THE BOURNE SUPREMACY
Called "one of the most fearless and talented actresses in Hollywoodâ€ť by the Los
Angeles Times, JULIA STILES (Nicky) has exhibited a rare sophistication in the characters
Stiles is currently returning from London where she made her West End debut to
rave notices in a revival of David Mamet's Oleanna opposite Aaron Eckhart at the
Stiles' film work includes most recently The Prince & Me, directed by Martha
Coolidge and produced by Mark Amin. Julia stars as a college pre-med student who falls
in love with the Prince of Denmark. She also co-starred with Julia Roberts, Kirsten
Dunst and Maggie Gyllenhaal in Mike Newell's Mona Lisa Smile.
Stiles' Shakespeare-inspired film credits include Tim Blake Nelson's O, a
contemporary adaptation of Shakespeare's tragedy, Othello; Michael Almereyda's
Hamlet, opposite Ethan Hawke; and the acclaimed comedy hit, Ten Things I Hate About
You, for which she earned an MTV Movie Award for Best Female Breakthrough
Performance in June 2000 and the Chicago Film Critics Award for Most Promising
Stiles earned critical praise starring in Patrick Stettner's independent feature, The
Business of Strangers, opposite Stockard Channing. The film premiered at the 2001
Sundance Film Festival and the Toronto International Film Festival. Additional film
credits include the megahit Save the Last Dance, for which she was nominated for two
MTV Movie Awards, and David Mamet's State & Main, with William H. Macy, Alec
Baldwin, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Sarah Jessica Parker (the film won a 2000
National Board of Review Award for Best Ensemble Cast). Stiles also made a lasting
impression with her riveting performance in Michael Steinberg's critically acclaimed
drama Wicked, which premiered at the 1998 Sundance Film Festival and the Prague Film
Festival. Other films include Alan J. Pakula's The Devil's Own with Harrison Ford and
Brad Pitt; I Love You, I Love You Not with Claire Danes; M. Night Shyamalan's Wide
Awake with Rosie O'Donnell; and more recently, the romantic comedy A Guy Thing
opposite Jason Lee.
On television, Stiles starred in the ambitious NBC mini-series The Sixties, with
Jerry O'Connell and Josh Charles. Stiles also starred opposite Ellen Barkin and Oprah
Winfrey in the ABC/Harpo Films special presentation Before Women Had Wings.
Additionally, her performance as a young unwed mother opposite Isabella Rossellini in
an episode of the CBS drama Chicago Hope garnered critical praise.
Stiles began her career on the New York stage, appearing in a number of plays at
the LA Mama Theater and the Kitchen Theater, including Everyday Newt Burman and
Matthew: School of Life. She also starred in Mac Welmann's The Sandalwood Box.
Stiles shared the stage with Gloria Reuben and Mary Testa in Eve Ensler's The Vagina
Monologues in New York. In the summer of 2002, Stiles appeared as Viola in the New
York Shakespeare Festival's production of Twelfth Night in Central Park; the cast also
included Kristen Johnston, Christopher Lloyd and Jimmy Smits.
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