Amy Adams wins Best Actress in a Comedy at Golden Globes
Adams won the Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Comedy/Musical for her work in American Hustle. Earlier in the show, American Hustle co-star Jennifer Lawrence won for her work as well in David O. Russell’s film.
“David, you write such amazing roles for women,“ Adams said in her speech. “Thanks for letting the world know that a princess can punch and wear an amazing dress.“
This is Adams’ fifth nomination and first win at the Globes.
AMERICAN HUSTLE by David O. Russell
For her portrayal of a scam artist who aids her lover and partner-in-crime in the ABSCAM scandal of the 1970s.
Golden Globes: 4 nominations
2013 Best Supporting Actress THE MASTER
2011 Best Supporting Actress THE FIGHTER
2009 Best Supporting Actress DOUBT
2008 Best Actress comedy ENCHANTED
First noticed in JUNEBUG (2005), Adams played a princess in ENCHANTED (2007), a nun in DOUBT (2008) by John Patrick Shanley, a blogger obsessed with Julia Child in JULIA & JULIA (2009) both with Meryl Streep, Mark Wahlberg’s girlfriend in THE FIGHTER (2011) by David O’ Russell, Philip Seymour Hoffman’s wife in THE MASTER (2012) by Paul Thomas Anderson, Louis Lane in MAN OF STEEL (2013) by Zack Snyder with Henry Cavill as Superman.
This year she also played Joaquin Phoenix best friend in HER (2013) by Spike Jonze.