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Amanda Donohoe

Amanda Donohoe was most recently seen in Liar Liar with Jim Carrey, and she starred opposite Helen Mirren and Nigel Hawthorne in the Academy Award-winning drama The Madness of King George.

Donohoe made her feature film debut in the 1986 English sex farce Foreign Body. She next landed the lead opposite Oliver Reed in Nicholas Roeg's Castaway. In 1988, she starred in Lady Sylvia and in Ken Russell's Lair of the White Worm, and Russell cast her again as a lusty schoolteacher in The Rainbow.

She starred opposite Gabriel Byrne in the critically acclaimed Dark Obsession and earned the Variety Club of Great Britain Film Actress Award for her performance in Paper Mask.

She has earned a Golden Globe Award for her role as the liberal lawyer C.J. Lamb on the hit television drama L.A. Law. Donohoe also executive produced and starred in the Cable Ace-nominated sequel to one of Lifetime's most successful films Shame.

Last year, Donohoe made her Broadway debut with a starring role in Uncle Vanya, for which she received an Outer Critics Circle nomination.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2000.

Amanda Donohoe Facts

BirthdayJune 29, 1962 (60)
BirthplaceLondon, England, United Kingdom
Height5' 8" (1m73)  How tall is Amanda Donohoe compared to you?
Awards1992 Golden Globe Awards: Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or TV Film (for L.A. Law)

Selected Filmography

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