(biography, photo, video) Julia Roberts
Name: Julia Roberts ( Julia Roberts )
Date of birth: 28 October 1967
Age: 49 years
Place of birth: Atlanta
Activity: Hollywood actress
Marital status: married to Danny Moder
Julia Roberts: biography
Julia Roberts born 28 October 1967 in a hospital in the American city of Smyrna, located in Northwest Georgia. Julia’s mother Betty Lu brademas was an actress and along with her husband, Walter Grady Roberts led acting classes for kids in his hometown. But Julia’s family had two children: Eric and Lisa. All the children of the Roberts family later will go in her mother’s footsteps and become actors in Hollywood. After the birth of Julie Betty was forced to leave the job, which adversely affected the welfare of the family. The situation was saved by Coretta Scott king, widow of the famous fighter for the rights of blacks Martin Luther king, whose children attended drama school Chet Roberts. It was the first time Coretta paid the hospital bills of a young mother.
When she was five years old, parents Roberts broke up. Julia and Lisa stayed in Smyrna with her mother, while Eric’s father moved to Atlanta. Soon Betty Lu brademas linked his fate with critic Michael Motsa. Michael was a cruel man, he drank and was not shy about laying hands on people, raising two step-daughters Julia and Lisa. Through stepfather young Roberts fought constantly with her mother.
The future star grew dreamy child. As a child, Julia believed that she can communicate with animals, and this belief inspired her. The girl dreamed of becoming a veterinarian. In school Roberts tried to be as similar to all, she wanted to feel special, though special talents the child first did not stand out. Julia played the clarinet, participated in local theater productions, inspired by the successful theatrical career of his brother
Eric Roberts. When Julia was ten years old, her father died of cancer. The girl did not know that Walter was sick, though, and talked to him on the phone almost every day. Many years later the actress admitted that even after the death of his father continued to communicate with him in their dreams.
In the thirteen years Roberts went for my first job in a pizzeria. Until graduation, she worked in a Shoe store, eateries and cafes. After school, the young girl tried to enroll at Georgia state University, but failed the entrance exams. Then Julia moved to new York to see her sister Liz and enrolled in acting classes.
Julia Roberts: movies
In his first film project the young actress went with brother Eric. In 1987, the elder brother of Julia played a major role in the melodrama «Red as blood». Eric suggested to my sister a cameo role daughter of a farmer that required little to no acting skills. Then Julia took part in the filming of «Satisfaction», where he played the role of rock singer. For this small role, the actress learned to play musical instruments. In the same year, the young Roberts got her first big role: she played a cafe waitress in the romantic Comedy «Mystic pizza».
Next film rising Hollywood star, bring it to world recognition, was the film «Steel magnolias.» The story follows the lives of six women in particular Latteri Shelby, played by Julia. For this role the actress was awarded the «Golden globe» for «Best actress» and was nominated for the award «Oscar».
In 1989, Julia Roberts took part in the filming of the movie
«Beauty,» directed by Garry Marshall. The producers were looking for a famous Hollywood star in a couple of the main character, played by a young
Richard Gere, but Marshall insisted on the candidacy of Ms. Roberts. Julia immediately called to the project first, from the role of Vivian ward refused Karen Allen, Meg Ryan and other Hollywood Actresses. Many of them considered it beneath their dignity to play the role of «women of easy virtue». In the movie I had to rewrite the story: the popularity of Roberts has grown so rapidly that the Director did not dare to make the grim ending of the film. After the release of «Beauty» the young actress received star Hollywood and has also won the second «Golden Globe» and a nomination for the award «Oscar» for «Best actress».
The star actress has opened her doors to other serious film projects, but her fee from three hundred thousand dollars (that is how much Julia has earned for the role of Vivian ward) turned into millions.
In 1990, rolling out four pictures, starring actress: Thriller-romance of Joseph Ruben’s «sleeping with the enemy», romance Joel Schumacher
«Die young», the Thriller Alan Pakula’s «the Pelican brief» and fantasy is the tale of Steven Spielberg’s «Captain Hook». Although the paintings were financially successful and was well-received by the audience, none of them achieved the popularity of «Beauty». In 1996, on cinema screens out the picture of Stephen Frears ‘ «Merri Reilly,» where Julia Roberts played the main role. Box office the film did not cover the cost of its creation, and Roberts for the first time in his career was nominated for a «Razzie» as «Worst actress.»
A year ago, the actress decided to quit the «dark» projects. She played the role of a culinary critic in the romantic Comedy «
My best friend’s wedding». Audiences and critics took the film more than favorably. The next significant film in the career of the actress became a biography
«Erin Brockovich» Director Steven Soderbergh. Julia played the role of the heroine Erin Brockovich, the protector of human rights, fighting against environmental pollution. The picture becomes a hit and brings the Hollywood star her first statuette «Oscar». The actress never ceases to play in a big movie, she was invited in many famous projects. In 2012, Julia Roberts took part in the filming of the Comedy
«August: Osage County», where she played together with the famous Meryl Streep. Critics were delighted with the acting of Roberts and the actress was nominated for a popular film award of America.
Julia Roberts: the private life
Julia Roberts became a famous person in Hollywood not only because of the movie, but the star of the novels. She met such famous actors as Matthew Perry and Liam Nielson.
On the set of «Steel magnolias» Roberts has an affair with a partner on the set of the actor
Dylan McDermott. There were rumors like a couple even got engaged and soon get married. But the wedding did not happen, and the actress have been increasingly seen in the company of Richard Gere, which gave rise to a new gossip about the personal lives of movie stars. During the filming of the movie «Flatliners» Julia met canadian actor
Kiefer Sutherland. The lovers gave a press interview, talking about his love at first sight. Julia and Kiefer set a date for the wedding, but three days before the Grand event in Newspapers published compromising photos of Sutherland with an unknown girl. After such a wedding could not be and speeches. In 1993, Julia Roberts legitimized their relationship with country singer
Lyle Lovetta. The couple only knew each other three weeks before the wedding, and the whole family life spent traveling. Two years later the couple decided to break off the relationship. About two years old Hollywood star met with the actor of the series «Law and order»
Benjamin Brett. By that time, the actress tried to keep the press away from her personal life, and about the details of their affair is little known. Brett wanted a full family and kids, and Roberts has fully devoted himself to the career of the actress. In the movie «the Mexican,» Julia met her future husband, operator
Danny Moder. At the beginning of the novel Moder was still married. In 2002, Danny broke up with his wife Vera Steiner-Modernization. In the press there were rumors that the famous Julia Roberts was forced to pay ex-wife Modera «compensation» to speed up the divorce. That summer lovers played a magnificent wedding. Two years later, the family of Moder-Roberts gave birth to twins — a boy Phineas Walter (in honor of Julia’s father) and a girl, Hazel Patricia. Julia took up raising children on their ranch in Taos, new Mexico. In 2007, the couple had another child, Henry Daniel.
Julia Roberts: filmography
- Mystic pizza
- Steel magnolias
- My best friend’s wedding
- Runaway bride
- Erin Brockovich
- Ocean’s eleven
- The Smile Of The Mona Lisa
- Eat, pray, love
- August: Osage County
- The normal heart
- Charlotte’s Web
- Fireflies in the garden
- Snow white. The revenge of the dwarves
Julia Roberts: photo