Brooke Adams

Actor
This dark, wide-eyed beauty began her career as a child actor at the age of eight, touring with her parents' stock company. When she was a teenager, Adams landed her first significant TV role as a guest in an episode of ... Read more »
Born: 02/07/1949 in New York City, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (51)

Criminal Minds 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Monk 2002, 2005, 2007 - 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Accidental Husband 2008 (Movie)

Carolyn (Actor)

At Last 2005 (Movie)

Carol Singleton (Actor)

The Directors 1998 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

Made-Up 2004 (Movie)

Elizabeth James Tivey (Actor)

The Legend of Lucy Keyes 2004 (Movie)

Samantha Porter (Actor)

Gun 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

Wings 1994 - 1997 (Tv Show)

Actor

Picture Windows 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Frasier 1995 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Baby-Sitter's Club 1995 (Movie)

Elizabeth Thomas Brewer (Actor)

Touched By an Angel 1994 - 1995 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Fire This Time 1994 (Movie)

Narration (Narrator)

My Boyfriend's Back 1993 (Movie)

Young Missy (Actor)

Gas Food Lodging 1992 (Movie)

Nora (Actor)

Stephen King's Sometimes They Come Back 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

The Unborn 1991 (Movie)

Virginia Marshall (Actor)

A Girl's Life 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

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Bridesmaids 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

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Man on Fire 1987 (Movie)

Jane Belletto (Actor)

Key Exchange 1985 (Movie)

Lisa Simon (Actor)

Lace II 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

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Special People 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

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Almost You 1984 (Movie)

Erica Boyer (Actor)

The Dead Zone 1983 (Movie)

Sarah Bracknell (Actor)

Haunted 1982 (Movie)

Jo (Actor)

Nero Wolfe 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

Actor

Tell Me a Riddle 1980 (Movie)

Jeannie (Actor)

Utilities 1980 (Movie)

Marion Edwards (Actor)

A Man, a Woman and a Bank 1979 (Movie)

Stacy Bishop (Actor)

Cuba 1979 (Movie)

Alexandra Pulido (Actor)

Days of Heaven 1978 (Movie)

Abby (Actor)

Invasion of the Body Snatchers 1978 (Movie)

Elizabeth Driscoll (Actor)

The Tony Randall Show 1976 - 1978 (TV Show)

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Flatbush/Avenue J 1975 - 1976 (TV Show)

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James Dean 1975 - 1976 (TV Show)

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Black Bart 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

Actor

Death Corps 1974 (Movie)

Rose (Actor)

O.K. Crackerby 1965 - 1966 (TV Show)

Actor

Intimate Portrait: Brett Butler (TV Show)

Narrator

Lace (TV Show)

Actor

Murder on Flight 502 (TV Show)

Actor

Paul Reiser: Out on a Whim (TV Show)

Actor

The Innocents Abroad (TV Show)

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The Last Hit (TV Show)

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The Lion of Africa (TV Show)

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Who Is the Black Dahlia? (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

This dark, wide-eyed beauty began her career as a child actor at the age of eight, touring with her parents' stock company. When she was a teenager, Adams landed her first significant TV role as a guest in an episode of the drama series "East Side/West Side" (CBS). In 1965, she was cast as Burl Ives' daughter in the short-lived ABC series, "O.K. Crackerby".

Relationships

Robert Adams

Father

Rosaland Adams

Mother

Josie Adams

Daughter
born c. November 1988 adopted by Adams as a single mother

Tony Shalhoub

Husband
met while appearing together on Broadway in "The Heidi Chronicles" married c. 1993

Sophie Shalhoub

Daughter
born c. 1994

Kevin Wade

Companion
together in mid-1970s

EDUCATION

School of the American Ballet

New York , New York

AFI Conservatory

1996

studied with Lee Strasberg in NYC

The School of Performing Arts

New York , New York

Center For Advanced Film Studies, American Film Institute

1996

Milestones

1993

Narrated the documentary "The Fire This Time"

1985

Reprised role in film version of "Key Exchange"

1984

Co-starred in the TV miniseries "Lace"

1982

Starred off-Broadway in "Key Exchange" (in role written expressly for her)

1975

Screen acting debut in "Shock Waves/Death Corps/Almost Human"

1965

Co-starred in ABC TV series, "O.K. Crackerby"

Worked steadily in summer stock and on TV until age 18

Made professional stage debut at age six in "Finian's Rainbow"

Played title character in Broadway production of "The Heidi Chronicles"

Played recurring role of a law clerk on "The Tony Randall Show" (ABC, 1976-1977; CBS, 1977-1978)

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