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Overview (3)

Born in Queens, New York City, New York, USA
Birth NameAmy Beth Dziewiontkowski
Height 5' 3½" (1.61 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Amy Ryan was born on May 3, 1969 in Queens, New York City, New York, USA as Amy Beth Dziewiontkowski. She is an actress, known for Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014), Gone Baby Gone (2007) and Escape Plan (2013). She has been married to Eric Slovin since August 23, 2011. They have one child.

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Spouse (1)

Eric Slovin (23 August 2011 - present) ( 1 child)

Trivia (15)

Was nominated for Broadway's 2000 Tony Award as Best Actress (Featured Role - Play) for a revival of "Uncle Vanya."
Was nominated for Broadway's 2005 Tony Award as Best Actress (Featured Role - Play) for a revival of "A Streetcar Named Desire."
Attended Stagedoor Manor Performing Arts Training Center.
Graduated from New York City's High School of Performing Arts.
Best friends with Patricia Clarkson.
Director Sidney Lumet was so impressed with her ability that he cast her in three different roles -- Ellen, Paris and Rebecca -- in his television series 100 Centre Street (2001).
Ryan, her professional surname, is her mother's maiden name.
Her first film role was in Allison Anders' 1996 film Grace of My Heart (1996), although her scene was later cut. She played the second wife of Eric Stoltz's character, in a scene where he picks up his daughter from first wife Illeana Douglas' apartment.
Gave birth to her 1st child at age 41, a daughter Georgia Gracie Slovin on October 15, 2009. Child's father is her fiance [now husband], Eric Slovin.
Returned to work 5 months after giving birth to her daughter Georgia to begin filming Win Win (2011).
Was 3 months pregnant with her daughter Georgia when she completed filming Jack Goes Boating (2010).
She is of English, Irish, and Polish descent.
Appeared with Philip Seymour Hoffman in 3 films: Capote (2005), Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007) and Jack Goes Boating (2010).
As of 2016, has appeared in 3 films that were nominated for the Best Picture Oscar: Capote (2005), Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014) and Bridge of Spies (2015). Of those, Birdman is a winner in the category.
Her Boston accent in Gone Baby Gone (2007) was so convincing that Ben Affleck, a Boston native, asked what part of the city she was from, and a security guard once initially refused to let her on set as he believed that she was a local fan.

Personal Quotes (2)

We're talking about comparing it to a film, which was amazing, and the actors were such great actors in terms of style, but it's important not to just hold onto that. My 15 year old nephew came to the show, and it's his first Streetcar, and lots of people's first Streetcars, so it's important in that sense too. As far as the criticisms go, it's news making, but that's about it.
The career stuff is easy; it is just about saying, 'Yes, I would love to to come and do that.' But I have not cleaned my bathroom in three months.

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