Julia Roberts

julia-roberts-ap-450x600.jpg

Julia Roberts

Julia Roberts

Photo credit: 
AP

Julia Roberts

Date of Birth

Birthday: October 28
Birthplace: Smyrna, Georgia

One of the most popular actresses of her time, Julia Roberts is known for such roles as: Anna Scott in Notting Hill, Anna in Closer, Shelby Eatenton Latcherie in Steel Magnolias, Vivian Ward in Pretty Woman, and as environmental activist Erin Brockovich in the film of the same name. Roberts recently portrayed Dr. Emma Brookner in the HBO television movie The Normal Heart. The film, which was directed by Ryan Murphy (Glee, American Horror Story), follows the journey of gay activist Ned Weeks (played by Mark Ruffalo) as he strives to raise awareness of HIV/Aids during the early 1980's. 

One of the most popular actresses of her time, Julia Roberts is known for such roles as: Anna Scott in Notting Hill, Anna in Closer, Shelby Eatenton Latcherie in Steel Magnolias, Vivian Ward in Pretty Woman, and as environmental activist Erin Brockovich in the film of the same name. Roberts recently portrayed Dr. Emma Brookner in the HBO television movie The Normal Heart. The film, which was directed by Ryan Murphy (Glee, American Horror Story), follows the journey of gay activist Ned Weeks (played by Mark Ruffalo) as he strives to raise awareness of HIV/Aids during the early 1980's. 

Throughout her career, Roberts has been the winner of one Academy Award, a BAFTA Award, three Golden Globes, and a Screen Actors Guild Award and has received numerous award nominations. Her most recent critically-acclaimed role was that of Barbara Weston in August: Osage County, where she starred alongside Meryl Streep and reunited with My Best Friend's Wedding castmate Dermot Mulroney. The role landed Roberts nominations for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress as well as a BAFTA and Golden Globe nomination. 

Roberts additional film credits include: Mystic Pizza, Hook, The Pelican Brief, I Love Trouble, Something to Talk About, Stepmom, Conspiracy Theory, Runaway Bride, Ocean's Eleven, America's Sweethearts, Mona Lisa Smile, Ocean's Twelve, Charlie Wilson's War, Eat Pray Love, Larry Crowen, and Mirror Mirror

 

Show more

Awards & Nominations

2 Nominations
Outstanding Guest Actress In A Drama Series - 1999
  • Nominee
  • Julia Roberts, as Katrina Ludlow
  • Law & Order
  • NBC
Mark Ruffalo (l) and Julia Roberts of The Normal Heart at the 66th Emmy Awards.
Julia Roberts (l) and Ryan Murphy (r) of The Normal Heart backstage at the 66th Emmys.
Larry Kramer (l) and Julia Roberts (r) of The Normal Heart backstage at the 66th Emmys.
Julia Roberts of The Normal Heart celebrates at the 66th Emmy Awards.
Julia Roberts of The Normal Heart and her husband Daniel Moder at the 66th Emmys.
Julia Roberts of The Normal Heart arrives at the 66th Emmys.
Julia Roberts of The Normal Heart and Danny Moder at the 2014 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys.
Fill 1
Fill 1
Mark Ruffalo (l) and Julia Roberts of The Normal Heart at the 66th Emmy Awards.
Camera

Mark Ruffalo (l) and Julia Roberts of The Normal Heart at the 66th Emmy Awards.

Invision/AP
Julia Roberts (l) and Ryan Murphy (r) of The Normal Heart backstage at the 66th Emmys.
Camera

Julia Roberts (l) and Ryan Murphy (r) of The Normal Heart backstage at the 66th Emmys. 

Invision/AP
Larry Kramer (l) and Julia Roberts (r) of The Normal Heart backstage at the 66th Emmys.
Camera

Larry Kramer (l) and Julia Roberts (r) of The Normal Heart backstage at the 66th Emmys. 

Invision/AP
Julia Roberts of The Normal Heart celebrates at the 66th Emmy Awards.
Camera

Julia Roberts of The Normal Heart celebrates at the 66th Emmy Awards.

Invision/AP
Julia Roberts of The Normal Heart and her husband Daniel Moder at the 66th Emmys.
Camera

Julia Roberts of The Normal Heart and her husband Daniel Moder at the 66th Emmys. 

Invision/AP
Julia Roberts of The Normal Heart arrives at the 66th Emmys.
Camera

Julia Roberts of The Normal Heart arrives at the 66th Emmys.

Invision/AP
Julia Roberts of The Normal Heart and Danny Moder at the 2014 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys.
Camera

Julia Roberts of The Normal Heart and Danny Moder at the 2014 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys.

Invision/AP
Browser Requirements
The TelevisionAcademy.com sites look and perform best when using a modern browser.

We suggest you use the latest version of any of these browsers:

Chrome
Firefox
Safari


Visiting the site with Internet Explorer or other browsers may not provide the best viewing experience.

Close Window