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Julia Roberts

Julia Roberts

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Famous as :

Actress

Birth Name :

Julie Fiona Roberts

Birth Date :

October 28, 1967

Birth Place :

Smyrna, Georgia, USA

Spouse :

Lyle Lovett (singer, 25-Jun-93 - 22-Mar-95), Daniel Moder (cameraman, since 4-Jul-02)

Claim to fame :

As Vivian Ward in "Pretty Woman" (1990)

Biography


Julia Fiona Roberts born on October 28, 1967 in Smyrna, Georgia, USA is an Oscar winning actress. Her father died of cancer when she was still 10 years old made her, his brother Eric Roberts and sister Lisa Roberts Gillan became an orphan. Completed her education at Griffin Middle School, the girl then went on to Campbell High School. During her childhood, because of her love of animals she wanted to be a veterinarian, but later on opted to study journalism instead.

Envying her brother Eric Roberts' success in Hollywood, Roberts persisted to try acting. Her first performance in two youth-oriented movies "Mystic Pizza" and "Satisfaction" in 1988 had caught the moviegoers' attention that in the following years she got her other supernumerary role as a young bride battling diabetes in "Steel Magnolias" (1989). The role she played in this movie led her to receive her first Oscar nomination as Best Supporting Actress. In the year of 1990, she gained more fame as she co-starred with Richard Gere in the Cinderella-story "Pretty Woman", an American romantic comedy motion picture in which she acted as Los Angeles streetwalker Viv Ward with Gere portraying Edward Lewis, a wealthy and ruthless businessman who makes a living as a corporate takeover specialist. Her performance in this particular picture gave the beauty her second Oscar nod, this time for the Best Actress.

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Julia Roberts Joins Remake of Oscar Winner 'The Secret in Their Eyes'

September 05, 2014 00:28:32 GMT

is set to join "" which is adapted from the Oscar-winning 2009 Argentinian thriller. The project became an instant hot title at Toronto Film Festival after IM Global shopped it around at the festival.
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Julia Roberts Used to Think She's 'the Prettiest Actress in Hollywood'

August 09, 2014 05:22:20 GMT

will be on the cover of InStyle for the sixth time for the magazine's 20th anniversary issue. The actress looks gorgeous with a pink lipstick and a belted Louis Vuitton dress. She also opens up to the magazine about everything from self-esteem to motherhood.
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Julia Roberts' Half-Sister Blamed Actress and Family for Depression in Suicide Note

July 02, 2014 03:34:31 GMT

A suicide note written by ' half-sister Nancy Motes has been revealed. In the handwritten note, Motes who passed away earlier this year accused the Oscar-winning actress and other family members of driving her into depression.
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Video: Julia Roberts, Ashton Kutcher, Matthew McConaughey Read Mean Tweets on 'JKL'

May 23, 2014 03:24:51 GMT

made more celebrities read mean tweets about themselves on his show. didn't seem to be bothered by the tweet which read, "There are people who think Julia Roberts is hot!? Her gigantic mouth looks like it will devour an elephant in one bite."
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Julia Roberts' Half-Sister Died From Suicide, Not Accidental Overdose

May 15, 2014 17:17:04 GMT

Autopsy and toxicology tests on ' half-sister have been completed. The Los Angeles County Coroner released a statement on Wednesday, May 14 that Nancy Motes, 37, committed suicide by consuming multiple drugs and climbing into a bathtub filled with water. The family previously stated that Motes passed away from "an apparent drug overdose."
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Julia Roberts Speaks on Half-Sister's Suicide for the First Time

April 22, 2014 00:49:53 GMT

finally opened up about the death of her half-sister Nancy Motes. In an interview with WSJ Magazine, the actress revealed her heartbreak as she and her family coped up with Motes' suicide at the age of 37.
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Julia Roberts Mistakenly Called 'Jessica Roberts' on Oscar's Red Carpet

March 03, 2014 03:07:38 GMT

Tyson Beckford made mistake while he was reporting from the red carpet event at the 2014 Academy Awards. Beckford, who was making live report for ABC, mistakenly called "Jessica Roberts" while she was shown on the screen. Some people thought that he was confused because 's photo was shown next.
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Fiance of Julia Roberts' Half-Sister Breaks Silence After Her Death

February 14, 2014 07:29:29 GMT

John Dilbeck, the fiance of ' half-sister Nancy Motes who was found dead of apparent drug overdose on Sunday, February 9, has released a statement following the tragedy. In the statement, Dilbeck stated that his late fiancee loved her family.
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Julia Roberts' Half-Sister Reportedly Took Her Own Life to Ruin the Actress' Career

February 13, 2014 09:10:12 GMT

Negative headlines about keep pouring in following the death of her half-sister Nancy Motes. Motes was found dead in bathroom earlier this month due to apparent overdose and she was said leaving suicide notes in which she claimed Roberts "drove her to do this."
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Julia Roberts' Half-Sister Nancy Motes Left Notes, Officials Say

February 12, 2014 04:46:44 GMT

Nancy Motes, ' younger half sister who was found dead in a bathroom of apparent drug overdose on Sunday, February 9, left suicide notes prior to her death, officials said. Deputy chief of the L.A. County coroner's office Ed Winter told L.A. Times that there were "several written notes" left by Motes, but he would not reveal the content.
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Circumstances of Julia Roberts' Half-Sister's Death Released

February 11, 2014 00:04:13 GMT

' half-sister, Nancy Motes, was found dead in her Los Angeles home on Sunday, February 9. The 37-year-old had a history of "some medical issues," Los Angeles County Coroner's Assistant Chief Ed Winter said in a statement.
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'Glee' Taps Marlee Matlin as Nationals Judge, Julia Roberts Is Up for Guest Stint

December 19, 2013 08:45:10 GMT

"" has secured Academy Award-winning actress Marlee Matlin to guest star in an upcoming Nationals episode. She will play one of the judges at the competition and appear in the episode set to air in March.
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Julia Roberts Denies Pregnancy Rumor

December 14, 2013 06:16:41 GMT

is not pregnant. The Oscar-winning actress denied speculations saying that she is expecting her fourth child as she stopped by "". In a Thursday, December 12 episode, the show's host asked if Roberts planned to have an addition to her family.
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Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts Quarrel in First 'August: Osage County' Trailer

May 11, 2013 03:22:38 GMT

Building the anticipation before the film's November 8 release, the first trailer for -produced "" has been debuted via ABC News. The video not only boasts the film's star-studded cast ensemble, but also previews a love and hate relationship between a mom and a daughter as portrayed by and .
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First Trailer for Jack Kerouac Drama 'Big Sur'

January 05, 2013 03:09:05 GMT

The first trailer for indie drama "" has been released, showcasing the imagining of a famed novel of the same title by prominent Beat poet Jack Kerouac. Overall, the trailer is studded with elegant shots of open terrain and beautiful vintage settings.
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Coachella Organizers Hint Rolling Stones May Headline Festival

January 05, 2013 02:58:20 GMT

In mid-December of last year, English rock band tipped off that they might be performing at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival 2013 as they accidentally mentioned in their mobile app the dates of the three-day music and arts festival in California as part of their tour. Frontman said he didn't know how it happened and the dates were subsequently removed.
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Kelly Clarkson 'Never Insulted' by Lesbian Rumors, Hit on by 'Hottest Girl Ever'

January 05, 2013 02:25:22 GMT

is never offended by crazy rumors suggesting that she's lesbian. While many people think she's gay because she'd been single for too long, the "Breakaway" hitmaker admits that she doesn't feel insulted by those opinions. Still, the 30-year-old singer reveals that she once got hit on by "the hottest girl ever."
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Ryan Murphy to Adapt 'Normal Heart' Starring Julia Roberts for HBO

January 05, 2013 02:17:45 GMT

Ryan Murphy and HBO are teaming up to bring Tony-winning play "" onto the small screen. The "" and "" creator is set to serve on the helm of the telepic which is slated to premiere on the premium cable channel in 2014.
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Video Premiere: Miley Cyrus' 'Look What They've Done to My Song'

October 04, 2012 04:48:35 GMT

Before introducing her brand new music, gives fans a preview of what's to expect from her in a form of a new music video. The former "" star covers Melanie Safka's classic "Look What They've Done to My Song".
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Julia Roberts' 'Taming of the Shrew' Lands on ABC

October 04, 2012 04:28:51 GMT

ABC has obtained a new sitcom to be executive produced by in collaboration with Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas. The show is called "The Taming of the Shrew", which is the same title of the classic Shakespeare play, but the similarity stops there.
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'Dancing with the Stars' Unveils All-Star Cast Photos

August 23, 2012 08:44:39 GMT

The official cast photos of "" All-Star edition have been revealed. Donning skimpy outfits, the female celebrities and pro-dancers are paired with their male partners, who are mostly clad in a two-piece outfit.
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David Archuleta Makes His Last Studio Session in 'Everybody Hurts' Music Video

August 23, 2012 08:41:43 GMT

sings his heart out in his new music video for "Everybody Hurts". Covering 's 1992 hit song, the "" alum can be seen singing in a recording studio along with an orchestra, which includes producer Kurt Bestor. The studio scene was apparently taken the day before the crooner left for his LDS mission.
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Andrew De Leon Is Among Wild Card Acts Going to 'America's Got Talent' Semifinals

August 23, 2012 07:54:33 GMT

"" sent four more acts to semifinals on Wednesday, August 22. After being brought back onto the stages by the judges on Tuesday night, twelve Wild Card acts were awaiting the results to be announced by host .
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Taylor Swift, Julia Roberts and Gwyneth Paltrow Lined Up for 'Stand Up to Cancer' Telethon

August 23, 2012 07:50:44 GMT

"Stand Up to Cancer" continues its tradition to hold a star-studded telethon to support the good cause. This year, the event will be supported by , and . Set to perform are , and along with Swift.
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George Clooney and Julia Roberts Sue Audio-Visual Companies Over Property Rights

May 02, 2012 02:54:49 GMT

Eleven years after sharing screen in "Ocean's Eleven", and are teaming up once again. This time, however, the Hollywood stars aren't joining forces for any movie project. Instead, they collaborate to sue two audio-visual companies they accused of using their images without their permission.
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Meryl Streep to Be Julia Roberts' Dysfunctional Mom in 'August: Osage County'

February 16, 2012 06:41:18 GMT

will star as ' dysfunctional mother in an upcoming high-profile drama, "". On Wednesday, February 15, The Weinstein Co. has confirmed that the two Oscar-winning actresses have signed on to the film which will be directed by "" helmer John Wells.
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Julia Roberts and Alec Baldwin Added to Ryan Murphy's All-Star Film 'Normal Heart'

January 21, 2012 05:44:25 GMT

"", an upcoming drama directed and produced by "" creator Ryan Murphy, has added more top film stars to join in the cast ensemble. According to The Hollywood Reporter, and have been tapped to star in the film, which is an adaptation of the Tony-winning play of the same title.
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Video Premiere: Susan Boyle's 'You Have to Be There'

October 07, 2011 04:15:30 GMT

has debuted a music video to support her new single "You Have to Be There" which is the first offering from her upcoming third studio album. The British singing sensation, who claimed her fame through "", keeps it simple yet classy in this black-and-white clip.
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Sony Develops New 'Zorro' Reboot, Hires TV Scribes to Pen the Script

October 07, 2011 03:43:56 GMT

A new reboot for "" franchise is currently being developed at Sony Pictures. While it is called a reboot, this latest adaptation of the sword-wielding Spanish outlaw reportedly will not be a remake because it will tell the origin tale of the comic book icon based on Isabel Allende's 2005 novel.
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First Look at Kiefer Sutherland's 'Touch' in Trailer

October 07, 2011 03:36:38 GMT

FOX has given a sneak peek to 's new drama "" by debuting its first trailer. It follows the "" alum's character named Martin Bohm, a widower and single father who is haunted by an inability to connect to his mute 11-year-old son, Jake.
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