Amy Ryan



Place of birth:

Queens - New York City - New York - USA:


Amy Beth Dziewiontkowski (born November 30, 1969), known professionally as Amy Ryan, is an American actress. She has been nominated for an Academy Award and Golden Globe for her performance in Gone Baby Gone (2007) and is also known for her roles in the HBO series The Wire, playing Port Authority Officer Beadie Russell; In Treatment, playing psychiatrist Adele Brousse; and The Office, playing human resources representative Holly Flax. Early life Ryan was born in Queens, New York City. She is the daughter of Pam, a nurse, and John, a trucking business owner. Ryan is her mother's maiden name. She is of English, Irish, and Polish descent. Growing up in the 1970s, Ryan and her sister delivered the Daily News by bike. At a young age, Ryan attended the Stagedoor Manor Performing Arts Center in upstate New York. At 17, she graduated from New York's High School of Performing Arts. Hired for the national tour of Biloxi Blues right out of high school, Ryan worked steadily off-Broadway for the next decade.

Film Credits

Lost Girls (2019)
Late Night (2019)
Strange But True (2019)
as Charlene Chase
Beautiful Boy (2018)
as Vicki Sheff
Abundant Acreage Available (2017)
as Tracy
Monster Trucks (2016)
as Cindy Coley
The Infiltrator (2016)
as Bonni Tischler
Central Intelligence (2016)
as Pamela Harris
Don Verdean (2015)
as Carol
Bridge of Spies (2015)
as Mary Donovan
Goosebumps (2015)
as Gale Cooper
Birdman: All-Access (A View From the Wings) (2015)
as Herself
Louder Than Bombs (2015)
as Hannah Brennan
Birdman (2014)
as Sylvia
Escape Plan (2013)
as Abigail Ross
Clear History (2013)
as Wendy
Devil's Knot (2013)
as Margaret Lax
Breathe In (2013)
as Megan Reynolds
Win Win (2011)
as Jackie Flaherty
Jack Goes Boating (2010)
as Connie
Green Zone (2010)
as Lawrie Dayne
Bob Funk (2009)
as Ms. Wright
The Missing Person (2009)
as Miss Charley
Marvelous (2008)
as Queenie
Changeling (2008)
as Character
Dan in Real Life (2007)
as Eileen
Gone Baby Gone (2007)
as Helene McCready
Neal Cassady (2007)
as Carolyn Cassady
Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007)
as Martha Hanson
Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World (2005)
as Emily Brooks
Capote (2005)
as Marie Dewey
Keane (2005)
as Lynn Bedik
War of the Worlds (2005)
as Neighbor With Toddler
You Can Count on Me (2000)
as Rachel Louise Prescott
Remembering Sex (1998)
as Elaine Devlin
In the Deep Woods (1992)
as Beth