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An Academy Award winner for Erin Brockovich, JULIA ROBERTS (Barbara Weston) has appeared in many of Hollywood's most successful
films, worked with the industry's most esteemed directors, and her films have grossed more than $2.5 billion
worldwide. She first came to the attention of audiences with her critically acclaimed role in Mystic Pizza. Then,
with Steel Magnolias, she received her first Academy Award nomination. Her next film, Pretty Woman, was the
top-grossing film of 1990 and brought Roberts her second Academy Award nomination. Her memorable
performance in that film was followed by a series of notable films including Flatliners, Sleeping with the Enemy,
Dying Young, The Pelican Brief and Something to Talk About.
Roberts also starred with Liam Neeson in Neil Jordan's Michael Collins, and in Woody Allen's romantic musical
comedy Everyone Says I Love You. In 1997, she starred in the box-office smash My Best Friend's Wedding, directed
by P.J. Hogan and the Richard Donner-directed thriller Conspiracy Theory, co-starring Mel Gibson. Roberts starred
opposite Susan Sarandon and Ed Harris in the Chris Columbus film Stepmom. In 1999, she starred in two box-office
hits: Notting Hill, costarring Hugh Grant and directed by Roger Michell; and Runaway Bride, in which she reteamed
with her Pretty Woman costar and director, Richard Gere and Garry Marshall.
Since 2000's Erin Brockovich, she has appeared in Mona Lisa Smile and American's Sweethearts, both from
Revolution Studios. She has starred in three films by director Stephen Soderbergh: Ocean's Eleven, Ocean's Twelve
and Full Frontal. She also appeared with her Ocean's costar Brad Pitt in The Mexican, directed by Gore Verbinski.
And she starred in Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, the directorial debut of her Ocean's costar George Clooney.
She has worked with director Mike Nichols on both Closer and Charlie Wilson's War.
Roberts provided the voice of Charlotte in the animated film Charlotte's Web and made her Broadway debut in
Richard Greenberg's Three Days of Rain.
In March of 2009, Roberts starred next to Clive Owen in Duplicity, directed by Tony Gilroy. Julia appeared in
Valentine's Day, directed by Garry Marshall, released on February 12, 2010.
Roberts starred in Eat, Pray, Love, based on the best-selling memoir "Eat, Pray, Love" by Elizabeth Gilbert. The
movie, directed by Ryan Murphy, was released in the summer of 2010. Roberts starred as the evil queen in Mirror
Mirror (March 2012).
Roberts is currently working on The Normal Heart, based on the play of the same name by Larry Kramer. The
movie is being directed by Ryan Murphy and will premiere on HBO in May of 2014.
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