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Julie Andrews (1935-)


Actress, singer, and author. Actress in stage productions, including Wynkin, Blynken, and Nod, c. 1938; (as singer) Starlight Roof (revue), Hippodrome Theatre, London, England, 1947; (as title role) Humpty Dumpty (pantomime), Casino Theatre, London, 1948; (as title role) Red Riding Hood (pantomime), Nottingham Theatre Royal, Nottingham, England, 1950; (as Princess Balroulbadour) Aladdin, Casino Theatre, 1951; Jack and the Beanstalk (pantomime), Coventry Hippodrome, Coventry, England, 1952; (as title role) Cinderella (pantomime), Palladium Theatre, London, 1953; (as member of the ensemble) Caps and Belles (revue), Empire Theatre, Nottingham, 1953; (as Becky Dunbar) Mountain of Fire, Royal Court Theatre, Liverpool, England, 1954; (as Polly Browne) The Boy Friend, Royale Theatre, New York, NY, 1954; (as Eliza Doolittle) My Fair Lady, Shubert Theatre, New Haven, CT, then Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York, 1956, Drury Lane Theatre, London, 1958-1959; (as Guinevere) Camelot, Majestic Theatre, New York, 1960-1961; Putting It Together (revue), Manhattan Theatre Club, New York, 1993; (as Victoria Grant) Victor/Victoria, Marquis Theatre, New York, 1995-1997; (as host) Hey, Mr. Producer, Lyceum Theatre, London, 1998; (as host) My Favorite Broadway: The Leading Ladies, Theatre at Carnegie Hall, New York, 1998; (as host) My Favorite Broadway: The Love Songs, City Center Theatre, New York, 2000; also appeared in a Royal Command Performance, Palladium Theatre, 1948.

Actress in films, including (as voice of Princess Zeila) The Singing Princess (animated; also known as The Rose of Bagdad), Trans-National, 1952 (English-language version of La rosa di Bagdad, Ima, 1949); (as title role) Mary Poppins, Buena Vista, 1964; (as Emily Barham) The Americanization of Emily (also known as Emily), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1964; (as herself) Action on the Beach, 1964; (as Maria) The Sound of Music (also known as Sing-a-long Sound of Music), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1965; (as Jerusha Bromley Hale) Hawaii, United Artists, 1966; (as Dr. Sarah Louise Sherman) Torn Curtain, Universal, 1966; (as Millie Dillmount) Thoroughly Modern Millie, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1967; (as Gertrude Lawrence) Star! (also known as Loves of a Star and Those Were the Happy Times), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1968; (as Lili Smith) Darling Lili, Paramount, 1970; (as herself) The Moviemakers, 1971; (as Judith Farrow) The Tamarind Seed, Avco-Embassy, 1974; (as Samantha "Sam" Taylor) 10, Warner Bros., 1979; (as Amanda) Little Miss Marker, Universal, 1980; (as Sally Miles) S.O.B., Paramount, 1981; (as Victoria Grant/Count Victor Grezhinski [title roles]) Victor/Victoria, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1982; (as Marianna) The Man Who Loved Women, Columbia, 1983; (as Stephanie Anderson) Duet for One, Cannon, 1986; (as Gillian Fairchild) That's Life! (also known as Blake Edwards' That's Life!), Columbia, 1986; (as Pamela Picquet) A Fine Romance (also known as A Touch of Adultery and Cin Cin), Castle Hill, 1992; (as song performer) "The Lonely Goatherd" and "The Sound of Music," Welcome to Woop Woop, Goldwyn Films/Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1997; (as Queen Clarisse Renaldi) The Princess Diaries (also known as The Princess of Tribeca), Buena Vista/Walt Disney Pictures, 2001; (as voice of Queen Lillian) Shrek 2, DreamWorks, 2004; and (as Queen Clarisse Renaldi) The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement, Buena Vista/Walt Disney Pictures, 2004; also appeared in After the Laughter and The Laundromat.

Appeared in videos, including Mary Poppins, The Walt Disney Comedy and Magic Revue, 1985; Mary Poppins, Disney Sing-Along-Songs: Heigh-Ho, 1992; Mary Poppins, Disney Sing-Along-Songs: Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious, 1993; Mary Poppins, Disney Sing-Along-Songs: You Can Fly, 1993; Mary Poppins, Disney Sing-Along-Songs: Be Our Guest, 1994; and A New Princess (also known as Making of 'The Princess Diaries'), 2001.

Appeared in television series, including (as host) The Julie Andrews Show, National Broadcasting Company (NBC), 1965; (as host) The Julie Andrews Hour, American Broadcasting Companies (ABC), 1972-1973; and (as Julie Carlyle-McGuire) Julie, ABC, 1992. Actress in television movies, including (as Audrey Grant) Our Sons (also known as Too Little, Too Late), ABC, 1991; (as Catherine) One Special Night, Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS), 1999; (as Felicity) Relative Values, Starz!, 2000; (as Ethel Thayer) On Golden Pond, CBS, 2001; (as Nanny) Eloise at the Plaza, 2003; and (as Nanny) Eloise at Christmastime, 2003.

Appeared in television specials, including (as Lise) "High Tor," Ford Star Jubilee, CBS, 1956; (as title role) Cinderella, CBS, 1957; The Jack Benny Hour, CBS, 1959; The Fabulous Fifties, CBS, 1960; Julie and Carol at Carnegie Hall, CBS, 1962; (as host) The Julie Andrews Special, ABC, 1968; (as host) An Evening with Julie Andrews and Harry Belafonte, NBC, 1969; A World of Love, CBS, 1970; Disney World—A Gala Opening: Disneyland East (also known as The Grand Opening of Walt Disney World), NBC, 1971; Julie and Carol at Lincoln Center, CBS, 1971; (as host) Julie! (documentary), ABC, 1972; (as host) Julie on Sesame Street, ABC, 1973; Walt Disney: A Golden Anniversary Salute, 1973; (as host) Julie and Dick in Covent Garden, ABC, 1974; Julie and Jackie: How Sweet It Is, 1974; (as host) Julie—My Favorite Things, ABC, 1975; (as host) Puzzle Children, Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 1976; (as song performer) "Peter Pan," Hallmark Hall of Fame, NBC, 1976; Julie and Perry and the Muppets, 1976; America Salutes the Queen, NBC, 1977; (as host) Julie Andrews: One Step into Spring, CBS, 1978; ABC's Silver Anniversary Special, 1978; (as host) Merry Christmas . . . With Love, Julie, syndicated, 1979; "Julie Andrews' Invitation to the Dance with Rudolf Nureyev," The CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young People, CBS, 1980; Bob Hope Special: Bob Hope's Pink Panther Thanksgiving Gala, NBC, 1982; Disneyland's Thirtieth Anniversary Celebration, NBC, 1985; (as host) Julie Andrews: The Sound of Christmas, ABC, 1987; Mancini and Friends, 1987; (as host) The Sixteenth Annual American Film Institute Life Achievement Award: A Salute to Jack Lemmon, CBS, 1988; Lerner and Loewe: Broadway's Last Romantics, 1988; An Evening with Alan Jay Lerner, 1989; "Julie and Carol: Together Again," AT&T Presents, ABC, 1989; "Julie Andrews in Concert" (also known as "An Evening with Julie Andrews"), Great Performances, PBS, 1990; Carnegie Hall at One Hundred: A Place of Dreams (documentary), PBS, 1991; (as host) Christmas in Washington, NBC, 1992; The King and I: Recording a Hollywood Dream (documentary), PBS, 1993; The Sound of Julie Andrews, The Disney Channel, 1994; The Making of My Fair Lady: More Loverly than Ever, The Disney Channel, 1995; "Some Enchanted Evening: Celebrating Oscar Hammerstein II," Great Performances, PBS, 1995; Rodgers & Hammerstein: The Sound of Movies, Arts and Entertainment (A&E), 1996; (as host) The American Film Institute Salute to Robert Wise, NBC, 1998; (as host) Hey, Mr. Producer (also known as Hey, Mr. Producer! The Musical World of Cameron Mackintosh), PBS, 1998; (as host) "My Favorite Broadway: The Leading Ladies," Great Performances, PBS, 1999; (in archive footage) A&E Biography: The Von Trapp Family—Harmony and Discord, A&E, 2000; (as host) "My Favorite Broadway: The Love Songs," Great Performances, PBS, 2001; (in archive footage) Walt: The Man behind the Myth, 2001; (as herself) I Love Muppets, 2002; (as herself) Unconditional Love, 2002; (as herself) Liza Minnelli: The E! True Hollywood Story, E!, 2002; (in archive footage) The One Hundred Greatest Musicals, 2002; and Broadway's Lost Treasures, PBS, 2003.

Appeared at televised awards presentations, including The Thirty-Eighth Annual Tony Awards, 1984; The Second Annual American Comedy Awards, 1988; (as host) The Forty-Fifth Annual Tony Awards, CBS, 1991; The Seventeenth Annual People's Choice Awards, CBS, 1991; The Fifty-Third Annual Tony Awards, 1999; The Seventy-Third Annual Academy Awards, 2001; The Kennedy Center Honors, CBS, 2001; and (as presenter) The Seventy-Fifth Annual Academy Awards, 2003. Guest star in episodes of television series, including "Crescendo," DuPont Show of the Month, CBS, 1957; (as herself) The Andy Williams Show, NBC, 1964; (as herself) The Muppet Show, syndicated, 1977; Entertainment Tonight, syndicated, 1989; Reflections on the Silver Screen with Professor Richard Brown, American Movie Classics, 1990; (as herself) Clive Anderson Talks Back, 1994; (as herself) "Caroline and Victor/Victoria," Caroline in the City, NBC, 1996; also appeared in numerous episodes of talk shows.

Appeared in the British Broadcasting Company (BBC) radio series Educating Archie, 1950. Featured on recordings, including My Fair Lady (original Broadway cast recording), Columbia Special Projects, 1956; Camelot (original cast recording), Columbia, 1960; My Fair Lady (original London cast recording), Columbia, 1960; Mary Poppins (original soundtrack recording), Buena Vista, 1964; The Sound of Music (original soundtrack recording), RCA, 1965; Thoroughly Modern Millie (original soundtrack recording), 1967; Star! (original soundtrack recording), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1968; Victor/Victoria (original soundtrack recording), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1982; Love, Julie, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1987; The King and I (studio cast recording), Philips, 1992; Putting It Together (original cast album), RCA, 1993; Broadway—The Music of Richard Rodgers, Philips, 1994; The Best of Julie Andrews: Thoroughly Modern Julie, Rhino, 1995; Victor/Victoria (original Broadway cast album), Philips, 1995; Here I'll Stay: The Words of Alan Jay Lerner, Philips, 1996; also recorded Christmas with Julie Andrews, Columbia, Broadway's Fair Julie, Lion's Cage, and Tell It Again; with Carol Burnett, recorded Julie Andrews and Carol Burnett at Carnegie Hall.

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