Julia Louis-Dreyfus

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  • Birth Name: Julia Scarlett Elizabeth Louis-Dreyfus
  • Birth Place: New York, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 01/13/1961, Capricorn
  • Profession: Actor
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The Emmys: An SOS (Same Old Shows)

If you take comfort in the Emmy Awards' almost shocking predictability in rewarding so many of the same shows and stars year after year, this might have been your favorite Emmy show ever. Otherwise, good luck distinguishing this rather dreary ceremony from any other year's. Instead, maybe it's worth looking ahead to next fall, when Breaking Bad will be out of the running and (lighting a candle to the Academy powers that be) Mad Men's Jon Hamm might finally get his Emmy after losing seven in a row, although at this point I wouldn't count on it. (It would help if Mad Men raises its game for its last stand.)

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Emmys 2014: Did Seth Meyers Play It Too Safe?

Seth Meyers continued his breakout year Monday night as the host of television's biggest night, the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.

Hosting a major awards show is ostensibly an honor, but increasingly, in the world of live-tweeting, a thankless assignment — and one that was made even more tedious by the fact that this year's Emmy telecast occurred on a Monday. Did Meyers rise to the occasion?

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Breaking Bad Wins Big, Modern Family Five-Peats at Emmy Awards

Breaking Bad's farewell tour went out on a high note, as the AMC drama won five awards including drama series at Monday's Primetime Emmy Awards, while Modern Family completed a historic five-peat.

Bad, which also scored drama series last year, became the sixth show to win for its final season after The Dick Van Dyke Show, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Barney Miller, Everybody Loves Raymond and The Sopranos. It's also the first to win the top prizes at ...
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Year Title Description
2014 66th Primetime Emmy Awards TV Show Series, Appearing
2014 NBC News Special TV Show Series, Appearing
2013 Planes Movie, Actor - Rochelle
2012 Veep TV Show Series, Actor - Selina Meyer
2012 Veep TV Show Series, Producer

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Top Videos: Aaron Paul, Bryan Cranston and Julia Louis-Dreyfus' Hilarious Emmy Promo

This week, Breaking Bad stars Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston reunited (alongside Veep's Julia Louis-Dreyfus) to play the owners of "Barely Legal Pawn Shop" for an Emmy promo in which Louis-Dreyfus tries to pawn her Best Supporting Actress Emmy for cash to buy an island. Jimmy Fallon fulfilled a childhood dream by playing the "GoldenEye 007" video game against James Bond himself, Pierce Brosnan. Numerous celebrities, including Ben Affleck and former President George W. Bush, accepted the ALS Association's Ice Bucket Challenge. And Taylor Swift just about broke the Internet with the premiere of her new video, "Shake It Off." Check out those clips and more in our weekly roundup of the best online videos:

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Cheryl Hines Marries Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

Cheryl Hines is officially a Kennedy.

The Curb Your Enthusiasm actress married Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. at the Kennedy Compound in Hyannis Port, Mass., on Saturday, Us Weekly reports.

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TCA Awards: Orange Is the New Black, Breaking Bad Win Big

There were few surprises at the 30th Annual Television Critics Association Awards. Orange Is the New Black earned Outstanding New Program whileBreaking Bad's final season scored Program of the Year for the second consecutive season.

While last year, Tatiana Maslany beat out favorites like Bryan Cranston to win the Individual Achievement in Drama honors, this year the Orphan Black star got no love from either the TCAs or the Emmys. Instead, Matthew McConaughey took home the award for his work in True Detective, which also got lauded in the Movies, Miniseries and Specials category. Similarly, Veep doubled up its wins with awards for its star and to tie Louie in the Comedy category.

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From SNL to Seinfeld, Veep's Julia Louis-Dreyfus Shares Her Secret to Success

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:

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Emmys: TVGuide.com's Picks for Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Emmy season is here! For the next two weeks, voters will be checking off names and shows they think are worthy of getting a nomination come July 10. We at TVGuide.com have a few selections in mind ourselves. Next up: our dream ballot for Best Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.
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