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Julia Elizabeth Wells was born on October 1, 1935, in England. Her mother, Barbara Ward (Morris), and stepfather, both vaudeville performers, discovered her freakish but undeniably lovely four-octave singing voice and immediately got her a singing career. She performed in music halls throughout her childhood and teens, and at age 20, she launched ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 27 wins & 24 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2010 Despicable Me
Gru's Mom (voice)
 2010 Shrek Forever After
Queen (voice)
 2010/I Tooth Fairy
Lily
 2007 Enchanted
The Narrator (voice)
 2007 Shrek the Third
Queen (voice)
 2004 Great Performances (TV Series)
Cinderella / Herself
 2004 Shrek 2
Queen (voice)
 2003 Eloise at Christmastime (TV Movie)
Nanny
 2003 Eloise at the Plaza (TV Movie)
Nanny
 2002 Paraíso Filmes (TV Series)
Actress on TV
- Brocky IV (2002) ... Actress on TV (uncredited)
 2001 On Golden Pond (TV Movie)
Ethel Thayer
 2000 Relative Values
Felicity Marshwood
 1999 One Special Night (TV Movie)
Catherine
 1995 Victor/Victoria (TV Movie)
Victor / Victoria
 1992 A Fine Romance
Mrs. Pamela Piquet
 1992 Julie (TV Series)
Julie Carlyle-McGuire
- Touch and Go (1992) ... Julie Carlyle-McGuire
- Put Up Your Dukes (1992) ... Julie Carlyle-McGuire
- Stop and Smell the Horses (1992) ... Julie Carlyle-McGuire
- Monkey Business (1992) ... Julie Carlyle-McGuire
- The Bed (1992) ... Julie Carlyle-McGuire
 1991 Our Sons (TV Movie)
Audrey Grant
 1982 Trail of the Pink Panther
Charwoman (uncredited)
 1976 The Pink Panther Strikes Again
Ainsley Jarvis (singing voice, uncredited)
 1970 Darling Lili
Lili Smith (Schmidt)
 1959 The Gentle Flame (TV Movie)
Trissa
 1957 Cinderella (TV Movie)
Cinderella
 1956 Ford Star Jubilee (TV Series)
Lise
- High Tor (1956) ... Lise
 1953 Television Christmas Party (TV Movie)
 1949 The Singing Princess
Princess Zeila (English version, voice)
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (as "Eliza Doolittle") in "My Fair Lady" on Broadway. Musical/Romantic comedy. Book / lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner. Music by Frederick Loewe. Adapted from "Pygmalion" by George Bernard Shaw. Music arranged by Robert Russell Bennett and Philip J. Lang. Dance arrangements by Trude Rittman. Musical Director: Franz Allers. ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 6 Interviews | 15 Articles | 8 Pictorials | 21 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Dame Julie Andrews

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

I had a teacher who stressed for me the importance of diction in terms of - I want to be very careful about how I say this - in terms of supporting one's voice when one is singing. In other words, if you hold on to your words, your voice will pull through for you when you're singing. So be true to your vowels. Supposing you have to sing [from "The Messiah"] "Behold thy king cometh unto thee". If ... See more »

Trivia:

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. See more »

Trademark:

Her very regal mannerisms/behavior See more »

Nickname:

Jules

Star Sign:

Libra

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