Julie L. Harkness Poster


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Overview (1)

Nickname Julie Harkness Arnold

Mini Bio (1)

Julie Harkness Arnold "Jules" Julie Harkness Arnold is known for being a former Radio City Rockette and currently an On Air Reporter for "Made in Hollywood". Her rich background as a professional and classically trained dancer showcases stints with Walt Disney Productions, and the Broadway productions of "The Will Rogers Follies" and "Hello Dolly". Jules also kicked it up as a "New York City Rockette" when she became one of the 1st African American women to dance on line at Radio City Music hall. Julie served as a Radio City Rockette for 10 years and traveled across the country as their top spokesperson making numerous appearances including The Today Show, CNN, and Bravo. Julie cherished her time as a role model teaching Rockette Master Classes to young inspiring dancers across the country. Julie credits extend to the world of Television and Film where she has over 35 national commercial appearances and film roles that include, Tom Hanks', "That Thing You Do" and Tim Robbins' "Bob Roberts". Julie also shined on stage as a dancer/singer touring with Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Refer Band. Julie was a writer for the national publication "Dance Spirit" magazine and also was honored to be a judge for over fifteen years for the National Dance Championships of "Showstoppers". Soon Julie was called to step back in front of the camera to host as an on-air entertainment reporter for the nationally syndicated show, ""Made in Hollywood"". "Made in Hollywood" is in over 107 million homes weekly. Julie has interviewed countless celebrities such as Charlize Theron, Margot Robbie, Tom Holland, Amber Heard, Sandra Bullock, Will Smith, Bradley Cooper, Julia Roberts, Tom Hanks, Tom Hardy, Jessica Chastain, Jake Gyllenhaal, Rachel McAdams, Leonardo DiCaprio, Johnny Depp, Elizabeth Moss, Angelina Jolie, Denzel Washington, Emma Stone, Matthew McConaughey, Dakota Fanning and Halle Berry. Furthermore, Julie broadcast as an Entertainment Correspondent to CBS "KCAL 9 News", has been a guest host for AMC Indie Films Spotlight, and a guest on VH1's Rock of Ages. Julie was excited to return to her roots working with Ballet Magique. A gorgeous production that fuses all types of artistry from Martial Arts, Magic, Opera, Rock, Contemporary dance of course Ballet. She started with the group as a dancer, which led to her becoming the Dance Director. In 2016 Julie stepped into the position as Creative Director assisting Executive Producer and Creator of the show, Anthony W. Johnson. Julie is a Magna Cum laude graduate from Point Park University. She resides in Los Angeles, California. She is married to Comedian and Television Producer, David A. Arnold and together they have two daughters.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Family (2)

Spouse David A. Arnold (12 July 2003 - present)  (2 children)
Children Anna Grace Arnold

Trivia (11)

She was the third African-American to join the famous-legged ensemble, The Radio City Rockettes.
Recognized for her Academic Excellence by being inducted into The National Honor Society.
Graduated Magna Cum Laude from Point Park University.
Julie has shot more than 35 national commercials.
Her father-in-law is Bobby Massey, a Rock n Roll Hall of Famer for his years with the famed musical group, The O'Jays.
Her father, Jerry Harkness, attended Loyola of Chicago and was Captain and MVP of the 1963 NCAA Men's Basketball Championship team, seen in the documentary, "Game of Change". Her father, Jerry Harkness, is also a three-time Hall of Famer and made the longest shot ever in professional basketball history... 88 feet in the ABA league.
Julie is still extremely close to her Rockette and Broadway "sisters".
Her brother, Jerald Harkness, is a film and documentary producer.
Julie is from Indianapolis, Indiana.
While touring with Jimmy Buffett and The Coral Reefer Band, Julie and other band members flew in Jimmy Buffett's private jet, sometimes with Jimmy piloting/flying the plane.
Mother is Judy Harkness who was very active in the Civil Rights Movement. Martin Luther King Jr., Jesse Jackson and others hosted private meetings in the Family Home.

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