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Born: October 1, 1935 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Surrey, England, GB Profession: Cast ...
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1945:
Began performing on stage with her parents, singing while her mother played the piano
1947:
Professional stage debut at the London Hippodrome as part of a musical revue called "Starlight Waltz"
1948:
Became the youngest solo performer ever to be seen in a Royal Command Variety Performance, at the London Palladium
1949:
First film credit, dubbing her voice for the English-language version of Italian animated film, "La rosa di Bagdad/The Rose of Bagdad"
1949:
Made her television debut on the BBC program "RadiOlympia Showtime"
1950:
Became a regular cast member on the BBC radio comedy show, "Educating Archie"
1954:
Made Broadway debut portraying Polly Browne in the successful London musical, "The Boy Friend"
1956:
Appeared with Bing Crosby in what is considered the first made-for-television movie, "High Tor" on CBS
1956:
Played Eliza Doolittle to Rex Harrison's Henry Higgins in the Broadway production of Lerner and Loewe's "My Fair Lady"
1957:
Featured in the Rodgers and Hammerstein television musical, "Cinderella"; aired live on CBS
1960:
Starred on Broadway as Guinevere to Richard Burton's King Arthur in Lerner and Loewe's "Camelot"
1962:
Co-starred in a CBS special with Carol Burnett which was taped at Carnegie Hall in New York
1964:
Played the title role in Disney's "Mary Poppins"; won Best Actress Academy Award
1964:
Acted opposite James Garner in "The Americanization of Emily"
1965:
Portrayed Maria von Trapp in Robert Wise's "The Sound of Music"; earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress
1965:
Earned an Emmy nomination for guest starring on the NBC-TV variety series, "The Andy Williams Show"
1965:
Appeared in the NBC color special, "The Julie Andrews Show," which featured Gene Kelly and The New Christy Minstrels as guests
1966:
Starred with Paul Newman in the Hitchcock thriller, "Torn Curtain"
1966:
First of back-to-back films with director George Roy Hill, "Hawaii"
1967:
Re-teamed with Hill for the musical, "Thoroughly Modern Millie"
1968:
Portrayed Gertrude Lawrence in Robert Wise's "Star!"
1970:
Acted in first of seven films directed by husband Blake Edwards, "Darling Lili"
1972:
Starred in her own television variety series, "The Julie Andrews Hour" on the ABC network; cancelled after one season
1974:
Second film with Edwards, "The Tamarind Seed"
1978:
Appeared with Jim Henson's the Muppets on a CBS-TV special, "Julie Andrews: One Step Into Spring"
1979:
Again directed by husband Blake Edwards in "10," also starring with Bo Derek and Dudley Moore
1981:
Appeared in Blake Edwards' "S.O.B."; famously appeared topless
1982:
Played duel roles of Victoria Grant and Count Victor Grezhinski in Edwards' "Victor/Victoria"; earned third Best Actress Academy Award nomination
1986:
Seventh and last feature with Edwards, "That's Life!"
1987:
Starred in an ABC holiday special, "Julie Andrews: The Sound Of Christmas"
1991:
Made her television dramatic debut in the ABC made-for-TV movie, "Our Sons"
1992:
Starred in the short-lived ABC sitcom, "Julie"
1992:
Last feature for eight years, Gene Saks' "A Fine Romance"
1993:
Returned to the NYC stage for a limited run at the Manhattan Theatre Club in the off-Broadway revue of Stephen Sondheim's "Putting It Together"
1995:
Returned to Broadway after 35 years to star in the stage musical version of "Victor/Victoria"; written and directed by Edwards
1996:
Declined nomination for Tony Award as Outstanding Actress in a Musical because she was sole nominee for "Victor/Victoria"
1998:
Recorded the speaking voice of Polly for the British stage musical, "Dr. Dolittle"
1999:
Re-teamed with James Garner for the CBS made-for-TV movie, "One Special Night"
2000:
Returned to features after eight years in "Relative Values," an adaptation of a Noel Coward play
2001:
Re-teamed with Christopher Plummer for live TV production of "On Golden Pond" (CBS)
2001:
Portrayed the Queen of Genovia in the Disney comedy, "The Princess Diaries"
2003:
Portrayed the nanny in two ABC made-for-television movies based on the Eloise books, "Eloise at the Plaza" and "Eloise at Christmastime"; earned an Emmy nomination for latter film
2003:
Directed a revival of "The Boy Friend," the musical in which she made her Broadway debut in 1954
2004:
Voiced Fiona's mother, the Queen, in the animated feature "Shrek 2"
2004:
Reprised role as Queen of Genovia in "The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement"
2005:
Named the Official Ambassador for Disneyland's 18 month-long, 50th anniversary celebration, the "Happiest Homecoming on Earth"
2007:
Reprised role of the Queen for "Shrek the Third"
2007:
Narrated the Disney film, "Enchanted"
2008:
Published her autobiography, <i>Home: A Memoir of My Early Years</i>
2010:
Played the queen of all the tooth fairies in the comedy film, "The Tooth Fairy"
2010:
Voiced the character of Gru's Mom in the animated film "Despicable Me"
2010:
Earned a Grammy nomination for narrating <i>Julie Andrews' Collection Of Poems, Songs, And Lullabies</i>

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