Birthday: 01/10/1935 Year
Age: 79 years
Place of birth: Walton, Surrey, UK
Height: 170 cm
Original name: Julie Elizabeth Andrews
The most successful actress of the 60s
Julie Andrews called the most successful actress of the 60s; Indeed, in this period, Julie was able to play a number of very high-profile roles. What exactly was it for the role, and do the legendary actress in the future?
Julie was born Elizabeth Wells (Julia Elizabeth Wells) in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, England (Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, England). It is known that the real father of Julie was not the husband of her mother, but some unknown friend of the family, who referred to his mother was having an affair.
Andrews became famous at the age of relatively young; back in 1948, she performed in the West End. In 1954, Julie made her debut in the Broadway production of ‘The Boy Friend’. Andrews brought glory musicals ‘My Fair Lady’ and ‘Camelot’; they both brought Julie Award nomination for ‘Tony’.
In 1957, Julie has played a major role in the television project ‘Cinderella’ (‘Cinderella’); among a large number of viewers who saw this idea (of which according to rough estimates were more than 100 million), many became instant fans of the talented young actress.
The first full-length feature film, which played Julie – ‘Mary Poppins’ (‘Mary Poppins’) – brought her Oscar in the category ‘Best Actress’. For the second time in the Oscar nominated Andrews in 1965, for her role in ‘The Sound of Music’ (‘The Sound of Music’); This time, however, it has bypassed Julie Christie (Julie Christie) with the movie ‘Honey’ (‘Darling’). In addition, Julie Andrews to win the Golden Globe in the category of ‘Best actress in a musical. ” It is best to evaluate the success of the picture can analyze it charges; adjusted for inflation, the film still holds in the ranking of the most successful films of world cinema 3rd place.
In the period from 1964 to 1967-th Julie Andrews still managed to play in a number of really successful in commercial terms paintings; Of particular note is the film ‘The Americanization of Emily’ (‘The Americanization of Emily’), ‘HI’ (‘Hawaii’), ‘Torn Curtain’ (‘Torn Curtain’) and ‘Thoroughly Modern Millie’ (‘Thoroughly Modern Millie’). This impressive number of successful works brought Julie Andrews informal title of the most successful movie star of his time.
In 70 career somewhat slowed Julie Andrews; the main reason for this was a series of works frankly flops like ‘Star!’, ‘Darling Lili’ and ‘The Tamarind Seed’. Fortunately, Julie finally forget about myself has not given; in the late ’70s and early’ 80s she was able to rectify the situation at the expense of film ’10’ and ‘Victor Victoria’ (‘Victor Victoria’). Return was so successful that even Julie received her third nomination for ‘Oscar’; this time Andrews walked Meryl Streep (Meryl Streep) in the role of ‘Sophie’s Choice’ (‘Sophie’s Choice’). Until the late 80’s Julie played a few more successful in terms of critics and failed in terms of commercial fees roles in films like ‘This is the life!’ (‘That’s Life!’) And ‘Duet for One’ (‘Duet for One’).
In the 90s, it seemed that the quarry Andrews can put a cross, but in the beginning of the new century, Julie has returned to active duty. The actress starred in the film ‘The Princess Diaries’ (‘The Princess Diaries’) and ‘The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement’ (‘The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement’); In addition, the voice of Queen Lillian Andrews spoken a series of cartoons’ Shrek ‘(‘ Shrek ‘) and the mother of the main character from the animated film “Despicable Me’ (‘Despicable Me’). Unfortunately, her career slowed greatly voice problems – when something has a rich vocal range, the actress underwent a complicated operation on his throat in 1997.
Broadway Andrews, however, has returned as a director.
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