May 3, 1968
53 years old
5 ft 4 in | 162 cm tall
34-26-32 in | 86.5-66-83 cm
56 kg | 123.5 pounds
9 US | 39.5 EU
Amy Ryan was born in Flushing, New York, United States, on May 3, 1968, is an American actress.
Young Amy Ryan began her professional acting career on the New York stage.
She made her big screen debut in drama film Roberta (1999) in role as Judy.
She got her television debut in CBS soap opera As the World Turns (1990) in role as Renee.
Her breakthrough performance came as Helene McCready in crime thriller movie Gone Baby Gone (2007).
She made her off-Broadway debut in production of "A Shayna Maidel" (1987) in role as Hanna.
She landed her Broadway debut in a play "The Sisters Rosensweig" (1993) in role as Tess Goode - Replacement.
She was nominated for the Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress also won the Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Helene McCready in crime thriller movie Gone Baby Gone (2007).
She won the Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award and a Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Martha Hanson in crime thriller film Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007).
She was nominated for the Comedy Film Award for Best Leading Actress for her performance as Connie in romantic drama film Jack Goes Boating (2010).
She won the Utah Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Jackie Flaherty in sports comedy drama movie Win Win (2011).
She won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture amd a Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Acting Ensemble for her role as Sylvia in black comedy drama movie Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014).
Bridge of Spies (2015) historical drama opposite Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance and Alan Alda
Green Zone (2010) action thriller with Matt Damon, Greg Kinnear and Brendan Gleeson
Central Intelligence (2016) action comedy opposite Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart and Aaron Paul
Beautiful Boy (2018) biographical drama with Steve Carell, Timothée Chalamet and Maura Tierney
Goosebumps (2015) horror comedy opposite Jack Black, Dylan Minnette and Odeya Rush
The Infiltrator (2016) crime thriller with Bryan Cranston, John Leguizamo and Diane Kruger
Clear History (2013) comedy opposite Larry David, Jon Hamm and Kate Hudson
Louder Than Bombs (2015) drama with Jesse Eisenberg, Gabriel Byrne and Isabelle Huppert
Breathe In (2013) romantic drama opposite Guy Pearce, Felicity Jones and Mackenzie Davis
Strange But True (2019) thriller with Nick Robinson, Margaret Qualley and Blythe Danner
Lost Girls (2020) mystery drama in role as Mari Gilbert, opposite Thomasin McKenzie, Lola Kirke and Gabriel Byrne
Worth (2020) comedy drama thriller in role as Camille Biros, with Michael Keaton, Stanley Tucci and Tate Donovan
She was nominated for the Golden Nymph Award for Outstanding Actress - Comedy Series for her role as Holly Flax in NBC sitcom The Office (2008-2011).
I'll Fly Away (1992) NBC drama series in role as Parkie Sasser
The Naked Truth (1995-1996) ABC sitcom in role as Chloe Banks
A Will of Their Own (1998) NBC miniseries in role as Carrie Baker
100 Centre Street (2001-2002) legal drama series in role as Rebecca Rifkind / Ellen
The Wire (2003-2008) HBO crime drama series in role as Beadie Russell
Kidnapped (2006-2007) NBC crime drama series in role as Maureen Campbell
In Treatment (2010) HBO drama series in role as Adele
High Maintenance (2016-2019) HBO anthology comedy drama in role as Gigi
Attended the Stagedoor Manor Performing Arts Training Center.
Graduated from New York City's High School of Performing Arts, at the age og 17.
Has English, Irish and Polish ancestry.
She was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for her role as Sofya Alexandrovna in a play "Uncle Vanya" (2000) at Brooks Atkinson Theatre.
She was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for her role as Stella Kowalski in a play "A Streetcar Named Desire" (2005) at Studio 54.
She was nominated for a Drama League Award for Distinguished Performance for her role in a play "Saved" (2001).
She won the Obie Award for Distinguished Performance by an Actress also was nominated for Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Play and a Drama League Award for Distinguished Performancefor her role as Sandra in a play "Love, Love, Love" (2016).
She played Peggy in a play "The Women" (2001-2002) at American Airlines Theatre.
Good friends with actress Patricia Clarkson.
Has been engaged to Brían F. O'Byrne (1996-2004).
She married Eric Slovin in 2011, they have one daughter, Georgia Gracie.