Legendary actress, Julie Andrews, was born Julia Elizabeth Wells on Oct 1, 1935 in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey. As of December 2019, Julie Andrews was 84 years old.
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Julie Andrews was nominated for three Academy Awards, winning one for Best Actress for Mary Poppins (as Mary Poppins) in 1964.
|1964||Best Actress||Mary Poppins (1964)||Mary Poppins||Won|
|1965||Best Actress||The Sound of Music (1965)||Maria||Nominated|
|1982||Best Actress||Victor/Victoria (1982)||N/A||Nominated|
She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. Julie Andrews's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #131 on Mar 26, 1966. In addition, Andrews was inducted into the Theater Hall of Fame . On October 22, 1991, Andrews received the Disney Legends Award for living up to the Disney principals of imagination, skill, discipline, craftsmanship and magic.
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Image Source I'm realistic enough to realize that life is horrible and brutish for most people, so that what we do as entertainers can sometimes seem fairly frivolous. But because there is so much out there that is harsh, maybe it's not such a bad idea if we can try to soften it in whatev... Read full article
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Emily Barham: What on earth for? All he did was die. Dear me, we shall be celebrating cancer and automobile smash-ups next.
Maria: [singing] The hills are alive with the sound of music / With songs they have sung for a thousand years. / The hills fill my heart with the sound of music. / My heart wants to sing every song it hears.
Mary Poppins: We can't have them gallivanting up there like kangaroos, can we?
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