Julia Fiona Roberts (born October 28, 1967) is an American actress and producer. She became a Hollywood star after headlining the romantic comedy Pretty Woman (1990), which grossed $464 million worldwide. After winning two Golden Globe Awards and also receiving Academy Award nominations for Steel Magnolias (1989) and Pretty Woman, she won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in Erin Brockovich (2000). Her films Mystic Pizza (1988), The Pelican Brief (1993), My Best Friend’s Wedding (1997), Notting Hill (1999), Runaway Bride (1999), Ocean’s Eleven (2001), Ocean’s Twelve (2004), Charlie Wilson’s War (2007), Valentine’s Day (2010), Eat Pray Love (2010), and Mirror Mirror (2012) have collectively brought box office receipts of over $2.6 billion, making her one of the most successful actresses in terms of box office receipts.
In 2013, she appeared in August: Osage County, for which she received her 4th Academy Award nomination.
Roberts had become one of the highest-paid actresses in the world, topping The Hollywood Reporter’s annual “power list” of top-earning female stars from 2005 to 2006. Her fee for 1990’s Pretty Woman was $300,000; in 2003, she was paid an unprecedented $25 million for her role in Mona Lisa Smile (2003). As of 2010, Roberts’s net worth was estimated to be $140 million.
Roberts has been named one of People magazine’s “50 Most Beautiful People in the World” eleven times, tied with Halle Berry. In 2011, she was named one of the “100 Hottest Women of All-Time” by Men’s Health.
|1988||Mystic Pizza||Daisy Arujo|
|1988||Satisfaction||Daryle||Alternative Title: Girls of Summer|
|1989||Blood Red||Maria Collogero|
|1989||Steel Magnolias||Shelby Eatenton Latcherie|
|1990||Pretty Woman||Vivian Ward|
|1991||Sleeping with the Enemy||Sara Waters/Laura Burney|
|1991||Dying Young||Hilary O’Neil|
|1992||Player, TheThe Player||Herself|
|1993||The Pelican Brief||Darby Shaw|
|1994||I Love Trouble||Sabrina Peterson|
|1994||Prêt-à-Porter||Anne Eisenhower||Alternative Title: Ready to Wear|
|1995||Something to Talk About||Grace King Bichon|
|1996||Mary Reilly||Mary Reilly|
|1996||Michael Collins||Kitty Kiernan|
|1996||Everyone Says I Love You||Von Sidell|
|1997||My Best Friend’s Wedding||Alice Sutton|
|1997||Conspiracy Theory||Julianne Potter|
|1998||Stepmom||Isabel Kelly||Also Executive Producer|
|1999||Notting Hill||Anna Scott|
|1999||Runaway Bride||Maggie Carpenter|
|2000||Erin Brockovich||Erin Brockovich||Academy Award for Best Actress|
|2001||Mexican, TheThe Mexican||Samantha Barzel|
|2001||America’s Sweethearts||Kathleen “Kiki” Harrison|
|2001||Ocean’s Eleven||Tess Ocean|
|2002||Confessions of a Dangerous Mind||Patricia Watson|
|2003||Mona Lisa Smile||Katherine Ann Watson|
|2004||Ocean’s Twelve||Tess Ocean|
|2006||Charlotte’s Web||Charlotte the Spider||Voice Only|
|2006||Beslan: Three Days In September||Narrator||Voice Only|
|2006||Ant Bully, TheThe Ant Bully||Hova||Voice Only|
|2007||Charlie Wilson’s War||Joanne Herring|
|2008||Fireflies in the Garden||Lisa Waechter|
|2010||Eat Pray Love||Elizabeth Gilbert|
|2011||Love, Wedding, Marriage||Ava’s Therapist||Voice Only|
|2011||Larry Crowne||Mercedes Tainot|
|2012||Mirror, Mirror||Queen Clementianna|
|2013||August: Osage County||Barbara Fordham|
|2014||The Normal Heart||Dr. Emma Brookner||Post-production|
Aidan McArdle: I think she is ok. Some of her roles were wooden.
Alvean Jones (tv presenter): she’s good in Erin Brockovich.