Biography

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.

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.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 52

Birthday 1969-11-30

Place of Birth Queens - New York City - New York - USA

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Also Known As

  • Эми Райан

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Lost Girls
2019 Strange But True as Charlene Chase
2019 Late Night as Caroline Morton
2018 Beautiful Boy as Vicki Sheff
2017 Abundant Acreage Available as Tracy
2016 Monster Trucks as Cindy Coley
2016 The Infiltrator as Bonni Tischler
2016 Central Intelligence as Pamela Harris
2015 Don Verdean as Carol
2015 Bridge of Spies as Mary Donovan
2015 Goosebumps as Gale Cooper
2015 Birdman: All-Access (A View From the Wings) as Herself
2015 Louder Than Bombs as Hannah Brennan
2014 Birdman as Sylvia
2013 Escape Plan as Abigail Ross
2013 Clear History as Wendy
2013 Devil's Knot as Margaret Lax
2013 Breathe In as Megan Reynolds
2011 Win Win as Jackie Flaherty
2010 Jack Goes Boating as Connie
2010 Green Zone as Lawrie Dayne
2009 Bob Funk as Ms. Wright
2009 The Missing Person as Miss Charley
2008 Marvelous as Queenie
2008 Changeling as Character
2008 In Treatment (28 episodes) as Adele
2007 Dan in Real Life as Eileen
2007 Neal Cassady as Carolyn Cassady
2007 Before the Devil Knows You're Dead as Martha Hanson
2007 Gone Baby Gone as Helene McCready
2006 Kidnapped (2 episodes)
2005 Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World as Emily Brooks
2005 Capote as Marie Dewey
2005 Keane as Lynn Bedik
2005 War of the Worlds as Neighbor With Toddler
2005 The Office (26 episodes) as Holly Flax (14 episodes)
2002 The Wire (4 episodes)
2001 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2 episodes)
2000 You Can Count on Me as Rachel Louise Prescott
1999 Third Watch (1 episode)
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1 episode)
1998 A Will of their Own (2 episodes) as Carrie Baker
1998 Remembering Sex as Elaine Devlin
1995 The Naked Truth (55 episodes) as Chloe Banks
1994 ER (2 episodes)
1994 Chicago Hope (1 episode)
1993 Homicide: Life on the Street (1 episode)
1992 In the Deep Woods as Beth
1991 Brooklyn Bridge (1 episode)
1991 Home Improvement (1 episode) as Robin
1990 Law & Order (2 episodes)
1989 Quantum Leap (1 episode)

Production

2009 The Missing Person Executive Producer

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