Julie Andrews

Biography

Born in 1935, Julie Andrews began singing in her parents' variety show at the age of 10. Two years later, Andrews made her stage debut in Starlight Roof, and shortly thereafter started acting on BBC radio. On Broadway she starred in The Boy Friend in 1954, and later in Lerner for her 1964 performance in Mary Poppins, with Dick Van Dyke and the duo reached number 66 on the pop charts with the film's "Super-Cali-Fragil-Istic-Expi-Ali-Docious." Her later film musicals include Thoroughly Modern Millie, Victor/Victoria, and Star!. Her 1965 performance in The Sound of Music won her both an Academy Award® and a Golden Globe Award.