Adams, Brooke 1949–

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ADAMS, Brooke 1949


Born February 8, 1949, in New York, NY; daughter of Robert K. (an actor and producer) and Rosaland (an actress; maiden name, Gould) Adams; married Tony Shalhoub (an actor), 1992; children: Josie Lynn, Sophie. Education: Attended High School of Performing Arts and Institute of American Ballet; studied acting with Lee Strasberg.

Addresses: Contact c/o 248 South Van Ness Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90004; 121 North San Vicente Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211.

Career: Actress, director, and producer.

Awards, Honors: Saturn Award, best actress, Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Horror Films, 1979, for Invasion of the Body Snatchers; Independent Spirit Award nomination, best supporting female, 1993, for Gas Food Lodging; Outer Critics Circle Award nomination, best actress, 1997, for The Old Neighborhood.


Stage Appearances:

Carol, Split, Second Stage Theatre, New York City, 1980.

Lisa, Key Exchange, WPA, New York City, 1982.

Julia, The Philanderer, Yale Repertory, New Haven, CT, 1983.

Carol, Linda Hur, Second Stage Theatre, 1984.

Heidi Holland (title role), The Heidi Chronicles, Plymouth Theatre, New York City, 1990.

Bella, Lost in Yonkers, Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles, 19911992.

Jolly, The Old Neighborhood, American Repertory Theatre, Cambridge, MA, 1997.

Made her New York debut as Gabrielle, The Petrified Forest, St. Clements; appeared at age six in Finian's Rainbow; also appeared as Bella, Lost in Yonkers, Boston, MA; in Over Mother's Dead Body.

Stage Work:

Produced two seasons at Green Plays; produced Over Mother's Dead Body.

Film Appearances:

(Uncredited) Nurse, Murders in the Rue Morgue (also known as Edgar Allan Poe's Murders in the Rue Morgue ), 1971.

The Lords of Flatbush, 1974.

(Scenes deleted) Terry, Car Wash, Universal, 1976.

Rose, Shockwaves (also known as Shock Waves, Almost Human, and Death Corps ), 1977.

Abby, Days of Heaven, Paramount, 1978.

Elizabeth Driscoll, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, United Artists, 1978.

Stacy Bishop, A Man, a Woman, and a Bank, Avco Embassy, 1979.

Alexandra Lopez de Pulido, Cuba, United Artists, 1979.

The Great Train Robbery (also known as The First Great Train Robbery ), United Artists, 1979.

Jeannie, Tell Me a Riddle, 1980.

Marion Edwards, Utilities, 1981.

Sarah Bracknell, The Dead Zone, Paramount, 1983.

(In archive footage) Elizabeth Driscoll, "Invasion of the Body Snatchers," Terror in the Aisles (also known as Time for Terror ), 1984.

Erica Boyer, Almost You, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1985.

Guest star in "Stuff commercials," The Stuff, 1985.

Lisa Simon, Key Exchange, 1985.

Jane Belletto, Man on Fire (also known as Absinthe and Un uomo sotto tiro ), TriStar, 1987.

Virginia Marshall, The Unborn, Califilm, 1991.

Nora, Gas Food Lodging, IRS Releasing/TriStar, 1992.

Young Missy, My Boyfriend's Back, Buena Vista, 1993.

Narrator, The Fire This Time, Blacktop Films, 1994.

Elizabeth Thomas Brewer, The BabySitter's Club, TriStar, 1995.

Elizabeth James Tivey, MadeUp, 2002.

Film Work:

Director, Two Faced, Theater 1761, 1995.

Producer, MadeUp, 2002.

Television Appearances; Series:

Cynthia Crackerby, O.K. Crackerby!, ABC, 19651966.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Pagan Tralone, Lace, ABC, 1984.

Pagan Tralone, Lace II, ABC, 1985.

Angie Varnas, "Song of Songs," Picture Windows (also known as Picture Windows: Language of the Heart ), Showtime, 1995.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Mae, The Daughters of Joshua Cabe, ABC, 1972.

Kitty Preston, F. Scott Fitzgerald and "The Last of the Belles, " ABC, 1974.

Mae, The Daughters of Joshua Cabe Return, ABC, 1975.

Vera Franklin, Murder on Flight 502, ABC, 1975.

Diane Fowler, Who Is the Black Dahlia?, NBC, 1975.

Olive Deems/Gloria Chambers, Song of the Succubus, 1975.

Beverly, James Dean: Portrait of a Friend (also known as James Dean and The Legend ), NBC, 1976.

Sarah Dacos, Nero Wolfe, ABC, 1979.

Summer, 1981.

Julia Newell, The Innocents Abroad, PBS, 1983.

Diane Dupuy, Special People: Based on a True Story, CBS, 1984.

Grace Danet, The Lion of Africa, HBO, 1987.

Pat McClinton, Bridesmaids, CBS, 1989.

Sally Norman, Sometimes They Come Back (also known as Stephen King's "Sometimes They Come Back "), CBS, 1991.

Anna Dunne, The Last Hit (also known as The Long Kill ), USA Network, 1993.

Probable Cause (also known as Sleepless ), Showtime, 1994.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Jennifer, Black Bart, CBS, 1975.

Frannie Rosello, Flatbush/Avenue J, ABC, 1976.

Meg Robbins, A Girl's Life, ABC, 1989.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Intimate Portrait: Brett Butler, Lifetime, 1998.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Marky Morgan, "My Child on Monday Morning," East Side/West Side, 1963.

"Angela," Police Woman, NBC, 1976.

Mitzi Margolis, "The Boy Next Door," Bob Newhart Show, CBS, 1976.

Julie Winston, "Dead Again," Kojak, CBS, 1976.

Lizzie, "Acts of Love: Parts 1 & 2," Family, 1977.

Lizzie, "Echoes of Love," Family, ABC, 1978.

"Haunted," American Playhouse, PBS, 1984.

"Paul Reiser: Out on a Whim," On Location, HBO, 1987.

"The Stork Club," Moonlighting, ABC, 1988.

Terri Knowles, "Fetal Attraction," Moonlighting, ABC, 1988.

Terri Knowles, "Maddie Hayes Got Married," Moonlighting, ABC, 1988.

Terri Knowles, "And the Flesh Was Made Word," Moonlighting, ABC, 1988.

Guest, The Tonight Show, NBC, 1988.

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, 1990, 1991.

Bree Ann Pratt, "Melissa in Wonderland," thirtysomething, 1991.

Susana, "An Unexpected Snow," Touched by An Angel, CBS, 1994.

Guest caller Marilyn, "Kisses Sweeter Than Wine," Frasier, NBC, 1995.

Mary, "All about Christmas Eve," Wings, NBC, 1996.

Joyce, "Father John," Gun, ABC, 1997.

Leigh, "Mr. Monk and the Airplane," Monk, USA Network, 2002.

Also appeared as Judy Trowbridge, Walter's law clerk, "The Law Clerk," Tony Randall Show, ABC; in The Directors, Encore.

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