American actress come director who gave her appearance in more than 40 films, Joey Lauren Adams is a personality who was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress with her excellent and talented work. Joey did her graduation from North Little Rock Northeast High School in 1986 and after one year, decided that her inclination is towards acting. Currently, joe’s net worth is $2 million.
Read more to find out about Joey’s career, lifestyle and other details.
Joey Lauren Career Details
Joey gave a kickstart to her career and entered the industry by playing a small role in Exorcist II: The Heretic in 1977. Further, she was selected for more prominent roles such as “Top of the Heap”Married… with Children. In 1993, She did her first prominent role as Simone in Richard Linklater’s movie Dazed and Confused. The following year, she was also seen in the Saturday Night Live spinoff film: Connie Conehead’s friends.
After about two periods, she got the opportunity to appear in Mallrats, in which the director and writer was Kevin Smith himself. The two were seen dating as a couple during the post-production of the film. In Smith’s next film, Chasing Amy he took inspiration from his partner. However, they called it off later and agreed to maintain a friendly bond. In the year 1996, Adams was taken among the cast of slapstick comedy Bio-Dome, in which she played the character of Monique. The film was directed by Jason Bloom.
The next year, she played the lead role in the movie called Chasing Amy, where she played the role of Alyssa Jones. Kevin Smith stated that the movie Chasing Amy as a “sort of penance/valentine” and a “thank-you homage” to Adams. For the film’s soundtrack, Adams wrote and performed the song called “Alive”. For the same movie, she earned the Las Vegas Film Critics Society Award for Most Promising Actress and the Chicago Film Critics Award. Her name also went for the Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress-Motion Picture Musical or Comedy. Further, she performed short roles in two of Smith’s projects: Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back in 2001.
Her more works with Smith were seen in: A Cool, Dry Place. In the same year, Adams performed in the comedy film Big Daddy, a big-budget Hollywood movie that brought massive success for her. She also appeared in movies like the Beautiful and In the Shadows and more.
Joey also released her directorial debut film, Come Early Morning, a movie which was selected for the 2006 Sundance Film Festival. Further, in the same year, she was awarded the Women in Film Dorothy Arzner Directors Award. In 2009, her directed music video “Belle of the Boulevard” was released.
In 2010, she appeared on series such as the United States of Tara, and another series known as Pammy.
Joey Lauren Dating History, Married, Husband Brian Vilim
Joey does not have an exciting history for her past lovers’ list. However, she was seen several times with Andrew Calder in 2005. Rumors said the two were going strong in the relationship, but no commitment came from either of them. Joey is an expert at separating her personal and professional life. In the present year, Joey is married to actor Brian Vilim.
Joey Lauren Bio: Age, Birthday, Birthplace
Joey was born on 9 January 1968 in North Little Rock, Arkansas, United States. She is presently 51 years old and her zodiac sign is Capricorn. Born in North Little Rock, Arkansas, Joey has been the youngest out of her two siblings. Currently, she is a resident of Beverly Hills, California.
Quick Facts About Joey Lauren
Name: Joey Lauren Adams
Birthday: 9 January 1968
Birthplace: North Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
Height: 1.68 m
Weight: 123 lbs
Spouse: Brian Vilim