JULIA STILES was recently seen in the smash hit SAVE THE LAST DANCE,
which grossed over $88 million at the box office. She has also been appearing as
some of the Shakespeare's most interesting heroines. She appeared as the shrew
in Disneys' 10 THINGS I HATE BOUT YOU, which also starred O's Andrew Keegan. She
recently co-starred in HAMLET for director Michael Almereyda. The film starred
Ethan Hawke as the princely Dane, Stiles as Ophelia, Sam Shepard as the ghost,
Diane Verona as Gertrude, and Bill Murray as Polonius. Julia was also seen
co-starring in DOWN TO YOU, opposite Freddie Prinze Jr.
Stiles was last seen on television on the highly rated NBC mini-series THE
SIXTIES, from producer Linda Obst. Previously she appeared opposite Ellen Barkin
and Oprah Winfrey in the ABC/Harpo Films special presentation BEFORE WOMEN HAD
WINGS. Her additional film credits include Alan J. Pakula's THE DEVILS' OWN with
Harrison Ford and Brad Pit, I LOVE YOU, I LOVE YOU NOT with Claire Danes, and
WIDE AWAKE with Rosie O'Donnell.
Stiles came to the attention of Hollywood when her riveting performance in
Michael Steinber's WICKED was seen at the 1998 Sundance Film Festival. Her
talent for writing the screenplay THE ANARCHIST'S DAUGHTER also earned her a
spot as one of the twelve scripts selected for the 1998 Sundance Institute's
She began her career on the New York stage, appearing in a number of plays at
La Mama and the Kitchen Theatre, including Everyday Newt Burman, Matthew, School
of Life, and, most recently, the MacWelmann's The Sandalwood Box.
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