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Joey Lauren Adams born January 9,   is an American actress and director. From there she began to find larger roles. In , Adams appeared in "Top of the Heap", the th episode of Married Two years later, Adams appeared in Mallrats , written and directed by Kevin Smith. The two started dating during the film's post-production, and their relationship provided the inspiration for Smith's next film, Chasing Amy. The relationship did not last long, but ended on friendly terms. Meanwhile, in , while Smith was finalizing the script for Chasing Amy , Adams was cast in the slapstick comedy Bio-Dome , which was directed by Jason Bloom. From there, Adams was originally slated to play the female lead in Smith's next film, 's Dogma , but Linda Fiorentino was ultimately assigned the role. In both of these appearances, Adams reprises the role of Alyssa Jones. Her post-Smith projects included playing a spunky veterinarian's assistant who falls in love with a single father Vince Vaughn in 's A Cool, Dry Place.
Even after she's had a few drinks and her friends -- east Nashville bartenders, animal rescuers, movie buffs and Bushwhacker aficionados "It's like an alcoholic milkshake" -- are defensive on her behalf. Adams is polite when she tries to steal a cigarette break, just before signing hundreds of autographs as part of the CMA Music Fest, even though she has been gone exactly three minutes before CMT sends down a production assistant. In the five hours following the Hard Rock Cafe premiere of Still the King , CMT's first scripted series, she will remain polite through two stage appearances and at least two hours of standing in heels, scribbling her name and posing for pictures with her co-stars one of whom, Billy Ray Cyrus, stays seated , as her stomach growls, her gums dry and her cheeks ache. Adams is polite to restaurant servers, executive producers, journalists, drivers, celebrities, fans and random people in parks. She is polite when appearing on the 21st morning show of a single morning to answer questions on a jet-lagged four hours of sleep.
Adams has appeared in a number of movies , mostly independent films, and TV shows. Adams made her directorial debut in Come Early Morning Adams moved to California in the late s at the age of nineteen, first to attend college in San Diego and then to become an actress in Hollywood. The film follows students of a Texas high school on the last day of class in In this romantic comedy, Adams plays Alyssa Jones, a lesbian comic book writer who falls in love with a man, played by Ben Affleck. Following her performance in Chasing Amy , Adams took on a number of roles in independent films, most notably A Cool, Dry Place and Beautiful She also appeared in the Adam Sandler hit, Big Daddy Koufax becomes the caretaker of young boy and brings Maloney along for the ride. It was selected to be shown at the Sundance Film Festival.