Brooke Adams Biography (1949-)

Born February 8, 1949, in New York, NY; daughter of Robert K. (an actor and producer) and Rosaland (an actress; maiden name, Gould) Adams; married Tony Shalhoub (an actor), 1992; children: Josie Lynn, Sophie. Addresses: Contact: c/o 248 South Van Ness Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90004; 121 North San Vicente Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211.

Actress, director, producer
Birth Details
February 8, 1949
New York, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • Stage Appearances
  • Carol, Split, Second Stage Theatre, New York City, 1980
  • Lisa, Key Exchange, WPA, New York City, 1982
  • Julia, The Philanderer, Yale Repertory, New Haven, CT, 1983
  • Carol, Linda Hur, Second Stage Theatre, 1984
  • Heidi Holland (title role), The Heidi Chronicles, Plymouth Theatre, New York City, 1990
  • Bella, Lost in Yonkers, Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre, LosAngeles, 1991-1992
  • Jolly, The Old Neighborhood, American Repertory Theatre, Cambridge, MA, 1997
  • Made her New York debut as Gabrielle, The Petrified Forest, St. Clements; appeared at age six in Finian's Rainbow; also appeared as Bella, Lost in Yonkers, Boston, MA; in Over Mother's Dead Body.
  • Stage Work
  • Produced two seasons at Green Plays; produced Over Mother's Dead Body.
  • Film Appearances
  • (Uncredited) Nurse, Murders in the Rue Morgue (also known as Edgar Allan Poe's Murders in the Rue Morgue), 1971
  • The Lords of Flatbush, 1974
  • (Scenes deleted) Terry, Car Wash, Universal, 1976
  • Rose, Shockwaves (also known as Shock Waves, Almost Human, and Death Corps), 1977
  • Abby, Days of Heaven, Paramount, 1978
  • Elizabeth Driscoll, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, United Artists, 1978
  • Stacy Bishop, A Man, a Woman, and a Bank, Avco Embassy, 1979
  • Alexandra Lopez de Pulido, Cuba, United Artists, 1979
  • The Great Train Robbery (also known as The First Great Train Robbery), United Artists, 1979
  • Jeannie, Tell Me a Riddle, 1980
  • Marion Edwards, Utilities, 1981
  • Sarah Bracknell, The Dead Zone, Paramount, 1983
  • (In archive footage) Elizabeth Driscoll, "Invasion of the Body Snatchers," Terror in the Aisles (also known as Time for Terror), 1984
  • Erica Boyer, Almost You, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1985
  • Guest star in "Stuff commercials," The Stuff, 1985
  • Lisa Simon, Key Exchange, 1985
  • Jane Belletto, Man on Fire (also known as Absinthe and Un uomo sotto tiro), TriStar, 1987
  • Virginia Marshall, The Unborn, Califilm, 1991
  • Nora, Gas Food Lodging, IRS Releasing/TriStar, 1992
  • Young Missy, My Boyfriend's Back, Buena Vista, 1993
  • Narrator, The Fire This Time, Blacktop Films, 1994
  • Elizabeth Thomas Brewer, The Baby-Sitter's Club, TriStar, 1995
  • Elizabeth James Tivey, Made-Up, 2002
  • Film Work
  • Director, Two Faced, Theater 1761, 1995
  • Producer, Made-Up, 2002
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Cynthia Crackerby, O.K. Crackerby!, ABC, 1965-1966
  • Miniseries
  • Pagan Tralone, Lace, ABC, 1984
  • Pagan Tralone, Lace II, ABC, 1985
  • Angie Varnas, "Song of Songs," Picture Windows (also known as Picture Windows: Language of the Heart), Showtime, 1995
  • Movies
  • Mae, The Daughters of Joshua Cabe, ABC, 1972
  • Kitty Preston, F. Scott Fitzgerald and "The Last of the Belles," ABC, 1974
  • Mae, The Daughters of Joshua Cabe Return, ABC, 1975
  • Vera Franklin, Murder on Flight 502, ABC, 1975
  • Diane Fowler, Who Is the Black Dahlia?, NBC, 1975
  • Olive Deems/Gloria Chambers, Song of the Succubus, 1975
  • Beverly, James Dean: Portrait of a Friend (also known as JamesDean and The Legend), NBC, 1976
  • Sarah Dacos, Nero Wolfe, ABC, 1979
  • Summer, 1981
  • Julia Newell, The Innocents Abroad, PBS, 1983
  • Diane Dupuy, Special People: Based on a True Story, CBS, 1984
  • Grace Danet, The Lion of Africa, HBO, 1987
  • Pat McClinton, Bridesmaids, CBS, 1989
  • Sally Norman, Sometimes They Come Back (also known as Stephen King's "Sometimes They Come Back"), CBS, 1991
  • Anna Dunne, The Last Hit (also known as The Long Kill), USANetwork, 1993
  • Probable Cause (also known as Sleepless), Showtime, 1994
  • Pilots
  • Jennifer, Black Bart, CBS, 1975
  • Frannie Rosello, Flatbush/Avenue J, ABC, 1976
  • Meg Robbins, A Girl's Life, ABC, 1989
  • Specials
  • Intimate Portrait: Brett Butler, Lifetime, 1998
  • Episodic
  • Marky Morgan, "My Child on Monday Morning," East Side/West Side, 1963
  • "Angela," Police Woman, NBC, 1976
  • Mitzi Margolis, "The Boy Next Door," Bob Newhart Show, CBS, 1976
  • Julie Winston, "Dead Again," Kojak, CBS, 1976
  • Lizzie, "Acts of Love: Parts 1 & 2," Family, 1977
  • Lizzie, "Echoes of Love," Family, ABC, 1978
  • "Haunted," American Playhouse, PBS, 1984
  • "Paul Reiser: Out on a Whim," On Location, HBO, 1987
  • "The Stork Club," Moonlighting, ABC, 1988
  • Terri Knowles, "Fetal Attraction," Moonlighting, ABC, 1988
  • Terri Knowles, "Maddie Hayes Got Married," Moonlighting, ABC, 1988
  • Terri Knowles, "And the Flesh Was Made Word," Moonlighting, ABC, 1988
  • Guest, The Tonight Show, NBC, 1988
  • The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, 1990, 1991
  • Bree Ann Pratt, "Melissa in Wonderland," thirtysomething, 1991
  • Susana, "An Unexpected Snow," Touched by An Angel, CBS, 1994
  • Guest caller Marilyn, "Kisses Sweeter Than Wine," Frasier, NBC, 1995
  • Mary, "All about Christmas Eve," Wings, NBC, 1996
  • Joyce, "Father John," Gun, ABC, 1997
  • Leigh, "Mr. Monk and the Airplane," Monk, USA Network, 2002
  • Also appeared as Judy Trowbridge, Walter's law clerk, "The Law Clerk," Tony Randall Show, ABC; in The Directors, Encore.

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