Brooke Adams Biography, Husband, Age, Net Worth, Height, Children, Instagram, Photos, Parents

Brooke Adams Biography: Husband, Age, Net Worth, Height, Children, Instagram, Photos, Parents

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Biography

Brooke Adams (born 8 February 1949) is a celebrated actress, filmmaker, and TV personality from the United States. She is best known for her roles as Sarah Bracknell in The Dead Zone, Abby in Days of Heaven, and Elizabeth Driscoll in Invasion of the Body Snatchers.

Brooke Adams is a native of New York and comes from a wealthy family. She is a direct descendant of John Adams and John Quincy Adams, both US presidents. She took a strong interest in dancing when she was very young and went on to study at the High School of Performing Arts and the School of American Ballet. 

In a 1963 episode of the East Side/West Side drama series on CBS, she made her acting debut. Eight years later, she debuted in the mystery-horror film Murders in the Rue Morgue, playing an uncredited role. She is also well-known for her small-screen performances as Elizabeth James Hires in All Downhill from Here and Senator Diane Vaynerchuk in BrainDead.

Brooke Adams has acquired over 60 film and television credits throughout her five-decade career. She was a 1979 Saturn Award nominee for Invasion of the Body Snatchers. She wrote, produced, and directed the short film Pet Peeves in 2009. All Downhill from Here, a web series, was also produced by Brooke Adams.

Brooke Adams
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Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Brooke Adams
Born: 8 February 1949 (age 75 years old)
Place of Birth: New York, New York, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.65 m
Parents: Rosalind Gould, Robert K. Adams
Siblings: Lynne Adams
Husband • Spouse: Tony Shalhoub (m. 1992)
Boyfriend • Partner: N/A
Children: Josie Lynn Shalhoub, Sophie Shalhoub
Occupation: Actress • TV Personality
Net Worth: $10 million

Early Life & Education

Brooke Adams, the illustrious thespian, graced the world with her presence on the 8th of February, 1949, in the sprawling metropolis of New York City. The rumors of her lineage suggest that she might be a direct descendant of two US presidents, John Adams and John Quincy Adams – quite a pedigree! Her parents were no ordinary folk – her father, Robert K. Adams, was a multifaceted personality, excelling not only as an actor but also as a producer and the former vice president of CBS, while her mother, Rosalind Gould, was also a talented actress.

Her love for the performing arts was evident from an early age, as she studied dance at her aunt’s studio in the idyllic town of Montague, Michigan. Brooke Adams‘ passion for the art form would soon take her to new heights as she attended the prestigious High School of Performing Arts and the School of American Ballet. Her sister, Lynne Adams, a gifted actress, would soon follow in her footsteps.

Brooke Adams‘s journey into the limelight was not easy, but her talent and dedication to her craft proved her most potent weapons. With every performance, she captivated audiences with her nuanced acting and impeccable timing. Her effortless grace and natural charisma made her a beloved figure in the entertainment world. It’s no wonder she continues to be celebrated as one of the most talented actresses of our time.

Career

Brooke Adams debuted in the film in the CBS television show East Side/West Side episode My Child on Monday Morning in 1963. She portrayed Cynthia Crackerby in the CBS comedy series O.K. Crackerby! between 1965 and 1966. 

In the mystery-horror film Murders in the Rue Morgue, directed by Gordon Hessler, she played her first uncredited part. The movie, which was released in 1971, was based on Edgar Allan Poe‘s short story of the same name. She also had uncredited appearances in the 1974 motion picture versions of The Great Gatsby, The Lords of Flatbush, and other films.

Brooke Adams appeared in five telefilms in 1975: Murder on Flight 502, The Daughters of Joshua Cabe Return, Who Is the Black Dahlia? and Song of the Succubus. She starred in three ABC drama series Family episodes between 1977 and 1978. In Terrence Malick‘s 1978 romantic historical drama Days of Heaven, she appeared onscreen alongside Richard Gere, Sam Shepard, and Linda Manz.

Abby, the protagonist, flees Chicago for the Texas Panhandle with her boyfriend and his sister. After that, they begin working for a sizable, successful company where they meet the owner, a quiet man who marries Abby after falling in love with her. The movie won the Best Director Prize at the Cannes Film Festival in 1979 after its release. Although the reviews were initially muted, the movie has since come to be regarded as a groundbreaking achievement in filmmaking.

Brooke Adams starred in Philip Kaufman‘s Invasion of the Body Snatchers, another classic movie, in 1978. The Body Snatchers, a remake of the 1956 film of the same name, was a box office hit but received mixed reviews from reviewers. It was based on Jack Finney‘s 1955 novel of the same name. Like Days of Heaven, the movie’s critical reception has significantly improved over time.

She played a teacher named Sarah Bracknell in David Cronenberg‘s horror film The Dead Zone in 1983. Almost You (1985), The Unborn (1991), Gas Food Lodging (1992), The Legend of Lucy Keyes (2006), and Snapshots are a few other movies in which she has appeared (2018).

In the two-part ABC miniseries LaceBrooke Adams collaborated with Bess Armstrong and Arielle Dombasle in 1984. She appeared in five episodes of the mystery comedy-drama series Monk on USA Network, in which her husband, Tony Shalhoub, played the title role. 

They collaborated again in the brief CBS political satire horror series BrainDead (2016). She appeared in it and played the part of Elizabeth James Hires. She oversaw the production of the online series All Downhill from Here from 2015 and 2017.

Filmography

  • BrainDead
  • Murder on Flight 502
  • The Daughters of Joshua Cabe Return
  • Who Is the Black Dahlia?
  • Song of the Succubus
  • The Lords of Flatbush
  • Murders in the Rue Morgue
  • Monk

Personal Life

Since 1992 Brooke Adams has been wed to actor Tony Shalhoub. They have two daughters: Josie Lynn Shalhoub and Sophie Shalhoub, who were both adopted.

Tony Shalhoub revealed that he and Brooke Adams had contracted COVID-19 the month before and, after a “very terrible few weeks,” had recovered in May 2020.

Net Worth

Brooke Adams has a net worth of $10 million and works as an actress in the United States. Her wealth is gotten from acting and other endorsement deals.

Social Media

  • Twitter: @RealBrookeAdams
  • Instagram: @RealBrookeAdams



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