Amy Adams, Oscar nominee: 23 Movie, TV roles over the years (Photos)

Slideshow posted in Photos | Sunday, November 27, 2011

1 of 23: Amy Adams made her big-screen debut with the 1999 film 'Drop Dead Gorgeous,' a dark comedy / mockumentary about beauty pageant contestants that also starred Kirstie Alley, Denise Richards, Brittany Murphy and Kirsten Dunst. Adams played one of the contestants, bubbly cheerleader Leslie Miller.

(Pictured from left: Amy Adams, Denise Richards, Brittany Murphy and Kirsten Dunst appear in a scene from the 1999 comedy film 'Drop Dead Gorgeous.') ( Photo / New Line Cinema)

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