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Julia Fiona Roberts never dreamed she would become the most popular actress in America. She was born in Smyrna, Georgia, to Betty Lou (Bredemus) and Walter Grady Roberts, one-time actors and playwrights, and is of English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, German, and Swedish descent. As a child, due to her love of animals, Julia originally wanted to be a ... See full bio »
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 53 wins & 71 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2006 The Ant Bully
Hova (voice)
 2004/I Closer
Anna
 2003 Freedom: A History of Us (TV Series documentary)
Virginia Eyewitness / Appleton's Journal
- What Is Freedom? (2003) ... Virginia Eyewitness
- Yearning to Breathe Free (2003) ... Appleton's Journal
 1999 Law & Order (TV Series)
Katrina Ludlow
- Empire (1999) ... Katrina Ludlow
 1996 Friends (TV Series)
Susie Moss
- The One After the Superbowl: Part 2 (1996) ... Susie Moss
 1992 The Player
Julia Roberts
 1991 Hook
Tinkerbell
 1988 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Polly Wheeler
- Mirror Image (1988) ... Polly Wheeler
 1988 Baja Oklahoma (TV Movie)
Candy Hutchins
 1987 Firehouse
Babs (uncredited)
 1987 Crime Story (TV Series)
Tracy
- The Survivor (1987) ... Tracy
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Show Show Self (135 credits)
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Other Works:

"The Nanny Diaries" by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus (voiceover). See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Print Biographies | 28 Interviews | 56 Articles | 21 Pictorials | 122 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

I think one of the smartest things I ever did for my career was not working for two years in the early 90s. I was being offered a lot of different movies but I just didn't see the point of any of them. People would say to me "How can you just be passing on all those things?" And my response was "Tell me a movie you've seen in the past year that I should have made." See more »

Trivia:

Gave birth to twins (her first and second child) at age 37, a son Phinnaeus Moder (aka Phinnaeus Walter Moder) and a daughter Hazel Moder (aka Hazel Patricia Moder) on November 28, 2004. Child's father is her second husband, Daniel Moder. See more »

Trademark:

Her bright smile

Nickname:

Jules

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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