Caption: Still of Julie Andrews in Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967)
Actress, Soundtrack, Producer
Born: October 1, 1935
Star sign: Libra
Height: 5' 7" (1.7 m)
Known for: The Sound of Music (1965), Mary Poppins (1964), Despicable Me (2010), Shrek 2 (2004)
Julia Elizabeth Wells was born on October 1, 1935, in England. Her mother, Barbara Ward (Morris), and stepfather, both vaudeville performers, discovered her freakish but undeniably lovely four-octave singing voice and immediately got her a singing career. She performed in music halls throughout her childhood and teens, and at age 20, she launched ...