Amy Marie Madigan is a minor actress on How to Get Away with Murder, who portrays the role of Irene Crowley.

Biography[edit | edit source]

Early Life[edit | edit source]

Madigan was born in Southside, Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of John J. Madigan (1918–2012), a well-known journalist who gave political commentary on shows such as Meet the Press and Face the Nation, and worked for Newsweek. He interviewed a range of political figures, from Richard Nixon to Martin Luther King, Jr., and hosted his own show with WBBM (AM).[1] Her mother was Dolores (née Hanlon; 1921–92), an administrative assistant and amateur actress who performed in community theatre. She has two brothers: Jack and Jim.[2] Madigan attended Catholic schools and performed in school plays. In the 1960s, she studied piano at the Chicago Conservatory of Music, and went on to graduate from Marquette University with a degree in philosophy.[3] She moved to Los Angeles in 1974.[4] Madigan later studied acting at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.[5]

Personal Life[edit | edit source]

Madigan has been married to actor Ed Harris since November 21, 1983. They have one daughter, Lily Dolores Harris (born May 3, 1993).[6] Madigan and Harris have been frequent collaborators over the course of their careers.

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