Joey Lauren Adams

Biography: Joey Lauren Adams, an American actress known for her distinctive high-pitched voice, has become widely recognized for her roles in films such as "Mallrats" and "Chasing Amy." Adams won several awards for her performances throughout the 1990s including a Golden Globe for "Best Actress" in "Chasing Amy". She was born in 1968 in North Little Rock, Arkansas, where she grew up and decided to be an actress after a student exchange trip to Australia. After graduating from high school in 1986, Adams moved to Hollywood where she got her first important role in the hit TV show "Married with Children." At the same time, she also appeared on "Saturday Night Live" and in the movie,"Coneheads." Two years later she landed the role in "Mallrats" and subsequently "Chasing Amy." Joey Lauren Adams has remained true to her Southern roots, living in Oxford, Mississippi, and has continued to act occasionally in projects such as the Showtime TV series, "The United States of Tara."



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Joey Lauren Adams' Scores

  • Movies
Average career score: 48
Highest Metascore: 78 Dazed and Confused
Lowest Metascore: 1 Bio-Dome
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 15
  2. Negative: 3 out of 15
15 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
51 21 Years: Richard Linklater Nov 7, 2014 Cast 6.8
44 Two Night Stand Sep 26, 2014 Customer Service Agent 6.8
tbd Art Machine Feb 7, 2014 Prudence tbd
76 Blue Caprice Sep 13, 2013 Jamie / Jamie 7.2
43 Apart Mar 9, 2012 Dr. Jane Sheppard 10
61 Trucker Oct 9, 2009 Jenny Bell 7.7
64 Come Early Morning Nov 10, 2006 Director / Writer 7.5
45 The Break-Up Jun 2, 2006 Addie 5.9
tbd The Big Empty Nov 21, 2003 Grace 7.3
49 Harvard Man Jun 28, 2002 Chesney Cort 5.3
23 Beautiful Sep 29, 2000 Ruby 5.3
41 Big Daddy Jun 25, 1999 Layla Maloney 7.3
71 Chasing Amy Apr 4, 1997 Alyssa Jones 7.7
38 Michael Dec 25, 1996 Anita 7.4
1 Bio-Dome Jan 12, 1996 Monique 5.7
41 Mallrats Oct 20, 1995 Gwen 7.7
78 Dazed and Confused Sep 24, 1993 Simone Kerr 8.7