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Julianne Moore Net Worth 2018, Age, Height, Weight

Julianne Moore Net Worth 2018, Age, Height, Weight

Julianne Moore is a famous American actress, writer and activist.

Early life

She was born as Julie Anne Smith on December 3, 1960. in Fayetteville in North Carolina.

Both of her parents were well educated and had careers in the state sector: her father was a military judge and her mother was a social worker.

Julianne has two younger brothers and a sister.

She also has dual citizenship, both British and American, because her mother was born in Scotland.

She frequently moved with her familiy because of her fathers job so she attended a lot of different schools.

She moved to Germany when she was sixteen years old and there she joined the Frankfurt American High School.

Her dream was to become a doctor but she was so good in her schoolplays that her English teacher persuaded her to choose theather for her career.

Her parents gave her support but they insisted that she provides a college degree so she got her Bachelor of Arts in Theater degree at the Boston University.

Career development

After that she moved to New York and began her career with an off-Broadway theater and worked as a waitress to finance herself.

She got an episode role in the soap opera „The Edge of Night“ and was a part of the cast in „As The World Turns“.

After that she went back to theater but appeared in the TV movies for several times.

The thriller „The Hand Thast Rocks The Cradle“ was her first cinema success and introduced her to a wide audience.

In 1993. Her romantic comedy „Benny and Joon“ with Johnny Deep was a big hit and she got very good critics for her role.

Robert Altman chose her for the role in „Short cuts“ in 1993. and that film brought her the first nomination for any movie award.

Her first leading role was in Todd Haynes’ film „Safe“ in 1995. but with this role came serious  health problems because of the weight she had to lose.

The romance „Nine months“ with Hugh Grant was a great financial success alongside the 1997. role in Steven Spielbergs „The Lost World: Jurassic Park“.

She got her first Academy award nomination for „Boogie Night“ in 1997.

She costarred in the cult film „The Big Lebowski“ by Coen brothers.

In a hit film „Magnolia“ in 1999. she casted a difficult role of an addicted woman and was praised for the performance.

In 2001. she appeared as Clarice Starling in „Hannibal“instead of Jodie Foster.

She was stunning in the film „The Hours“ and won an award at the Berlin Film Festival, with Nicole Kidman and Meryl Streep.

Since 2007. she appeared in several films, mainly dramas, with roles of strong women coping with problems but didn’t get very much positive reviews.

In 2010. she starred in „The Kids Are All Right“ with Anette Bening and earned a Golden Globe Award.

Her highest-grossing film was „Hunger games“ in 2014.

With the movie „Still Alice“ in 2014. came Oscar, Golden Globe, SAG and BAFTA awards for her role of a women with Alzheimer’s disease.

She ias also a children’s author with a series of books called „Freckleface Strawbewrry“.

She received a star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2013. 

Personal life

She was married to an actor John Rubin from 1986- 1993 and now her husband is a director Bart Freundlich. They have two children.

She is a liberal and was a big supporter of Barack Obama.

She is known for her natural look and is strongly against any plastic surgeries or artificial body improvements.

Philantropic work

She is an activist for gay rights, gun control and planned parenthood.

She is also an Ambassador for „Save The Children“ organization.

Quick summary

Full name: Julie Anne Smith

Date of birth: December 3,1960.

Birthplace: Fayetteville, North Carolina, USA

Proffession: actress and a writer

Age: 56 years

Height: 1,6 m

Weight: 54 kgs

Net worth:$ 50 million

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