An American actress, producer as well as a singer Amy Madigan was nominated for an Academy Award for the Best Supporting Actress for 1985 movie known as Twice in a Lifetime. Her other movie credits include Places in the Heart, Love Child, Uncle Buck, Field of Dreams, Pollock, The Dark Half, and Gone Baby Gone. In addition to that, Amy has also won the Golden Globe Award for the Best Supporting Actress on TV and she was also nominated for Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in Miniseries of a Movie for playing the character as Sarah Weddington in 1989 TV film Roe vs. Wade.
Madigan is the native of Chicago, Illinois, United States. She came into this world on 11th September of the year 1950 which has now made her reach at the age of 65. Although she is known by the name Amy Madigan, as a child, she was named as Amy Marie Madigan. As she was born in the month of September, her star sign is Virgo. She is the daughter of John J. Madigan and wife Dolores. Her father was a well known journalist who gave a political commentary on the shows such as Face the Nation and Meet the Press and he had also worked for Newsweek whereas her mother was an administration assistant and an amateur actress who had performed in community theatre.
Amy’s family members also include her two brothers who are named as Jim and Jack. Her mother died in 1992 and after a year, her father remarried with a woman named Elizabeth. She went to get her education from the Catholic Schools and she performed in the school plays. In 1960s, she studied piano at Chicago Conservatory of Music. She also got enrolled at the Marquette University from where she got graduated with a degree in Philosophy. In 1974, she moved to Los Angeles and then later, she studied acting at Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.
Amy is married to her husband named Ed Harris with whom she tied her knot on 21st November of the year 1983 and since then, they are living their life blissfully. Her husband is also an actor. She also has one child, a daughter named Lily Dolores Harris whom she gave birth on 3rd May 1993. She and Harris have been the frequent collaborators over the course of their careers. The pair may have planned about having more children in their future. She is being paid a handsome salary and there is no any details found about her net worth. Am stands tall at height of five feet and five and half inches.
It was in 1970s when she pursued her career as a musician singing a lead vocals for band called Jelly whose only album titled as A True Story was released by Asylum Records. She made her appearance in Playboy nude and she had also been covered in jelly to promote her band. In 1980s, she transitioned from singing to acting career and then studied at Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute. Amy’s first TV role was as Adele on an episode of the Hart to Hart in 1981. Besides that, more details about her bio can be obtained from various sources.