Julia Roberts

Born Oct 28, 1967

Not to be confused with Julie Roberts or Juliet Roberts. For the British Home Shopping host, see Julia Roberts. En:Julia Roberts File:Julia Roberts 2011 Shankbone 3. JPGat the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival premiere of Jesus Henry Christ, which Roberts producedBorn Julia Fiona RobertsTemplate:Safesubst:October 28, 1967 (1967-10-28) (age 44)Template:Safesubst:Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Julia Roberts.


1967 Birth Roberts was born on October 28, 1967 in Smyrna, Georgia, to Betty Lou Bredemus (1934–2015) and Walter Grady Roberts (1933–1977). … Read More
1971 4 Years Old …  Roberts's mother filed for divorce in 1971; the divorce was finalized in early 1972.
From 1972, Roberts lived in Smyrna, Georgia, where she attended Fitzhugh Lee Elementary School, Griffin Middle School, and Campbell High School.


1983 16 Years Old The marriage ended in 1983, with Betty Lou divorcing Motes on cruelty grounds; she stated that marrying him was the biggest mistake of her life. … Read More


1987 20 Years Old 1 More Event
She had previously performed a small role opposite her brother, Eric, in Blood Red (she has two words of dialogue), filmed in 1987 and released in 1989.
1988 - 1992 5 More Events
1993 26 Years Old Roberts reportedly had romantic relationships with actors Jason Patric, Liam Neeson, Kiefer Sutherland, Dylan McDermott, and Matthew Perry. On June 25, 1993, she married country singer Lyle Lovett; the wedding took place at St. James Lutheran Church in Marion, Indiana. They separated in March 1995 and subsequently divorced.
1996 29 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1996, she appeared in season 2 of Friends (episode 13 "The One After the Superbowl").


1997 30 Years Old Over the next few years, she starred in Stephen Frears' Mary Reilly (1996), followed by My Best Friend's Wedding in 1997.
1998 31 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1998, she appeared on Sesame Street opposite the character Elmo, demonstrating her ability to change emotions. … Read More
1999 32 Years Old She starred in the films Stepmom (1998), alongside Susan Sarandon, Notting Hill (1999), with Hugh Grant, and, also in 1999, in Runaway Bride, her second film with Richard Gere. … Read More
2000 33 Years Old 1 More Event
In December 2000, Roberts, who had been the highest paid actress through the 1990s, became the first actress to make The Hollywood Reporters list of the 50 most influential women in show business.
In 2001, Roberts received the Academy Award for Best Actress for her portrayal of Erin Brockovich, who helped wage a successful lawsuit against energy giant Pacific Gas & Electric. … Read More
2002 - 2003 2 More Events
2004 37 Years Old In 2004, Roberts replaced Cate Blanchett in Mike Nichols's Closer, a romantic drama film written by Patrick Marber, based on his award-winning 1997 play of the same name. … Read More
2005 38 Years Old In 2005, she was featured in the music video for the single "Dreamgirl" by the Dave Matthews Band; it was her first music video appearance.
Roberts had two films released in 2006: The Ant Bully and Charlotte's Web. … Read More


2009 - 2012 4 More Events
2013 46 Years Old In 2013, Roberts appeared in August: Osage County, playing one of Meryl Streep's character's three daughters. … Read More
2014 47 Years Old In 2014, Roberts narrated "Women in Hollywood", an episode of season 2 of Makers: Women Who Make America.
2015 48 Years Old 1 More Event
Roberts appears in Givenchy's spring/summer 2015 campaign.
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