JULIANNE MOORE (Esther) recently starred in the HBO original movie "Game
Change." Her performance as Alaska Governor Sarah Palin was met with critical acclaim and
garnered Golden Globe, SAG, and Emmy Award wins.
She also stars in Kimberly Pierce's eagerly awaited remake of the cult classic horror film
Carrie, which Sony will release on October 18th. Next year, she stars opposite Jeff Bridges in the
sweeping fantasy adventure, The Seventh Son for Warner Brothers on January 17th and on February
28th Moore will star alongside Liam Neeson in the action-thriller Non-Stop for Universal.
Moore recently wrapped production on David Cronenberg's Maps To The Stars alongside Mia
Wasikowska, Robert Pattinson and John Cusack. Written by Bruce Wagner and based on his novel
"Dead Stars," the film follows the colliding lives of a successful LA psychotherapist and his famous
family and friends in a society obsessed by celebrity.
Known for the breadth of her work, Moore's many memorable films include everything
from comedy and drama, to blockbusters and art house fare. In 2011 she starred in the hit multi-
generational romantic comedy, Crazy, Stupid, Love with Steve Carrell, Ryan Gosling and Emma
Stone, and received Golden Globe and BAFTA nominations for her central role in Lisa
Cholodenko's The Kids Are All Right with Annette Bening and Mark Ruffalo. Moore is the ninth person in Academy history to receive two acting Oscar nominations in
the same year for her performances in Far From Heaven (Best Actress nomination) and The Hours
(Best Supporting Actress nomination), after receiving many critics awards and SAG and Golden
Globe nominations for both. Moore is a four time Academy Award nominee and eight time Golden
Globe nominee, whose additional honors include the Excellence in Media Award at the 2004
GLAAD Media Awards, the 2002 Copa Volti as Best Actress at the Venice Film Festival, the Actor
Award at the 2002 Gotham Awards and the "Tribute to Independent Vision" at the 2001 Sundance
Turns for notable directors include A Single Man (Golden Globe nomination), directed by
Tom Ford and starring Colin Firth; Scott McGehee and David Siegel's What Maisie Knew, a loose
adaptation of the Henry James novel of the same name; The English Teacher alongside Lily Collins
and Greg Kinnear; Chloe, directed by Atom Egoyan and co-starring Liam Neeson and Amanda
Seyfried; 6 Souls, directed by Mans Marlind and Bjorn Stein and costarring Jonathan Rhys Meyers;
Blindness, directed by Fernando Meirelles and starring Mark Ruffalo; Savage Grace, directed by Tom
Kalin; Todd Haynes' I'm Not There playing a character inspired by Joan Baez; Alfonso Cuaron's
Children of Men with Clive Owen; Neil Jordan's The End Of The Affair with Ralph Fiennes (Academy
Award, Golden Globe and SAG Award nominations for Best Actress); Paul Thomas Anderson's
Boogie Nights (Academy Award, Golden Globe and SAG Award nominations for Best Supporting
Actress) and Magnolia (SAG Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress); Robert Altman's
Cookie's Fortune with Glenn Close and Liv Tyler and Short Cuts (Independent Spirit Award
nomination for Best Supporting Female); Gus Van Sant's re-make of Psycho with Vince Vaughn, the
Todd Haynes film Safe (Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Female Lead); Louis Malle's
Vanya On 4nd Street; James Ivory's Surviving Picasso; and the cult classic, The Big Lebowski starring Jeff
Bridges and directed by the Coen Brothers.
Her more commercial films include The Forgotten with Dominic West; Laws of Attraction co-
starring Pierce Brosnan; Ridley Scott's Hannibal, in which she starred as 'Clarice Starling' opposite
Anthony Hopkins; Steven Spielberg's Jurassic Park: The Lost World; The Fugitive with Harrison Ford,
Nine Months with Hugh Grant, Benny & Joon with Johnny Depp, and The Hand That Rocks The Cradle.
After earning her B.F.A. from Boston University for the Performing Arts, Moore starred in a
number of off-Broadway productions, including Caryl Churchill's "Serious Money and Ice
Cream/Hot Fudge" at the Public Theater. She appeared in Minneapolis in the Guthrie Theater's
"Hamlet," and participated in workshop productions of Strindberg's "The Father" with Al Pacino and Wendy Wasserstein's "An American Daughter" with Meryl Streep. Moore made her Broadway
debut in 2006 in the Sam Mendes production of "The Vertical Hour," an original play written by
Moore is also an accomplished author and will see her fourth book released in September.
Titled My Mother is a Foreigner, But Not to Me, it is based on her experiences growing up with a
mother from Scotland. Her previous work as an author includes the successful children's book series
-- Freckleface Strawberry, Freckleface Strawberry and the Dodgeball Bully, and Freckleface
Strawberry Best Friends Forever. In 2013 Moore released her Monster Maker app via iTunes.
Inspired by the book's main character, Freckleface Strawberry, the app allows users to make their
own monster to send to family and friends. Additionally, the original book was adapted into a
successful off-Broadway musical.
Moore and her family reside in New York City.
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