In adolescence she switched to contact lenses and bloomed to beautiful, and to match her new look she asked friends to call her "Julia" instead of "Julie".
After high school, she moved to New York and spent a few years modeling, selling shoes, and working at an ice cream stand.
AKA Julie Fiona Roberts Born: 28-Oct-1967Birthplace: Smyrna, GAGender: Female Religion: Hindu Race or Ethnicity: White Sexual orientation: Straight Occupation: Actor Nationality: United States Executive summary: Pretty Woman As a child, she was Julie Roberts, mocked for her string-bean physique, thick glasses, and toothy grin.
Her first film worth remembering was Mystic Pizza (1988), a comedy about three teens working at a small-town pizza parlor.
She played the doomed bride Shelby in Steel Magnolias (1989), opposite Oscar winners Shirley Mac Laine, Sally Field, and Olympia Dukakis.
When the baby dies in her care, she’s then taken to court by the couple.
Roberts has been nominated for four Academy Awards and won Best Actress in 2001 for “Erin Brockovich.” Davis scored her third Oscar nomination for “Fences” in reprising her Tony-award portrayal for the film.
Of course, life gets in the way of success as a fake-sick son, errant husband, and a former colleague with a bomb-dropping memoir derail her modest plan. Insiders say it will be shopped around in the new year.
Taking place over the course of one day, the series is described as a “hilarious, heart-filled story” about reinvention, sisterhood, and how sometimes it takes facing our former selves to truly begin living. With Roberts’ star power, the series becomes the latest hot project to hit the marketplace.
” which will star Cate Blanchett and be directed by Richard Linklater.
“Today Will Be Different” marks Semple’s return to TV, after writing on “Arrested Development,” “Mad About You,” and “Suddenly Susan.” Roberts is represented by CAA.
Brad Pitt and Julia Roberts are NOT “hooking up,” despite a completely fabricated report about the longtime friends. The untrue rumor comes from Celeb Dirty Laundry, which falsely announces in a headline, “Brad Pitt Hooking Up With Julia Roberts: Star Wants To Mother Brad After Divorce.” The accompanying story contends, “There are new reports that Brad Pitt might be hooking up with Julia Roberts, as the actress is looking to mother the actor, especially after all the nasty and very public divorce drama he has gone through with his soon-to-be ex-wife, Angelina Jolie.” “While Brad’s Hollywood friends such as George Clooney and Matt Damon haven’t offered to help the actor in what can easily be called one of the worst periods of his life, Julia Roberts has stepped up to give Brad the support he desperately needs, if not more,” claims the site, without a single source to back up its assertions.