Amanda Donohoe

Actor
An ebullient, poshly elegant leading lady, Amanda Donohue was seen at her best in "The Lair of the White Worm" (1988), Ken Russell's slice of contemporary Gothic ham. Donohoe won TV audience visibility when she joined ... Read more »
Born: 06/28/1962 in London, England, GB

Filmography

Actor (41)

A Woman's Guide to Adultry 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Calling 2009 (Movie)

(Actor)

Starship Troopers 3: Marauder 2008 (Movie)

(Actor)

Murder City 2005 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

Batman Beyond 1998 - 2002 (TV Show)

Voice

Phoenix Blue 2001 (Movie)

(Actor)

Rock the Boat 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

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Stardust 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

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Thanks For The Memories 2001 (Movie)

(Actor)

Wild About Harry 2001 (Movie)

Ruth McGee (Actor)

Ally McBeal 1990 - 1991, 1999 - 2000 (Tv Show)

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Circus 2000 (Movie)

Gloria (Actor)

Glory Glory 2000 (Movie)

The Widow (Actor)

I'm Losing You 1999 (Movie)

Mona Deware (Actor)

The Real Howard Spitz 1998 (Movie)

Laura (Actor)

Liar Liar 1997 (Movie)

Miranda (Actor)

One Night Stand 1997 (Movie)

Margaux (Actor)

The Thorn Birds: The Missing Years 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

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The Hidden Room 1991 - 1994 (TV Show)

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The Madness of King George 1994 (Movie)

Lady Pembroke (Actor)

50th Annual Golden Globe Awards 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

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Frasier 1993 (Tv Show)

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Shame 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

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Diamond Skulls 1991 (Movie)

Lady Virginia Buckton (Actor)

L.A. Law 1990 - 1991 (Tv Show)

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Paper Mask 1991 (Movie)

Christine Taylor (Actor)

The "L.A. Law" 100th Episode Special 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

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Game, Set & Match 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

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Tank Malling 1989 (Movie)

Helen Searle (Actor)

The Rainbow 1989 (Movie)

Winifred Inger (Actor)

The Lair of the White Worm 1988 (Movie)

Lady Silvia Marsh (Actor)

Castaway 1987 (Movie)

Lucy Irvine (Actor)

Foreign Body 1986 (Movie)

Susan (Actor)

A Knight in Camelot (TV Show)

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Deep Secrets (TV Show)

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In the Beginning (TV Show)

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It's Nothing Personal (TV Show)

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Married to Murder (TV Show)

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Shame II: The Secret (TV Show)

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The Substitute (TV Show)

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Biography

An ebullient, poshly elegant leading lady, Amanda Donohue was seen at her best in "The Lair of the White Worm" (1988), Ken Russell's slice of contemporary Gothic ham. Donohoe won TV audience visibility when she joined the long-running "L.A. Law" during the 1990-91 season as a bisexual character who shared an on screen kiss with a female co-worker. Donohue also scored as a lady-in-waiting who becomes the object of affection of Nigel Hawthorne's monarch in "The Madness of King George" (1994).

Relationships

Adam Ant

Companion
together in the late 1970s she was nicknamed "Mandy Ant"

Nick Broomfield Director

Companion
directed her in "Dark Obsession" (1991) began relationship c. 1988 separated October 1991 reconciled separated again

EDUCATION

studied classical ballet for 12 years (from age four to 16)

Central School of Speech and Drama

London , England 1984
approximate year of graduation

left school before the age of 18; never took exams to go to university

Milestones

2000

Replaced Jerry Hall as Mrs Robinson in the London stage production of "The Graduate"

1994

Had featured role in "The Madness of King George"

1986

Screen acting debut in "Foreign Body"; also costarred in Nicolas Roeg's "Castaway"

Joined TV series, "L.A. Law" as C.J. Lamb during 1990-91 season

Made stage debut with Royal Exchange Theatre (Manchester); appeared in "Cymbeline", "Great Expectations", "The Admirable Crichton"

British TV debut in "Game, Set and Match"

Bonus Trivia

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"What I do for a living is re-create human emotion, and that's a pretty weird thing to do from nine till five."--"Amanda Donohoe (DETAILS magazine, October 1991)

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