Amy Irving - Details


Born in Palo Alto, California, Irving is the daughter of stage director Jules Irving and actress Priscilla Pointer. She trained at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco and the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.

Onstage in New York, she has starred in the Broadway productions of "Amadeus," "Heartbreak House," "Broken Glass," and "Three Sisters"; and won an Obie Award for "The Road to Mecca."

Irving made her feature film debut in Brian De Palma’s "Carrie." Her other film credits include Brian De Palma’s "The Fury," Robert Markowitz’ "Voices," Jerry Schatzberg’s "Honeysuckle Rose," Joel Oliansky’s "The Competition," Barbra Streisand’s "Yentl" (for which she received an Academy Award nomination as Best Supporting Actress), Joan Micklin Silver’s "Crossing Delancey," Herb Gardner’s "I’m Not Rappaport," Woody Allen’s "Deconstructing Harry," and David Hugh Jones’ "The Confession." In addition, she lent her vocal talents to the songs sung by Jessica Rabbit in Robert Zemeckis’ "Who Framed Roger Rabbit."


  • 10th September 1953 - Birth