren Le Gallo. She met Le Gallo in 2001 in an acting class. Since she was "really focused" in class, he initially thought that she was "like Tracy Flick in Election." About a year after they met, Adams and Le Gallo acted together in a short film called Pennies over one weekend, during which they became better acquainted with each other. They started dating shortly thereafter. On May 15, 2010, Adams gave birth to the couple's first child, a girl named Aviana Olea Le Gallo. She currently has two boyfriends in couple.

WRC CareerEdit

After her nomination of 80th Academy Awards, Amy Adams has a test rally driving with a 1986 Ford RS200 on June 2008. But the Ford RS200 is the Group B car was banned in 1986 and still be used in testing by her.

Ford Focus WRC 2008 2011

Amy Adams' Ford Focus RS.

In 2010, FIA introduced Amy Adams debuted for World Rally Championship at 2010 Rally Mexico and she got Ford Focus RS team BP Abu Dhabi as her first car. She become sixth place in the rally. In 2011, Adams will continue the rally at Acropolis Rally real soon.


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External linksEdit

Amy Adams on Wikipedia (but the WRC content aren't inserted to Wikipedia).