Job Actress, singer, author, theatre director, dancer
Years active 1945-present (stage) * 1949-present (screen)
Top Roles Mary Poppins, Sarah Louise Sherman, Gertrude Lawrence, Jerusha Bromley, Millie Dillmount
Top GenresMusical, Drama, Comedy, Family, Biographical, Romance
Top TopicsBook-Based, Children, Romance (Drama)
Top Collaborators (Director), (Director), (Director),
Shares birthday with Walter Matthau, Laurence Harvey, George Peppard  see more..

Julie Andrews Overview:

Legendary actress, Julie Andrews, was born Julia Elizabeth Wells on Oct 1, 1935 in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey. As of December 2020, Julie Andrews was 85 years old.

HONORS and AWARDS:

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Julie Andrews was nominated for three Academy Awards, winning one for Best Actress for Mary Poppins (as Mary Poppins) in 1964.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1964Best ActressMary Poppins (1964)Mary PoppinsWon
1965Best ActressThe Sound of Music (1965)MariaNominated
1982Best ActressVictor/Victoria (1982)N/ANominated
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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.

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Julie Andrews Quotes:

Maria: [Friedrich and Kurt run into Maria's room during a thunderstorm] You boys weren't scared, too, were you?
Friedrich von Trapp: No. We just wanted to be sure that you weren't.
Maria: That was very thoughtful of you, Friedrich.
Friedrich von Trapp: It wasn't my idea. It was Kurt's.
Maria: Kurt! That's the one I left out. God bless Kurt!


Maria: There were times when we would look at each other - oh Mother, I could hardly breathe.


Maria: When the Lord closes a door, somewhere He opens a window.


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Was one of the first women to be named a Disney Legend (and inducted into the Disney Hall of Fame). She was in the 1991 class with animator Mary Blair.

Mary Poppins (1964) for Disney, The Sound of Music (1965) for 20th Century Fox and Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967) for Universal were the biggest money-makers yet for their studios. However, her next two films, Star! (1968) and Darling Lili (1970), to put it mildly, failed to get their money back.

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