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Julie Andrews

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S: Julie Andrews

FC: Julie Andrews Annika Talvis, Kadi Kukk

1: *Andrews was a former British child actress and singer who made her Broadway debut in 1954. *Her well known films are "The Sound of Music", "Mary Poppins" and "The Princess Diaries".

2: Julia Elizabeth Wells was born in 1 October, 1935 in Surrey, England. Now she's 75 years old. | Andrews mother was Barbara Ward Wells and father- Edward Charles Wells. In 1939 affected by World War 2 they divorced. Julie lived with her father, until 1940. Then she was send to live with her mother, who would be able to provide Julie's talent.

3: "Andrews family was very poor and we lived in a bad slum area in London" Andrews recalled. | Julie Andrews' stepfather sponsored lessons for her, first at the Cone-Ripman School, then with the famous concert soprano Madame Lilian Stiles-Allen. After Cone-Ripman School, Andrews continued her academic education at the nearby Woodbrook School, a local state school in Beckenham.

4: In 1945 Andrews' stepfather introduced her to Val Parnell. Andrews made her professional solo debut at the London Hippodrome on 22 October 1947. On 1 November 1948, Julie Andrews became the youngest solo performer ever to be seen. 8 October 1949 she reportedly made her television debut on the BBC program. In the year of 1954 Julie Andrews made her Broadway debut portraying "Polly Browne" in the London musical. 2 years later she appeared on the stage with: "My Fair Lady".

5: By the end of 1967, Andrews was the world's most successful film star. She had appeared in the most-watched television special Cinderella; the biggest Broadway musical "My Fair Lady", the largest-selling album and the biggest hit both in 20th Century Fox's history and of all time, The Sound of Music.

7: On 10 May 1959 Andrews married set designer Tony Walton. 3 years later, they moved back to Britain to await the birth of they're daughter- Emma Katherine Walton. | In 1967 Julie Andrews and Tony Walton divorced. 2 years later Andrews remarried to Blake Edwards. Edwards described Andrews by saying: "endlessly cheerful governess". In the 1970s, Edwards and Andrews adopted two daughters; Amy in 1974 and Joanna in 1975. The couple stayed married for 41 years until Edwards' death in 2010.

8: Julie Andrews musical roles: *Star! *Mary Poppins *The Sound of Music *My Fair Lady *Camelot *Victor/Victoria *Putting it together *Darling Lily *The Boy Friend *Thoroughly Modern Millie | Julie Andrews film roles: *Tom Curtain *Hawaii *The Man Who Loved Women *That's Life *Shrek *The Princess Diaries *Eloise at the Plaza *The Tooth Fairy *Relative Values *Little Miss Marker

10: Andrews is very prominent. She has so many nominees, that we can't even count them. Julie Andrews is certainly a precious diamond. | Julie Andrews seems very nice person. She seems kind, caring and loyal. Also she has very beautiful voice and she's talented in acting. We think she's one of the best actresses from 80's. She's very beautiful, though.


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  • Title: Julie Andrews
  • She's an English actress, singer and author from 80's.
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