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Julia Garner Biography

Birth Place:
Bronx, New York, United States
Profession
Actor, model

Fast Facts

  • Mother was an Israeli actress who retired before Julia was born
  • As a teenager, took acting lessons in order to combat her shyness
  • Started acting at age 16; within three years, she had appeared in 10 movies, including major releases like The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  • Self-taped an audition for the lead in Electrick Children on a Monday; was hired two days later, and on-set filming the following week
  • Auditioned for a role in Not Fade Away that she did not get; however, the director liked her so much that he wrote a brand new part just to cast her

Awards

  • 2021Independent Spirit Awards-Best Female Lead: nominated
  • 2020Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: winner
  • 2020Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2019Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: winner
  • 2018Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series: nominated

Relationships

  • Thomas Garner -- Father
  • Tami Gingold -- Mother
  • Anna Garner -- Sister