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Amanda Plummer

Amanda Michael Plummer is an American actress. Plummer was born in New York City, New York, the daughter of actors Tammy Grimes and Christopher Plummer. Plummer attended Middlebury College in Vermont and acting classes at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York. Early in life, her interest was in riding and tending to horses on the East Coast and in Ireland. Plummer began appearing in small to mid size roles in television and films in the early 1980s. Her first successes came from her stage work. She made her Broadway debut as Josephine in the 1981 revival of A Taste of Honey. She won a Tony Award nomination and Theatre World Award for her portrayal. The following year, she won a Tony Award for Featured Actress and a Drama Desk Award for her portrayal of Sister Agnes in the play Agnes of God. Following her successes on the stage, Plummer began appearing in major roles on television and in film. One of her most recognized appearances was on L.A. Law as Alice Hackett, a developmentally disabled girlfriend of Benny Stulwitz, played by Larry Drake, for which she received an Emmy Award nomination. Two other well-known roles were Yolanda (a.k.a. "Honey Bunny") in Pulp Fiction and Rose in So I Married An Axe Murderer. Her film roles have been described as "spooky, kooky, half-mad characters."

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Mar 23, 1957 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The World According to Garp 1982-08-13
Latest Project:
Movie The Hunger Games: Catching Fire 2013-11-15
Known For
Movie The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Wiress 2013-11-15
Movie Red Mrs. Doust 2008-08-08
Movie Inconceivable Lesley Banks 2008-06-18
Movie Satan's Little Helper Merrill Whooly 2004-01-01
Movie Get a Clue Miss Dawson 2002-01-01
Movie The Million Dollar Hotel Vivien 2000-02-09
Movie A Simple Wish Boots 1997-07-11
Movie Hercules The Fates (voice) 1997-06-27
Movie Freeway Ramona Lutz 1996-08-23
Movie The Prophecy Rachael 1995-09-01
Movie Pulp Fiction Honey Bunny 1994-09-10
Movie The Fisher King Lydia 1991-09-09
Movie Joe Versus the Volcano Dagmar 1990-03-09
Movie The World According to Garp Ellen James 1982-08-13