Julie Harris

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Name: Julia Ann Harris
  • Birth Place: Grosse Pointe, Michigan, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 12/02/1925, Sagittarius
  • Date of Death: 08/24/2013
  • Profession: Actor
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Julie Harris Fast Facts:
  • Appeared in the original Broadway productions of The Member of the Wedding and I Am a Camera, and then reprised the roles on the big screen.
  • Played a 12-year-old girl in the film The Member of the Wedding when she was in her 20s.
  • Awarded the National Medal of Arts in 1994, a Special Lifetime Achievement Tony in 2002 and a Kennedy Center Honor in 2005.
  • Member of the American Theatre Hall of Fame.
  • Has done voiceover work for a number of Ken Burns documentaries, including The Civil War and Brooklyn Bridge.
  • After rehabbing from a 2001 stroke, played a stroke victim in The Way Back Home (2006).
  • Has been in more than 18 plays directed by Charles Nelson Reilly.
  • The Beverly Hills Theatre Guild holds an annual Julie Harris Playwright Award Competition, a nationwide contest for unproduced scripts.
  • Julie Harris Relationships:
  • Elsie L. Harris - Mother
  • Peter Gurian - Son
  • William Pickett Harris - Father
  • Jay Julian - Ex-husband
  • Walter Carroll - Ex-husband
  • Manning Gurian - Ex-husband
  • Julie Harris Awards:
  • 1965 Emmy: Outstanding Individual Achievements in Entertainment - Nominee
  • 2000 Emmy: Outstanding Voice-Over Performance - Winner
  • 1982 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1988 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Special - Nominee
  • 1966 Tony: Actress (Musical) - Nominee
  • 1956 Tony: Actress (Dramatic) - Winner
  • 1962 Emmy: Outstanding Single Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Winner
  • 1973 Tony: Actress (Dramatic) - Winner
  • 1991 Tony: Actress (Play) - Nominee
  • 1956 Emmy: Best Actress-Single Performance - Nominee
  • 1974 Tony: Actress (Dramatic) - Nominee
  • 1960 Emmy: Outstanding Single Performance by an Actress - Nominee
  • 1967 Emmy: Outstanding Single Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Drama - Nominee
  • 1997 Tony: Actress (Play) - Nominee
  • 1977 Tony: Actress (Play) - Winner
  • 1969 Tony: Actress (Dramatic) - Winner
  • 1955 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Foreign Actress - Nominee
  • 2002 Tony: Special Lifetime Achievement Tony Award - Winner
  • 1964 Tony: Actress (Dramatic) - Nominee
  • 1959 Emmy: Best Single Performance by an Actress - Winner
  • 1998 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie - Nominee
  • 1977 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama or Comedy Special - Nominee
  • 1952 Tony: Actress (Dramatic) - Winner
  • College:
  • Attended Yale University, School of Drama, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

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