One of today's most versatile and charismatic actresses, JULIANNE
MOORE (Jen Summers) is known for her breadth of work, with memorable
performances in everything from comedy to drama, blockbusters to art-house fare
and from the big screen to the small screen.
Moore recently starred in Kimberly Peirce's remake of the cult-classic horror
film Carrie. In 2014, she will be seen as President Alma Coin in Lionsgate's
popular franchise The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1, with Jennifer Lawrence
and Philip Seymour Hoffman, which will be released on November 24, and opposite
Jeff Bridges in the sweeping fantasy-adventure Seventh Son. She 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 (2003), for her performances in Far From Heaven
(Best Actress) and The Hours (Best Supporting Actress), after receiving many
critics' awards as well as Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and Golden Globe awards
nominations. Moore is a four-time Academy Award nominee, eight-time Golden
Globe Award nominee, 10-time SAG Award nominee, three-time BAFTA nominee and
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 and
Golden Globe awards. Her additional honors include the Excellence in Media Award
at the 2004 GLAAD Media Awards, the Silver Berlin Bear Award at the 2003 Berlin
International Film Festival, the 2002 Coppa Volpi for Best Actress at the Venice
Film Festival, the Actor Award at the 2002 Gotham Awards and the Tribute to
Independent Vision Award 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, Saving Grace, I'm Not There, Children of
Men, Hannibal, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, The Fugitive, Nine Month, Benny &
Joon, The Hand That Rocks the Cradle, The End of the Affair, Boogie Nights,
Magnolia, Cookie's Fortune, Short Cuts, Don Jon, Gus Van Sant's remake of
Psycho, Safe, Vanya on 42nd Street, Surviving Picasso and The Big Lebowski.
An accomplished author, Moore recently released her fourth book "My Mom 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 books "Freckleface
Strawberry," "Freckleface Strawberry and the Dodgeball Bully" and "Freckleface
Strawberry: Best Friends Forever." In 2013, Moore released her Freckleface
Strawberry Monster Maker app via iTunes which was inspired by the book's main
character and allows users to make their own monster to send to family and
friends. The original book was also adapted into a successful off-Broadway
After earning her bachelor of fine arts from Boston University for performing
arts, Moore starred in a number of off-Broadway productions, including Caryl
Churchill's Serious Money and Ice Cream with Hot Fudge at the Public Theater.
She appeared in Minneapolis in the Guthrie Theater's Hamlet, and participated in
workshop productions of August 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 Sam Mendes' production of The Vertical Hour, an
original play written by David Hare.
Moore and her family reside in New York City.