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Julie was born under the official name Wells, Julia Elizabeth on October 1st, 1935. Known to her close friends as Jules, she has been a credited actor since the 1964 film Mary Poppins.
Julie Andrews is a bankable leading actor on the silver screen. She has starred in eight films including the 2001 comedy film The Princess Diaries as the character Queen Clarisse Renaldi, the 1986 drama movie Duet for One playing Stephanie Anderson and the 1970 comedy release Darling Lili cast as Lili Smith.
Julie is a recognizable supporting cast member who's acting range makes her the top choice for a variety of roles. She has appeared in nine films including: the 2010 animation film Despicable Me as the character Gru's Mom, the 2010 adventure movie Shrek Forever After playing Queen and the 2010 comedy release Tooth Fairy cast as Lily.
Julie Andrews has earned salaries up to $1,110,000 for her acting. Her most commercially successful project to date has been the 2004 adventure film Shrek 2, which brought in $436,000,000 at the box office.
Julie is a cultural icon, having been featured on the cover of at least twenty-one magazines, captured in more than eight pictorials, interviewed in over six publications and featured in fifteen magazine articles. She has been the subject of at least three books.
As an actor Julie Andrews has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on three occasions. Her first Oscar was for Best Actress for her portrayal of Mary Poppins in the 1964 film Mary Poppins. Julie Andrews was also nominated for Best Actress for her role as Maria in the 1965 movie The Sound of Music and Best Actress In A Leading Role for her role as Victor/Victoria in the 1982 movie Victor/Victoria .