Amy Madigan Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 05 Apr, 2021
Facts of Amy Madigan
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 4 Inch
Name Amy Madigan
Birth Name Amy Marie Madigan
Father John J. Madigan
Mother Dolores
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Chicago
Profession Actress
Net Worth $25 million
Married to Ed Harris
Children Lily Dolores Harris
Awards Theatre World Award,Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
Movies Love Child,Alamo Bay,Gone Baby Gone
TV Show Hart to Hart,Roe vs. Wade,And Then There Was One
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Amy Marie Madigan is an actress, singer, and producer from the United States. She is well known for her role in "Twice in a Lifetime," for which she received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. Amy was also nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Motion Picture in 1989 for her role as Sarah Weddington in the film "Roe vs. Wade."

Amy Madigan:  Age, Parents, And Education 

Amy Marie Madigan was born on September 11, 1950, in Los Angeles, California. John J. Madigan, her father, was a well-known political analyst and a radio journalist. Dolores (née Hanlon), her mother, worked as an administrative clerk and was also a stage actress. Her brothers' names are Jack and Jim Madigan.

As of April 2021, Madigan is 70 years old. 

She attended St. Philip Neri High School and Aquinas Dominican High School in Chicago, where she was born and raised. She performed in many schools as a high school student and studied music at the Chicago Conservatory of Music.

Similarly, she pursued her undergraduate education at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where she obtained a philosophy degree. She is also a Lee University graduate.

What Is Amy Madigan Most Known For?

Amy Madigan made her television debut in an episode of the hit series "Hart Zu Hart" in 1981, followed by a minor part in the biopic "Love Child." In addition, "Places in the Heart" (1984)," Love Letters" (1984), and "Alamo Bay" (1984) were among her other film roles.

As her career progressed, the talented actress reached a significant milestone in 1985. She was given the name Nomi. Also, Madigan appeared in several other commercial feature films and telefilms during the 1980s. She played Sarah Weddington, a well-known US prosecutor, in the biographical telefilm "Roe vs. Wade" (1989) for which she was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award and won a Golden Globe for her performance. 

CAPTION: Amy Madigan in 2019 SOURCE: Ethni Celebs

Since her meteoric rise to fame in the 1980s, Amy Madigan has been consistent in her acting career. Madigan has appeared in several television films over the years, including "And Then There Was One", " A Bright Shining Lie", "Riders of the Purple Sage" and "In the Name of the People" in the late '90s and early '20s. 

She starred in the fantasy series "Carnivàle" from 2003 to 2005, and her other films include "The Dark Half" (1993), " Gone Baby Gone" (2007), "Once Fallen" (2010), "Shirin in Love "(2014). Most recently being "Stuck "(2017), and "American Woman" (2017).

How Rich Is The Veteran Actress?

Amy Madigan is said to have a net worth of $25 million, according to reports. Madigan's money's significant source is from her successful career as an actress. Her career took off in the 1980s with a bang and has been steady since then.

CAPTION: Amy Madigan's net worth is estimated at around $25 million SOURCE: Look To The Stars

On the other hand,  Madigan's husband Ed Harris's net worth is estimated at around $25 million, an American Actor, director, and Screenwriter.

Personal Life: Husband And Childern

Ed Harris, a Hollywood actor, producer, director, and screenwriter, is Amy Madigan's husband. The pair married in November 1983, and their relationship has remained happy ever since.

CAPTION: Amy Madigan with her husband Ed Harris SOURCE: Superstars Bio

They are also reported to have collaborated on many projects during their careers. They have a daughter named Lily Dolores Harris, who was born in May 1993.

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