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Julia Roberts

Julia Fiona Roberts was born on October 28, 1967 in Atlanta Georgia. Her brother Eric Roberts, sister Lisa Roberts Gillan and niece Emma Roberts, are also actors. She became a Hollywood star after headlining the 1990's romantic comedy Pretty Woman, which grossed $464 million worldwide. After receiving Academy Award nominations for Steel Magnolias in 1990 and Pretty Woman in 1991, she won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 2001 for her performance in Erin Brockovich.  Roberts made her first big screen appearance in the film Satisfaction, released on February 12, 1988. She had previously performed a small role opposite her brother, Eric, in Blood Red. Her first critical success with moviegoers was her performance in the independent film Mystic Pizza in 1988. The following year, she was featured in Steel Magnolias as a young bride with diabetes and got her first Academy Award nomination as Best Supporting Actress. Roberts became known to worldwide audiences when she co-starred with Richard Gere in Pretty Woman in 1990. The role also earned her a second Oscar nomination, this time as Best Actress. Her next box office success was the thriller Sleeping with the Enemy (1991). Also in 1991, She played Tinkerbell in Steven Spielberg's Hook and also played a nurse in the film Dying Young. This work was followed by a two-year hiatus, during which she made no films other than a cameo appearance in Robert Altman's The Player (1992). In 1993, she co-starred with Denzel Washington in The Pelican Brief, based on the John Grisham novel. In 1994, she starred in the comedy I Love Trouble and in the 1995 comedy-drama Something to Talk About. She then starred alongside Liam Neeson in the 1996 film Michael Collins. Robert’s next commercial and critical success was the film, My Best Friend's Wedding in 1997. She starred with Hugh Grant in the 1999 film Notting Hill. That same year, she also starred in Runaway Bride, her second film with Richard Gere. Also in 1999, she starred in the critically panned film Stepmom alongside Susan Sarandon. In 2001, Roberts received the Academy Award for Best Actress for her portrayal of Erin Brockovich. Later in 2001, she starred in the road gangster comedy The Mexican alongside her longtime friend Brad Pitt. She then starred in the romantic comedy America’s Sweethearts that same year. Roberts would team up with Erin Brockovich director Steven Soderbergh for three more films: Ocean's Eleven (2001), Full Frontal (2002), and Ocean's Twelve (2004). In 2003, Roberts was paid an unprecedented $25 million for her role in the film, Mona Lisa Smile. The following year, she starred alongside Clive Owen, Natalie Portman and Jude Law in the critically acclaimed film Closer (2004), based on the 1997 award winning play by Patrick Marber. Roberts had two films released in 2006, The Ant Bully and Charlotte's Web. Both films were animated features for which she provided voice acting. Also in 2006, Roberts made her Broadway debut as Nan in a revival of Richard Greenberg's 1997 play Three Days of Rain opposite Bradley Cooper and Paul Rudd. Her next film was Charlie Wilson's War, with Tom Hanks (2007) and in 2008; she starred alongside Ryan Reynolds and Willem Dafoe in Fireflies in the Garden, which was released at the Berlin International Film Festival. In her next film, Roberts again starred with Clive Owen in the comedy-thriller Duplicity for which she received her seventh Golden Globe nomination. In 2010, she appeared in the ensemble romantic comedy Valentine's Day, with Bradley Cooper, and starred in the film adaptation of Eat Pray Love. As of 2011, Roberts is set to star alongside Tom Hanks in comedy-drama Larry Crowne. In addition to acting, Roberts has brought to life some of the books from American Girl as films, serving as executive producer alongside her sister Lisa. Roberts had become one of the highest-paid actresses in the world, topping the Hollywood Reporter's annual "power list" of top-earning female stars from 2005 to 2006. As of 2010, Roberts's net worth was estimated to be $140 million. Roberts is married to cameraman Daniel Moder. Together they have three children.

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Oct 28, 1967 In Smyrna, Georgia, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Crowd Rules
Latest Project:
Movie Ben Is Back 2018-12-07
Known For
Poster of Movie House
Poster of Im August in Osage County
Poster of Most Haunted
Poster of Comic Relief
Series The Long Walk to Finchley Lisa Waechter 2019
Series Crowd Rules Ava's Therapist 2019
Series The Kyle and Jackie O Show Catherine 2019
Series Cirque de Celebrité Kathleen "Kiki" Harrison 2018
Movie Wunder Isabel Pullman 2018-01-18
Movie Ben Is Back Holly Burns 2018-12-07
Movie Die Schlümpfe: Das verlorene Dorf Smurfwillow (voice) 2017-03-23
Movie Mother's Day - Liebe ist kein Kinderspiel Miranda 2016-04-28
Movie Money Monster Patty Fenn 2016-05-12
Movie Mütter und Töchter 2016-05-06
Series Movie House Unknown 2016
Movie Vor ihren Augen Jess 2015-10-14
Movie Taylor Swift: The 1989 World Tour - Live Herself 2015-12-20
Series Happy Hour 2014-07-26
Movie The Normal Heart Emma Brookner 2014-05-25
Movie Im August in Osage County Barbara Weston 2013-12-26
Movie Spieglein Spieglein - Die wirklich wahre Geschichte von Schneewittchen Evil Queen 2012-03-15
Movie Larry Crowne Mercedes Tainot 2011-06-30
Movie Valentinstag Captain Kate Hazeltine 2010-02-10
Series 매리는 외박중 Elizabeth Gilbert 2010-11-08
Movie Duplicity - Gemeinsame Geheimsache Claire Stenwick 2009-03-19
Movie Annie Leibovitz - Life through a Lens Herself 2007-01-03
Movie Der Krieg des Charlie Wilson Joanne Herring 2007-12-19
Movie Lucas, der Ameisenschreck Hova (voice) 2006-07-27
Movie Schweinchen Wilbur und seine Freunde Charlotte the Spider (voice) 2006-12-07
Series Prison Break Anna Cameron 2005-08-29
Movie Grand Champion Jolene 2004-08-27
Movie Ocean's Twelve Tess Ocean 2004-12-09
Movie Tell Them Who You Are Herself 2004-09-06
Movie Mona Lisas Lächeln Katherine Ann Watson 2003-12-19
Movie Geständnisse - Confessions of a Dangerous Mind Patricia Watson 2002-12-30
Series Most Haunted Erin Brockovich 2002-05-25
Movie Corruption - Jenseits des Gesetzes 2002-01-01
Movie Ocean's Eleven Tess Ocean 2001-12-07
Series Revealed with Jules Asner Unknown 2001-12-01
Movie Mexican Samantha Barzel 2001-03-01
Movie Die Braut, die sich nicht traut Maggie Carpenter 1999-07-30
Series Comic Relief Unknown 1999-03-12
Movie Seite an Seite Isabel Kelly 1998-12-25
Movie Fletcher's Visionen Alice Sutton 1997-08-07
Movie Die Hochzeit meines besten Freundes Julianne Potter 1997-06-19
Movie Alle sagen: I Love You Von Sidell 1996-12-06
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-03-29
Movie Mary Reilly Mary Reilly 1996-02-23
Movie Prêt-à-Porter Anne Eisenhower 1995-03-30
Movie The Power of Love Grace King Bichon 1995-08-04
Movie I Love Trouble - Nichts als Ärger Sabrina Peterson 1994-06-29
Series Friends Unknown 1994-09-22
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Movie Die Akte Darby Shaw 1993-12-16
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie The Player Herself 1992-04-03
Movie Hook Tinkerbell 1991-12-11
Series Pebble Mill Unknown 1991-10-14
Movie Der Feind in meinem Bett Laura Burney / Sara Walters 1991-02-08
Movie Entscheidung aus Liebe Hilary O'Neil 1991-06-20
Movie Magnolien aus Stahl Shelby Eatenton Latcherie 1990-03-15
Movie Flatliners - Heute ist ein schöner Tag zum Sterben Rachel Mannus 1990-08-10
Series Law & Order Unknown 1990-09-13
Movie Pretty Woman Vivian Ward 1990-03-23
Movie Blood Red – Stirb für dein Land Maria Collogero 1989-08-18
Movie Satisfaction Daryle 1988-02-12
Series Murphy Brown Unknown 1988-11-14
Movie Liebe auf Texanisch Candy Hutchins 1988-02-20
Series Crime Story Unknown 1986-09-19
Series Nature Unknown 1982-10-10
Series Late Night with David Letterman Unknown 1982-02-01
Series ABC World News Kitty Kiernan 1978-07-10
Series CHiPs Anna Scott 1977-09-15
Movie Wer den Wind sät Unknown 1960-06-24
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14
Series The Kids from Room 402 Daisy Arujo 0