Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Actor
.
Born: 01/13/1961 in New York City, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (84)

Saturday Night Live 1982 - 1985, 1990 - 1998, 2002 - 2003, 2016 (Tv Show)

Actor

The 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2015 - 2016 (TV Show)

Presenter

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert 2016 (Tv Show)

Guest

Veep 1982 - 1985, 1990 - 1998, 2000 - 2003, 2011 - 2016 (TV Show)

Actor

Watching Ellie 1982 - 1985, 1990 - 1998, 2000 - 2003, 2011 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Actor

Inside Amy Schumer 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Jimmy Kimmel Live 2012 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Guest

The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards 2014 - 2015 (TV Show)

Presenter

The Late Show With David Letterman 2006, 2008 - 2009, 2012, 2015 (Tv Show)

Guest

Going for Gold 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Interviewee

Guys Choice 2014 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Actor

Inside Comedy 2014 (Tv Show)

Herself

James Gandolfini: Tribute To A Friend 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Actor

Last Week Tonight With John Oliver 2014 (Tv Show)

Herself

The 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Presenter

Conan 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Enough Said 2013 (Movie)

Eva (Actor)

Planes 2013 (Movie)

Rochelle (Voice)

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno 2012 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Daily Show 2012 (Tv Show)

Guest

Web Therapy 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Women of SNL 2010 - 2011 (TV Show)

Actor

30 Rock 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Actor

The 61st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Presenter

The New Adventures of Old Christine 2005 - 2010 (TV Show)

Actor

Curb Your Enthusiasm 2000 - 2001, 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

TV Land Awards 2009 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

The 60th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Presenter

The Jay Leno Show 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Countdown To The Emmys 2007 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

The 59th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Presenter

The Simpsons 2001, 2007 - 2008 (Tv Show)

Voice

The 2007 Screen Actors Guild Awards 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

Earth to America! 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

The 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Presenter

The Seinfeld Story 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

Primetime Glick 1982 - 1985, 1990 - 1998, 2000 - 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

Seinfeld 1990 - 1998, 2002 - 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Single Guy 1982 - 1985, 1990 - 1998, 2000 - 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

Naqoyqatsi 2002 (Movie)

(Herself)

The 59th Annual Golden Globe Awards 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Presenter

Just Cause (03/11/01) 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Speak Truth to Power 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

1st Annual Laureus Sports Awards 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Presenter

Animal Farm 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Voice

Blue's Big Pajama Party 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Dr. Katz: Professional Therapist 1994 - 2000 (TV Show)

Voice

Queen of the Whole Wide World 2000 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

The Stars Come Out: The GLAAD Awards 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Interviewee

50th Emmy Awards 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Presenter

The 1998 VH1 Fashion Awards 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Performer

The 5th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Presenter

12th Annual American Comedy Awards 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Performer

A Bug's Life 1998 (Movie)

of Princess Atta (Voice)

Canned Ham: Deconstructing Harry 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Seinfeld: The Chronicle 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Deconstructing Harry 1997 (Movie)

Leslie (Actor)

Fathers' Day 1997 (Movie)

Carrie Lawrence (Actor)

Neil Simon's "London Suite" 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

47th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Presenter

Good Money 1996 (Movie)

(Actor)

The 22nd Annual People's Choice Awards 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Presenter

Fourth Annual Environmental Media Awards 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Presenter

Screen Actors Guild Awards 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Presenter

45th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Presenter

North 1994 (Movie)

North's Mom (Actor)

Jack the Bear 1993 (Movie)

Peggy Etinger (Actor)

The 7th Annual American Comedy Awards 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Performer

The American Television Awards 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Performer

Day By Day 1987 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation 1989 (Movie)

Margo Chester (Actor)

The Art of Being Nick 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Hannah and Her Sisters 1986 (Movie)

Mary (Actor)

Soul Man 1986 (Movie)

Lisa Stimson (Actor)

Troll 1986 (Movie)

Jeannette Cooper (Actor)

Geppetto (TV Show)

Actor

Picture Paris (TV Show)

Actor

Relationships

Lauren Bowles Actor

Half-Sister
Acted together on "Seinfeld" (NBC), "Watching Ellie" (NBC), and "The New Adventures of Old Christine" (CBS)

Judith Bowles

Mother
Divorced from Louis-Dreyfus' father when Julia was one; worked as private tutor to children with special needs

Patrick Fischler Actor

Sister-In-Law

Brad Hall Executive Producer

Husband
Met while both were attending Northwestern University in Evanston, IL Together since c. 1981 Worked together on "Saturday Night Live" (NBC) Married Feb. 13, 1987 Hall created the NBC series "Watching Ellie," starring Louis-Dreyfus

Charles Hall

Son
Born May 30, 1997; father, Brad Hall

Henry Hall

Son
Born July 1, 1992; father, Brad Hall

William Louis-Dreyfus

Father
French billionaire; changed his name from Gerard to William in the 1940s; divorced from first wife when Julia was one; chairman of Louis Dreyfus Group

Phyllis Louis-Dreyfus

Step-Mother

Phoebe Louis-Dreyfus

Sister
Born c. 1968

Pierre Louis-Dreyfus

Grandfather
Fought for the French Resistance during World War II

Leopold Louis-Dreyfus

Great-Great-Grandfather
French; founded international firm The Louis Dreyfus Group

Robert Louis-Dreyfus

Cousin
Former owner of Adidas (1993-2001); owned the French football club Olympique de Marseille

L. Thompson Bowles

Step-Father

EDUCATION

Holton-Arms School

Bethesda , Maryland
A prestigious independent college-preparatory school for girls

Northwestern University

Evanston , Illinois
Dropped out to pursue her career; awarded an honorary Doctor of Arts degree from Northwestern University in 2007

Milestones

2015

Appeared in a series of commercials for Old Navy with Kumail Nanjiani and Snoop Dogg.

2013

Starred opposite James Gandolfini in Nicole Holofcener's romantic comedy "Enough Said"

2012

Starred on HBO's "Veep" as the hapless yet well-meaning U.S. vice president Selina Meyer

2006

Starred as an anxiety-riddled divorced mom on the CBS sitcom "The New Adventures of Old Christine"

2004

Landed a recurring role as the compulsively lying prosecutor Maggie Lizer on "Arrested Development" (Fox)

2002

Starred on short-lived sitcom "Watching Ellie" (NBC)

2000

Appeared on "Seinfeld" co-creator Larry David's HBO series "Curb Your Enthusiasm" as a fictional version of herself; reunited with the other three principal "Seinfeld" cast members on several episodes

2000

Returned to TV as the Blue Fairy in the ABC musical "Geppetto"; accepted the role as it offered a chance to sing and dance

1998

Voiced the character of Princess Atta in the computer animated feature "A Bug's Life"

1997

Landed small role in Woody Allen's "Deconstructing Harry"

1990

Cast in breakthrough role as Elaine Benes on "Seinfeld"

1988

Co-starred on the NBC sitcom "Day By Day"

1987

Co-starred in "The Art of Being Nick"; an unsold sitcom pilot for a "Family Ties" spinoff

1986

Made feature debut in Woody Allen's "Hannah and Her Sisters"

1982

Made TV debut as a regular on "Saturday Night Live" (NBC)

Bonus Trivia

.

Grew up in several countries including Sri Lanka, Colombia, and Tunisia.

.

Occasionally contributes to political commentator Adriana Huffington’s popular blog Huffingtonpost.com.

.

Prior to being cast on "Saturday Night Live," Louis-Dreyfus was a member of the Practical Theatre and Second City in Chicago.

.

Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2010.

.

Appeared as herself alongside Tina Fey and Patricia Arquette in a sketch called "Last F*ckable Day" on Comedy Central's "Inside Amy Schumer" in 2015. The actresses were celebrating the last day on which Louis-Dreyfus would be considered sexually attractive by Hollywood standards.

.

Is the great-great-granddaughter of Léopold Louis-Dreyfus, who founded the Louis Dreyfus Group, a French commodities and shipping conglomerate, which her family still controls today.

SIMILAR ARTICLES