Julie Benz

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  • Birth Place: Pittsburgh, PA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 05/01/1972, Taurus
  • Profession: Actor
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Julie Benz Fast Facts:
  • Started figure skating at age 3 and competed until her midteens, when, following injuries, she retired and turned to acting.
  • Made her television debut in the 1991 sitcom Hi Honey, I'm Home.
  • Auditioned for the title role in the TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer, but got her big break as vampire Darla, a role she reprised in the spin-off Angel.
  • During her four-year stint on Dexter, won a 2006 Satellite Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television.
  • Julie Benz Relationships:
  • John Kassir - Ex-husband
  • Jennifer Benz - Sister
  • Jeffrey Benz - Brother
  • Rich Orosco - Husband
  • George Benz - Father
  • Joanne Benz - Mother
  • Julie Benz Awards:
  • 2009 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2008 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • College:
  • New York University, New York, NY (1994)

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