Julia Roberts

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Julia Fiona Roberts
  • Birth Place: Smyrna, Georgia, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 10/28/1967, Scorpio
  • Profession: Actor
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leading leading lady, this effervescent beauty had a handful of supporting parts before rocketing to fame as a hooker with a heart of gold in 1990's Pretty Woman. Soon a superstar, she subsequently tackled diverse roles in a variety of films, but fared best in romantic comedies. She had a steamy love life off-screen as well, with a succession of high-profile relationships (Kiefer Sutherland, Jason Patric, Benjamin Bratt) and a brief marriage to Lyle Lovett. In 2001, Roberts made headlines when she won an Oscar as a gutsy ex-beauty queen in Erin Brockovich. The next year, she married cameraman Danny Moder. After the birth of the couple's twins in 2004, Roberts took a hiatus from acting, sparking rumors of retirement. But she resurfaced in 2006 in the Broadway revival of Three Days of Rain. In June 2007, she gave birth to her third child, Henry Daniel Moder. She continued to successfully mix work and motherhood, striking a praiseworthy balance, through the rest of the decade, as her film grosses passed the $2 billion mark in the U.S. alone. Julia Roberts Fast Facts:
  • Played Elizabeth Dole in a mock election campaign at her high school.
  • Appeared with Dennis Hopper and her brother, Eric, in her first film, 1989's Blood Red, about land disputes in 19th-century California.
  • Earned industry acclaim for her role as Daisy Arujo in Mystic Pizza.
  • Was ranked by Forbes magazine as one of the richest women in entertainment in 2007, and as one of the top celeb working mothers for 2008. 
  • Made Broadway debut in 2006 in Three Days of Rain.
  • Frequently made People magazine's Most Beautiful People list.
  • Involved in the UNICEF organization.
  • Julia Roberts Relationships:
  • Lyle Lovett - Ex-husband
  • Betty Motes - Mother
  • Phinnaeus Walter Moder - Son
  • Nancy Motes - Half Sister
  • Eric Roberts - Brother
  • Lisa Roberts Gillan - Sister
  • Walter Roberts - Father
  • Hazel Patricia Moder - Daughter
  • Daniel Moder - Husband
  • Kiefer Sutherland - Ex-fiancé
  • Benjamin Bratt - Ex-significant Other
  • Dylan McDermott - Ex-fiancé
  • Emma Roberts - Niece
  • Henry Daniel Moder - Son
  • Julia Roberts Awards:
  • 1991 People's Choice Awards: Favorite All-Around Female Entertainer - Winner
  • 1991 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Motion Picture Actress - Winner
  • 1999 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1998 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 1990 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Winner
  • 2000 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 2001 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama - Winner
  • 1991 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Winner
  • 1989 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 2000 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Winner
  • 2002 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Motion Picture Actress - Winner
  • 1992 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Actress in a Dramatic Motion Picture - Winner
  • 2004 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Motion Picture Actress - Winner
  • 1992 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Actress in a Comedy Motion Picture - Winner
  • 2008 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 1994 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Actress in a Dramatic Motion Picture - Winner
  • 2005 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Smile - Winner
  • 2003 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Motion Picture Actress - Winner
  • 1998 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Motion Picture Actress - Winner
  • 2000 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actress in a Leading Role - Winner
  • 2005 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Motion Picture Actress - Winner
  • 2001 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Motion Picture Actress - Winner
  • 1990 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actress in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 2000 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Motion Picture Actress - Winner
  • 2010 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 2000 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role - Winner
  • 2013 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2013 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Supporting Actress - Nominee
  • 2014 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2014 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie - Nominee
  • 2013 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 2014 Critics' Choice Television Awards: Best Supporting Actress in a Movie or Mini-Series - Nominee
  • 2013 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 1990 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Nominee

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