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Amanda Plummer

Amanda Michael Plummer is an American actress. Plummer was born in New York City, New York, the daughter of actors Tammy Grimes and Christopher Plummer. Plummer attended Middlebury College in Vermont and acting classes at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York. Early in life, her interest was in riding and tending to horses on the East Coast and in Ireland. Plummer began appearing in small to mid size roles in television and films in the early 1980s. Her first successes came from her stage work. She made her Broadway debut as Josephine in the 1981 revival of A Taste of Honey. She won a Tony Award nomination and Theatre World Award for her portrayal. The following year, she won a Tony Award for Featured Actress and a Drama Desk Award for her portrayal of Sister Agnes in the play Agnes of God. Following her successes on the stage, Plummer began appearing in major roles on television and in film. One of her most recognized appearances was on L.A. Law as Alice Hackett, a developmentally disabled girlfriend of Benny Stulwitz, played by Larry Drake, for which she received an Emmy Award nomination. Two other well-known roles were Yolanda (a.k.a. "Honey Bunny") in Pulp Fiction and Rose in So I Married An Axe Murderer. Her film roles have been described as "spooky, kooky, half-mad characters."


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Born:
Mar 23, 1957 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
67
First Appeared:
In the series Tony Awards 1947-04-06
Latest Project:
Movie Bird 2017-05-17
Known For
Poster of The Dancer
Poster of Reversion
Poster of Sophomore
Poster of Under The Piano
Filmography
Movie Bird Sam 2017-05-17
Movie The Dancer Lili 2016-09-28
Movie Honeyglue Alice 2015-04-26
Movie Reversion Elizabeth 2015-10-09
Movie The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Wiress 2013-11-15
Movie Sophomore Miss Hutz 2012-01-13
Movie Abigail Harm Abigail Harm 2012-10-05
Movie Dr. Ketel Louise 2011-09-17
Movie Vampire Helga 2011-10-09
Movie Girlfriend Celeste 2010-09-12
Movie Red Mrs. Doust 2008-10-07
Movie Inconceivable Lesley Banks 2008-06-18
Movie Affinity Miss Ridley 2008-12-28
Movie Satan's Little Helper Merrill Whooly 2004-01-01
Series Battlestar Galactica Unknown 2004-10-18
Movie Ilaria Alpi: The Cruelest Days ABC Journalist 2003-03-27
Movie My Life Without Me Laurie 2003-03-07
Movie Mimic: Sentinel Simone Montrose 2003-04-14
Movie Get a Clue Miss Dawson 2002-01-01
Movie Triggermen Penny Archer 2002-01-01
Movie Ken Park Claudes Mother 2002-08-31
Series Night Visions Unknown 2001-07-12
Movie The Million Dollar Hotel Vivien 2000-02-09
Movie 8 ½ Women Beryl 1999-05-22
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown 1999-09-20
Movie L.A. Without a Map Red Pool Owner 1998-09-11
Movie October 22 Denise 1998-11-04
Movie American Perfekt Sandra 1997-03-01
Movie Hercules The Fates (voice) 1997-06-26
Movie Drunks Shelley 1997-03-14
Movie Hysteria Myrna Malloy 1997-10-01
Movie A Simple Wish Boots 1997-07-11
Movie Dead Girl Frieda 1996-01-01
Movie The Right to Remain Silent Paulina Marcos 1996-01-07
Movie The Vampyre Wars 1996-01-01
Movie The Final Cut Rothstein 1996-03-01
Series Dark Skies Unknown 1996-09-21
Movie Don't Look Back Bridget 1996-07-13
Movie Under The Piano Franny Basilio 1996-10-01
Movie Freeway Ramona Lutz 1996-08-23
Series The Outer Limits Unknown 1995-03-26
Movie The Prophecy Rachael 1995-09-01
Movie Butterfly Kiss Eunice 1995-08-18
Movie Nostradamus Catherine De Medici 1994-01-01
Movie Pulp Fiction Honey Bunny 1994-10-08
Movie Last Light Lillian Burke 1993-08-22
Movie So I Married an Axe Murderer Rose Michaels 1993-07-30
Movie Needful Things Netitia 'Nettie' Cobb 1993-08-27
Movie Freejack Nun 1992-01-17
Movie Miss Rose White Lusia 1992-04-26
Movie The Fisher King Lydia 1991-09-09
Movie Joe Versus the Volcano Dagmar 1990-03-09
Movie Gryphon Wayne 1990-06-15
Series True Blue 1989-12-03
Series Tales from the Crypt Unknown 1989-06-10
Movie Courtship Laura Vaughn 1987-01-01
Movie Made in Heaven Wiley Foxx 1987-11-06
Series L.A. Law Unknown 1986-09-15
Series Moonlighting Unknown 1985-03-03
Series The Equalizer Unknown 1985-09-18
Movie Static Julia Purcell 1985-10-01
Movie The Dollmaker Mamie 1984-05-13
Series Miami Vice Unknown 1984-09-16
Movie The World According to Garp Ellen James 1982-08-13
Movie Cattle Annie and Little Britches Cattle Annie 1981-04-24
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24
Series Tony Awards Unknown 1947-04-06