Their large family was short of money, but it did not prevent them from spending their leisure time funny. The Adams always went hiking, rode the bikes and staged performances together. A script was usually written by their father and rarely by their mother. Their home theater was a favorite pastime of little Amy; as a rule, she played the lead roles. At the same time, the girl was very cheeky and cocky and often fought with her brothers and sisters.
Some of the most vivid memories of the actress is associated with her father’s performances: she was sitting at a table, sipping the non-alcoholic «Shirley Temple» and listening to his singing.
Then she starred in the drama «Doubt» with Meryl Streep and Philip Seymour Hoffman. For the role of a nurse in the Catholic school, embroiled in a conflict between the strict director and priest, suspected of pedophilia, Amy Adams was nominated for Oscar, Golden Globe, and BAFTA Award.
Many critics had noted that after «Junebug» a new milestone was in her work – she often got used in a role of the ingenue – innocent, full of optimism and hope girls. «Naivety is not stupidity, and innocent people are often very complex,» – Amy says