Amanda Donohoe

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Amanda Donohoe
Amanda Donohoe.jpg
Donohoe in 1991
Born (1962-06-29) 29 June 1962 (age 58)
London, England
Years active1984–present
Partner(s)Russell Haswell

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.[1]

In February 1991, Donohoe was in the first of the so-called "lesbian kiss episodes" on American television. Her character C.J. Lamb on L.A. Law kissed Abbie Perkins, played by Michele Greene.[2]

Donohoe is of Russian, Swiss and Irish ancestry. Her partner is the multidisciplinary artist Russell Haswell. The couple live in Suffolk.[3]

Filmography[change | change source]

Movies[change | change source]

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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.

References[change | change source]

  1. Lane, Harriet (2001-02-04). "Mrs Robinson, I presume". The Guardian. London.
  2. "Amanda Donohoe to join Emmerdale". BBC News. 23 September 2008. Retrieved 23 April 2010.
  3. Hardy, Rebecca (16 January 2009). "Why my LA dream turned sour: How Amanda Donohoe left Hollywood for Emmerdale". Mail Online. Associated Newspapers Ltd. Retrieved 27 June 2011.