Amy Ryan

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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.

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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Gender Female

Known Credits 43

Birthday 1969-11-30

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

Adult Actor False

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 Monster Trucks
2016 The Infiltrator as Bonni Tischler
2016 Central Intelligence as Agent Pamela Harris
2015 Don Verdean as Carol
2015 Bridge of Spies as Mary Donovan
2015 Goosebumps as Gale
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 Gone Baby Gone as Helene McCready
2007 Neal Cassady as Carolyn Cassady
2007 Before the Devil Knows You're Dead as Martha
2006 Kidnapped(2 episodes)
2005 Capote as Marie Dewey
2005 The Office(14 episodes)
2004 Keane as Lynn Bedik
2002 The Wire(4 episodes)
2002 The Wire(66 episodes) as Beadie Russell
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 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
1991 Brooklyn Bridge(1 episode)
1991 Home Improvement(1 episode) as Robin
1990 Law & Order(2 episodes)
1989 Quantum Leap(1 episode)

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