Julia Roberts; Biography
Julia Roberts is an American actress and producer, born on October 28, 1967 in Atlanta (Georgia). It is revealed by the popular romantic comedy Pretty Woman in 1990, and becomes a global star. She won international acclaim in 2001 by receiving the Oscar for Best Actress for her role in the film Erin Brockovich, alone against all.She’s one of the best-paid actresses in Hollywood. His brother, Eric Roberts, his sister, Lisa Roberts Gillan and his niece, Emma Roberts, are also actors;
Julia Fiona Roberts made her first appearances in TV movies, commercials, then made her film debut in 1986, under the direction of Peter Masterson, in the thriller A rifle for honor, in which she plays a small role, but which will not be released in American theatres until three years later.In the meantime, she became a young star, thanks to two notable works: in 1988, Donald Petrie’s dramatic comedy Mystic Pizza is already a nice critical and commercial hit, and reveals it to the general public. She is part of the cast of women gathered by Herbert Ross in the dramatic women’s gossip, another hit. She managed to distinguish herself among these great actresses, being quoted in the Oscars and won a Golden Globe;
In 1990, she became a star thanks to the leading role of Garry Marshall’s dramatic comedy Pretty Woman, which won critical and commercial acclaim worldwide. She was nominated for the Oscar for Best Actress for the first time, and her fiction couple with Richard Gere became mythical. She continues with a series of films with very mixed reviews, but which confirm her popularity at the box office: she ventures into the fantastic cinema with Joel Schumacher’s Forbidden Experience, who directs her again in the drama with The Choice to Love.She also wears the psychological thriller with The Nights with my enemy, then lends her features to the mischievous Tinker Bell Fairy in Steven Spielberg’s blockbuster Hook i n 1991.
But it was in 1993 that she managed to assert herself as a sure value, by playing the first female role in the political thriller The Pelican Affair , by Alan J. Pakula, where she played alongside another major star, Denzel Washington. This is followed by a series of other, much more minor projects: the romantic comedies Les complices in 1994, with Nick Nolte, then Amour et Mensonges, by Lasse Hallström, in 1995, with Dennis Quaid. And is part of the cast of stars in the satire Ready-to-wear, written, produced and directed by Robert Altman.
In 1987, at the age of 19, Julia began to associate with the actor Liam Neeson, aged 35 at the time, whom she met on the filming of the film, Satisfaction. They moved together to Venice, a neighborhood in Los Angeles, but separated in 1988.In 1989, she briefly frequented the American actor Dylan McDermott6. In November 1989, she began a relationship with the actor Kiefer Sutherland – with whom she was engaged in August 1990. They broke off their engagement in June 1991, a few days before their wedding.In June 1991, shortly after the cancellation of her marriage to Kiefer Sutherland, it is announced that Julia is in a relationship with the American actor Jason Patric. Their relationship ended in March 1993
On June 27, 1993, Julia marries country singer Lyle Lovett, after a few weeks of relationship. They divorced amicably in March 1995, after 21 months of marriage. Between 1995 and 1996, she frequented the American actor, Matthew Perry; she even appeared in an episode of the series, Friends7,10. She was then in a relationship with American actor Benjamin Bratt, from 1998 to 200111; there too she appears in an episode of her husband’s show, New York, the Judicial Police.
Since 2001, Julia is the companion of the director of American photography Daniel Moder – whom she married on July 4, 2002 in Taos, New Mexico. Together they have three children: two fake twins, Hazel Patricia Moder and Phinnaeus “Finn” Walter Moder (born 28 November 2004)13, and a boy, Henry Daniel Moder (born 18 June 2007).