Happy Birthday, Julia Roberts! Julia Fiona Roberts is an Academy Award-winning American actress, producer, and one among Hollywood’s top stars who turns 53 today, October 28.
Julia is one of the most celebrated women on the face of the earth, she is pretty and very successful career woman.
Even though she made her acting debut in 1987 within the movie Firehouse, and won the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for her supporting role within the comedy-drama Steel Magnolias, it wasn’t until starred alongside Richard Gere in Pretty Woman that she became a household name everywhere the planet.
Julia Fiona Roberts never dreamed she would become the foremost popular actress in America.
She was born in Smyrna, Georgia, to Betty Lou (Bredemus) and Walter Grady Roberts, one-time actors and playwrights, and is of English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, German, and Swedish descent.
As a toddler , thanks to her love of animals, Julia originally wanted to be a veterinarian, but later studied journalism. When her brother, Eric Roberts, achieved some success in Hollywood, Julia decided to undertake acting.
Her first break came in 1988 when she appeared in two youth-oriented movies Mystic Pizza (1988) and Satisfaction (1988). the films introduced her to a replacement audience who instantly fell crazy with this beautiful woman.
Julia’s biggest success was within the signature movie Pretty Woman (1990), that Julia got an Oscar nomination, and also won the People’s Choice award for Favorite Actress. albeit Julia would spend subsequent few years either starring in serious movies, or playing fantasy roles like Tinkerbell, the movie audiences would always love Julia best in romantic comedies.
With My Best Friend’s Wedding (1997) Julia gave the genre fresh life that had been lacking in Hollywood for a few time. Offscreen, after a quick marriage, Julia has been romantically linked with several actors, and married cinematographer Daniel Moder in 2002; the couple has three children together.
Julia has also get entangled with UNICEF charities and has made visits to several different countries, including Haiti and India, so as to market goodwill. Julia Robert remains one among the foremost popular and sought-after talents in Hollywood.
Since then Julia Roberts has continued to star in roles that redefined the rom-com genre. From the Pelican Brief, an adaptation of the toilet Grisham novel of an equivalent name in 1993 to My Best Friend’s Wedding (1997), Notting Hill (1999), and Runaway Bride (1999), Julia proved that she was made for the screens.
In 2000, Julia became the primary actress to earn $20 million, for enjoying the eponymous environmental activist within the Steven Soderbergh-directed biographical film Erin Brockovich.
Her performance garnered her the Academy Award for Best Actress, the BAFTA Award for Best Actress during a Leading Role, and therefore the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress (Drama).