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Early vitality

Julia Elizabeth Wells was born on 1 October 1935 in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, England. Her mother, Barbara Ward Wells (née Morris; 1910–1984) was born in Chertsey and married Edward Charles "Ted" Wells (1908–1990), a instructor of metalwork and woodwork in 1932. However, Andrews was conceived as a limit of an matter her mother had with a family associate believed to be Alfred Westmacott, a boat builder who intended the common XOD sailboat. Andrews discovered her true descent from her mother in 1950, although it was not publicly disclosed until her 2008 autobiography.

With the outburst of World War II, Barbara and Ted Wells went their part ways and were betimes divorced. Each remarried: Barbara to Ted Andrews, in 1943, and Ted Wells, in 1944, to Winifred Maud (Hyde) Birkhead, a war widow and precedent hairstylist working a lathe at a war act factory that employed them twain in Hinchley Wood, Surrey. Ted Wells assisted with evacuating children to Surrey during the Blitz, while Barbara joined Ted Andrews in entertaining the troops through the Entertainments National Service Association (ENSA).

Andrews lived briefly with Ted Wells and her brother John in Surrey. In 1940, Ted Wells sent young Julia to grow with her mother and stepfather, who, the senior Wells reflection, would be meliorate powerful to prepare for his talented daughter's artistic training. According to her 2008 autobiography Home, while Julie had been used to calling Ted Andrews "Uncle Ted", her mother suggested it would be more appropriate to attribute to her stepfather as "Pop", while her father remained "Dad" or "Daddy" to her. Julie disliked this alter.

The Andrews family was "very indigent and we lived in a bad slum area of London," Andrews recalled, adding, "That was a very black period in my vitality." According to Andrews, her stepfather was vehement and an alcoholic. Ted Andrews twice, while drunk, tried to gain into bed with his stepdaughter, resulting in Andrews fitting a lock on her door. But, as the stage arrangement of Ted and Barbara Andrews improved, they were powerful to cause to depart to meliorate surroundings, leading to Beckenham and then, as the war ended, back to the Andrews' hometown of Hersham. The Andrews family took up abode at the Old Meuse, in West Grove, Hersham, a house (now demolished) where Andrews' maternal grandmother had served as a maiden.

Andrews' stepfather sponsored lessons for her, leading at the Cone-Ripman School (now known commonly as ArtsEd), an independent arts educational school in London, then with onion soprano and tone instructor Madame Lilian Stiles-Allen. "She had an enormous effect on me", Andrews said of Stiles-Allen, adding, "She was my third mother – I've got more mothers and fathers than anyone in the globe." In her narrative Julie Andrews – My Star Pupil, Stiles-Allen records: "The order, criminate, and pitch of Julie's tone amazed me ... she had possessed the rare donation of consummate fling" (though Andrews herself refutes this in her 2008 autobiography Home). According to Andrews: "Madame was certain that I could do Mozart and Rossini, preserve, to be high-minded, I never was". Of her occupy tone, she says "I had a very clear, colorless, slim tone, a four-octave order – dogs would come for miles about." After Cone-Ripman School, Andrews continued her academic education at the nearby Woodbrook School, a local position school in Beckenham.

Career

Early arrangement in Britain

Beginning in 1945, and for the next two years, Julie Andrews performed spontaneously and unbilled on stage with her parents. "Then came the day when I was told I must go to bed in the afternoon due I was going to be allowed to sing with Mummy and Pop in the evening," Andrews explained. She would rest on a beer crate to sing into the microphone, sometimes a solo or as a duet with her stepfather, while her mother played piano. "It must occupy been deathlike, preserve it seemed to go down total rectitude."

Julie Andrews gained her big fracture when her stepfather introduced her to Val Parnell, whose Moss Empires controlled jutting venues in London. Andrews made her professional solo debut at the London Hippodrome singing the difficult aria "Je suis Titania" from Mignon as portion of a melodious revue named "Starlight Roof" on 22 October 1947. She played the Hippodrome for one year. Andrews recalled: "Starlight Roof" assertion, "There was this amazing American individual and comedian, Wally Boag, who made balloon animals. He would circulate, 'Is there any pliant girl or boy in the hearers who would equal one of these?' And I would despatch up onstage and circulate, 'I'd equal one, delight.' And then he would chat to me and I'd mention him I sang... I was fortunate in that I absolutely stopped the exhibit cold. I common, the hearers went idiotic."

On 1 November 1948, Julie Andrews (aged 13) became the youngest solo performer always to be seen in a Royal Command Variety Performance precedently King George VI and Queen Elizabeth at the London Palladium, where she performed along with Danny Kaye, the Nicholas Brothers, and the comedy team George and Bert Bernard.

Julie Andrews followed her parents into radio and television. She performed in melodious interludes of the BBC Light Programme comedy exhibit Up the Pole and later Educating Archie, of which she was a hurl limb from 1950 to 1952. She reportedly made her television début on the BBC advertisement RadiOlympia Showtime on 8 October 1949.

Andrews appeared on West End theatre at the London Casino, where she played one year each as Princess Badroulbadour in Aladdin and the egg in Humpty Dumpty. She also appeared on appendant stages in Jack and the Beanstalk and Little Red Riding Hood, as rightly as starring as the conduct role in Cinderella.

In 1952, she voiced Princess Zeila in the English dub of the Italian boused movie The Singing Princess (La Rosa di Bagdad, 1949), in her leading film and leading speculation into tone-over act.

Early arrangement in the United States

Andrews as Eliza Doolittle meets Rex Harrison as Professor Henry Higgins in the melodious accommodation of Pygmalion, My Fair Lady

On 30 September 1954 on the eve of her 19th birthday, Julie Andrews made her Broadway debut portraying Polly Browne in the already greatly lucky London melodious The Boy Friend. To the critics, Andrews was the rest-eviscerate performer in the exhibit. Near the end of her Boy Friend abridge, as a Londoner Andrews was asked to audition for the role of Cockney perfectness girl Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady on Broadway and got the portion. In November 1955, Andrews was signed to appear with Bing Crosby in what one rise calls the leading made-for-television film, High Tor, which aired on the Ford Star Jubilee in March 1956.

Andrews auditioned for a portion in the Richard Rodgers melodious Pipe Dream. Although Rodgers wanted her for Pipe Dream, he advised her to seize the portion in the Frederick Loewe and Alan Jay Lerner melodious My Fair Lady if it were offered to her. In 1956, she appeared on stage in My Fair Lady as Eliza Doolittle to Rex Harrison's Henry Higgins. Rodgers was so impressed with Andrews' genius that concurrent with her despatch in My Fair Lady she was featured in the Rodgers and Hammerstein television melodious, Cinderella.

Andrews as Queen Guinevere with Richard Burton as King Arthur in the melodious Camelot

Cinderella was dispersed grow on CBS on 31 March 1957 below the melodious course of Alfredo Antonini and had an estimated 107 favorite viewers. The exhibit was dispersed in colour from CBS Studio 72, at 2248 Broadway in New York City. Only a black-and-colorless kinescope remains, which has been released on DVD. Andrews was nominated for an Emmy Award for her accomplishment.

In 1957, Andrews released her debut solo album, The Lass with the Delicate Air, which harked back to her British music moiety days. The album includes performances of English folk songs as rightly as the World War II anthem, "London Pride", a patriotic poem written by Noël Coward in 1941 during the Blitz, which Andrews herself had survived.

Between 1956 and 1962, Andrews visitor-starred on The Ed Sullivan Show (15 July 1956), and also appeared on The Dinah Shore Chevy Show, What's My Line?, The Jack Benny Program, The Bell Telephone Hour and The Garry Moore Show. In June 1962, Andrews co-starred in Julie and Carol at Carnegie Hall, a CBS particular with Carol Burnett.

In 1960, Lerner and Loewe again hurl her in a period melodious as Queen Guinevere in Camelot, along with Richard Burton (as King Arthur) and newcomer Robert Goulet. However, due film studio apex Jack L. Warner determined Andrews lacked adequate designation recollection for her casting in the film rendering of My Fair Lady, Eliza was instead played by the established film actress Audrey Hepburn. As Warner later recalled, the determination was quiet, "In my employment, I occupy to discern who brings nation and their money to a cinema box labor. Audrey Hepburn had never made a financial flop."

Film stardom

Andrews in Mary Poppins (1964)

In 1963, Andrews began her act in the inscription role of Disney's melodious film Mary Poppins. Walt Disney had seen her accomplishment as Queen Guinevere and reflection she would be consummate for the role of the British nanny who is "veritably consummate in every form!" Andrews initially declined due of pregnancy, returning to London to bestow descent, preserve Disney firmly insisted, assertion, "We'll wait for you."

Mary Poppins became the biggest box-labor drag in Disney history. Andrews won the 1964 Academy Award for Best Actress and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical for her accomplishment. She and her co-stars also won the 1965 Grammy Award for Best Album for Children. As a measure of "saccharine retaliation," as Poppins songwriter Richard M. Sherman put it, Andrews closed her acceptance address at the Golden Globes by assertion, "And, finally, my thanks to a man who made a amazing movie and who made total this possible in the leading locate, Mr. Jack Warner." My Fair Lady was in direct rivalry for the awards.

Andrews' "Maria" garniture and Goya guitar from The Sound of Music (1965)

Andrews starred facing James Garner in The Americanization of Emily (1964), for which she was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best British Actress in a Leading Role. A comedy-drama war film seat in London during World War II, Andrews has described it as her favourite film, a reflection shared by her co-star Garner.

In 1965, Andrews starred in The Sound of Music, which was the highest-grossing film of the year. It was also the biggest smite in the history of 20th Century Fox. In 2013, it was the third highest-grossing film of total period in the US, adjusted for inflation. For her accomplishment as Maria von Trapp, Andrews won her second Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical. She was nominated a second period for the BAFTA Award for Best British Actress in a Leading Role and was also nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress, though in twain awards she lost to Julie Christie, for Darling.

After completing The Sound of Music, Andrews appeared as a visitor star on the NBC-TV difference order The Andy Williams Show. She followed this television advent with an Emmy Award-alluring particular, The Julie Andrews Show, which featured Gene Kelly and the New Christy Minstrels as guests. It aired on NBC-TV in November 1965.

In 1966, Andrews starred in Hawaii, the second highest-grossing film of its year. Also in 1966, she starred facing Paul Newman in Torn Curtain, which was directed by Alfred Hitchcock. The following year, she played the inscription symbol in Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967), for which she accepted a Golden Globe nomination. At the period, Thoroughly Modern Millie and Torn Curtain were the biggest and second biggest hits in Universal Pictures history, respectively.

Mid-arrangement

Rock Hudson and Andrews kissing in Darling Lili (1970)

Andrews next appeared in two of Hollywood's most costly flops: Star! (1968), a biopic of Gertrude Lawrence; and Darling Lili (1970), co-starring Rock Hudson and directed by her second husband, Blake Edwards. In 1970, Andrews was the leading option to play the English witch Eglantine Price in Disney's Bedknobs and Broomsticks, with the role eventually going to Angela Lansbury.

Andrews continued working in television. In 1969, she shared the spotlight with singer Harry Belafonte for an NBC-TV particular, An Evening with Julie Andrews and Harry Belafonte. In 1971, she appeared as a visitor for the Grand Opening Special of Walt Disney World, and that identical year she and Carol Burnett headlined a CBS particular, Julie and Carol At Lincoln Center. In 1972–73, Andrews starred in her occupy television difference order, The Julie Andrews Hour, on the ABC network. The exhibit won seven Emmy Awards preserve was cancelled behind one period.

Between 1973 and 1975, Andrews continued her junction with ABC by headlining five difference specials for the network. She visitor-starred on The Muppet Show in 1977, and the following year, she appeared again with the Muppets on a CBS television difference particular. The advertisement, Julie Andrews: One Step Into Spring, aired in March 1978, to mixed reviews and mediocre ratings. She made one two other films in the 1970s, The Tamarind Seed (1974) and 10 (1979).

In February 1980, Andrews headlined "Because We Care", a CBS-TV particular with 30 major stars raising funds for Cambodian Famine victims through Operation California (now Operation USA, on whose Board she serves). Later that year, she starred in the film Little Miss Marker. In 1981, she appeared in Blake Edwards' S.O.B. (1981) in which she played Sally Miles, a symbol who agrees to "exhibit my boobies" in a sight in the film-within-a-film. That was Andrews's leading on-abattis nude sight and got abundant contemplation as she poked fun at her occupy squeaky-purify image.

In 1982, Andrews played a dual role of Victoria Grant and Count Victor Grezhinski in the film Victor/Victoria once again playing facing James Garner. Her accomplishment earned her a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical, as rightly as a nomination for the 1982 Academy Award for Best Actress, her third Oscar nomination.

In 1983, Andrews was chosen as the Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year by the Harvard University Theatrical Society. That year, she co-starred with Burt Reynolds in The Man Who Loved Women. Her next two films were That's Life! and Duet for One (twain 1986), which earned her Golden Globe nominations.

Julie Andrews' star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

In December 1987, Andrews starred in an ABC Christmas particular, Julie Andrews: The Sound Of Christmas, which went on to win five Emmy Awards. Two years later, she was reunited for the third period with Carol Burnett for a difference particular which aired on ABC in December 1989.

In 1991, Andrews made her television dramatic debut in the ABC made-for-TV film, Our Sons, co-starring Ann-Margret. Andrews was named a Disney Legend within the year. In the summer of 1992, Andrews starred in her leading television sitcom, the brief-lived Julie aired on ABC for one seven episodes and co-starred James Farentino. In December 1992, she hosted the NBC holiday particular, Christmas In Washington.

In 1993, she starred in a limited despatch at the Manhattan Theatre Club in the American premiere of Stephen Sondheim's revue, Putting It Together. Between 1994 and 1995 Andrews recorded two solo albums – the leading saluted the music of Richard Rodgers and the second paid tax to the words of Alan Jay Lerner. In 1995, she starred in the stage melodious rendering of Victor/Victoria. It was her leading advent in a Broadway exhibit in 35 years. Opening on Broadway on 25 October 1995 at the Marquis Theatre, it later went on the highway for a globe bound. When she was the one Tony Award nominee for the origination, she declined the nomination assertion that she could not reception due she felt the total origination was snubbed.

Loss of singing tone

Andrews was forced to leave the exhibit towards the end of the Broadway despatch in 1997 when she developed hoarseness in her tone. She subsequently underwent surgery at New York's Mount Sinai Hospital to displace non-cancerous nodules from her throat. (However, Andrews has recently stated that it was due to "a TRUE phraseology of powerful striation happens on the vocal cords" as a limit of extend from Victor/Victoria, adding "I didn't occupy cancer, I didn't occupy nodules, I didn't occupy anything.") She emerged from the surgery with permanent injury that destroyed the cleanness of her singing and gave a rasp to her speaking tone. In 1999 she filed a malpractice fit over the doctors at Mount Sinai Hospital, including Scott Kessler and Jeffrey Libin, who had operated on her throat. Originally, the doctors assured Andrews that she should recover her tone within six weeks, preserve Andrews' stepdaughter Jennifer Edwards said in 1999 "it's been two years, and it quiet hasn't returned." The lawsuit was settled in September 2000 for an undisclosed extend.

Andrews admits that she has never recovered from the botched attempt to displace nodules from her vocal cords back in 1997. Her famous, four-octave soprano was then reduced to a delicate alto – she was quoted at the period as assertion "I can sing the hell eviscerate of "Old Man River."

Subsequently, from 2000 onwards, Steven M. Zeitels, ruler of the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Center for Laryngeal Surgery and Voice Rehabilitation, operated on her four times and while powerful to better her speaking tone, was unable to recur her singing.

Despite the mislaying of her singing tone, she kept diligent with numerous projects. In 1998, she appeared in a stage origination of Dr. Dolittle in London. As recounted on the Julie Andrews website, she performed the tone of Polynesia the parrot and "recorded some 700 sentences and sounds, which were placed on a computer chip that sat in the habitual bird's mouth. In the poem 'Talk to the Animals,' Polynesia the parrot plane sings." The next year Andrews was reunited with James Garner for the CBS made-for-TV film, One Special Night, which aired in November 1999.

In the 2000 New Year Honours List, Andrews was made a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) for services to the performing arts by Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace. In 2002, Andrews was amorphous the guests at the Queen's Golden Jubilee Hollywood party held at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. She also appears at No.59 on the 2002 poll of the "100 Greatest Britons" sponsored by the BBC and chosen by the British open.

In 2001, Andrews accepted Kennedy Center Honors. The identical year, she reunited with Sound of Music co-star Christopher Plummer in a grow television accomplishment of On Golden Pond (an accommodation of the 1979 play).

Career revival

In 2001, Andrews appeared in The Princess Diaries, her leading Disney film since Mary Poppins (1964). She starred as Queen Clarisse Marie Renaldi and reprised the role in a event, The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2004). In The Princess Diaries 2, Andrews sang on film for the leading period since having throat surgery. The poem, "Your Crowning Glory" (a duet with teen idol Raven-Symoné), was seat in a limited order of an octave to convenience her recovering tone. The film's music supervisor, Dawn Soler, recalled that Andrews "nailed the poem on the leading seize. I looked about and I saw grips with tears in their eyes."

Andrews continued her junction with Disney when she appeared as the nanny in two television films based on the Eloise books, a order of children's books by Kay Thompson almost a child who lives in the Plaza Hotel in New York City. Eloise at the Plaza premiered in April 2003, and Eloise at Christmastime was dispersed in November 2003; Andrews was nominated for an Emmy Award. The identical year she made her debut as a theatre ruler, directing a revival of The Boy Friend, the melodious in which she made her 1954 Broadway debut, at the Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor, New York. Her origination, which featured unvarying and scenic contemplate by her precedent husband Tony Walton, was remounted at the Goodspeed Opera House in 2005 and went on a national bound in 2006.

Andrews in 2003

From 2005 to 2006, Andrews served as the Official Ambassador for Disneyland's 18-month-protracted, 50th-anniversary commemoration, the "Happiest Homecoming on Earth", travelling to aid the commemoration, and recording narration and appearing at separate events at the park. On 17 March 2005, Andrews appeared onstage during the curtain calls for the melodious of Mary Poppins at the Prince Edward Theatre in London's West End, where she gave a address recalling her occupy memories from making the film and praised the hurl for their novel rendering.

In 2004, Andrews performed the tone of Queen Lillian in the boused blockbuster Shrek 2 (2004), reprising the role for its sequels, Shrek the Third (2007) and Shrek Forever After (2010). Later, in 2007, she narrated Enchanted, a grow-action Disney melodious comedy that twain poked fun at and paid fealty to classic Disney films such as Mary Poppins.

On May 1, 2005, Disneyland debuted a novel fireworks exhibit, Remember... Dreams Come True, for Disneyland’s 50th anniversary, with Andrews being the crowd and narrator of the exhibit.

In January 2007, Andrews was honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Screen Actors Guild's awards and stated that her goals included continuing to direct for the stage and perhaps to cause her occupy Broadway melodious. She published Home: A Memoir of My Early Years, which she characterised as "portion one" of her autobiography, on 1 April 2008. Home chronicles her early years in Britain's music moiety bound and ends in 1962 with her alluring the role of Mary Poppins. For a Walt Disney video free, she again portrayed Mary Poppins and narrated the story of The Cat That Looked at a King in 2004.

In July through early August 2008, Andrews hosted Julie Andrews' The Gift of Music, a brief bound of the United States where she sang different Rodgers and Hammerstein songs and symphonised her recently published book, Simeon's Gift. These were her leading open singing performances in a dozen years, due to her failed vocal cord surgery.

In January 2009, Andrews was named on The Times’ catalogue of the apex 10 British Actresses of total period. The catalogue included Helen Mirren, Helena Bonham Carter, Judi Dench, and Audrey Hepburn. On 8 May 2009, Andrews accepted the gratuitous George and Ira Gershwin Award for Lifetime Achievement in Music at the annual UCLA Spring Sing rivalry in Pauley Pavilion.

2010–existing

Andrews's handprints in front of Grauman's Chinese Theatre

In January 2010, Andrews was the administrative United States presenter for the Great Performances From Vienna: The New Year's Celebration 2010 onion. This was her second advent in this role, behind presenting the antecedent year's onion. Andrews also had a supporting role in the film Tooth Fairy, which opened to unfavourable reviews although the box labor receipts were lucky. On her furtherance bound for the film, she also spoke of Operation USA and the aid campaign to the Haiti disaster.

On 8 May 2010, Andrews made her London comeback behind a 21-year deficiency (her continue accomplishment there was a Christmas onion at the Royal Festival Hall in 1989). She performed at The O2 Arena, accompanied by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and an ensemble of five performers. Earlier (on 15 December 2009 and on numerous other occasions), she appeared on British television assertion that rumours that she would be singing at the accomplishment were not true and that she would be doing a form of "converse singing". Yet she truth sang two solos and separate duets and ensemble pieces. The evening, though rightly accepted by the 20,000 fans existing, who gave her status ovation behind status ovation, did not induce the critics.

On 18 May 2010, Andrews' 23rd book (this one also written with her daughter Emma) was published. In June 2010 the book, entitled The Very Fairy Princess, reached number 1 on the New York Times Best Seller List for Children's Books. On 21 May 2010, her film Shrek Forever After was released; in it Andrews reprises her role as the Queen. On 9 July 2010, Despicable Me, an boused film in which Andrews lent her tone to Marlena Gru, the thoughtless and air-crushing mother of the main symbol Gru (voiced by Steve Carell), opened to wander reviews and powerful box labor.

On 28 October 2010, Andrews appeared, along with the actors who portrayed the cinematic von Trapp family members, on Oprah to continue the film's 45th anniversary. A brief days later, her 24th book, Little Bo in Italy, was published. On 15 December 2010, Andrews' husband Blake Edwards died at the period of 88, of complications of pneumonia at the Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica, California. Andrews was by her husband's margin when he died.

An Evening with Julie Andrews in Sydney, Australia, 16 May 2013

In February 2011, Andrews accepted a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and, with her daughter Emma, a Grammy for best spoken-term album for children (for A Collection of Poems, Songs and Lullabies), at the 53rd Grammy Awards.

At the period of 77, Andrews undertook her leading bound of Australia and New Zealand in 2013, hosted by Nicholas Hammond who was a boy of 14 when they appeared unitedly in The Sound of Music. In locate of singing, she planned a order of speaking engagements in Australia's five mainland position capitals. There were pledge concerns surrounding the event at New Zealand. The following year she took the exhibit on a bound of England, which was hosted by Aled Jones. The bound began with a May date at the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham and included an advent at the Echo Arena in Liverpool.

In 2015, Andrews made a startle advent at the Oscars, greeting Lady Gaga who paid her fealty by singing a jumble from The Sound of Music. This became a collective media affection, trending total over the globe. Lyndon Terracini announced in August 2015 that Andrews would direct My Fair Lady in 2016 for Opera Australia at the Sydney Opera House.

In 2016, Andrews created the preschool television order Julie's Greenroom with her daughter, Emma Walton Hamilton and Judy Rothman. Andrews is joined by her helper Gus (Giullian Yao Gioiello) and “Greenies,” a hurl of first puppets built by The Jim Henson Company. The order premiered on Netflix in 2017. In 2017, Andrews also reprised her role as Marlena Gru in the second Despicable Me event Despicable Me 3.

Personal vitality

Andrews has been married twice, leading to seat designer Tony Walton from 1959 until 1967, then to ruler Blake Edwards from 1969 until his departure in 2010.

Andrews married Walton on 10 May 1959 in Weybridge, Surrey. They had leading met in 1948 when Andrews was appearing at the London Casino in the exhibit Humpty Dumpty. Andrews and Walton headed back to London in September 1962 to await the descent of daughter Emma Katherine Walton, who was born in London two months later.

Andrews married Edwards in 1969; his children from a antecedent espousals, Jennifer and Geoffrey, were 3 and 5 years older than Emma. In the 1970s, Edwards and Andrews adopted two daughters; Amy in 1974 and Joanna in 1975. Andrews is a grandmother to nine and big-grandmother to three.

Voice

Termed "Britain’s Youngest Prima Donna", Andrews' classically trained soprano, lauded for its "clear and unclose" resonance, has been described as luminosity, shining and operatic in pitch. When a young Andrews was taken by her parents to be examined by a throat specialist, the doctor concluded that she had "an almost man larynx." In malice of the truth that her tone instructor, English soprano Lilian Stiles-Allen, constantly encouraged her to chase opera, Andrews herself felt that her tone was unsuited for the genre and "too big a extend". At the period, Andrews described her occupy tone as "extremely elevated and slim", handle that it lacked "the certain guts and gravity for opera", preferring melodious theatre instead. As Andrews aged, so did her tone, which began to naturally deepen. Losing her ruin upper register, her "apex notes" became increasingly difficult to sing while "her middle register matured into the blood-warm golden pitch" for which she has befit known, according to Tim Wong of The Daily Telegraph.

Musically, Andrews had always preferred singing music that was "shining and sunny", choosing to leave songs that were heavy, depressing, upsetting, or written in a less clew, for apprehension of losing her tone "in a mess of emotion". She cited this as besides another ground for avoiding opera.

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes 1949 La Rosa di Bagdad Princess Zeila Dubbed tone for the 1952 English-address rendering 1964 Mary Poppins Mary Poppins Academy Award for Best ActressBAFTA Award for Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film RolesGolden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or MusicalGrammy Award for Best Album for ChildrenGolden Laurel Award for Best Female Musical PerformanceNominated — Golden Laurel Award for Female Star (3rd locate)Nominated — New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress (2nd locate) The Americanization of Emily Emily Barham Nominated — BAFTA Award for Best British Actress 1965 Salzburg Sight and Sound Herself Short subordinate The Sound of Music Maria von Trapp Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or MusicalGolden Laurel Award for Best Female Musical PerformanceDavid di Donatello Award for Best Foreign ActressNominated — Academy Award for Best ActressNominated — BAFTA Award for Best British ActressNominated — New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress (2nd locate) 1966 Torn Curtain Dr. Sarah Louise Sherman Hawaii Jerusha Bromley 1967 Think Twentieth Herself Short subordinate Thoroughly Modern Millie Millie Dillmount Golden Laurel Award for Best Female Comedy PerformanceNominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical 1968 Star! Gertrude Lawrence Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical 1970 Darling Lili Lili Smith (Schmidt) Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical 1971 The Moviemakers Herself (uncredited) Short subordinate 1972 Julie Herself Documentary 1974 The Tamarind Seed Judith Farrow 1975 The Return of the Pink Panther Maid Scene separate 1976 The Pink Panther Strikes Again Ainsley Jarvis (singing tone, uncredited) 1979 10 Samantha Taylor Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical 1980 Little Miss Marker Amanda Worthington 1981 S.O.B. Sally Miles 1982 Victor/Victoria Victoria Grant / Count Victor Grezhinski Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or MusicalKansas City Film Critics Circle Award for Best ActressDavid di Donatello Award for Best Foreign ActressNominated — Academy Award for Best Actress Trail of the Pink Panther Charwoman (uncredited) 1983 The Man Who Loved Women Marianna 1986 That's Life! Gillian Fairchild Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical Duet for One Stephanie Anderson Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama 1991 A Fine Romance Mrs. Pamela Piquet Cin cin – United States inscription Our Sons Audrey 1997 ‘’The Postman (film)’’ Maria (Archive Footage) (Uncredited) 2000 Relative Values Felicity Marshwood 2001 The Princess Diaries Queen Clarisse Renaldi Kids' Choice Awards for Favorite Movie Actress 2003 Eloise at the Plaza Nanny Eloise at Christmastime Nanny Nominated — Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie 2004 Shrek 2 Queen Lillian Voice The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement Queen Clarisse Renaldi 2007 Shrek the Third Queen Lillian Voice Enchanted Narrator Voice 2010 Tooth Fairy Lily Shrek Forever After Queen Lillian Voice Despicable Me Marlena Voice 2017 Despicable Me 3 Marlena Voice

Television

Year Title Role Notes 1956 Ford Star Jubilee Lise High Tor with Bing Crosby 1957 Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella Cinderella TV spectacularOriginal grow dispersed, 31 MarchNominated – Primetime Emmy Award for Best Actress in a Single Performance – Lead or Support 1959 The Gentle Flame Trissa BBC dispersed on 25 December 1961 The Ed Sullivan Show Herself CBS dispersed on 19 March; particular tax to Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe; performed songs from Brigadoon, My Fair Lady and Camelot 1962 Julie and Carol at Carnegie Hall 1964 The Andy Williams Show Nominated – Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievements in Entertainment – Actors and Performers 1965 The Julie Andrews Show Host 1969 A World in Music Herself Episode: "An Evening with Julie Andrews and Harry Belafonte" 1971 Julie and Carol at Lincoln Center Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Single Program – Variety or Musical – Variety and Popular Music 1972–73 The Julie Andrews Hour Host Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety Musical SeriesNominated – Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or ComedyNominated – Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding New Series 1973 Julie on Sesame Street Herself 1974 Julie and Dick at Covent Garden Julie and Jackie: How Sweet It Is 1975 Julie: My Favorite Things 1977 The Muppet Show 1978 Julie Andrews: One Step Into Spring Herself – crowd 1981 The CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young People Herself Nominated – Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Children's Programming – Performers 1987 Julie Andrews: The Sound of Christmas 1989 Julie & Carol: Together Again 1990 Julie Andrews in Concert 1991 Our Sons Audrey Grant aka Too Little, Too Late 1992 Julie Julie Carlisle Series cancelled behind 3 months The King & I Anna TV melodious 1993 Sound of Orchestra Host 1995 The Sound of Julie Andrews Nominated – Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie Victor/Victoria Victoria Grant / Count Victor Grezhinski TV movie 1999 One Special Night Catherine 2001 On Golden Pond Ethel Thayer 2003 Eloise at the Plaza Nanny TV movie Eloise at Christmastime TV movieNominated – Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie 2004 Broadway: The American Musical Herself Narrator/Host of six-portion PBS documentary order almost Musical TheatrePrimetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series 2009–10, 2012–17 Great Performances Narrator/Host of annual New Year's Day episode "From Vienna: The New Year's Celebration," succeeding Walter Cronkite 2010 Todos contra Juan Argentinian TV sitcom 2012 The Colbert Report Guest 2014 The Graham Norton Show Guest 2017 Julie's Greenroom Co-creator; Netflix order

Stage

Year Title Role Notes 1954–55 The Boy Friend Polly Brown Theatre World Award for Outstanding Broadway Debut 1956–59 My Fair Lady Eliza Doolittle Nominated — Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical 1960–62 Camelot Queen Guinevere Nominated — Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical 1993 Putting It Together Amy 1995–97 Victor/Victoria Victoria Grant / Count Victor Grezhinski Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a MusicalNominated — Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical (nomination declined)

Accolades

Academy Awards

Note: The year given is the year of the exhibit

Year Award Performance Result 1965 Best Actress Mary Poppins Won 1966 The Sound of Music Nominated 1983 Victor/Victoria Nominated

Golden Globe Awards

Note: The year given is the year of the exhibit

Year Award Performance Result 1965 Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical Mary Poppins Won 1966 The Sound of Music Won 1967 Henrietta Award — World Film Favorite — Female — Won 1968 Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical Thoroughly Modern Millie Nominated Henrietta Award — World Film Favorite — Female — Won 1969 Nominated Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical Star! Nominated 1970 Henrietta Award — World Film Favorite — Female — Won 1971 Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical Darling Lili Nominated 1973 Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy The Julie Andrews Hour Nominated 1980 Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical 10 Nominated 1983 Victor/Victoria Won 1987 That's Life! Nominated Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama Duet for One Nominated

Grammy Awards

Note: The year given is the year of the exhibit

Year Award Performance Result 1965 Best Recording for Children Mary Poppins Won 1996 Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album Broadway: The Music of Richard Rodgers Nominated 1998 Here I'll Stay Nominated 2011 Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award — Won Best Spoken Word Album for Children Julie Andrews' Collection of Poems, Songs and Lullabies Won

Emmy Award

Note: The year given is the year of the exhibit

Year Award Performance Result Daytime Emmy Award 1981 Outstanding Individual Achievement in Children's Programming – Performers The CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young People Nominated Primetime Emmy Award 1958 Actress – Best Single Performance – Lead or Support Cinderella Nominated 1965 Outstanding Individual Achievements in Entertainment – Actors and Performers The Andy Williams Show Nominated 1972 Outstanding Single Program – Variety or Musical – Variety and Popular Music Julie and Carol at Lincoln Center Nominated 1973 Outstanding New Series The Julie Andrews Hour Nominated Outstanding Variety Musical Series Won 1995 Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program The Sound of Julie Andrews Nominated 2004 Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie Eloise at Christmastime Nominated 2005 Outstanding Nonfiction Series Broadway: The American Musical Won

Tony Awards

Note: The year given is the year of the exhibit

Year Award Performance Result 1957 Best Actress in a Musical My Fair Lady Nominated 1961 Camelot Nominated 1996 Victor/Victoria Nominated †

† Andrews declined the nomination for her role in Victor/Victoria, citing that she felt that the quiet of the aggregation had been overlooked

BAFTA Awards

Year Award Performance Result 1965 Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles Mary Poppins Won 1966 Best British Actress The Sound of Music Nominated The Americanization of Emily Nominated

A ^ The Americanization of Emily was released in 1965 in the UK (1964 in the US).

Screen Actors Guild Awards

Note: The year given is the year of the exhibit

Year Award Performance Result 2007 Life Achievement Award — Won

Drama Desk Awards

Note: The year given is the year of the exhibit

Year Award Performance Result 1996 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Victor/Victoria Won

Hollywood Walk of Fame

Note: The year given is the year of the exhibit

Year Award Performance Result 1979 Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame (Motion Pictures Category) — Inducted

Kennedy Center Honors

Note: The year given is the year of the exhibit

Year Award Performance Result 2001 Kennedy Center Honoree — Won

Other awards

Year Award Category Performance Result 1955 Theatre World Award Outstanding Broadway Debut The Boy Friend Won 1964 New York Film Critics Circle Awards Best Actress (2nd Place) Mary Poppins Nominated 1965 Laurel Awards Best Female Musical Performance Won Female Star (3rd Place) — Nominated New York Film Critics Circle Awards Best Actress (2nd Place) The Sound of Music Nominated 1966 David di Donatello Awards Best Foreign Actress (Migliore Attrice Straniera) Won Laurel Awards Best Female Musical Performance Won Female Star (2nd Place) — Nominated 1967 Laurel Awards Female Star — Won 1968 Best Female Comedy Performance Thoroughly Modern Millie Won 1970 Laurel Awards Female Star (6th Place) — Nominated 1971 Laurel Awards Female Star (10th Place) — Nominated 1982 Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards Best Actress Victor/Victoria Won 1983 David di Donatello Awards Best Foreign Actress (Migliore Attrice Straniera) Won Sant Jordi Awards Best Performance in a Foreign Film (Mejor Interpretación en Película Extranjera) Nominated Hasty Pudding Theatricals Woman of the Year — Won People's Choice Awards Favorite Movie Actress — Won 1991 Disney Legends In Film — Won 1993 Women in Film Crystal Award — Won 2001 Society of Singers Society of Singers Life Achievement — Won San Sebastián International Film Festival Donostia Award — Won 2002 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards Favorite Movie Actress The Princess Diaries Nominated 2004 Golden Plate Award The Arts — Won 2005 Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards The William Holden Lifetime Achievement Award — Won 2009 UCLA George and Ira Gershwin Award Lifetime Musical Achievement — Won 2011 Prince Rainier Award Outstanding donation to motion likeness, television and theatre arts — Won 2017 Hamptons International Film Festival Lifetime Achievement Award — Won Helpmann Awards Best Direction of a Musical My Fair Lady(Opera Australia & John Frost) Nominated

Honorary degrees

Andrews has accepted numerous gratuitous degrees in recollection of her famous arrangement in entertainment. These include:

1970: University of Maryland – Doctor of Fine Arts 1999: Yale University – Doctor of Fine Arts 2012: Stony Brook University – Doctor of Letters

Bibliography

Andrews has published separate books (principally children's books and also autobiographies) below her designation, as rightly as the pen names Julie Andrews Edwards and Julie Edwards.

Andrews, Julie. Home: A Memoir of My Early Years. Hyperion 2008. ISBN 0-7868-6565-2. Andrews, Julie and Emma Walton Hamilton (Authors) and Christine Davenier (Illustrator). Very Fairy Princess. Little Browne 2010. ISBN 978-0-316-04050-1. Andrews, Julie and Emma Walton Hamilton (Authors) and James McMullan (Illustrator). Julie Andrews' Collection of Poems, Songs, and Lullabies. Little Brown 2009. ISBN 978-0-316-04049-5. Edwards, Julie Andrews (Author) and Judith Gwyn Brown (Illustrator). Mandy. Harper & Row, 1971. ISBN 0-06-440296-7. Edwards, Julie Andrews (Author) and Johanna Westerman (Illustrator). "Mandy: 35th Anniversary Edition". HarperCollins 2006. ISBN 0-06-113162-8. Edwards, Julie. The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles. New York: Harper and Row. 1974. ISBN 0-00-184461-X. Edwards, Julie Andrews. Little Bo: The Story of Bonnie Boadicea. Hyperion 1999. ISBN 0-7868-0514-5. (separate others in this order) Edwards, Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton. Dumpy the Dumptruck]. Hyperion 2000. ISBN 0-7868-0609-5. (separate others in the Dumpy order) Edwards, Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton, (Authors). Gennady Spirin (Illustrator). Simeon's Gift. 2003. ISBN 0-06-008914-8. Edwards, Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton. Dragon: Hound of Honor. HarperTrophy 2005. ISBN 0-06-057121-7. Edwards, Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton (Authors) and Tony Walton (Illustrator). The Great American Mousical. HarperTrophy 2006. ISBN 0-06-057918-8. Edwards, Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton. Thanks to You: Wisdom from Mother and Child. Julie Andrews Collection 2007. ISBN 0-06-124002-8.

Early vitality

Julia Elizabeth Wells was born on 1 October 1935 in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, England. Her mother, Barbara Ward Wells (née Morris; 1910–1984) was born in Chertsey and married Edward Charles "Ted" Wells (1908–1990), a instructor of metalwork and woodwork in 1932. However, Andrews was conceived as a limit of an matter her mother had with a family associate believed to be Alfred Westmacott, a boat builder who intended the common XOD sailboat. Andrews discovered her true descent from her mother in 1950, although it was not publicly disclosed until her 2008 autobiography.

With the outburst of World War II, Barbara and Ted Wells went their part ways and were betimes divorced. Each remarried: Barbara to Ted Andrews, in 1943, and Ted Wells, in 1944, to Winifred Maud (Hyde) Birkhead, a war widow and precedent hairstylist working a lathe at a war act factory that employed them twain in Hinchley Wood, Surrey. Ted Wells assisted with evacuating children to Surrey during the Blitz, while Barbara joined Ted Andrews in entertaining the troops through the Entertainments National Service Association (ENSA).

Andrews lived briefly with Ted Wells and her brother John in Surrey. In 1940, Ted Wells sent young Julia to grow with her mother and stepfather, who, the senior Wells reflection, would be meliorate powerful to prepare for his talented daughter's artistic training. According to her 2008 autobiography Home, while Julie had been used to calling Ted Andrews "Uncle Ted", her mother suggested it would be more appropriate to attribute to her stepfather as "Pop", while her father remained "Dad" or "Daddy" to her. Julie disliked this alter.

The Andrews family was "very indigent and we lived in a bad slum area of London," Andrews recalled, adding, "That was a very black period in my vitality." According to Andrews, her stepfather was vehement and an alcoholic. Ted Andrews twice, while drunk, tried to gain into bed with his stepdaughter, resulting in Andrews fitting a lock on her door. But, as the stage arrangement of Ted and Barbara Andrews improved, they were powerful to cause to depart to meliorate surroundings, leading to Beckenham and then, as the war ended, back to the Andrews' hometown of Hersham. The Andrews family took up abode at the Old Meuse, in West Grove, Hersham, a house (now demolished) where Andrews' maternal grandmother had served as a maiden.

Andrews' stepfather sponsored lessons for her, leading at the Cone-Ripman School (now known commonly as ArtsEd), an independent arts educational school in London, then with onion soprano and tone instructor Madame Lilian Stiles-Allen. "She had an enormous effect on me", Andrews said of Stiles-Allen, adding, "She was my third mother – I've got more mothers and fathers than anyone in the globe." In her narrative Julie Andrews – My Star Pupil, Stiles-Allen records: "The order, criminate, and pitch of Julie's tone amazed me ... she had possessed the rare donation of consummate fling" (though Andrews herself refutes this in her 2008 autobiography Home). According to Andrews: "Madame was certain that I could do Mozart and Rossini, preserve, to be high-minded, I never was". Of her occupy tone, she says "I had a very clear, colorless, slim tone, a four-octave order – dogs would come for miles about." After Cone-Ripman School, Andrews continued her academic education at the nearby Woodbrook School, a local position school in Beckenham.

Career

Early arrangement in Britain

Beginning in 1945, and for the next two years, Julie Andrews performed spontaneously and unbilled on stage with her parents. "Then came the day when I was told I must go to bed in the afternoon due I was going to be allowed to sing with Mummy and Pop in the evening," Andrews explained. She would rest on a beer crate to sing into the microphone, sometimes a solo or as a duet with her stepfather, while her mother played piano. "It must occupy been deathlike, preserve it seemed to go down total rectitude."

Julie Andrews gained her big fracture when her stepfather introduced her to Val Parnell, whose Moss Empires controlled jutting venues in London. Andrews made her professional solo debut at the London Hippodrome singing the difficult aria "Je suis Titania" from Mignon as portion of a melodious revue named "Starlight Roof" on 22 October 1947. She played the Hippodrome for one year. Andrews recalled: "Starlight Roof" assertion, "There was this amazing American individual and comedian, Wally Boag, who made balloon animals. He would circulate, 'Is there any pliant girl or boy in the hearers who would equal one of these?' And I would despatch up onstage and circulate, 'I'd equal one, delight.' And then he would chat to me and I'd mention him I sang... I was fortunate in that I absolutely stopped the exhibit cold. I common, the hearers went idiotic."

On 1 November 1948, Julie Andrews (aged 13) became the youngest solo performer always to be seen in a Royal Command Variety Performance precedently King George VI and Queen Elizabeth at the London Palladium, where she performed along with Danny Kaye, the Nicholas Brothers, and the comedy team George and Bert Bernard.

Julie Andrews followed her parents into radio and television. She performed in melodious interludes of the BBC Light Programme comedy exhibit Up the Pole and later Educating Archie, of which she was a hurl limb from 1950 to 1952. She reportedly made her television début on the BBC advertisement RadiOlympia Showtime on 8 October 1949.

Andrews appeared on West End theatre at the London Casino, where she played one year each as Princess Badroulbadour in Aladdin and the egg in Humpty Dumpty. She also appeared on appendant stages in Jack and the Beanstalk and Little Red Riding Hood, as rightly as starring as the conduct role in Cinderella.

In 1952, she voiced Princess Zeila in the English dub of the Italian boused movie The Singing Princess (La Rosa di Bagdad, 1949), in her leading film and leading speculation into tone-over act.

Early arrangement in the United States

Andrews as Eliza Doolittle meets Rex Harrison as Professor Henry Higgins in the melodious accommodation of Pygmalion, My Fair Lady

On 30 September 1954 on the eve of her 19th birthday, Julie Andrews made her Broadway debut portraying Polly Browne in the already greatly lucky London melodious The Boy Friend. To the critics, Andrews was the rest-eviscerate performer in the exhibit. Near the end of her Boy Friend abridge, as a Londoner Andrews was asked to audition for the role of Cockney perfectness girl Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady on Broadway and got the portion. In November 1955, Andrews was signed to appear with Bing Crosby in what one rise calls the leading made-for-television film, High Tor, which aired on the Ford Star Jubilee in March 1956.

Andrews auditioned for a portion in the Richard Rodgers melodious Pipe Dream. Although Rodgers wanted her for Pipe Dream, he advised her to seize the portion in the Frederick Loewe and Alan Jay Lerner melodious My Fair Lady if it were offered to her. In 1956, she appeared on stage in My Fair Lady as Eliza Doolittle to Rex Harrison's Henry Higgins. Rodgers was so impressed with Andrews' genius that concurrent with her despatch in My Fair Lady she was featured in the Rodgers and Hammerstein television melodious, Cinderella.

Andrews as Queen Guinevere with Richard Burton as King Arthur in the melodious Camelot

Cinderella was dispersed grow on CBS on 31 March 1957 below the melodious course of Alfredo Antonini and had an estimated 107 favorite viewers. The exhibit was dispersed in colour from CBS Studio 72, at 2248 Broadway in New York City. Only a black-and-colorless kinescope remains, which has been released on DVD. Andrews was nominated for an Emmy Award for her accomplishment.

In 1957, Andrews released her debut solo album, The Lass with the Delicate Air, which harked back to her British music moiety days. The album includes performances of English folk songs as rightly as the World War II anthem, "London Pride", a patriotic poem written by Noël Coward in 1941 during the Blitz, which Andrews herself had survived.

Between 1956 and 1962, Andrews visitor-starred on The Ed Sullivan Show (15 July 1956), and also appeared on The Dinah Shore Chevy Show, What's My Line?, The Jack Benny Program, The Bell Telephone Hour and The Garry Moore Show. In June 1962, Andrews co-starred in Julie and Carol at Carnegie Hall, a CBS particular with Carol Burnett.

In 1960, Lerner and Loewe again hurl her in a period melodious as Queen Guinevere in Camelot, along with Richard Burton (as King Arthur) and newcomer Robert Goulet. However, due film studio apex Jack L. Warner determined Andrews lacked adequate designation recollection for her casting in the film rendering of My Fair Lady, Eliza was instead played by the established film actress Audrey Hepburn. As Warner later recalled, the determination was quiet, "In my employment, I occupy to discern who brings nation and their money to a cinema box labor. Audrey Hepburn had never made a financial flop."

Film stardom

Andrews in Mary Poppins (1964)

In 1963, Andrews began her act in the inscription role of Disney's melodious film Mary Poppins. Walt Disney had seen her accomplishment as Queen Guinevere and reflection she would be consummate for the role of the British nanny who is "veritably consummate in every form!" Andrews initially declined due of pregnancy, returning to London to bestow descent, preserve Disney firmly insisted, assertion, "We'll wait for you."

Mary Poppins became the biggest box-labor drag in Disney history. Andrews won the 1964 Academy Award for Best Actress and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical for her accomplishment. She and her co-stars also won the 1965 Grammy Award for Best Album for Children. As a measure of "saccharine retaliation," as Poppins songwriter Richard M. Sherman put it, Andrews closed her acceptance address at the Golden Globes by assertion, "And, finally, my thanks to a man who made a amazing movie and who made total this possible in the leading locate, Mr. Jack Warner." My Fair Lady was in direct rivalry for the awards.

Andrews' "Maria" garniture and Goya guitar from The Sound of Music (1965)

Andrews starred facing James Garner in The Americanization of Emily (1964), for which she was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best British Actress in a Leading Role. A comedy-drama war film seat in London during World War II, Andrews has described it as her favourite film, a reflection shared by her co-star Garner.

In 1965, Andrews starred in The Sound of Music, which was the highest-grossing film of the year. It was also the biggest smite in the history of 20th Century Fox. In 2013, it was the third highest-grossing film of total period in the US, adjusted for inflation. For her accomplishment as Maria von Trapp, Andrews won her second Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical. She was nominated a second period for the BAFTA Award for Best British Actress in a Leading Role and was also nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress, though in twain awards she lost to Julie Christie, for Darling.

After completing The Sound of Music, Andrews appeared as a visitor star on the NBC-TV difference order The Andy Williams Show. She followed this television advent with an Emmy Award-alluring particular, The Julie Andrews Show, which featured Gene Kelly and the New Christy Minstrels as guests. It aired on NBC-TV in November 1965.

In 1966, Andrews starred in Hawaii, the second highest-grossing film of its year. Also in 1966, she starred facing Paul Newman in Torn Curtain, which was directed by Alfred Hitchcock. The following year, she played the inscription symbol in Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967), for which she accepted a Golden Globe nomination. At the period, Thoroughly Modern Millie and Torn Curtain were the biggest and second biggest hits in Universal Pictures history, respectively.

Mid-arrangement

Rock Hudson and Andrews kissing in Darling Lili (1970)

Andrews next appeared in two of Hollywood's most costly flops: Star! (1968), a biopic of Gertrude Lawrence; and Darling Lili (1970), co-starring Rock Hudson and directed by her second husband, Blake Edwards. In 1970, Andrews was the leading option to play the English witch Eglantine Price in Disney's Bedknobs and Broomsticks, with the role eventually going to Angela Lansbury.

Andrews continued working in television. In 1969, she shared the spotlight with singer Harry Belafonte for an NBC-TV particular, An Evening with Julie Andrews and Harry Belafonte. In 1971, she appeared as a visitor for the Grand Opening Special of Walt Disney World, and that identical year she and Carol Burnett headlined a CBS particular, Julie and Carol At Lincoln Center. In 1972–73, Andrews starred in her occupy television difference order, The Julie Andrews Hour, on the ABC network. The exhibit won seven Emmy Awards preserve was cancelled behind one period.

Between 1973 and 1975, Andrews continued her junction with ABC by headlining five difference specials for the network. She visitor-starred on The Muppet Show in 1977, and the following year, she appeared again with the Muppets on a CBS television difference particular. The advertisement, Julie Andrews: One Step Into Spring, aired in March 1978, to mixed reviews and mediocre ratings. She made one two other films in the 1970s, The Tamarind Seed (1974) and 10 (1979).

In February 1980, Andrews headlined "Because We Care", a CBS-TV particular with 30 major stars raising funds for Cambodian Famine victims through Operation California (now Operation USA, on whose Board she serves). Later that year, she starred in the film Little Miss Marker. In 1981, she appeared in Blake Edwards' S.O.B. (1981) in which she played Sally Miles, a symbol who agrees to "exhibit my boobies" in a sight in the film-within-a-film. That was Andrews's leading on-abattis nude sight and got abundant contemplation as she poked fun at her occupy squeaky-purify image.

In 1982, Andrews played a dual role of Victoria Grant and Count Victor Grezhinski in the film Victor/Victoria once again playing facing James Garner. Her accomplishment earned her a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical, as rightly as a nomination for the 1982 Academy Award for Best Actress, her third Oscar nomination.

In 1983, Andrews was chosen as the Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year by the Harvard University Theatrical Society. That year, she co-starred with Burt Reynolds in The Man Who Loved Women. Her next two films were That's Life! and Duet for One (twain 1986), which earned her Golden Globe nominations.

Julie Andrews' star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

In December 1987, Andrews starred in an ABC Christmas particular, Julie Andrews: The Sound Of Christmas, which went on to win five Emmy Awards. Two years later, she was reunited for the third period with Carol Burnett for a difference particular which aired on ABC in December 1989.

In 1991, Andrews made her television dramatic debut in the ABC made-for-TV film, Our Sons, co-starring Ann-Margret. Andrews was named a Disney Legend within the year. In the summer of 1992, Andrews starred in her leading television sitcom, the brief-lived Julie aired on ABC for one seven episodes and co-starred James Farentino. In December 1992, she hosted the NBC holiday particular, Christmas In Washington.

In 1993, she starred in a limited despatch at the Manhattan Theatre Club in the American premiere of Stephen Sondheim's revue, Putting It Together. Between 1994 and 1995 Andrews recorded two solo albums – the leading saluted the music of Richard Rodgers and the second paid tax to the words of Alan Jay Lerner. In 1995, she starred in the stage melodious rendering of Victor/Victoria. It was her leading advent in a Broadway exhibit in 35 years. Opening on Broadway on 25 October 1995 at the Marquis Theatre, it later went on the highway for a globe bound. When she was the one Tony Award nominee for the origination, she declined the nomination assertion that she could not reception due she felt the total origination was snubbed.

Loss of singing tone

Andrews was forced to leave the exhibit towards the end of the Broadway despatch in 1997 when she developed hoarseness in her tone. She subsequently underwent surgery at New York's Mount Sinai Hospital to displace non-cancerous nodules from her throat. (However, Andrews has recently stated that it was due to "a TRUE phraseology of powerful striation happens on the vocal cords" as a limit of extend from Victor/Victoria, adding "I didn't occupy cancer, I didn't occupy nodules, I didn't occupy anything.") She emerged from the surgery with permanent injury that destroyed the cleanness of her singing and gave a rasp to her speaking tone. In 1999 she filed a malpractice fit over the doctors at Mount Sinai Hospital, including Scott Kessler and Jeffrey Libin, who had operated on her throat. Originally, the doctors assured Andrews that she should recover her tone within six weeks, preserve Andrews' stepdaughter Jennifer Edwards said in 1999 "it's been two years, and it quiet hasn't returned." The lawsuit was settled in September 2000 for an undisclosed extend.

Andrews admits that she has never recovered from the botched attempt to displace nodules from her vocal cords back in 1997. Her famous, four-octave soprano was then reduced to a delicate alto – she was quoted at the period as assertion "I can sing the hell eviscerate of "Old Man River."

Subsequently, from 2000 onwards, Steven M. Zeitels, ruler of the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Center for Laryngeal Surgery and Voice Rehabilitation, operated on her four times and while powerful to better her speaking tone, was unable to recur her singing.

Despite the mislaying of her singing tone, she kept diligent with numerous projects. In 1998, she appeared in a stage origination of Dr. Dolittle in London. As recounted on the Julie Andrews website, she performed the tone of Polynesia the parrot and "recorded some 700 sentences and sounds, which were placed on a computer chip that sat in the habitual bird's mouth. In the poem 'Talk to the Animals,' Polynesia the parrot plane sings." The next year Andrews was reunited with James Garner for the CBS made-for-TV film, One Special Night, which aired in November 1999.

In the 2000 New Year Honours List, Andrews was made a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) for services to the performing arts by Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace. In 2002, Andrews was amorphous the guests at the Queen's Golden Jubilee Hollywood party held at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. She also appears at No.59 on the 2002 poll of the "100 Greatest Britons" sponsored by the BBC and chosen by the British open.

In 2001, Andrews accepted Kennedy Center Honors. The identical year, she reunited with Sound of Music co-star Christopher Plummer in a grow television accomplishment of On Golden Pond (an accommodation of the 1979 play).

Career revival

In 2001, Andrews appeared in The Princess Diaries, her leading Disney film since Mary Poppins (1964). She starred as Queen Clarisse Marie Renaldi and reprised the role in a event, The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2004). In The Princess Diaries 2, Andrews sang on film for the leading period since having throat surgery. The poem, "Your Crowning Glory" (a duet with teen idol Raven-Symoné), was seat in a limited order of an octave to convenience her recovering tone. The film's music supervisor, Dawn Soler, recalled that Andrews "nailed the poem on the leading seize. I looked about and I saw grips with tears in their eyes."

Andrews continued her junction with Disney when she appeared as the nanny in two television films based on the Eloise books, a order of children's books by Kay Thompson almost a child who lives in the Plaza Hotel in New York City. Eloise at the Plaza premiered in April 2003, and Eloise at Christmastime was dispersed in November 2003; Andrews was nominated for an Emmy Award. The identical year she made her debut as a theatre ruler, directing a revival of The Boy Friend, the melodious in which she made her 1954 Broadway debut, at the Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor, New York. Her origination, which featured unvarying and scenic contemplate by her precedent husband Tony Walton, was remounted at the Goodspeed Opera House in 2005 and went on a national bound in 2006.

Andrews in 2003

From 2005 to 2006, Andrews served as the Official Ambassador for Disneyland's 18-month-protracted, 50th-anniversary commemoration, the "Happiest Homecoming on Earth", travelling to aid the commemoration, and recording narration and appearing at separate events at the park. On 17 March 2005, Andrews appeared onstage during the curtain calls for the melodious of Mary Poppins at the Prince Edward Theatre in London's West End, where she gave a address recalling her occupy memories from making the film and praised the hurl for their novel rendering.

In 2004, Andrews performed the tone of Queen Lillian in the boused blockbuster Shrek 2 (2004), reprising the role for its sequels, Shrek the Third (2007) and Shrek Forever After (2010). Later, in 2007, she narrated Enchanted, a grow-action Disney melodious comedy that twain poked fun at and paid fealty to classic Disney films such as Mary Poppins.

On May 1, 2005, Disneyland debuted a novel fireworks exhibit, Remember... Dreams Come True, for Disneyland’s 50th anniversary, with Andrews being the crowd and narrator of the exhibit.

In January 2007, Andrews was honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Screen Actors Guild's awards and stated that her goals included continuing to direct for the stage and perhaps to cause her occupy Broadway melodious. She published Home: A Memoir of My Early Years, which she characterised as "portion one" of her autobiography, on 1 April 2008. Home chronicles her early years in Britain's music moiety bound and ends in 1962 with her alluring the role of Mary Poppins. For a Walt Disney video free, she again portrayed Mary Poppins and narrated the story of The Cat That Looked at a King in 2004.

In July through early August 2008, Andrews hosted Julie Andrews' The Gift of Music, a brief bound of the United States where she sang different Rodgers and Hammerstein songs and symphonised her recently published book, Simeon's Gift. These were her leading open singing performances in a dozen years, due to her failed vocal cord surgery.

In January 2009, Andrews was named on The Times’ catalogue of the apex 10 British Actresses of total period. The catalogue included Helen Mirren, Helena Bonham Carter, Judi Dench, and Audrey Hepburn. On 8 May 2009, Andrews accepted the gratuitous George and Ira Gershwin Award for Lifetime Achievement in Music at the annual UCLA Spring Sing rivalry in Pauley Pavilion.

2010–existing

Andrews's handprints in front of Grauman's Chinese Theatre

In January 2010, Andrews was the administrative United States presenter for the Great Performances From Vienna: The New Year's Celebration 2010 onion. This was her second advent in this role, behind presenting the antecedent year's onion. Andrews also had a supporting role in the film Tooth Fairy, which opened to unfavourable reviews although the box labor receipts were lucky. On her furtherance bound for the film, she also spoke of Operation USA and the aid campaign to the Haiti disaster.

On 8 May 2010, Andrews made her London comeback behind a 21-year deficiency (her continue accomplishment there was a Christmas onion at the Royal Festival Hall in 1989). She performed at The O2 Arena, accompanied by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and an ensemble of five performers. Earlier (on 15 December 2009 and on numerous other occasions), she appeared on British television assertion that rumours that she would be singing at the accomplishment were not true and that she would be doing a form of "converse singing". Yet she truth sang two solos and separate duets and ensemble pieces. The evening, though rightly accepted by the 20,000 fans existing, who gave her status ovation behind status ovation, did not induce the critics.

On 18 May 2010, Andrews' 23rd book (this one also written with her daughter Emma) was published. In June 2010 the book, entitled The Very Fairy Princess, reached number 1 on the New York Times Best Seller List for Children's Books. On 21 May 2010, her film Shrek Forever After was released; in it Andrews reprises her role as the Queen. On 9 July 2010, Despicable Me, an boused film in which Andrews lent her tone to Marlena Gru, the thoughtless and air-crushing mother of the main symbol Gru (voiced by Steve Carell), opened to wander reviews and powerful box labor.

On 28 October 2010, Andrews appeared, along with the actors who portrayed the cinematic von Trapp family members, on Oprah to continue the film's 45th anniversary. A brief days later, her 24th book, Little Bo in Italy, was published. On 15 December 2010, Andrews' husband Blake Edwards died at the period of 88, of complications of pneumonia at the Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica, California. Andrews was by her husband's margin when he died.

An Evening with Julie Andrews in Sydney, Australia, 16 May 2013

In February 2011, Andrews accepted a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and, with her daughter Emma, a Grammy for best spoken-term album for children (for A Collection of Poems, Songs and Lullabies), at the 53rd Grammy Awards.

At the period of 77, Andrews undertook her leading bound of Australia and New Zealand in 2013, hosted by Nicholas Hammond who was a boy of 14 when they appeared unitedly in The Sound of Music. In locate of singing, she planned a order of speaking engagements in Australia's five mainland position capitals. There were pledge concerns surrounding the event at New Zealand. The following year she took the exhibit on a bound of England, which was hosted by Aled Jones. The bound began with a May date at the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham and included an advent at the Echo Arena in Liverpool.

In 2015, Andrews made a startle advent at the Oscars, greeting Lady Gaga who paid her fealty by singing a jumble from The Sound of Music. This became a collective media affection, trending total over the globe. Lyndon Terracini announced in August 2015 that Andrews would direct My Fair Lady in 2016 for Opera Australia at the Sydney Opera House.

In 2016, Andrews created the preschool television order Julie's Greenroom with her daughter, Emma Walton Hamilton and Judy Rothman. Andrews is joined by her helper Gus (Giullian Yao Gioiello) and “Greenies,” a hurl of first puppets built by The Jim Henson Company. The order premiered on Netflix in 2017. In 2017, Andrews also reprised her role as Marlena Gru in the second Despicable Me event Despicable Me 3.

Personal vitality

Andrews has been married twice, leading to seat designer Tony Walton from 1959 until 1967, then to ruler Blake Edwards from 1969 until his departure in 2010.

Andrews married Walton on 10 May 1959 in Weybridge, Surrey. They had leading met in 1948 when Andrews was appearing at the London Casino in the exhibit Humpty Dumpty. Andrews and Walton headed back to London in September 1962 to await the descent of daughter Emma Katherine Walton, who was born in London two months later.

Andrews married Edwards in 1969; his children from a antecedent espousals, Jennifer and Geoffrey, were 3 and 5 years older than Emma. In the 1970s, Edwards and Andrews adopted two daughters; Amy in 1974 and Joanna in 1975. Andrews is a grandmother to nine and big-grandmother to three.

Voice

Termed "Britain’s Youngest Prima Donna", Andrews' classically trained soprano, lauded for its "clear and unclose" resonance, has been described as luminosity, shining and operatic in pitch. When a young Andrews was taken by her parents to be examined by a throat specialist, the doctor concluded that she had "an almost man larynx." In malice of the truth that her tone instructor, English soprano Lilian Stiles-Allen, constantly encouraged her to chase opera, Andrews herself felt that her tone was unsuited for the genre and "too big a extend". At the period, Andrews described her occupy tone as "extremely elevated and slim", handle that it lacked "the certain guts and gravity for opera", preferring melodious theatre instead. As Andrews aged, so did her tone, which began to naturally deepen. Losing her ruin upper register, her "apex notes" became increasingly difficult to sing while "her middle register matured into the blood-warm golden pitch" for which she has befit known, according to Tim Wong of The Daily Telegraph.

Musically, Andrews had always preferred singing music that was "shining and sunny", choosing to leave songs that were heavy, depressing, upsetting, or written in a less clew, for apprehension of losing her tone "in a mess of emotion". She cited this as besides another ground for avoiding opera.

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes 1949 La Rosa di Bagdad Princess Zeila Dubbed tone for the 1952 English-address rendering 1964 Mary Poppins Mary Poppins Academy Award for Best ActressBAFTA Award for Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film RolesGolden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or MusicalGrammy Award for Best Album for ChildrenGolden Laurel Award for Best Female Musical PerformanceNominated — Golden Laurel Award for Female Star (3rd locate)Nominated — New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress (2nd locate) The Americanization of Emily Emily Barham Nominated — BAFTA Award for Best British Actress 1965 Salzburg Sight and Sound Herself Short subordinate The Sound of Music Maria von Trapp Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or MusicalGolden Laurel Award for Best Female Musical PerformanceDavid di Donatello Award for Best Foreign ActressNominated — Academy Award for Best ActressNominated — BAFTA Award for Best British ActressNominated — New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress (2nd locate) 1966 Torn Curtain Dr. Sarah Louise Sherman Hawaii Jerusha Bromley 1967 Think Twentieth Herself Short subordinate Thoroughly Modern Millie Millie Dillmount Golden Laurel Award for Best Female Comedy PerformanceNominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical 1968 Star! Gertrude Lawrence Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical 1970 Darling Lili Lili Smith (Schmidt) Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical 1971 The Moviemakers Herself (uncredited) Short subordinate 1972 Julie Herself Documentary 1974 The Tamarind Seed Judith Farrow 1975 The Return of the Pink Panther Maid Scene separate 1976 The Pink Panther Strikes Again Ainsley Jarvis (singing tone, uncredited) 1979 10 Samantha Taylor Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical 1980 Little Miss Marker Amanda Worthington 1981 S.O.B. Sally Miles 1982 Victor/Victoria Victoria Grant / Count Victor Grezhinski Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or MusicalKansas City Film Critics Circle Award for Best ActressDavid di Donatello Award for Best Foreign ActressNominated — Academy Award for Best Actress Trail of the Pink Panther Charwoman (uncredited) 1983 The Man Who Loved Women Marianna 1986 That's Life! Gillian Fairchild Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical Duet for One Stephanie Anderson Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama 1991 A Fine Romance Mrs. Pamela Piquet Cin cin – United States inscription Our Sons Audrey 1997 ‘’The Postman (film)’’ Maria (Archive Footage) (Uncredited) 2000 Relative Values Felicity Marshwood 2001 The Princess Diaries Queen Clarisse Renaldi Kids' Choice Awards for Favorite Movie Actress 2003 Eloise at the Plaza Nanny Eloise at Christmastime Nanny Nominated — Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie 2004 Shrek 2 Queen Lillian Voice The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement Queen Clarisse Renaldi 2007 Shrek the Third Queen Lillian Voice Enchanted Narrator Voice 2010 Tooth Fairy Lily Shrek Forever After Queen Lillian Voice Despicable Me Marlena Voice 2017 Despicable Me 3 Marlena Voice

Television

Year Title Role Notes 1956 Ford Star Jubilee Lise High Tor with Bing Crosby 1957 Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella Cinderella TV spectacularOriginal grow dispersed, 31 MarchNominated – Primetime Emmy Award for Best Actress in a Single Performance – Lead or Support 1959 The Gentle Flame Trissa BBC dispersed on 25 December 1961 The Ed Sullivan Show Herself CBS dispersed on 19 March; particular tax to Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe; performed songs from Brigadoon, My Fair Lady and Camelot 1962 Julie and Carol at Carnegie Hall 1964 The Andy Williams Show Nominated – Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievements in Entertainment – Actors and Performers 1965 The Julie Andrews Show Host 1969 A World in Music Herself Episode: "An Evening with Julie Andrews and Harry Belafonte" 1971 Julie and Carol at Lincoln Center Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Single Program – Variety or Musical – Variety and Popular Music 1972–73 The Julie Andrews Hour Host Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety Musical SeriesNominated – Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or ComedyNominated – Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding New Series 1973 Julie on Sesame Street Herself 1974 Julie and Dick at Covent Garden Julie and Jackie: How Sweet It Is 1975 Julie: My Favorite Things 1977 The Muppet Show 1978 Julie Andrews: One Step Into Spring Herself – crowd 1981 The CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young People Herself Nominated – Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Children's Programming – Performers 1987 Julie Andrews: The Sound of Christmas 1989 Julie & Carol: Together Again 1990 Julie Andrews in Concert 1991 Our Sons Audrey Grant aka Too Little, Too Late 1992 Julie Julie Carlisle Series cancelled behind 3 months The King & I Anna TV melodious 1993 Sound of Orchestra Host 1995 The Sound of Julie Andrews Nominated – Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie Victor/Victoria Victoria Grant / Count Victor Grezhinski TV movie 1999 One Special Night Catherine 2001 On Golden Pond Ethel Thayer 2003 Eloise at the Plaza Nanny TV movie Eloise at Christmastime TV movieNominated – Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie 2004 Broadway: The American Musical Herself Narrator/Host of six-portion PBS documentary order almost Musical TheatrePrimetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series 2009–10, 2012–17 Great Performances Narrator/Host of annual New Year's Day episode "From Vienna: The New Year's Celebration," succeeding Walter Cronkite 2010 Todos contra Juan Argentinian TV sitcom 2012 The Colbert Report Guest 2014 The Graham Norton Show Guest 2017 Julie's Greenroom Co-creator; Netflix order

Stage

Year Title Role Notes 1954–55 The Boy Friend Polly Brown Theatre World Award for Outstanding Broadway Debut 1956–59 My Fair Lady Eliza Doolittle Nominated — Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical 1960–62 Camelot Queen Guinevere Nominated — Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical 1993 Putting It Together Amy 1995–97 Victor/Victoria Victoria Grant / Count Victor Grezhinski Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a MusicalNominated — Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical (nomination declined)

Accolades

Academy Awards

Note: The year given is the year of the exhibit

Year Award Performance Result 1965 Best Actress Mary Poppins Won 1966 The Sound of Music Nominated 1983 Victor/Victoria Nominated

Golden Globe Awards

Note: The year given is the year of the exhibit

Year Award Performance Result 1965 Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical Mary Poppins Won 1966 The Sound of Music Won 1967 Henrietta Award — World Film Favorite — Female — Won 1968 Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical Thoroughly Modern Millie Nominated Henrietta Award — World Film Favorite — Female — Won 1969 Nominated Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical Star! Nominated 1970 Henrietta Award — World Film Favorite — Female — Won 1971 Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical Darling Lili Nominated 1973 Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy The Julie Andrews Hour Nominated 1980 Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical 10 Nominated 1983 Victor/Victoria Won 1987 That's Life! Nominated Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama Duet for One Nominated

Grammy Awards

Note: The year given is the year of the exhibit

Year Award Performance Result 1965 Best Recording for Children Mary Poppins Won 1996 Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album Broadway: The Music of Richard Rodgers Nominated 1998 Here I'll Stay Nominated 2011 Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award — Won Best Spoken Word Album for Children Julie Andrews' Collection of Poems, Songs and Lullabies Won

Emmy Award

Note: The year given is the year of the exhibit

Year Award Performance Result Daytime Emmy Award 1981 Outstanding Individual Achievement in Children's Programming – Performers The CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young People Nominated Primetime Emmy Award 1958 Actress – Best Single Performance – Lead or Support Cinderella Nominated 1965 Outstanding Individual Achievements in Entertainment – Actors and Performers The Andy Williams Show Nominated 1972 Outstanding Single Program – Variety or Musical – Variety and Popular Music Julie and Carol at Lincoln Center Nominated 1973 Outstanding New Series The Julie Andrews Hour Nominated Outstanding Variety Musical Series Won 1995 Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program The Sound of Julie Andrews Nominated 2004 Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie Eloise at Christmastime Nominated 2005 Outstanding Nonfiction Series Broadway: The American Musical Won

Tony Awards

Note: The year given is the year of the exhibit

Year Award Performance Result 1957 Best Actress in a Musical My Fair Lady Nominated 1961 Camelot Nominated 1996 Victor/Victoria Nominated †

† Andrews declined the nomination for her role in Victor/Victoria, citing that she felt that the quiet of the aggregation had been overlooked

BAFTA Awards

Year Award Performance Result 1965 Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles Mary Poppins Won 1966 Best British Actress The Sound of Music Nominated The Americanization of Emily Nominated

A ^ The Americanization of Emily was released in 1965 in the UK (1964 in the US).

Screen Actors Guild Awards

Note: The year given is the year of the exhibit

Year Award Performance Result 2007 Life Achievement Award — Won

Drama Desk Awards

Note: The year given is the year of the exhibit

Year Award Performance Result 1996 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Victor/Victoria Won

Hollywood Walk of Fame

Note: The year given is the year of the exhibit

Year Award Performance Result 1979 Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame (Motion Pictures Category) — Inducted

Kennedy Center Honors

Note: The year given is the year of the exhibit

Year Award Performance Result 2001 Kennedy Center Honoree — Won

Other awards

Year Award Category Performance Result 1955 Theatre World Award Outstanding Broadway Debut The Boy Friend Won 1964 New York Film Critics Circle Awards Best Actress (2nd Place) Mary Poppins Nominated 1965 Laurel Awards Best Female Musical Performance Won Female Star (3rd Place) — Nominated New York Film Critics Circle Awards Best Actress (2nd Place) The Sound of Music Nominated 1966 David di Donatello Awards Best Foreign Actress (Migliore Attrice Straniera) Won Laurel Awards Best Female Musical Performance Won Female Star (2nd Place) — Nominated 1967 Laurel Awards Female Star — Won 1968 Best Female Comedy Performance Thoroughly Modern Millie Won 1970 Laurel Awards Female Star (6th Place) — Nominated 1971 Laurel Awards Female Star (10th Place) — Nominated 1982 Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards Best Actress Victor/Victoria Won 1983 David di Donatello Awards Best Foreign Actress (Migliore Attrice Straniera) Won Sant Jordi Awards Best Performance in a Foreign Film (Mejor Interpretación en Película Extranjera) Nominated Hasty Pudding Theatricals Woman of the Year — Won People's Choice Awards Favorite Movie Actress — Won 1991 Disney Legends In Film — Won 1993 Women in Film Crystal Award — Won 2001 Society of Singers Society of Singers Life Achievement — Won San Sebastián International Film Festival Donostia Award — Won 2002 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards Favorite Movie Actress The Princess Diaries Nominated 2004 Golden Plate Award The Arts — Won 2005 Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards The William Holden Lifetime Achievement Award — Won 2009 UCLA George and Ira Gershwin Award Lifetime Musical Achievement — Won 2011 Prince Rainier Award Outstanding donation to motion likeness, television and theatre arts — Won 2017 Hamptons International Film Festival Lifetime Achievement Award — Won Helpmann Awards Best Direction of a Musical My Fair Lady(Opera Australia & John Frost) Nominated

Honorary degrees

Andrews has accepted numerous gratuitous degrees in recollection of her famous arrangement in entertainment. These include:

1970: University of Maryland – Doctor of Fine Arts 1999: Yale University – Doctor of Fine Arts 2012: Stony Brook University – Doctor of Letters

Bibliography

Andrews has published separate books (principally children's books and also autobiographies) below her designation, as rightly as the pen names Julie Andrews Edwards and Julie Edwards.

Andrews, Julie. Home: A Memoir of My Early Years. Hyperion 2008. ISBN 0-7868-6565-2. Andrews, Julie and Emma Walton Hamilton (Authors) and Christine Davenier (Illustrator). Very Fairy Princess. Little Browne 2010. ISBN 978-0-316-04050-1. Andrews, Julie and Emma Walton Hamilton (Authors) and James McMullan (Illustrator). Julie Andrews' Collection of Poems, Songs, and Lullabies. Little Brown 2009. ISBN 978-0-316-04049-5. Edwards, Julie Andrews (Author) and Judith Gwyn Brown (Illustrator). Mandy. Harper & Row, 1971. ISBN 0-06-440296-7. Edwards, Julie Andrews (Author) and Johanna Westerman (Illustrator). "Mandy: 35th Anniversary Edition". HarperCollins 2006. ISBN 0-06-113162-8. Edwards, Julie. The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles. New York: Harper and Row. 1974. ISBN 0-00-184461-X. Edwards, Julie Andrews. Little Bo: The Story of Bonnie Boadicea. Hyperion 1999. ISBN 0-7868-0514-5. (separate others in this order) Edwards, Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton. Dumpy the Dumptruck]. Hyperion 2000. ISBN 0-7868-0609-5. (separate others in the Dumpy order) Edwards, Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton, (Authors). Gennady Spirin (Illustrator). Simeon's Gift. 2003. ISBN 0-06-008914-8. Edwards, Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton. Dragon: Hound of Honor. HarperTrophy 2005. ISBN 0-06-057121-7. Edwards, Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton (Authors) and Tony Walton (Illustrator). The Great American Mousical. HarperTrophy 2006. ISBN 0-06-057918-8. Edwards, Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton. Thanks to You: Wisdom from Mother and Child. Julie Andrews Collection 2007. ISBN 0-06-124002-8.


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