Julia Louis-Dreyfus

July marks the 25th anniversary of one of television's most iconic series: Seinfeld. And for one cast member, her career is anything but cursed.

After the Emmy-winning comedy signed off in 1998, Julia Louis-Dreyfus added a second Emmy to her collection for The New Adventures of Old Christine in 2006. Now, the 53-year-old is aiming for an Emmy three-peat next month for her hilarious turn on the HBO comedy Veep.

Learn more about Louis-Dreyfus' legendary career, starting with her days on Saturday Night Live and The Simpsons. Plus: See what she says her secret to success is: