Julie Andrews Biography

Dame Julie Elizabeth Andrews, DBE is an English film and stage actress, singer, author, theatre director and dancer. In 2000, she was made a Dame by Queen Elizabeth II for services to the performing arts.

Andrews is a former child actress and singer who appeared on the West End in 1948, and made her Broadway debut in a 1954 production of The Boy Friend, and rose to prominence starring in musicals such as My Fair Lady and Camelot, both of which earned her Tony Award nominations. In 1957, she appeared on television with the title role in Cinderella, which was seen by over 100 million viewers.

Andrews made her feature film debut in Mary Poppins, for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress. She received her second Academy Award nomination for The Sound of Music, and won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Musical. Adjusted for inflation, the latter film is the third-highest grossing film of all time. Between 1964 and 1967, Andrews had other box office successes with The Americanization of Emily, Hawaii, Alfred Hitchcock's Torn Curtain, and Thoroughly Modern Millie, making her the most successful film star in the world at that time. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Julie Andrews
Full Name:
Julia Elizabeth Wells
Nationality:
United Kingdom
Profession:
Singer, Actor, Author, Theatre Director, Dancer, Voice Actor
Ethnicity:
English people
Date of Birth:
October 1, 1935 (82)
Astrological Sign:
Libra
Marriages
Julie Andrews Timeline
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