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Jane Adams

Jane Adams was most recently seen in Nora Ephron's romantic comedy, You've Got Mail, starring Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks. She has also been seen in the critically acclaimed films Happiness, directed by Todd Solondz; The Fish in the Bathtub, directed by Joan Micklin Silver; Music from Another Room, directed by Charlie Peters; and the soon-to-be-released A Texas Funeral. Her previous film credits include A Day at the Beach, Kansas City, Father of the Bride II, I Love Trouble, Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle, Single White Female and Vital Signs. She was a series regular on the ABC drama Relativity, in addition to roles in the made-for-television movies Notes for My Daughter and Rising Son.

Educated at Juilliard, Adams won both a Tony Award and Drama Desk Award for her performance in the Broadway production of An Inspector Calls. For her Broadway debut in I Hate Hamlet, she was honored with the Outer Critics Circle Award and a Drama Desk Award nomination.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2000.

Jane Adams Facts

BirthdayApril 1, 1965 (57)
BirthplaceWashington D.C., District of Columbia, USA

Selected Filmography

Alvin & the Chipmunks
I Love You, Man
Gentle Yoga: 7 Beginning Yoga Practices for Mid-life
School of Rock
Eye of the Dolphin
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World
Orange County
The X-Files: I Want To Believe
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