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Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Julie Andrews

Hey, she was born on the same day as me! How cool is that?

Julie Andrews
Birth name: Julia Elizabeth Wells
DOB: Oct. 1, 1935
Where: Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, England
Height: 5'8''

-Her mother and stepfather were both Vaudeville performers
-At age 20, she launched her career in acting by performing in a London Palladium production of Cinderella
-She somehow got typecast into playing sugar sweet nannies, roles involving singing, governesses

-Blake Edwards: Nov. 12, 1969-Dec. 15, 2010 (his death) 2 kids
-Tony Walton: May 10, 1959-Nov. 14, 1967 (divorced) 1 child

-Her multi-octave singing voice
-Her very regal manner/behavior

-Was named a Dame by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II on Dec. 31, 1999
-Because of the throat surgery she underwent in Nov. 1999, it was said she might never sing again because her throat was ruined by the surgery
-Spent some time in a psychiatric clinic to help her deal with the trauma after the surgery
-Stepfather was alcoholic
-Changed her name from Wells to Andrews when her mother married Ted Andrews
-The only black and white movie she ever made was The Americanization of Emily

Known For
Despicable Me
-Gru's Mom (voice)
Shrek Forever After
-Queen (voice)
Tooth Fairy
Shrek the Third
-Queen (voice)
The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement
-Queen Clarisse Renaldi
Shrek 2
-Queen Lillian
Eloise at Christmastime
Victor/Victoria (TV movie)
-Victoria Grant
Relative Values
-Felicity Marshwood
That's Life!
-Gillian Fairchild
-Jerusha Bromley
The Sound of Music
Mary Poppins
-Mary Poppins

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