(Rated R- for language)
Julia Roberts won her Oscar for her strong potrayal of a real life person, a single Californian mother, Erin Brockovich who almost by herself spear-headed a campaign against the local polluting power company, who was contaminating the water supply.
Julia Roberts (1967- )
Julie Fiona Roberts was born on October 28th,1967, in Smyrna, Georgia. As a child she loved animals and wanted to be a vet. Her father died of cancer when she was 10 years old. She played the clarinet in the band. Julia Roberts attended Griffin Middle School and then Campbell High School. She studied Journalism in College, but decided to try her hand in acting in the late '80's when Julia Roberts's brother Eric found some success in this field.
Julia Roberts found great success in Romantic comedies, such as "Pretty Woman," "My Best Friend's Wedding," "Notting Hill," and "Runaway Bride." In "Ocean's Eleven," she once again does well as the ex-wife, Tess, of Daniel Ocean (George Clooney), whom Daniel still loves and is determined to win back, inbetween stealing money from a nasty casino owner, with the helpof his friends.
Her other film credits include:
THE PELICAN BRIEF
EVERYONE SAYS I LOVE YOU
Julia Roberts' Television credits inlcude:
BAJA OKLAHOMA - TV