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Julia Stiles

Julia O'Hara Stiles was born on March 28, 1981 in New York City, the outgoing daughter of a Greenwich Village artist mother, Judith Newcomb Stiles, and an elementary school teacher father, John O'Hara. She is the eldest of three children, and has Irish, English, and German ancestry. Encouraged to take modern dance lessons at an early age, she was ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 12 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 11:55 Holyoke (post-production)
 2016 Beyond Deceit (completed)
 2016 Border Crossing (post-production)
Lauren Seymour
 2015 The Great Gilly Hopkins (completed)
Courtney Rutherford Hopkins
 2015 Guilt by Association (TV Movie)
Rachel Knight
 2015 Go with Me
 2014-2015 The Mindy Project (TV Series)
Dr. Jessica Lieberstein
- What to Expect When You're Expanding (2015) ... Dr. Jessica Lieberstein
- Stanford (2015) ... Dr. Jessica Lieberstein
- Christmas (2014) ... Dr. Jessica Lieberstein
 2014 Out of the Dark
Sarah Harriman
 2012-2014 Blue (TV Series)
- Make Me Feel Good (2014) ... Blue
- A History of Anxiety (2014) ... Blue
- Planets Colliding (2014) ... Blue
- Call Me Francine (2014) ... Blue
- Where Were You? (2013) ... Blue
 2014 Hits
 2013 The Makeover (TV Movie)
Hannah Higgins
 2012 Midnight Sun (TV Movie)
Leah Kafka (rumored)
 2012 Stars in Shorts
Young Woman
 2012 Between Us
 2012 Silver Linings Playbook
 2012 Girl Most Likely
Stage Imogene
 2012 Jan (TV Series)
- Trust (2012) ... Blue
 2010 sexting (Short)
Young Woman
 2009/I Passage (Short)
 2009 The Cry of the Owl
Jenny Thierolf
 2008 Gospel Hill
 2005 Edmond
 2001 O
Desi Brable
 2001 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Jenna Bush
- Pierce Brosnan/Destiny's Child (2001) ... Jenna Bush (uncredited)
 2000 State and Main
 2000 Hamlet
 1999 The '60s (TV Movie)
Katie Herlihy
 1998 Wide Awake
Neena Beal
 1998 Wicked
Ellie Christianson
 1997 Before Women Had Wings (TV Movie)
Phoebe Jackson
 1997 The Devil's Own
Bridget O'Meara
 1997 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Corey Sawicki
- Mother, May I? (1997) ... Corey Sawicki
 1996 Promised Land (TV Series)
Megan Walker
- The Secret (1996) ... Megan Walker
 1996 I Love You, I Love You Not
Young Nana's Friend
 1993-1994 Ghostwriter (TV Series)
Erica Dansby
- A Crime of Two Cities: Part 3 (1994) ... Erica Dansby
- A Crime of Two Cities: Part 2 (1994) ... Erica Dansby
- Who Is Max Mouse?: Part 4 (1994) ... Erica Dansby
- Who Is Max Mouse?: Part 3 (1994) ... Erica Dansby
- Who Is Max Mouse?: Part 2 (1994) ... Erica Dansby
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Print ad for Calvin Klein Jeans (1999). See more »

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6 Interviews | 12 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 30 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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[on the most challenging aspect of playing Lumen in Dexter (2006)] - I never think of myself as an actor who takes work home with them, but I was surprised, especially toward the end of the season -- around episode 10 -- when some of the details of what Lumen had experienced became really harrowing, and I started to realize that it was affecting me outside of work. One scene in particular, in ... See more »


Starring, with Aaron Eckhart, in the two-person David Mamet play "Oleanna" live on stage at the Garrick Theatre in London, England. See more »


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