Julianne Moore Biography

Julianne Moore (born Julie Anne Smith) is one of the most talented actresses in the history of the modern cinema. She has a bright appearance and the legendary red curls, any top model may envy her beauty. However, she never used it to get into the big movies world, unlike of other modern actress. Only her sparkling acting talent was the main weapon which allowed her to transform easily into the different cinematic characters. During her career, Julianne Moore has performed the countless roles, and each of them was truly remarkable and interesting. Each film with her participation is a hundred -percent hit. After all - she is a heaven-born actress. After all she is Julianne Moore.

Julianne Moore’s Childhood and youth . Julianne Moore was born on December 3 , 1960 in a small provincial town of Fayetteville, located near the east coast of the United States. Her father Peter Moore Smith worked as a military judge, and his mother Anna Smith was a psychiatrist and a social worker. Julianne was the oldest child in a large family. She has the younger brother and sister.

The family lived in a perfect harmony. And only one disappointing factor was in Julianne Smith’s childhood . There were the frequent moves from place to place. Therefore, it was hard to form friendship with another children. So she spent all her time studying .

In the beginning, she studied at the American college in Germany in Frankfurt . Then she continued her studies at the "School of Arts at Boston University" after returning to the United States in 1979. She studied there for several years and received a bachelor's degree. She had the highest marks in all major subjects, but , despite this, she decided to move to New York to continue her education. There she began to attend the acting classes and learn the latest trends in the modern dramatic art.

In the beginning of her career, Julianne Smith didn’t see herself as a movie actress and dreamed only about theatrical career. She worked as a waitress for several years, an at the same time she attended the different auditions and castings, trying to get any role.

At first, her successes were very small, but the situation began to change for the better soon . Famous New York producers began to pay more attention to her. But the US Actors Guild stopped her way . The fact, her real name - Julie Anne Smith – was already occupied by another actress, and she had to change the name to continue the career. So, Julianne Moore appeared in the cinema world .

Julianne Moore's career in the theater and in the movies . She often played on Broadway in the beginning of her career. The role in the series "As the World turns" was her first truly meaningful role. For three years ( from 1985 till 1988 ) the actress played in this movie two roles at once. The directors and critics praised her acting and the audience was delighted . Soon the jury of Emmy Award noted the young actress and named her the best young actress of the day series. Soon she began to act in other series . And then the first film roles followed. The film "Tales from the Dark side” was her debut cinematic work. But the role was very small.

Despite the insignificance of the first role, the new proposals started coming with an enviable regularity. During the period from 1992 to 1997, the actress acted in fourteen films at once. The most notable works of those period were "The Hand That Rocks the Cradle," " Body of evidence," "The Fugitive" and the sequel "Jurassic Park" . And the film "Short History" brought her the "Golden Globe" and the Prize of the Venice Film Festival.

Julianne Moore Career’s rise. The role in the movie "Boogey Nights" was the real breakthrough for the young actress . At first the actress wanted to abandon acting because of the abundance of erotic scenes (many of them may be called semi-pornographic). But finally she decided to try on the role of Amber Waves – the porn actress and the loving mother. This role become truly triumphant for Julianne Moore. Her acting earned her an Oscar nomination and "Golden Globe". Then the others roles followed - "The Big Lebowski," "An Ideal Husband", "End of the Affair," "Magnolia," "Hannibal," "The Hours," "Far From Heaven," "The Forgotten" and many others.

Julianne Moore nowadays. A new phase began in Julianne Moore's career since 2004 . During this period, she acted in the cash Hollywood films more often. So the following films appeared : "Laws of Attraction," "Trust the Man," "Children of Men," "The Private Lives of Pippa Lee," "Chloe", " The Kids Are All Right" and many others. In addition, the role of the Sarah Palin in the TV series "Game change" was one of the best . Julianne Moore was awarded the "Emmy" and "Golden Globe” for her transformation into the "Iron Lady of American policy". In total, Julian Moore played more than 50 roles in the films and became the winner of countless awards. In spite of four Oscar nominations , she hadn’t it.

Julianne Moore’s Private life. Julianne Moore was married two times. Her first husband was the little-known actor John Gould Rubin. She was married to him for nine years. The marriage broke up because of the new husband novel. Soon a new man appeared in her life. He is the American producer Bart Freundlich. They have have two children - Caleb (born in 1997), and Liv Helen (born 2002).