Amanda Donohoe

Amanda Donohoe


6/29/1962, London, England, UK

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Amanda Donohoe


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Amanda Donohoe is an English film and television actress who is best known for her work on the hit television series, L.A. Law and Emmerdale. Born in 1962, Donohoe was raised in London and is the daughter of two antique dealers. Her acting skills were honed early as…more


Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • Her father worked for the foreign office, and she had a privileged upbringing. However as a teenager, she was a punk and a rebel at school.

    • She once turned down a role in Coronation Street.

    • She went out with film director Nick Broomfield for three years.

    • She won a Golden Globe Award for best supporting actress for her role as attorney CJ.Lamb in LA Law.

    • Amanda Donohoe has now joined the cast of ITV's prison drama Bad Girls for its 8th series in which she'll play Wing Govenor Louise Stoke.

      Amanda is no stranger to the set of Bad Girls as she once filmed an episode of Murder City on the very same set.

    • Amanda punched a fan of her boyfriend Adam Ant out after the fan held a knife on him on television.

  • Quotes

  • C.J. Lamb rocks!

    One of the gorgeous women in L.A.Law. One of the gorgeous women who was dropped! Rumors said that they dropped her because she was to sexy. And sexy she is - but is that a bad thing? I will always remember her kissing a surprised Abby Perkins (Michele Greene)! The first lesbian kiss in american television was one of the greatest!

    C.J. was also very funny, something that the "Ann Kelseys" and "Grace Van Ovens" of the show were not!

    Amanda is now back in England: Susan in "Murder City" is no C.J. Lamb, but she's pretty ok I guess. After all:she's played by Amanda!moreless