Julie Andrews

Julie Andrews

 

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Dame Julia Elizabeth Andrews DBE (née Wells; born 1 October 1935) is an English actress, singer, and author.[1] Andrews, a child actress and singer, appeared on the West End in 1948 and made her Broadway debut in The Boy Friend (1954). She rose to prominence starring in Broadway musicals such as My Fair Lady (1956), playing Eliza Doolittle, and Camelot (1960), playing Queen Guinevere. In 1957, Andrews starred in the premiere of Rodgers and Hammerstein's written-for-television musical Cinderella, a live, network broadcast seen by over 100 million viewers.

Andrews made her feature film debut in Mary Poppins (1964), and won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in the title role. She starred in The Sound of Music (1965), playing Maria von Trapp, and won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical. Between 1964 and 1986, she starred in The Americanization of Emily (1964), Hawaii (1966), Torn Curtain (1966), Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967), Star! (1968), The Tamarind Seed (1974), 10 (1979), Victor/Victoria (1982), That's Life! (1986), and Duet for One (1986).

In 2000, Andrews was made a Dame by Queen Elizabeth II for services to the performing arts. In 2002, she was ranked #59 in the BBC's poll of the 100 Greatest Britons. In 2003, she revisited her first Broadway success, this time as a stage director, with a revival of The Boy Friend. From 2001 to 2004, Andrews starred in The Princess Diaries (2001), The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2004). From 2004 to 2010, she lent her voice to the Shrek animated films and Despicable Me (2010).

Andrews has won an Academy Award, a BAFTA, five Golden Globes, three Grammys, two Emmys, the Screen Actors Guild Lifetime Achievement Award, the Kennedy Center Honors Award, and the Disney Legends Award. Apart from her musical career, she is also an author of children's books and has published an autobiography, Home: A Memoir of My Early Years (2008).

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Mary Poppins
 
Mary Poppins is a 1964 American musical-fantasy film directed by Robert Stevenson and produced by Walt Disney, with songs written and composed by the Sherman Brothers.
Shrek Forever After
 
Shrek Forever After (often promoted as Shrek: The Final Chapter) is a 2010 American 3D computer-animated fantasy comedy-drama film and the fourth installment in the Shrek series, produced by DreamWorks Animation and the sequel to 2007 Shrek the Third.
Shrek the Third
 
Shrek the Third is a 2007 American computer-animated fantasy comedy film and the third installment in the Shrek franchise, produced by DreamWorks Animation.
Shrek 2
 
Shrek 2 is a 2004 American computer-animated fantasy film produced by DreamWorks Animation and directed by Andrew Adamson, Kelly Asbury and Conrad Vernon.

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Minor Play Appearances & References4

Books2

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Collaborators & Influencers30

Other Film-Related Relationships7

Other Music-Related Relationships11

Personal & Professional Relationships6

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News Articles23

Pinelands’ ‘Cinderella’ Not Your Grandfather’s ‘Cinderella’
  –  February 27, 2018
That’s important to note. Rodgers and Hammerstein’s original “Cinderella” was broadcast on CBS on March 31, 1957, starring Julie Andrews. Another TV version came out in 1965, again on CBS, with Lesley Ann Warren in the title role. A third version ...
People Who Are Always Late Have These 14 Things In Common
  –  February 27, 2018
Those bustling city streets are filled with people falling a little bit behind, too. As Julie Andrews said in The Princess Diaries, "A queen is never late. Everyone else is simply early." Now, we may not be royalty, but that sounds like a pretty good life ...
"My Fair Lady" is not community theatre
  –  February 27, 2018
Not low on that list is the social commentary, sadly just as timely today as it was when the original play was written in 1913, or during its original Broadway production with Julie Andrews in 1956, or when it was turned into a movie with Audrey Hepburn in ...
Oscars flashback: Pregnant Meryl Streep receives 2nd Oscar from Sylvester Stallone [WATCH]
  –  February 27, 2018
In addition to Streep’s win, the film received four additional nominations: Streep was joined by a strong group of fellow nominees, two of whom had prevailed before and another who won earlier that evening: Julie Andrews (“Victor/Victoria ...
Fayetteville-Manlius students perform 'Cinderella' as spring musical
  –  February 26, 2018
Originally presented on television in 1957 starring Julie Andrews, Rodgers & Hammerstein's "Cinderella" was twice re-made, first in 1965 for Lesley Ann Warren and then again in 1997 featuring Brandy and Whitney Houston. The original Broadway production ...
25 of the most unforgettable moments in Oscar history
  –  February 25, 2018
Stars including Paul Newman and Julie Andrews slammed the disastrous 10-plus-minute number as an "embarrassment" in an open letter, and Disney filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against the Academy for using its character. 10. Jack Palance does push ...
Make a scene at these places from your favorite films
  –  February 25, 2018
Winter had trespassed into spring the day I visited Mirabell Gardens in Salzburg, Austria, where Julie Andrews and the Von Trapp children sang and danced their way through "Do-Re-Mi." Snowflakes stuck to my nose and eyelashes and also found their icy way ...
BWW Review: THE SOUND OF MUSIC National Tour Filled with Favorite Things
  –  February 24, 2018
Most people in the audience, myself included, are probably most familiar with this story thanks to the 1965 Academy Award winning film adaptation starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer. This is how I came to love the story of Maria, a young woman ...
The Family: A Cult Revealed
  –  February 24, 2018
Happy children with beautiful singing voices. Hamilton-Byrne -- who would never be mistaken for Julie Andrews -- nonetheless dreamed her children could one day become Australia's version of the Von Trapp family from the film "The Sound of Music."
What 27 A-list celebrities looked like when they first started acting
  –  February 23, 2018
A few years later, he stood out in his first starring role as Jackie Robinson in "42." Julie Andrews established her career on Broadway before landing her film debut as the iconic titular character in "Mary Poppins." Andrews was a young pre-teen when she ...
From reel to real
  –  February 23, 2018
Make a scene at these places from your favorite films Winter had trespassed into spring the day I visited Mirabell Gardens in Salzburg, Austria, where Julie Andrews and the Von Trapp children sang and danced their way through “Do-Re-Mi.” Snowflakes ...
Woodlands Academy Presents "Mary Poppins" March 1-3
  –  February 21, 2018
The character of Mary Poppins was first introduced in P.L. Travers' 1934 book, which Walt Disney adapted into the 1964 movie classic starring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke. It's the story of a magical English nanny, who is blown by the East wind to a ...
Mandy Moore's Throwback Princess Diaries Photo Is Flawless, Check It Out
  –  February 21, 2018
It's been a while since I've seen the flick in question, and I'm not really sure how much the three characters really interacted with one another in the first movie, but it's cool Mandy Moore and co. all got to meet Julie Andrews on the set. Plus ...
Five for Families: 'Paddington 2' and other London-based films
  –  February 20, 2018
DVD: 'Mary Poppins' Mr. and Mrs. Banks, a wealthy British couple, seek a new nanny for their two children. When Mary Poppins (Julie Andrews) arrives with a magical umbrella and bag, she not only takes the children on enchanting adventures around London ...
83-year-old Md. woman's theater habit becomes history
  –  February 20, 2018
EL: Ethel Merman. Mary Martin. Julie Andrews, Rex Harrison. Edward G. Robinson from a show I didn't even remember. But it all came back because I had the Playbills. DA: What was the best show? EL: Hamilton had to be...I never wrote a fan letter in my ...
15 Great Celebrity #TBT Photos You Should Definitely Check Out This Week
  –  February 18, 2018
1. Mandy Moore shared this photo of herself on the set of The Princes Diaries, alongside her co-stars, the legendary Julie Andrews and Heather Matarazzo. 2. The Elusive Chanteuse, Mariah Carey, posted this photo from her music video for "Touch My Body," in ...
He directed Ed as Lou
  –  February 18, 2018
on sets occupied by some of the biggest, most formidable stars of all time. You know ... these types: Audrey Hepburn, James Garner, Julie Andrews, Peter O'Toole, Gary Oldman, Debra Winger, Ben Kingsley, Christopher Lee, Ellen Burstyn, Frank Langella ...
Old stuff makes Q-C area unique
  –  February 18, 2018
Since he's in Florida, I'll step in: The movie starring Julie Andrews played at Davenport's former Coronet Theater on Harrison Street for a solid 18 months during 1965-66.
Review: 5 things to know before you buy an Apple HomePod
  –  February 17, 2018
Alas, it had no idea what to make of the request, "Play my favorite song." (It offered Julie Andrews singing "My Favorite Things," which is fun but not, in fact, my favorite.) But Siri really struggles on assistant tasks. It comically mishears dictation.
The bad, the good and the none _ a look at Oscar hosts
  –  February 17, 2018
The show was so bad that it prompted more than a dozen Hollywood's figures — including Julie Andrews, Blake Edwards, Gregory Peck, Paul Newman, Billy Wilder and Sidney Lumet — to write an open letter saying the telecast was "an embarrassment" and that ...
The bad, the good and the none — evaluating past Oscars hosts
  –  February 16, 2018
The show was so bad that it prompted more than a dozen Hollywood’s figures — including Julie Andrews, Blake Edwards, Gregory Peck, Paul Newman, Billy Wilder and Sidney Lumet — to write an open letter saying the telecast was “an embarrassment” and ...
'#thosecurlstho': Mandy Moore shares cute throwback snap of her 16-year-old self with Julie Andrews on set of The Princess Diaries
  –  February 16, 2018
She began her acting career as cheerleader Lana Thomas in Garry Marshall's 2001 film The Princess Diaries. Fast forward 17 years, and Mandy Moore is enjoying huge success as wife and mother Rebecca Pearson on NBC's This Is Us. But her debut clearly is ...
Kid Rock Has Been Having a Decade-Long Affair With Julie Andrews' Granddaughter (EXCLUSIVE)
  –  February 14, 2018
It looks like Kid Rock might not be in "Redneck Paradise" with fiancée Audrey Berry for much longer, since In Touch magazine has exclusively learned that the rocker has been carrying on a lengthy relationship with actress Julie Andrews' 41-year-old ...

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