Joey Lauren Adams in Dazed and Confused | 1993
Clip Name: Freshman Humiliation
About this actor
Joey Lauren Adams (born January 9, 1968) is an American actress who has appeared in more than thirty films. She is known for her distinctive, raspy voice and for her roles in Kevin Smith films, particularly Chasing Amy. She began her film career in 1977 with a small part in Exorcist II: The Heretic. In 1993, Adams landed her first major film role as Simone in Richard Linklater's Dazed and Confused. The same year, she appeared in the Saturday Night Live spinoff film Coneheads as one of Connie Conehead's friends. 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 movie. Meanwhile, in 1996, while Smith was finalizing the script for Chasing Amy, she was cast for a role in the slapstick comedy Bio-Dome, which was directed by Jason Bloom. Adams played the role of Monique, a pro-nature devotee and very forgiving girlfriend to Bud Macintosh ...