Job Actress, singer, author, theatre director, dancer
Years active 1945-present (stage) * 1949-present (screen)
Top Roles Mary Poppins, Gertrude Lawrence, Sarah Louise Sherman, 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:

Lt. Cmdr. Charles E. Madison: [while horizontal with Emily] I'm not your type, you know.
Emily Barham: Like hell, you're not!
Lt. Cmdr. Charles E. Madison: I only thought you fancied heroes. I'm yellow, honey, clear through.
Emily Barham: That's your most attractive quality. Oh,I've had it with heroes! Every man I've loved has died in this war. You'll never get caught in the shooting - that's one thing I;m sure of. You can't imagine how attractive that makes you to me.


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.


Mary Poppins: Don't fall and smudge the drawing!
[as children run down the path in the chalk drawing]


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Mother-in-law of Steve Hamilton.

As of 2007, she is one of six women, who have received Best Actress nominations for performances directed by their spouses. The other five are Frances McDormand for Fargo (1996), Gena Rowlands for A Woman Under the Influence (1974) & Gloria (1980), Joanne Woodward for Rachel, Rachel (1968), Elisabeth Bergner for Escape Me Never (1935) and Jean Simmons for The Happy Ending (1969). Jules Dassin also directed his future wife Melina Mercouri in an Oscar-nominated performance (Never on Sunday (1960)), but they weren't married yet at the time of the nomination. Susan Sarandon was also directed to her Best Actress Award for Dead Man Walking (1995) by her long time partner Tim Robbins (who also received a Best Director no

When Tony Walton proposed to her, he gave her a broach instead of a ring.

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