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Amanda Donohoe
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Amanda Donohoe in 1991
Born 29 June 1962 (1962-06-29) (age 59)
Occupation Actress
Years active 1984–present

Amanda Donohoe (June 29 1962) is an English television series, movie and stage actress. She has had many notable roles. She starred in L.A. Law in the very early 1990s and in 1997's Liar Liar. She was born near London, England.

Donohoe is of Russian, Swiss and Irish ancestry. Her partner is the multidisciplinary artist Russell Haswell. The couple live in Suffolk.



  • Foreign Body as Susan Partridge (1986)
  • Castaway as Lucy Irvine (1987)
  • The Lair of the White Worm as Lady Sylvia Marsh (1988)
  • The Rainbow as Winifred Inger (1989)
  • Dark Obsession (aka Diamond Skulls) as Ginny Bruckton (1989)
  • Paper Mask as Christine Taylor (1990)
  • The Substitute as Gayle Richardson (1993)
  • A Womans Guide To Adultery as Jo Saxon (1994)
  • The Madness of King George as Lady Pembroke (1995)
  • Liar Liar as Miranda (1997)
  • A Knight in Camelot as Queen Guinevere (1998)
  • Circus as Gloria (2000)
  • Glory Glory as Widow (2000)
  • Mary Higgins Clark Lucky Day (2002)
  • Starship Troopers 3 as Admiral Enolo Phid (2008)


  • L.A. Law as Cara Jean Lamb (1990–92)
  • Screen Two: The Laughter Of God as Jane Clemant (1991)
  • Frasier as Catherine (1994)
  • Murder Most Horrid as Carmela Vezza (1994)
  • The Thorn Birds: The Missing Years as Meggie Cleary O'Neill (1996)
  • Ally McBeal as Marianne Holt (1997)
  • Batman Beyond as The Queen (1999–2001) (Voice)
  • In the Beginning as Zuleika (2000)
  • The Legend of Tarzan as Lady Waltham (2001) 1 Episode
  • Lucky Day as Nora Barkin (2002)
  • Murder City as DI Susan Alembic (2004–06)
  • Bad Girls as Lou Stoke (2006)
  • Emmerdale as Natasha Wylde (2009–10)
  • Loose Women as herself (2010) 2 Episodes


Awards and nominations

Donohoe won a Golden Globe Award for her role in L.A. Law. She was nominated for an Outer Critics Circle Award for her Broadway debut in Uncle Vanya.

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