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Amy Ryan

Amy Ryan (born November 30, 1969 height 5' 4½" (1,64 m)) is an American actress. She has been nominated for an Academy Award and Golden Globe for her performance in Gone Baby Gone (2007) and is also known for her roles in the HBO series The Wire, playing Port Authority Officer Beadie Russell; In Treatment, playing psychiatrist Adele Brousse; and The Office, playing human resources representative Holly Flax. Early life Ryan was born in Queens, New York City. She is the daughter of Pam, a nurse, and John, a trucking business owner. Ryan is her mother's maiden name. She is of English, Irish, and Polish descent. Growing up in the 1970s, Ryan and her sister delivered the Daily News by bike. At a young age, Ryan attended the Stagedoor Manor Performing Arts Center in upstate New York. At 17, she graduated from New York's High School of Performing Arts. Hired for the national tour of Biloxi Blues right out of high school, Ryan worked steadily off-Broadway for the next decade.


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Born:
Nov 30, 1969 In Queens - New York City - New York - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
45
First Appeared:
In the series Quantum Leap 1989-03-26
Latest Project:
Movie Monster Trucks 2016-12-26
Known For
Poster of The Infiltrator
Poster of Marvelous
Poster of Third Watch
Poster of Law & Order
Filmography

Monster Trucks (2016)

Action Comedy Science Fiction
Movie
as Cindy Coley
5.8 95 votes

Central Intelligence (2016)

Action Comedy
Movie
as Pamela Harris
6.1 1233 votes

The Infiltrator (2016)

Crime Drama Thriller
Movie
as Bonni Tischler
6.5 429 votes

High Maintenance (2016)

Comedy
Series
as Gigi
4.6 7 votes

Louder Than Bombs (2015)

Drama
Movie
as Hannah Brennan
6.6 71 votes

Goosebumps (2015)

Adventure Horror Comedy
Movie
as Gale
6.2 781 votes

Don Verdean (2015)

Comedy
Movie
as Carol
4 39 votes

Bridge of Spies (2015)

Thriller Drama
Movie
as Mary Donovan
7.1 2092 votes

Birdman (2014)

Drama Comedy
Movie
as Sylvia
7.3 3584 votes

Breathe In (2013)

Drama
Movie
as Megan Reynolds
6.2 73 votes

Devil's Knot (2013)

Crime Drama Thriller
Movie
as Margaret Lax
5.6 171 votes

Clear History (2013)

Comedy
Movie
as Wendy
6.2 107 votes

Escape Plan (2013)

Action Thriller
Movie
as Abigail Ross
6.7 1400 votes

Win Win (2011)

Drama Comedy
Movie
as Jackie Flaherty
6.7 148 votes

Jack Goes Boating (2010)

Comedy Drama Romance
Movie
as Connie
6.2 33 votes

Green Zone (2010)

Action Adventure Drama Thriller
Movie
as Lawrie Dayne
6.3 598 votes

The Missing Person (2009)

Comedy Drama Mystery Thriller
Movie
as Miss Charley
6.8 8 votes

Bob Funk (2009)

Comedy
Movie
as Ms Wright
4.6 5 votes

Marvelous (2008)

Movie
as Queenie

In Treatment (2008)

Drama
Series
as Adele
7.6 33 votes

Changeling (2008)

Crime Drama Mystery
Movie
as Character
7.3 902 votes

Neal Cassady (2007)

Movie
as Carolyn Cassady
5.5 2 votes

Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007)

Crime Drama Thriller
Movie
as Martha
6.8 278 votes

Gone Baby Gone (2007)

Crime Drama Mystery
Movie
as Helene McCready
7.2 798 votes

Dan in Real Life (2007)

Comedy Romance Drama
Movie
as Eileen
6.6 285 votes

Kidnapped (2006)

Drama Action & Adventure
Series
as Unknown
7.8 4 votes

Capote (2005)

Crime Drama
Movie
as Marie Dewey
6.9 325 votes

The Office (2005)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7.8 221 votes

Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World (2005)

Comedy
Movie
as Emily Brooks
5.2 9 votes

Keane (2004)

Drama
Movie
as Lynn Bedik
6.8 18 votes

The Wire (2002)

Drama Crime
Series
as Beadie Russell
8.2 344 votes

Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
7.2 58 votes

You Can Count on Me (2000)

Drama Romance
Movie
as Rachel Louise Prescott
6.8 74 votes

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
6 244 votes

Third Watch (1999)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
7.4 21 votes

Remembering Sex (1998)

Drama
Movie
as Elaine Devlin

The Naked Truth (1995)

Comedy
Series
as Chloe Banks
7.5 2 votes

Chicago Hope (1994)

Soap Drama
Series
as Unknown
7.2 14 votes

ER (1994)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
7 72 votes

Homicide: Life on the Street (1993)

Mystery Drama Crime
Series
as Unknown
7.3 32 votes

In the Deep Woods (1992)

Movie
as Beth

Home Improvement (1991)

Comedy
Series
as Robin
7.2 87 votes

Brooklyn Bridge (1991)

Drama Comedy
Series
as Unknown

Law & Order (1990)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
7 95 votes

Quantum Leap (1989)

Action & Adventure Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Series
as Unknown
7.5 83 votes