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Joey Lauren Adams

Joey Lauren Adams

Birthday: 9 January 1968, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
Height: 163 cm

Joey Lauren Adams was born on January 9, 1968 in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA. She is an actress, known for Dazed and Confused (1993), Big Daddy (1999) and The Break-Up (2006).

Joey Lauren Adams
It's not like you can wake up and realize, 'Oh, I want intimacy,' and then it happens that day. It's not like you can wake up and realize, 'Oh, I want intimacy,' and then it happens that day.
I want to feel passion, I want to feel pain. I want to weep at the sound of your name. Come make me Show more I want to feel passion, I want to feel pain. I want to weep at the sound of your name. Come make me laugh, come make me cry... just make me feel alive. Hide
There were days that I literally had no reason to get out of bed. It just was so destructive for me. There were days that I literally had no reason to get out of bed. It just was so destructive for me.
I am one of the few actresses who isn't recognized by the way she looks. I'm recognized by the way I Show more I am one of the few actresses who isn't recognized by the way she looks. I'm recognized by the way I talk. Hide
A genius is one who can do anything except make a living. A genius is one who can do anything except make a living.
'Chasing Amy' was an amazing role, but then after that, I went and did 'Big Daddy' and you're the gi Show more 'Chasing Amy' was an amazing role, but then after that, I went and did 'Big Daddy' and you're the girlfriend or you're the best friend. I wasn't getting the Nicole Kidman roles. Hide
I was never one of those people who thought, 'What I really want to do is direct.' It never occurred Show more I was never one of those people who thought, 'What I really want to do is direct.' It never occurred to me. Hide
I like decorative, functional things that I feel comfortable in. I like decorative, functional things that I feel comfortable in.
It just gets frustrating playing the girlfriend, It's just this awful feeling, sitting in your house Show more It just gets frustrating playing the girlfriend, It's just this awful feeling, sitting in your house, waiting for a script to come. I like to be more proactive. Hide
A bonus: You don't have to diet to direct. A bonus: You don't have to diet to direct.
The last person they expected to connect with a screenplay was the comedic, blonde actress with the Show more The last person they expected to connect with a screenplay was the comedic, blonde actress with the funny voice. Hide
For women in their 30s, it's so hard to get good parts. For women in their 30s, it's so hard to get good parts.
I think, ultimately, looking back now, acting wasn't satisfying me 100%. I think, ultimately, looking back now, acting wasn't satisfying me 100%.
I don't think I was fully satisfied acting. You know, the girlfriend role or the best friend role, a Show more I don't think I was fully satisfied acting. You know, the girlfriend role or the best friend role, and that wasn't enough for me. Hide
My life isn't that dramatic. My dad really loves me, he just can't talk on the phone. He's too cripp Show more My life isn't that dramatic. My dad really loves me, he just can't talk on the phone. He's too crippled and shy, and that's almost harder. He's there and he loves me, and I try and try and try, it's just impossible to have a relationship. Hide
No one was jumping up and saying, 'Yeah, let me give you money.' I had never held a camera in my han Show more No one was jumping up and saying, 'Yeah, let me give you money.' I had never held a camera in my hand - a home video camera, nothing. I had not directed. Hide
My relationship with my father is pretty non-existent. My relationship with my father is pretty non-existent.
[on her distinctive voice] It's not a normal voice. It doesn't fit into people's preconceptions abou Show more [on her distinctive voice] It's not a normal voice. It doesn't fit into people's preconceptions about what a woman's voice should sound like. My mom doesn't think I have an unusual voice, though. I'm sure it's helped me get some roles. But Chasing Amy (1997), I almost didn't get. There was concern the voice would grate on some people -- which some critics said it did. Hide
Definition of an independent film is torture with less money and time. Definition of an independent film is torture with less money and time.
Joey Lauren Adams's FILMOGRAPHY
as Actor (30)
Joey Lauren Adams Joey Lauren Adams'S roles
Lauren
Lauren

Dr. Tracy McConnell
Dr. Tracy McConnell

Addie
Addie

Simone Kerr
Simone Kerr

Mona Mullins
Mona Mullins

Layla Maloney
Layla Maloney

Anita
Anita

Debbie Lynn Cooke
Debbie Lynn Cooke

Louanne
Louanne

Gwen
Gwen

Squirrel
Squirrel

Pammy
Pammy

Janie
Janie

Alyssa Jones
Alyssa Jones

Vicky
Vicky

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