Profile of the Day: Julia Roberts

Posted October 28, 2015 by Amanda | No Comment
Profile of the Day: Julia Roberts

Julia Roberts

Happy 48th birthday to Julia Roberts!

Actress Julia Roberts was bon on October 28, 1967 in Smyrna, Georgia. The youngest of three children, Julia grew up in a highly creative household. Her parents were actors and co-founded a workshop for aspiring actors and writers in Atlanta.

In 1989, she earned critical praise for her performance in the film Steel Magnolias, in which she co-starred alongside acting legends Sally Field and Shirley MacLaine. Her performance earned Julia her first Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. Soon after, her career skyrocketed. The box office hit Pretty Woman skyrocketed her to international stardom and cemented her position as one of Hollywood’s most popular actresses. In 2001, she won her first Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in the film, Erin Brockovich.

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