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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 Movie House
Latest Project:
Series Today Will Be Different 2018-12-30
Known For
Poster of Eat Pray Love
Poster of Το ζευγάρι της χρονιάς
Poster of Μια Βραδιά στο Νότινγκ Χιλ
Poster of Νόμος και τάξη
Series Movie House Unknown 2018
Series Today Will Be Different Eleanor Flood 2018-12-30
Movie The 89th Annual Academy Awards 2017-02-26
Movie Τα Στρουμφάκια: Το Χαμένο Χωριό Smurfwillow (voice) 2017-03-30
Movie Wonder Isabel Pullman 2017-11-16
Movie Γιορτή Της Μητέρας Miranda 2016-04-28
Movie Το Παιχνίδι Του Χρήματος Patty Fenn 2016-05-12
Movie Mothers and Daughters 2016-05-06
Movie Το Μυστικό Στα Μάτια Τους Jess 2015-10-14
Movie Taylor Swift: The 1989 World Tour - Live Herself 2015-12-20
Movie The Normal Heart Emma Brookner 2014-05-25
Movie Αύγουστος Barbara Weston 2013-12-26
Movie Καθρέφτη, Καθρεφτάκι Μου Evil Queen 2012-03-15
Movie His Way Herself 2011-03-04
Movie Η Περίπτωση Λάρι Κράουν Mercedes Tainot 2011-06-30
Movie Love, Wedding, Marriage Ava's Therapist 2011-06-03
Movie Valentine's Day Captain Kate Hazeltine 2010-02-10
Movie Eat Pray Love Elizabeth Gilbert 2010-08-12
Movie Αδιακρισίες Claire Stenwick 2009-03-19
Movie Σαν μια Λάμψη στο Σκοτάδι Lisa Waechter 2008-02-10
Movie AFI: 100 Years... 100 Movies... 10th Anniversary Edition Herself 2007-06-20
Movie Annie Leibovitz: Life Through a Lens Herself 2007-01-03
Movie Παιχνίδια εξουσίας 2007-06-12
Movie Παιχνίδια Εξουσίας Joanne Herring 2007-12-19
Movie Μυρμηγκοϊστορίες Hova 2006-07-27
Movie Charlotte's Web Charlotte the Spider (voice) 2006-12-15
Movie Grand Champion Jolene 2004-08-27
Movie Εξ Επαφής Anna Cameron 2004-12-01
Movie Η Συμμορία Των Δώδεκα Tess Ocean 2004-12-09
Movie Mona Lisa Smile Katherine Ann Watson 2003-12-19
Movie Full Frontal Catherine 2002-08-02
Movie Confessions of a Dangerous Mind Patricia Watson 2002-12-30
Movie Corruption Empire 2002-01-01
Movie Ο Μεξικανός Samantha Barzel 2001-03-01
Series Revealed with Jules Asner Unknown 2001-12-01
Movie Η Συμμορία Των Έντεκα Tess Ocean 2001-12-07
Movie Το ζευγάρι της χρονιάς Kathleen "Kiki" Harrison 2001-07-17
Movie Έριν Μπρόκοβιτς Erin Brockovich 2000-03-17
Movie Η Νύφη το `Σκασε Maggie Carpenter 1999-07-30
Series Comic Relief Unknown 1999-03-12
Movie Μια Βραδιά στο Νότινγκ Χιλ Anna Scott 1999-05-13
Movie Η Ζωή σε Δυο Πράξεις Isabel Kelly 1998-12-25
Movie Ο Γάμος Του Καλύτερού Μου Φίλου Julianne Potter 1997-06-19
Movie Θεωρίες συνωμοσίας Alice Sutton 1997-08-07
Movie Μαίρη Ράιλι Mary Reilly 1996-02-23
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-03-29
Movie Michael Collins Kitty Kiernan 1996-10-25
Movie Ολοι Λένε: Σ`Αγαπώ Von Sidell 1996-12-06
Movie Something to Talk About Grace King Bichon 1995-08-04
Series Τα Φιλαράκια Susie Moss 1994-09-22
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Movie I Love Trouble Sabrina Peterson 1994-06-29
Movie Prêt-à-Porter Anne Eisenhower 1994-12-23
Movie The Pelican Brief Darby Shaw 1993-12-16
Movie Ο Παίκτης Herself 1992-04-03
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie Νύχτες με τον Εχθρό μου Laura Burney / Sara Walters 1991-02-08
Movie Κάπταιν Χουκ Tinkerbell 1991-12-11
Movie Για πάντα νέοι Hilary O'Neil 1991-06-20
Series Pebble Mill Unknown 1991-10-14
Movie Pretty Woman Vivian Ward 1990-03-23
Series Νόμος και τάξη Unknown 1990-09-13
Movie Φλατλάινερς: Ταξιδιώτες στην Αλλη Ζωή Rachel Mannus 1990-08-09
Movie Blood Red Maria Collogero 1989-08-18
Movie Steel Magnolias Shelby Eatenton Latcherie 1989-11-15
Movie Satisfaction Daryle 1988-02-12
Movie Mystic Pizza Daisy Arujo 1988-10-13
Series Murphy Brown Unknown 1988-11-14
Series Crime Story Unknown 1986-09-18
Series Οι σκληροί του Μαϊάμι Unknown 1984-09-16
Series Late Night with David Letterman Unknown 1982-02-01
Series Nature Herself - Host 1982-10-10
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14