Legendary actress, Julie Andrews, was born Julia Elizabeth Wells on Oct 1, 1935 in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey. As of December 2018, Julie Andrews was 83 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.
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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.
Quote of the Week: on the Impact of MoviesBy KC on Nov 22, 2015 From Classic Movies
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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Maria: Oh, no, sir. I'm sorry, sir. I could never answer to a whistle. Whistles are for dogs and cats and other animals, but not for children and definitely not for me. It would be too... humiliating.
Captain von Trapp: Fraulein, were you this much trouble at the Abbey?
Maria: Oh, much more, sir.
Captain von Trapp: Hmm.
[starts walking away. Maria blows her whistle & he turns around]
Maria: Excuse me, sir. I don't know your signal
Millie Dillmount: So you're not in paper clips?
Miss Dorothy Brown: Well, that's not far from the truth, Millie. The fortune was founded in steel.
Millie Dillmount: [nodding] Oh. I don't understand.
Lt. Cmdr. Charles E. Madison: Emily, I want the world to know what a fraud war is.
Emily Barham: But war isn't a fraud, Charlie, it's very real. At least that's what you always tried to tell me, isn't it? That we shall never get rid of war by pretending it's unreal? It's the virtue of war that's the fraud, not war itself. It's the valor and the self-sacrifice and the goodness of war that needs the exposing. And here you are being brave and self-sacrificing, positively clanking with moral fervor, perpetuating the very things you detest merely to do "the right thing". Honestly, Charlie, your conversion to morality is really quite funny. All this time I've been terrified of becoming Americanized, and you, you silly ass, have turned into a bloody Englishman.
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