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Name: Julia Roberts |
Birth Date: October 28, 1967
Education : Graduated from Smyrna's Campbell High School
Attended Georgia State University
Julia Roberts, one of the most famous Oscar winning actresses, was born on October 28, 1967 in Smyrna, Georgia, USA. Her brith name is Julia Fiona Roberts, and her father died of cancer when she was 10 years old made she, her brother and her sister became orphan.During her childhood, because of her love of animals she want to be a veterinarian, but then she studied journalism.
Envying her borther Eric Roberts’s success in Hollywood, Julia then decided to try acting.Her first performance in two movies, “Mystic Pizza”(神秘的馅饼) and “Satisfaction”(满足) in 1988 had caught the moviegoers attention that in the following years she got her other role in” Steel Magnolias”(钢木兰花) (1989). The role she played in this movie led her to win her first Oscar nomination as Best Supporting Actress. In 1990, Julia gained more fame as she costarred with Richard Gere in the “Pretty Woman”(漂亮女人),an American romantic comedy film, and this made she got the Oscar Best Actress Award.
In the next few years, she starred the film “Sleeping With the Enemy”(与敌共眠), in which she portrayed a wife who escapes from her husband and starts a new life and “The Pelican Brief” which costarred Denzel Washington.
In fact, Julia eventually rocked the film world in 1997, with the romantic comedy film”My Best Friend’s Wedding”(我最好朋友的婚礼)directed by P. J.Hogan. Since then Julia had became an actress who was guarenteed a huge box office draw and finally crowned as an Oscar Best Actress for her excellent performance in the film “Erin Brockovich” (永不妥协)in 2001, and this movie is very great.
Besides this, Julia Roberts has been dated several men in her life, including Matthew Perry and Daniel Day-Lewis and finally married Daniel Moder on July 4, 2002 with whom she gave birth to her twins Hazel Patricia and Phinnaeus Walter on November 28, 2004.
In her movie career, Roberts had been the highest paid actress in the film history, ranked #12 on Forbes magazine 'Power 100'. Furthermore, she was also on People USA magazine's '50 Most Beautiful' list (2000), ranked #66 in Empire UK magazine's "The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time" list [October 1997], chosen by People magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the world in 1990 & 1991, one of the 50 Most Beautiful People by People Magazine in 2002, and ranked 6th of the 100 Sexiest Women by FHM Taiwan (2001), and her name has proven to defeat any other famous names, including Nicole Kidman, and Charlize Theron, for wining the favourite female movie star award at 2005 People's Choice Awards.
The Ant Bully (2006) Ocean's Twelve (2004)
Closer (2004) Mona Lisa Smile (2003)
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002) Full Frontal (2002)
Grand Champion (2002) The Mexican (2001)
America's Sweethearts (2001) Ocean's Eleven (2001)
Erin Brockovich (2000) Runaway Bride (1999)
Notting Hill (1999) Stepmom (1998)
Conspiracy Theory (1997) My Best Friend's Wedding (1997)
Everyone Says I Love You (1996) Michael Collins (1996)
Mary Reilly (1996) Something to Talk About (1995)
Before Your Eyes: Angelie's Secret (1995) - TV Porter (1994)
I Love Trouble (1994) The Pelican Brief (1993)
Sleeping with the Enemy (1991) Dying Young (1991)
Hook (1991) Flatliners (1990)
Pretty Woman (1990) Steel Magnolias (1989)
Blood Red (1989) Mystic Pizza (1988)
Baja Oklahoma (1988) - TV Satisfaction (1988)
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