Amanda Plummer

Biography

Amanda Michael Plummer is an American actress. Plummer was born in New York City, New York, the daughter of actors Tammy Grimes and Christopher Plummer. Plummer attended Middlebury College in Vermont and acting classes at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York. Early in life, her interest was in riding and tending to horses on the East Coast and in Ireland.

Plummer began appearing in small to mid size roles in television and films in the early 1980s. Her first successes came from her stage work. She made her Broadway debut as Josephine in the 1981 revival of A Taste of Honey. She won a Tony Award nomination and Theatre World Award for her portrayal. The following year, she won a Tony Award for Featured Actress and a Drama Desk Award for her portrayal of Sister Agnes in the play Agnes of God.

Following her successes on the stage, Plummer began appearing in major roles on television and in film. One of her most recognized appearances was on L.A. Law as Alice Hackett, a developmentally disabled girlfriend of Benny Stulwitz, played by Larry Drake, for which she received an Emmy Award nomination. Two other well-known roles were Yolanda (a.k.a. "Honey Bunny") in Pulp Fiction and Rose in So I Married An Axe Murderer.

Her film roles have been described as "spooky, kooky, half-mad characters."

Amanda Michael Plummer is an American actress. Plummer was born in New York City, New York, the daughter of actors Tammy Grimes and Christopher Plummer. Plummer attended Middlebury College in Vermont and acting classes at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York. Early in life, her interest was in riding and tending to horses on the East Coast and in Ireland.

Plummer began appearing in small to mid size roles in television and films in the early 1980s. Her first successes came from her stage work. She made her Broadway debut as Josephine in the 1981 revival of A Taste of Honey. She won a Tony Award nomination and Theatre World Award for her portrayal. The following year, she won a Tony Award for Featured Actress and a Drama Desk Award for her portrayal of Sister Agnes in the play Agnes of God.

Following her successes on the stage, Plummer began appearing in major roles on television and in film. One of her most recognized appearances was on L.A. Law as Alice Hackett, a developmentally disabled girlfriend of Benny Stulwitz, played by Larry Drake, for which she received an Emmy Award nomination. Two other well-known roles were Yolanda (a.k.a. "Honey Bunny") in Pulp Fiction and Rose in So I Married An Axe Murderer.

Her film roles have been described as "spooky, kooky, half-mad characters."

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Known Credits 63

Birthday 1957-03-23

Place of Birth New York City, New York, USA

Adult Actor False

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2016 The Dancer as Lili
2015 Reversion as Elizabeth
2015 Honeyglue as Alice
2013 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire as Wiress
2012 Abigail Harm as Abigail Harm
2012 Sophomore as Miss Hutz
2011 Dr. Ketel as Louise
2011 Vampire as Helga
2010 Girlfriend as Celeste
2008 Affinity as Miss Ridley
2008 Red as Mrs. Doust
2005 Battlestar Galactica(1 episode)
2004 Satan's Little Helper as Merrill Whooly
2003 Mimic 3 : Sentinel as Simone Montrose
2003 My Life Without Me as Laurie
2002 Ken Park as Claudes Mother
2002 Shadow Realm as Prof. Tracy
2002 Triggermen as Penny Archer
2002 Get a Clue as Miss Dawson
2001 Night Visions(1 episode)
2000 The Million Dollar Hotel as Vivien
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit(1 episode)
1999 8 ½ Women as Beryl
1998 October 22 as Denise
1998 L.A. Without a Map as Red Pool Owner
1997 Hysteria as Myrna Malloy
1997 A Simple Wish as Boots
1997 Hercules as The Fates (voice)
1997 Drunks as Shelley
1997 American Perfekt as Sandra
1996 Under The Piano as Franny Basilio
1996 Dark Skies(1 episode)
1996 Freeway as Ramona Lutz
1996 Don't Look Back as Bridget
1996 The Right to Remain Silent as Paulina Marcos
1996 Dead Girl as Frieda
1996 The Vampyre Wars
1995 The Prophecy as Rachael
1995 Butterfly Kiss as Eunice
1995 The Outer Limits(3 episodes)
1994 Pulp Fiction as Honey Bunny
1994 Nostradamus as Catherine De Medici
1993 Needful Things as Netitia 'Nettie' Cobb
1993 Last Light as Lillian Burke
1993 So I Married an Axe Murderer as Rose Michaels
1992 Miss Rose White as Lusia
1992 Freejack as Nun
1991 The Fisher King as Lydia
1990 Gryphon as Miss Ferenczi
1990 Gryphon as Wayne
1990 Joe Versus the Volcano as Dagmar
1989 True Blue(13 episodes)
1989 Tales from the Crypt(1 episode)
1987 Made in Heaven as Wiley Foxx
1986 L.A. Law(6 episodes)
1985 Static as Julia Purcell
1985 The Equalizer(1 episode)
1985 Moonlighting(1 episode)
1984 Miami Vice(1 episode)
1984 The Dollmaker as Mamie
1982 The World According to Garp as Ellen James
1981 Cattle Annie and Little Britches as Cattle Annie
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame(1 episode)
1947 Tony Awards(1 episode)

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