Brooke Adams

Brooke Adams

About this actor

Brooke Adams (born February 8, 1949) is an American actress. After playing small roles in television and low-budget movies, Adams' performances in Days of Heaven (1978) and the remake of Invasion of the Body Snatchers (also 1978) brought her positive reviews. She has also starred in the films Cuba (1979), The Dead Zone (1983), Key Exchange (1985), and Gas Food Lodging (1992). In 1995 she temporarily retired from film-making due to family responsibilities and a dearth of good roles, resuming her career around 2002. In 2002 she received rave reviews for her performance in the romantic comedy Made-Up, which was written by her sister, actress Lynne Adams and directed by her husband Tony Shalhoub, star of Monk. Adams most recently appeared in the films At Last and The Legend of Lucy Keyes (both 2005) and starred on Broadway in The Cherry Orchard, and Lend Me a Tenor as well as guest-starring on Monk. Adams was born in New York City, New York, the daughter of Rosalind (née Gould), an...