Julie Andrews

Actress/Singer Julie Andrews
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Full Name: Julia Elizabeth Wells
Profession: Actress/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: 83 years old

Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra

Articles on Julie Andrews

Married Life

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

Events in the Life of Julie Andrews

  • 1964-08-27 Walt Disney's "Mary Poppins" directed by Robert Stevenson and starring Julie Andrews and Dick van Dyke premieres in Los Angeles
  • 1965-03-02 One of the most popular musical films of all time, "The Sound of Music", starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer, is released (Academy Awards Best Picture 1966)
  • 1965-04-05 37th Academy Awards: "My Fair Lady", Rex Harrison & Julie Andrews (Mary Poppins) win awards