Julianne Moore

Actor, Celebrity

1960 –

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Who is Julianne Moore?

Julianne Moore is an American-British actress and children's author. Prolific in cinema since the early 1990s, Moore is particularly known for her portrayals of emotionally troubled women. Her career has involved both art house and Hollywood films, and she has received four Academy Award nominations.

After studying theatre at Boston University, Moore began her career with a series of television roles. From 1985 to 1988, she was a regular in the soap opera As the World Turns, earning a Daytime Emmy for her performance. Her film debut was in 1990, and she continued to play supporting roles throughout the early 1990s. Moore made her breakthrough with Robert Altman's Short Cuts, followed by critically acclaimed performances in Vanya on 42nd Street, and Safe. Starring roles in the blockbusters Nine Months and The Lost World: Jurassic Park established her as a leading Hollywood actress.

Moore received considerable recognition in the late 1990s and early 2000s, earning Oscar nominations for Boogie Nights, The End of the Affair, Far from Heaven, and The Hours. Other notable film appearances include The Big Lebowski, Magnolia, Hannibal, and Children of Men.

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Born
Dec 3, 1960
Fort Bragg
Also known as
  • Julie Anne Smith
  • Julie Ann Moore
  • Julie Ann Smith
  • Juli
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Atheism
Ethnicity
  • Scottish American
Nationality
  • United States of America
  • England
Profession
Education
  • Bachelor's degree, Boston University
  • J. E. B. Stuart High School
  • Frankfurt American High School
  • Boston University College of Fine Arts
Lived in
  • Boston
  • Fayetteville
  • Frankfurt
  • West Village
  • Falls Church
  • Fort Bragg

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on July 23, 2013

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