Ten fun facts about Julie Andrews


Fact 1
Julie Andrews has a lovely four octave singing voice and began a singing career by performing in music halls and at age 20 launched her stage acting career in a production of "Cinderella".

Fact 2
She started her Broadway career in 1954 with "The Boy Friend", and became a huge star two years later in 1956, after playing the role of Eliza Doolittle in "My Fair Lady".

Fact 3
Julie Andrews has won several awards including the Academy, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild, BAFTA, Grammy and Emmy awards.


Fact 4
She was named a Dame on December 31, 1999 by Queen Elizabeth II on the Millennium New Year's Honors List.

Fact 5
She received a broach instead of a ring when Tony Walton proposed to her.

Fact 6
Julie Andrews has a rose named after her.

Fact 7
Disney’s Mary Poppins, 20th Century Fox’s The Sound of Music and Universal’s Thoroughly Modern Millie were the biggest money makers for their studios.

Fact 8
At the age of seven she could sing notes that only dogs could hear.

Fact 9
Julie Andrews is the youngest person to ever appear in a Royal Command Performance and she performed for King George VI, Queen Elizabeth, Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Margaret.

Fact 10
Her performance as Mary Poppins in the movie of the same name has been given the rank of number 45 on the Premiere Magazine's 100 Greatest Movie Characters of All Time list.


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Is a famous British movie and stage actress, singer, author, theatre director and dancer.