Brooke Adams (actress)

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Brooke Adams
Born(1949-02-08) February 8, 1949 (age 65)
New York City, New York, United States
Other namesBrooke Adams-Shalhoub
Years active1967–present
Spouse(s)Tony Shalhoub (m. 1992)
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Brooke Adams
Born(1949-02-08) February 8, 1949 (age 65)
New York City, New York, United States
Other namesBrooke Adams-Shalhoub
Years active1967–present
Spouse(s)Tony Shalhoub (m. 1992)

Brooke Adams (born February 8, 1949) is an American actress.[1]


After playing roles in television and low-budget films, Adams appeared in Days of Heaven (1978) and the remake of Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978). She has also starred in the films Cuba (1979), The Dead Zone (1983), Key Exchange (1985), and Gas Food Lodging (1992).

In 2002 she appeared in the romantic comedy Made-Up, which was written by her sister, actress 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, and Lend Me a Tenor, and guest-starred on Monk.

In 2009 she served as an official judge for the 3rd annual Noor Iranian Film Festival in Los Angeles.

Personal life[edit]

Adams was born in New York City, New York, the daughter of Rosalind (née Gould), an actress, and Robert K. Adams, who was a producer, actor, and former vice president of CBS, as well as a relative of presidents John Adams and John Quincy Adams.[2][3] Her sister is actress Lynne Adams. She attended the High School for the Performing Arts and the School of American Ballet. Adams is married to actor Tony Shalhoub.[4] They have two adopted children together.


1971Murders in the Rue MorgueNurse (uncredited)
1974Great Gatsby, TheThe Great GatsbyParty Guest (uncredited)
1974The Lords of Flatbush(uncredited)
1976Car WashTerry
1977Shock Waves[5]Rose
1978Days of HeavenAbby
1978Invasion of the Body SnatchersElizabeth Driscoll
1978Great Train Robbery, TheThe Great Train Robbery(uncredited)
1979Man, a Woman and a Bank, AA Man, a Woman and a BankStacey Bishop
1979CubaAlexandra Lopez de Pulido
1980Tell Me a RiddleJeannie
1983UtilitiesMarion Edwards
1983Dead Zone, TheThe Dead ZoneSarah Bracknell
1985Almost YouErica Boyer
1985Stuff, TheThe StuffSpecial Guest Star in Stuff Commercial
1985Key ExchangeLisa
1987Man on FireJane
1991Unborn, TheThe UnbornVirginia Marshall
1992Gas Food LodgingNora
1995Baby-Sitters Club, TheThe Baby-Sitters ClubElizabeth Thomas Brewer
2002Made-UpElizabeth James TiveyAlso producer
2003Party AnimalsCeleb MotherShort film
2005At LastCarol Singleton
2006Legend of Lucy Keyes, TheThe Legend of Lucy KeyesSamantha Porter
2008Accidental Husband, TheThe Accidental HusbandCarolyn
2009Gary's WalkMarcia
1963East Side/West SideMarky MorganEpisode: "My Child on Monday Morning"
1965O.K. Crackerby!Cynthia Crackerby14 episodes
1974F. Scott Fitzgerald and 'The Last of the Belles'Kitty PrestonTV movie
1975Who Is the Black Dahlia?Diane FowlerTV movie
1975Song of the SuccubusOlive Deems / Gloria ChambersTV movie
1975Black BartJenniferTV short
1975Murder on Flight 502Vera FranklinTV movie
1976Police WomanAngelaEpisode: "Angela"
1976James DeanBeverlyTV movie
1976Bob Newhart Show, TheThe Bob Newhart ShowMitzi MargolisEpisode: "The Boy Next Door"
1976KojakJulie WinstonEpisode: "Dead Again"
1977FamilyLizzieEpisode: "Acts of Love: Part 1"
Episode: "Acts of Love: Part 2"
1977Nero WolfeSarah DacosTV movie broadcast 1979
1978FamilyLizzieEpisode: "Echoes of Love"
1981Great PerformancesEpisode: "Summer"
1984LaceJennifer 'Pagan' TrelawneyTV movie
1984Special PeopleDiane DupuyTV movie
1984American PlayhouseEpisode: "Haunted"
1985Lace IIPagan TraloneTV movie
1987American PlayhouseJulia NewellEpisode: "The Innocents Abroad"
1987Paul Reiser Out on a WhimTV movie
1988Lion of Africa, TheThe Lion of AfricaGrace DanetTV movie
1988MoonlightingTerri Knowles3 episodes
1989BridesmaidsPatTV movie
1991Sometimes They Come BackSally NormanTV movie
1991thirtysomethingBree Ann PrattEpisode: "Melissa in Wonderland"
1993Last Hit, TheThe Last HitAnnaTV movie
1994Picture WindowsEpisode: "Song of Songs"
1994Probable CauseTV movie
1994Touched by an AngelSusanaEpisode: "An Unexpected Snow"
1995FrasierMarilyn (voice)Episode: "Kisses Sweeter Than Wine"
1996WingsMaryEpisode: "All About Christmas Eve"
1997GunJoyceEpisode: "Father John"
2002Monkairline stewardessEpisode: "Mr. Monk and the Airplane"
2005MonkMrs. Abigail CarlyleEpisode: "Mr. Monk and the Kid"
2007MonkSheriff Margie ButterfieldEpisode: "Mr. Monk Visits a Farm"
2008MonkLeigh HarrisonEpisode: "Mr. Monk's 100th Case"
2008Law & Order: Special Victims UnitMargoEpisode: "PTSD"
2009MonkEdith CaprianiEpisode: "Mr. Monk and the Badge"
2012Hemingway & GellhornMadrid womanTV movie


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