Polly Adams

Polly Adams

POLLY ADAMS: Broadway, Nina ( lead) in Zalmen or The Madness of God (by Elie Wiesel), Gert in Lost in Yonkers  (1st National Tour), and leads in numerous Off-Off Broadway and regional plays for over 40 years - most notably at The Ensemble Studio Theatre, where she is a founding member.  TV credits include numerous featured roles in all 3 “Law and Order’s,”  “New York News” (w/ Mary Tyler Moore),  “The Wright Verdicts” (w/Tom Conti), “Now and Again,” “Players,”  “The Edge of Night,” “Search for Tomorrow,” “All My Children,” “Conan O’Brien” and “David Letterman.” Featured roles in film include People I Know (w/ Al Pacino), The Juror (w/ Demi Moore and Alec Baldwin), New York Crossing (w/ Giancarlo Giannini), Celebrity ( w/ Charlize Theron and Kenneth Branagh, dir/Woody Allen), David and Layla (Judith Fine, lead),  and Paul Greengrass’s award-winning United 93( Debbie Welsh, Purser.) She played Tilda Swinton’s friend,  Mary Woolford, in We Need To Talk About Kevin and  Owen Wilson’s Mother-in-law ( and Kathryn Hahn’s Mom)  in Peter Bogdanovich’s She’s Funny That Way. She appeared most recently as Frau Schmidt, in the Fringe Encore production of The Radicalization of Rolfe – which won the Overall Excellence Award of the NY International Fringe Festival.