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- Birth Details
- November 20, 1966
- Huntington, New York, United States
- Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE APPEARANCES
- The Frankie Avalon Show, 1981.
- dancer, The Jerry Vale Show, 1981.
- dancer, Encore, Hofstra University Theatre, 1984.
- dancer, Dancin', Hofstra University Theatre, 1985.
- dancer, Cats, Hofstra University Theatre, 1985.
- Credits; PRINCIPAL FILM APPEARANCES
- Times Square, Associated Film Distributors, 1980.
- Betsy, Sleepaway Camp, 1981.
- Blow Out, Filmways, 1981.
- Heaven Help Us, Tri-Star, 1985.
- Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION APPEARANCES; EPISODIC
- Student, "High School Narc," After School Special, ABC, 1985.
- dancer, Fame, ABC, 1986.
- Star Search, NBC, 1986.
- As the World Turns, CBS, 1986-87.
In 1990, Julia shot to worldwide fame for her role in the movie 'Pretty Woman' opposite Richard Gere. She again got nominated for the Oscars for the role of Best Actress. This was followed with another successful movie 'Sleeping with the Enemy' and in 1991 with Steven Spielberg's 'Hook'.
In 1993, she played a role opposite Denzel Washington in 'Pelican Brief' and in 1996 opposite Liam Neeson in 'Michael Collins'. She made a few films in between which did not do so well at the box office. She came out of this trend with 'My Best Friend's Wedding' in 1997 and continued this trend in 'Notting Hill' opposite Hugh Grant in 1999. In 1999, she also starred opposite Richard Gere once again in 'Runway Bride'.
In 2001, she received her first Oscar award for the role of Best Actress for 'Erin Brockovich'. Julia Roberts went on to make more movies which stormed the box office such as 'Oceans Eleven' and 'Full Frontal'.
In recent years, Julia Roberts has enjoyed playing a critically acclaimed role in a Broadway play, 'Three Days of Rain'.
Julia Roberts' capability to attract movie goers to the theater simply on the power of her name without the name of any male co-star, is something most actresses are not capable of. She has since become Hollywood's highest paid actress and has been on the People Magazine's list of "50 Most Beautiful People in the World" a record 11 times. She has also been ranked 11th on the "Most Powerful Women in America" list of the Ladies Home Journal, beating Condoleezza Rice and Laura Bush.
Julia's forthcoming movies in 2008 include 'Fireflies in the Garden', 'Friday Night Knitting Club' and 'Happiness Sold Separately'.
Personal Life: Julia Roberts, Actress
Julia Roberts has had several famous boyfriends and celebrity marriages and divorces. Her boyfriends' list includes famous stars such as Daniel Day Lewis, Matthew Perry, Liam Neeson, Benjamin Bratt and Dylan McDermott.
Julia met Keifer Sutherland in 1990 while filming 'Flatliners'. He left his wife and children and moved in with her. They announced their engagement in 1991, but the marriage was canceled when Julia discovered his affair with a stripper named Amanda Rice.
In 1993, she married Lyle Lovett after they had known each other for a couple of weeks. They got divorced in 1995, two years later.
She was dating actor Benjamin Bratt from 1998 to 2001. In 2000, Julia met her current husband Danny Moder on the sets of 'The Mexican'. He was a cameraman for the movie and already married. They began an affair which led to him divorcing his wife and marrying Julia in 2002.
In 2004, Julia gave birth to twins, a boy named Phinnaeus Walter and a girl named Hazel Patricia. In 2007 she had her third child with Danny Moder, a son named Henry Daniel Moder.
Julia Roberts: Much More Than Just Movies
Apart from a thriving movie career, Julia Roberts is also a very dedicated humanitarian. She has spent a lot of time working with UNICEF and such other charitable organizations. She is also the spokeswoman and on the Advisory Board of Earth Biofuels, a company that promotes the use of renewable fuels such as biodiesel and ethanol.