Amy Ryan

Stage Actress / Film Actress / Television Actress / Actress | * 11/30/1969 (50) | Queens - New York City - New York - USA
Amy Beth Dziewiontkowski (born May 3, 1968), known professionally as Amy Ryan, is an American actress of stage and screen. A graduate of New York's High School of Performing Arts, she is an Academy Award nominee and two-time Tony Award nominee. Ryan began her professional stage career in 1987 and made her Broadway debut in 1993 as a replacement in the original production of The Sisters Rosensweig. She went on to receive Tony Award nominations for Best Featured Actress in a Play for the 2000 revival of Uncle Vanya and the 2005 revival of A Streetcar Named Desire. She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance as Helene McCready in the 2007 film Gone Baby Gone. The role also earned her a Golden Globe nomination and won her a Critics' Choice Award. Her other films include Changeling (2008), Win Win (2011) and Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014). On television, she played Beadie Russel... ()
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Amy Beth Dziewiontkowski (born November 30, 1969), known professionally as Amy Ryan, 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.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Crime

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Awards & Nominations for Amy Ryan

Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress 2x Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play

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Movies with Amy Ryan as Actress(36)

2020 Worth
as Caroline Morton2019 Late Night
as Charlene Chase2019 Strange But True
as Vicki Sheff2018 Beautiful Boy
as Cindy Coley2016 Monster Trucks
as Bonni Tischler2016 The Infiltrator
as Pamela Harris2016 Central Intelligence
as Hannah Brennan2015 Louder Than Bombs
as Mary Donovan2015 Bridge of Spies
as Gale Cooper2015 Goosebumps
as Carol2015 Don Verdean
as Margaret Lax2013 Devil's Knot
as Abigail Ross2013 Escape Plan
as Megan Reynolds2013 Breathe In
as Wendy2013 Clear History
as Jackie Flaherty2011 Win Win
as Lawrie Dayne2010 Green Zone
as Connie2010 Jack Goes Boating
as Ms. Wright2009 Bob Funk
as Miss Charley2009 The Missing Person
as Queenie2008 Marvelous
as Character2008 Changeling
as Helene McCready2007 Gone Baby Gone
as Carolyn Cassady2007 Neal Cassady
as Eileen2007 Dan in Real Life
as Lynn Bedik2005 Keane
as Marie Dewey2005 Capote
as Neighbor With Toddler2005 War of the Worlds
as Rachel Louise Prescott2000 You Can Count on Me
as Elaine Devlin1998 Remembering Sex
as Beth1992 In the Deep Woods

TV Shows/Series with Amy Ryan as Actress(18)

as Michelle McNamara's Words (voice)2020 I'll Be Gone in the Dark
as Adele2008 In Treatment
as Holly Flax2005 The Office
as Carrie Baker1998 A Will of their Own
as Chloe Banks1995 The Naked Truth
1994 ER
as Robin1991 Home Improvement

Movies with Amy Ryan as Crew(1)

Production/Executive Producer2009 The Missing Person

Full Name: Amy Beth Ryan
Born: Sunday, 11/30 1969 (November) in Flushing (current age: 50 years + 301 days)
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Rooster)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: High School of Performing Arts, Stagedoor Manor, Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School
Spouses (current/former): Eric Slovin
Children: Georgia Gracie Slovin
Other names for Amy Ryan (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Эми Райан"
"Amy Beth Dziewiontkowski"
Amy Ryan frequently works together with these people:
Warren Leight (10x, Crew)
Dick Wolf (9x, Crew)
Peter Gerety (9x, Actor)
Elizabeth Marvel (8x, Actress)
David Simon (8x, Crew)
Pablo Schreiber (7x, Actor)
Dan Lauria (7x, Actor)
Julie Martin (7x, Crew)
Callie Thorne (7x, Actress)
Ned Eisenberg (7x, Actor)
Carlos Leon (7x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1508, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 09/07/2020