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Higher Education: High School
Julia Fiona Roberts was born in Smyrna, Georgia, to Betty Lou and Walter Grady Roberts. Julia wanted to be a veterinarian when she was younger since she loved animals, but she eventually decided to study journalism. It was her role in the romantic comedy Pretty Woman that made her a Hollywood leading lady. She has had eight nominations for the three Golden Globe Awards she has won, as well as four nods for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in Erin Brockovich (2000). Julia married cinematographer Daniel Moder in 2002, and have three children together. Off-screen, Julia has been romantically linked with a number of actors.
In 1988: Roberts made her debut on the big screen with roles in the dramedies Satisfaction and the love story Mystic Pizza.
In 1989: Roberts played a young newlywed with diabetes in Steel Magnolias.
In 1990: Julia's most notable achievement was in the iconic film Pretty Woman, for which Julia received an Oscar nomination.
In 1993: Roberts and Denzel Washington co-starred in the suspenseful movie The Pelican Brief.
In 1997: Julia revitalised a genre that had been lacking in Hollywood for some time with My Best Friend's Wedding.
In 1999: Hugh Grant and Roberts appeared together in Notting Hill.
In 2001: Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, and Roberts all starred in the movie Ocean's Eleven. Ocean's Eleven rose to become the year's fifth-highest-grossing movie.
In 2013: In the drama-comedy August: Osage County, Roberts played the lead role.
In 2018: In Peter Hedges' drama Ben Is Back, Roberts played the mother of a troubled young man.
Achievements and Awards:
After being nominated for an Oscar, Roberts won Best Actress.
Steel Magnolias and Pretty Woman earned her Golden Globe nominations.
From 2002 through 2005, Roberts was consistently included in the list of the top 10 paid actresses.
Roberts claimed to have converted to Hinduism in 2010 for "spiritual pleasure." Roberts follows the teachings of Neem Karoli Baba.