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English film and stage actress, singer, and author

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Dame Julia Elizabeth Andrews, DBE is the recipient of Golden Globe, Emmy, Grammy, BAFTA, People's Choice Award, Theatre World Award, Screen Actors Guild and Academy Award honours. Andrews was a former British child actress and singer who made her Broadway debut in 1954 with The Boy Friend, and rose to prominence starring in other musicals such as My Fair Lady and Camelot, and in musical films such as Mary Poppins (1964), for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress, and The Sound of Music (1965): the roles for which she is still best-known. Her voice spanned four octaves until it was damaged by a throat operation in 1997.

Julie Andrews Info

Birth nameJulia Elizabeth Wells
Date of BirthOctober 1, 1935
Place of BirthWalton-on-Thames, Surrey, England
OccupationsActress, singer, author
Spouse (s)Tony Walton (1959–1967), Blake Edwards (1969–present)
Years active1949–present
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 Someday I’ll take one of those great vacations, when I do nothing but read all the books that are piled up by my bedside. I’ll never get through them all. I know I won’t. But that would be a nice, nice thought, if I could just have a month to just browse and read. I never get to it, but I try. 
— Julie Andrews / October 02, 2010
 There was an erroneous announcement that I’d had restorative vocal surgery and I have not. I could never pretend that I sing as I used to. I have a few good bass notes, so I can do a great ‘Ol Man River,’ and I can sing-speak a little bit. I am going on a small international tour later this year, doing a beautiful concert of music that I debuted last year in America. 
— Julie Andrews / October 02, 2010



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