Julie Walters

  • Birth Name: Julia Mary Walters
  • Birth Place: Smethwick, Birmingham, England
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Originally trained to be a nurse, but gave it up to act.
  • Achieved early success with sketch-comedy partner Victoria Wood.
  • Big break came by appearing in the 1980 London stage version of Educating Rita, which led to the 1983 movie with Michael Caine.
  • Lives on a 250-acre organic farm run by her husband in Sussex, England, that specializes in rare breed pork, lamb, turkey and beef.
  • Published her memoir, That's Another Story: The Autobiography, in 2009.
  • Was named a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II in 2017.

Awards

  • 1988, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Actress in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 2001, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Winner
  • 1992, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Nominee
  • 2000, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 1984, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Actress: Winner
  • 1984, BAFTA Film Awards — Most Outstanding Newcomer to Film: Nominee
  • 2000, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role: Nominee
  • 2014, BAFTA Television Awards — Fellowship: Winner
  • 2016, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Supporting Actress: Nominee
  • 1984, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: Winner
  • 2001, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 1983, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 2000, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role: Nominee

Relationships

  • Maisie Roffey — Daughter
  • Mary Bridget O'Brien Walters — Mother
  • Thomas Walters — Father
  • Grant Roffey — Husband

College

  • Manchester Polytechnic Institute, Manchester, England

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