Birthplace: Smyrna, Georgia
Academy Award-winning film actress known for her Southern charm and her commercially successful romantic comedies, which include Pretty Woman (1990), My Best Friend's Wedding (1997), and Notting Hill (1999). Her other credits include Steel Magnolias (1989), The Pelican Brief (1993) opposite Denzel Washington, Conspiracy Theory (1997) opposite Mel Gibson, and Erin Brockovich, (for which she won a Best Actress Oscar), America's Sweethearts (2001), Ocean's Eleven (2001) and Ocean's Twelve (2004). Julia is voicing the role of Charlotte in the remake of Charlotte's Web (2006). She was briefly married to musician Lyle Lovett and had a long-term relationship with actor Benjamin Bratt before marrying camera operator Daniel Moder. She gave birth to twins in November 2004.