Joey Lauren Adams was born on January 9, 1968, in North Little Rock, Arkansas. She was exposed to acting from an early age.
Joey's first big screen act was in the movie Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977). Though she had a small role in the film, yet that was a big start for Joey Lauren Adams.
Later on, Joey moved to Hollywood. There she acted in a number of shows like Married with Children, Vinnie & Bobby and Top of the Heap. These gave Joey some good exposure in the field of comedy shows. After this, Joey started acting in movies as well. In 1993, she was seen in the films The Program and Coneheads. That year, she also appeared in the comedy Dazed and Confused.
Her next movies were directed by Kevin Smith. They included Mallrats (1995) and Chasing Amy (1997). Joey received one nomi
nation from Golden Globe and two from MTV Movie Award for her role in this film. She also bagged awards from Las Vegas Film Critics Society and Chicago Film Critics Association for her lead role in the movie.
In 1999, Joey Lauren Adams acted in the movie Big Daddy and, then, in A Cool Dry Place. She also appeared in the Kevin Smith directed movie Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back as Alyssa Jones.
Joey has also made her directorial debut with the movie Come Early Morning (2005). Joey also appeared in movies like The Break Up, Ex-Terminators and Trucker.Life in Brief:
- Being born on Jan 06, Joey Lauren is a Capricorn.
- her ethnicity: White.
Joey Lauren dated Kevin Smith (boyfriend) and amongst other amorous encounters was Vince Vaughn (boyfriend).Why is she famous?
Joey Lauren Adams is famous as an actress who is best known for acting in the movie "Chasing Amy" (1997), directed by Kevin Smith.
Here is one of her famous quotes:
"A genius is one who can do anything except make a living."
- Joey Lauren Adams
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