Brooke Adams (actress)
New York City, U.S.
|Relatives||Lynne Adams (sister)|
Adams was born in New York City, to Rosalind (née Gould), an actress, and Robert K. Adams, who was a producer, actor, and former vice president of CBS, as well as an unverified descendant of presidents John Adams and John Quincy Adams. Her sister is actress Lynne Adams. She attended the High School of Performing Arts and the School of American Ballet, and in her youth took dance classes at her aunt's studio in Montague, Michigan.
After playing roles in television and low-budget films such as Shock Waves, Adams appeared in Days of Heaven (1978) and the remake of Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978), for which she was nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Actress. She has also starred in the films Cuba (1979), The Dead Zone (1983), Key Exchange (1985) and Gas Food Lodging (1992), the latter earning her a nomination for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female.
In 2002, she appeared in the romantic comedy Made-Up, which was written by her sister Lynne Adams, and directed by her husband Tony Shalhoub. Adams also appeared in the films At Last and The Legend of Lucy Keyes (both 2005), starred on Broadway in The Cherry Orchard, Lend Me a Tenor, Wendy Wasserstein's The Heidi Chronicles (1990), and guest-starred in Monk, the series starring her husband, appearing in five different episodes, playing four different roles. She also guest starred with him in an episode of Wings several years before.
|1971||Murders in the Rue Morgue||Nurse (uncredited)|
|1974||The Great Gatsby||Party Guest (uncredited)|
|1974||The Lords of Flatbush||(uncredited)|
|1976||Car Wash||Terry||Scenes deleted|
|1978||Days of Heaven||Abby|
|1978||Invasion of the Body Snatchers||Elizabeth Driscoll||Nominated—Saturn Award for Best Actress|
|1979||The First Great Train Robbery||(uncredited)|
|1979||A Man, a Woman and a Bank||Stacey Bishop|
|1979||Cuba||Alexandra Lopez de Pulido|
|1980||Tell Me a Riddle||Jeannie|
|1983||The Dead Zone||Sarah Bracknell|
|1984||Vengeance Is Mine||Jo||Alternate title: Haunted|
|1984||Terror in the Aisles||Elizabeth Driscoll||Archive footage|
|1985||Almost You||Erica Boyer|
|1985||The Stuff||Special guest star in Stuff commercial|
|1987||Man on Fire||Jane|
|1991||The Unborn||Virginia Marshall||Nominated—Fangoria Chainsaw Award for Best Actress|
|1992||Gas Food Lodging||Nora Evans||Nominated—Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female|
|1995||The Baby-Sitters Club||Elizabeth Thomas Brewer|
|2002||Made-Up||Elizabeth James Tivey||Also producer|
|2003||Party Animals||Celeb Mother||Short film|
|2004||At Last||Carol Singleton|
|2006||The Legend of Lucy Keyes||Samantha Porter|
|2008||The Accidental Husband||Carolyn|
|2017||Breakable You||Ruth Frank|
|2018||Snapshots||Patty||Nominated—Nice International Film Festival Award for Best Supporting Actress|
|2019||Hamlet 360: Thy Father's Spirit||Gertrude||Video|
|1963||East Side/West Side||Marky Morgan||Episode: "My Child on Monday Morning"|
|1965||O.K. Crackerby!||Cynthia Crackerby||14 episodes|
|1974||F. Scott Fitzgerald and 'The Last of the Belles'||Kitty Preston||TV movie|
|1975||Who Is the Black Dahlia?||Diane Fowler||TV movie|
|1975||Song of the Succubus||Olive Deems / Gloria Chambers||TV movie|
|1975||Black Bart||Jennifer||TV short|
|1975||Murder on Flight 502||Vera Franklin||TV movie|
|1976||Police Woman||Angela||Episode: "Angela"|
|1976||James Dean||Beverly||TV movie|
|1976||The Bob Newhart Show||Mitzi Margolis||Episode: "The Boy Next Door"|
|1976||Kojak||Julie Winston||Episode: "Dead Again"|
|1977||Family||Lizzie||Episode: "Acts of Love: Part 1"|
Episode: "Acts of Love: Part 2"
|1977||Nero Wolfe||Sarah Dacos||TV movie broadcast 1979|
|1978||Family||Lizzie||Episode: "Echoes of Love"|
|1981||Great Performances||Episode: "Summer"|
|1984||Lace||Jennifer 'Pagan' Trelawney||TV movie|
|1984||Special People||Diane Dupuy||TV movie|
|1984||American Playhouse||Episode: "Haunted"|
|1985||Lace II||Pagan Tralone||TV miniseries|
|1986||American Playhouse||Julia Newell||Episode: "The Innocents Abroad"|
|1987||Paul Reiser Out on a Whim||TV movie|
|1987||The Lion of Africa||Grace Danet||TV movie|
|1988||Moonlighting||Terri Knowles||3 episodes|
|1991||Sometimes They Come Back||Sally Norman||TV movie|
|1991||thirtysomething||Bree Ann Pratt||Episode: "Melissa in Wonderland"|
|1993||The Last Hit||Anna||TV movie|
|1994||Picture Windows||Angie Varnas||Episode: "Song of Songs"|
|1994||Probable Cause||TV movie|
|1994||Touched by an Angel||Susana||Episode: "An Unexpected Snow"|
|1995||Frasier||Marilyn (voice)||Episode: "Kisses Sweeter Than Wine"|
|1996||Wings||Mary||Episode: "All About Christmas Eve"|
|1997||Gun||Joyce||Episode: "Father John"|
|2002||Monk||Leigh Harrison||Episode: "Mr. Monk and the Airplane"|
|2005||Monk||Mrs. Abigail Carlyle||Episode: "Mr. Monk and the Kid"|
|2007||Monk||Sheriff Margie Butterfield||Episode: "Mr. Monk Visits a Farm"|
|2008||Monk||Leigh Harrison||Episode: "Mr. Monk's 100th Case"|
|2008||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Margo||Episode: "PTSD"|
|2009||Monk||Edith Capriani||Episode: "Mr. Monk and the Badge"|
|2012||Hemingway & Gellhorn||Madrid woman||TV movie|
|2016||BrainDead||Senator Diane Vaynerchuk||Recurring role, 5 episodes|
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