JULIANNE MOORE (Margaret White) One of today's most versatile and charismatic actresses, Julianne Moore is known for her breadth of work with many memorable performances in everything from comedy to drama, blockbusters to art house fare, and from the big to the small screen.
Moore currently stars alongside Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Scarlett Johansson in Gordon-Levitt's directorial debut Don Jon. Next year she will be seen alongside Liam Neeson in Universal's action-thriller Non-Stop out on February 28th, as President Alma Coin in Lionsgate's popular franchise The Hunger Games: Mockingjay with Jennifer Lawrence and Philip Seymour Hoffman which will release on November 24th, and opposite Jeff Bridges in the sweeping fantasy adventure The Seventh Son. She also recently wrapped production on David Cronenberg's Maps to the Stars alongside Mia Wasikowska, Robert Pattinson and John Cusack.
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 as well as SAG and Golden Globe nominations for both. Moore is a four-time Academy Award nominee, eight-time Golden Globe nominee, six-time SAG Award nominee, four-time BAFTA nominee, and a three-time Independent Spirit Award nominee winning in 2003 for Far From Heaven. In 2012, she won the Primetime Emmy award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie for her role as Alaska Governor Sarah Palin in the HBO original movie Game Change. This role also garnered wins at the 2013 SAG Awards and Golden Globe Awards. Her additional honors include the Excellence in Media Award at the 2004 GLAAD Media Awards, the Silver Bear Award at the 2003 Berlin International Film Festival, 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 Film Festival.
Moore's notable films include Crazy Stupid Love, The Kids are All Right, A Single Man, The Forgotten, What Maisie Knew, The English Teacher, Laws of Attraction, Chloe, 6 Souls, Blindness, Savage Grace, I'm Not There, Children of Men, Hannibal, Jurassic Park: The Lost World, The Fugitive, Nine Months, Benny & Joon, The Hand That Rocks the Cradle, The End of the Affair, Boogie Nights, Magnolia, Cookie's Fortune, Short Cuts, Gus Van Sant's re-make of Psycho, Vanya on 42nd Street,, Surviving Picasso, and The Big Lebowski.
An accomplished author, Moore recently released her fourth book My Mother is a Foreigner, But Not to Me, based on her experiences growing up with a mother from Scotland. Her previous work includes the successful children's book series -- Freckleface Strawberry, Freckleface Strawberry and the Dodgeball Bully, and Freckleface Strawberry Best Friends Forever. Inspired by the book's main character, Freckleface Strawberry, in 2013 Moore released her Monster Maker app via iTunes which allows users to make their own monster to send to family and friends. The original book was also adapted into a successful off-Broadway musical.
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 David Hare.
Moore and her family reside in New York City.
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