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Julia Child (1912–2004)

Julia Child was born on August 15, 1912 in Pasadena, California, USA as Julia Carolyn McWilliams. She was a writer, known for The French Chef (1962), Julie & Julia (2009) and Good Morning America (1975). She was married to Paul Child. She died on August 13, 2004 in Montecito, California. See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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 2009 Julie & Julia (book "My Life in France")
 1985 The Way to Cook: Meat (Video documentary)
 1985 The Way to Cook: First Courses & Desserts (Video documentary)
 1985 The Way to Cook: Fish & Eggs (Video documentary)
 1985 The Way to Cook: Poultry (Video documentary)
 1985 The Way to Cook: Soups, Salads & Bread (Video documentary)
 1985 The Way to Cook: Vegetables (Video documentary)
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Other Works:

Book: "Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home," with Jacques Pepin and D. Nussbaum. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 4 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 11 Articles | See more »


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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Personal Quote:

A cookbook is only as good as its poorest recipe. See more »


On August 19, 2002, her kitchen was opened as an exhibit at the National Museum of American History in Washington, DC. The exhibit ran until February 2004 and became part of the museum's permanent collection. See more »


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