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Julie Andrews

Actress and Singer Julie Andrews
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Full Name: Julia Elizabeth Wells
Profession: Actress and Singer

United Kingdom

Why Famous: Eternally best known for her portrayals of Mary Poppins (showing remarkable forbearance in the face of Dick Van Dyke's cockney accent) and Maria in The Sound of Music. She is also an author of children's books.

Born: October 1, 1935
Birthplace: Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, England
Age: 85 years old

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra

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  • 1969-11-12 Director Blake Edwards (47) weds "The Sound of Music" actress Julie Andrews (34) in Beverly Hills

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