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JULIANNE MOORE (Julian), an actress of exceptional range, has delivered outstanding work in both box-office hits and independent features.

Moore most recently starred in Bart Freundlich's Trust the Man, opposite David Duchovny, Billy Crudup and Maggie Gyllenhaal; in Joe Roth's Freedomland, opposite Samuel L. Jackson; in the hit Joseph Ruben thriller The Forgotten, opposite Dominic West; in Peter Howitt's romantic comedy Laws of Attraction, opposite Pierce Brosnan; and in Jane Anderson's The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio. She has also completed work opposite Matthew Broderick in the independent film Marie and Bruce and opposite Nicolas Cage in Next.

Moore is the ninth person in Academy history to receive two acting Oscar® nominations in the same year; she received these for her performances in Far From Heaven (Best Actress nomination) and The Hours (Best Supporting Actress nomination). Far From Heaven, the critically acclaimed film from Focus Features directed by Todd Haynes, co-stars Dennis Quaid and Dennis Haysbert. She was the recipient of many critics' honors for her performance in this film, including those with the National Board of Review, Los Angeles Film Critics and Broadcast Film Critics, among others. She won the Independent Spirit Award for Best Actress for her performance in the film and received Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations in the same category. The Hours (Paramount Pictures), directed by Stephen Daldry, is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name by Michael Cunningham and also stars Nicole Kidman and Meryl Streep. Among numerous honors for her performance in this film, in addition to her Oscar® nomination, she received a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress.

Moore starred opposite Kevin Spacey, Judi Dench and Cate Blanchett in the Miramax film The Shipping News, directed by Lasse Hallström, as well as with Billy Crudup in the Bart Freundlich-directed film World Traveler. Additionally, she starred as Clarice Starling in the MGM blockbuster hit Hannibal, opposite Anthony Hopkins and Gary Oldman, and appeared in the DreamWorks comedy Evolution, opposite David Duchovny.

Moore received rave reviews for her performances in The End of the Affair, opposite Ralph Fiennes and directed by Neil Jordan, and Boogie Nights, directed by Paul Thomas Anderson—both of which earned Moore Academy Award® nominations. She appeared in Robert Altman's Cookie's Fortune, co-starring Glenn Close, Charles S. Dutton and Liv Tyler, as well as the remake of Psycho, directed by Gus Van Sant and costarring Anne Heche, Viggo Mortensen, Vince Vaughn and William H. Macy. Moore's work in An Ideal Husband (with Rupert Everett, Minnie Driver and Cate Blanchett) earned her a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy.

Additionally, Moore starred in A Map of the World, opposite Sigourney Weaver; Magnolia, directed by Paul Thomas Anderson; The Lost World: Jurassic Park, directed by Steven Spielberg; The Myth of Fingerprints, directed by Bart Freundlich; and the Coen brothers' film The Big Lebowski.

Moore was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for both Robert Altman's Short Cuts and Todd Haynes' Safe. She also received critical acclaim for her performance as Yelena in Louis Malle's Vanya on 42nd Street and Dora Maar in James Ivory's Surviving Picasso. Her additional film credits include The Hand That Rocks the Cradle, Benny & Joon, The Fugitive, Nine Months and Assassins.

Moore's additional honors include the Excellence in Media Award at the 2004 GLAAD Media Awards, the Actor Award at the 2002 Gotham Awards and the Tribute to Independent Vision award at the 2001 Sundance Film Festival.

After earning her BFA from Boston University's School for the Performing Arts, Moore s

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