Amy Irving

Born Sep 10, 1953

Amy Davis Irving is an American actress, known for her roles in the films Crossing Delancey, The Fury, Carrie, and Yentl as well as roles on Broadway and Off-Broadway. She has been nominated for an Academy Award, two Golden Globes, and has won an Obie award. She is also known for marrying director Steven Spielberg; they divorced in 1989 after four years of marriage, with Irving receiving a settlement of 100 million dollars.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Amy Irving.


1953 Birth Born on September 10, 1953.


1965 11 Years Old She had a walk-on role in the 1965-66 Broadway show The Country Wife at age 12. … Read More


1975 21 Years Old She played Juliet in Romeo and Juliet at the Los Angeles Free Shakespeare Theatre in 1975, and returned to the role at the Seattle Repertory Theatre (1982-1983). … Read More
1976 22 Years Old Irving dated American film director Steven Spielberg from 1976 to 1980. … Read More
…  She made her Broadway debut in Amadeus in 1980 and went on to receive an Obie Award for the 1988 Off-Broadway production of The Road to Mecca. … Read More
1983 29 Years Old In 1983 she featured in Barbra Streisand's directorial debut, Yentl,for which she received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress.


1984 30 Years Old In 1984 she co-starred in Micki + Maude, In 1988 she was in Susan Sandler's Crossing Delancey (for which she received a Golden Globe nomination). … Read More
1985 31 Years Old The breakup with Spielberg cost her the role of Marion Ravenwood in Raiders of the Lost Ark, which he had offered to her at the time, but they soon got back together and finally married from 1985 to 1989; upon their divorce she received an estimated $100 million settlement after a judge controversially vacated a prenuptial agreement that had been written on a napkin.
1990 36 Years Old In 1990 she became romantically and professionally involved with Brazilian film director Bruno Barreto; they were married in 1996 and divorced in 2005. … Read More


1997 43 Years Old In 1997 she appeared in Woody Allen's Deconstructing Harry. … Read More
2001 47 Years Old More recently Irving appeared in the films Traffic (2000), Tuck Everlasting (2002), Thirteen Conversations About One Thing (2002) and an episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit in 2001. … Read More


2006 52 Years Old Irving's last Broadway appearance was in the American premiere of Tom Stoppard's The Coast of Utopia at New York's Lincoln Center during its 2006–07 season.
2009 55 Years Old In 2009 she played the title role in Saint Joan, in an audio version by the Hollywood Theater of the Ear.
2010 56 Years Old 1 More Event
In May 2010 Irving made her Opera Theatre of Saint Louis debut in the role of Desiree Armfeldt in Isaac Mizrahi's directorial debut of Stephen Sondheim's A Little Night Music.
2013 59 Years Old In 2013, Irving appeared in a recurring role in the cancelled Zero Hour. … Read More
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