An Academy Award winner for Erin Brockovich (Best Actress, 2000), JULIA ROBERTS has
many of Hollywood's most successful films, worked with the industry's most
esteemed directors, and her
films have grossed more than $2.5 billion worldwide. She first came to the
attention of audiences with
her critically acclaimed role in Mystic Pizza. Then, with Steel Magnolias, she
received her first Academy
Award nomination (Best Supporting Actress, 1989). Her next film, Pretty Woman,
was the top-grossing
film of 1990 and brought Roberts her second Academy Award nomination (Best
Actress, 1990). Her
memorable performance in that film was followed by a series of notable films
Sleeping with the Enemy, Dying Young, The Pelican Brief and Something to Talk
Roberts also starred with Liam Neeson in Neil Jordan's Michael Collins, and in
romantic musical comedy Everyone Says I Love You. In 1997, she starred in the
box-office smash My
Best Friend's Wedding, directed by P.J. Hogan and the Richard Donner-directed
Theory, co-starring Mel Gibson. Roberts starred opposite Susan Sarandon and Ed
Harris in the Chris
Columbus film Stepmom. In 1999, she starred in two box-office hits: Notting
Hill, costarring Hugh Grant
and directed by Roger Michell; and Runaway Bride, in which she reteamed with her
Pretty Woman costar
and director, Richard Gere and Garry Marshall.
Since 2000's Erin Brockovich, she has appeared in Mona Lisa Smile and American's
both from Revolution Studios. She has starred in three films by director Stephen
Eleven, Ocean's Twelve and Full Frontal. She also appeared with her Ocean's
costar Brad Pitt in The
Mexican, directed by Gore Verbinski. And she starred in Confessions of a
Dangerous Mind, the directorial
debut of her Ocean's costar George Clooney. She has worked with director Mike
Nichols on both Closer
and Charlie Wilson's War.
Roberts provided the voice of Charlotte in the animated film Charlotte's Web and
Broadway debut in Richard Greenberg's Three Days of Rain.
In March of 2009, Roberts starred next to Clive Owen in Duplicity, directed by
Tony Gilroy. Julia
appeared in Valentine's Day, directed by Garry Marshall, released on February
Roberts starred in Eat, Pray, Love, based on the best-selling memoir "Eat, Pray,
Love" by Elizabeth
Gilbert. The movie, directed by Ryan Murphy, was released in the summer of 2010.
Roberts starred as the evil queen in Mirror Mirror, released on March 2012.
She received another Academy Award nomination "Best Supporting Actress" - as
nominations for a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award and a
Critics' Choice Award - for
her part in August: Osage County, which was released on December 2013.
Roberts received Emmy and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations for her role
in The Normal
Heart, which premiered on HBO in May 2014.
Roberts starred in the drama The Secret In Their Eyes, directed by Billy Ray,
which also starred
Nicole Kidman and Chiwetel Ejiofor. The film was released in November 2015.
Roberts appeared in the film Mother's Day, directed by Garry Marshall (April
2016). In addition,
she starred alongside George Clooney in the feature film Money Monster, directed
by Jodie Foster (May
Most recently, Roberts provided voice animation in Smurfs: The Lost Village
Next in February, Roberts will commence production on the upcoming Amazon
Studios drama series,
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