Amy Madigan - Biography

Last Modified: Jul 14, 2020

Amy Madigan
Profession: Actress, Singer, Producer
Best Known For: Roe vs. Wade
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $6 million

Personal Details

Born on : September 11, 1950 (age 70)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Amy Marie Madigan
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Horoscope: Virgo
Father's Name: John J. Madigan
Mother's Name: Dolores Madigan
Siblings: 2

Jack Madigan (brother)
Jim Madigan (brother)

High School: Aquinas Dominican High School
University: Marquette University
Ethnicity: Irish
Nationality: American

Relationships

Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: November 21, 1983
Husband's Name: Ed Harris
Children: 1

Lily Dolores Harris (daughter)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.66 meter (5 feet 5 inch)
Weight: N/A
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Blue
Shoe Size: N/A
Dress Size: N/A
Breast Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A
Hip Size: N/A
Bra Size: N/A
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Who is Amy Madigan?

Amy Madigan is an actress, singer, producer by profession, and American by nationality. She is well known for starring in Twice in a Lifetime, Field of Dreams, Gone Baby Gone, Roe vs. Wade

Amy Madigan (Image: Pinterest)

Amy Madigan – Age, Parents, Siblings

Amy Madigan’s birth took place on September 11, 1950, in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She was born as Amy Marie Madigan to father John J. Madigan, a famous journalist and Dolores Madigan, an administrative assistant, and amateur actress. Her parents raised her alongside her siblings, brothers Jack Madigan and Jim Madigan.

Education, Ethnicity

Amy Madigan was educated at the Aquinas Dominican High School. Following high school graduation, she went to Marquette University where she earned a degree in philosophy. She also studied piano at the Chicago Conservatory of Music in the 1960s and studied acting at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.

Her ethnicity includes Irish.

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Amy Madigan – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce

Madigan married her longtime boyfriend Ed Harris on 21 November 1983. With her husband, she has a child, a daughter named Lily Dolores Harris, who was born on 3 May 1993. 

Ed Harris, Lily Dolores Harris, Amy Madigan in September 2008 (Image: Fabiosa)

Amy Madigan – Career

Before fame

Before Madigan began her career as an actress, she had pursued a career as a musician. She was in the lead vocals with the band Jelly. With the band, she has released an album A True Story in 1997 and had also posed for nude in June 1978 issue of Playboy to promote her band.

Having toured across the US in collaboration with different bands in the 1970s, Amy Madigan transitioned to acting. Her first TV role was in a 1981 episode of Hart to Hart as Adele. This was followed by guest appearances in the TV series CHiPs (1981), Eureka Stockade (1984), Crocodile Shoes (1994), etc.

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Films, Series

Over the years Amy Madigan has starred in dozens of TV series as well as TV films and movies. She has starred in the films Twice in a Lifetime (1985), Love Child (1982), Places in the Heart (1984), Field of Dreams (1989), Uncle Buck (1989), The Dark Half (1993), Pollock (2000), and Gone Baby Gone (2007), among others. 

Moreover, she has also portrayed characters in the TV films The Day After (1983), Roe vs. Wade (1989) as Sarah Weddington, Having Our Say (1999), The Laramie Project (2002), The Ranch (2004), etc. Madigan has also had an appearance in the TV series Carnivàle (2003-2005), Grey's Anatomy (2008-2009), Fringe (2010-2011), Ice (2018), among others. She has also worked in a stage production of A Streetcar Named Desire (1992), Buried Child (2016-2017).

Co-stars

On the set of Roe vs. Wade, Amy Madigan has worked with Holly Hunter, Alycia Grant, James Gammon, Deon Anderson.

Amy Madigan in Buried Child (Image: Psychologies)

Amy Madigan – Awards, Nominations

For her work as an actress, Madigan has earned numerous prestigious awards and nominations. She has been nominated for 3 Golden Globe Award, Academy Award, Primetime Emmy Award, 3 Satellite Award, Independent Spirit Award.  She has won Sitges Film Festival Award, Drama Desk Award, Golden Globe Award (1990), among others.

Amy Madigan – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Madigan is estimated to be around $6 million while the figure on her annual salary is unknown.

Amy Madigan – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

Amy Madigan is absent from social media sites such as Instagram, Twitter, Facebook.

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Reference

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