Oct. 1st, 1935
Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, England, UK
Julie Andrews' Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2010 - Shrek Forever After
2010 - Despicable Me
2007 - Shrek The Third
2007 - Enchanted
2004 - The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement
2004 - Shrek 2
2001 - The Princess Diaries
1997 - The Postman
1982 - Trail of the Pink Panther
1982 - Victor Victoria
1981 - S.O.B.
1980 - Little Miss Marker
1979 - 10
1976 - The Pink Panther Strikes Again
1970 - Darling Lili
1967 - Thoroughly Modern Millie
1966 - Torn Curtain
1966 - Hawaii
1965 - The Sound Of Music
1964 - Mary Poppins
1964 - The Americanization of Emily
Guest TV Roles
Herself (segment "The Entertainers")
Herself - Guest
Julie Andrews made her debut on Broadway in 1954 at age 19. Later, she worked in television until 1964 when her first successful movie as a protagonist was released: it was Mary Poppins (1964) by Robert Stevenson (I), for which she won an Oscar. In the following years, she worked with different directors in various genres (e.g., Robert Wise (I) in The Sound of Music (1965) and with Alfred Hitchcock (I) in Torn Curtain (1966)). In 1969, she married the director Blake Edwards, with whom she also made various movies (e.g., Victor Victoria (1982)).
- Could sing notes only dogs could hear at the age of seven.
- Has been nominated for Broadway's Best Actress (Musical) Tony Award three times: in 1957 for "My Fair Lady," in 1961 for "Camelot" and in 1996 for "Victor/ Victoria."
- Played the same role of "Victoria Grant" in the Broadway musical adaption of _Victor Victoria (1982)_ (qv). She turned down a Tony nomination for Best Actress in a Musical.
- Has owned a chalet in Gstaad, Switzerland, for many years. Every year she pays for Gstaad's Christmas lights. In July she presents the prize for the winner of the annual Gstaad Tennis Open. She once said if she was nervous before a performance on stage, she'd just have to look at a photo from 'lovely' Gstaad, and she was reassured.
- Grandmother of daughter 'Emma Walton' (qv)s children Samuel and Hope.
- Measurements: 34B-25-36 (Source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine).
- She was the youngest person ever to appear in a Royal Command Performance. She performed for 'King George VI' (qv), Queen Elizabeth, Princess Elizabeth/'Queen Elizabeth II' (qv) and 'Princess Margaret' (qv).
- Julie Andrews was nominated for the 1956 Tony Award for Actress in a Musical for "My Fair Lady".