Amanda Donohoe

Born Jun 29, 1962

Amanda Donohoe is an English film and television actress. She is known for her 1980s relationship with popstar Adam Ant and her later work on television — including L.A. Law and Emmerdale — and her roles in successful movies including Liar, Liar.

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1962 Birth Born on June 29, 1962.


1981 19 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1981, Donohoe appeared in the video clips for the songs "Antmusic" and "Stand and Deliver" by Adam and the Ants, when the band were at the height of their fame.


1986 24 Years Old After graduation, she came to the attention of worldwide audiences in 1986, when she was cast opposite Oliver Reed as Lucy Irvine in Nicolas Roeg's Castaway. … Read More
1991 29 Years Old After relocating to Los Angeles, in February 1991, Donohoe took part in the first of the so-called "lesbian kiss episodes" on American television when her character C.J. Lamb on L.A. Law kissed Abbie Perkins, played by Michele Greene. … Read More


2009 47 Years Old On her return to the UK, Donohoe undertook stage work, including replacing Jerry Hall in the stage version of The Graduate. In 2009 she joined the cast of ITV soap opera Emmerdale as businesswoman Natasha Wylde, opposite her on-screen husband Maxwell Caulfield.
2010 48 Years Old 1 More Event
On 25 July 2010 it was announced that Donohoe would be leaving Emmerdale, with her last screen date was 24 November 2010.
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