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JULIE HARRIS BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY:
  
Julie Harris was born on December 2nd, 1925 in Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan with the middle name Anne, born to William Pickett Harris and Elsie Stivers Smith.  After graduating from Grosse Pointe Country Day School she went on to pursue her career as an actress.  
 
She began as a stage actress and soon broke into the film industry appearing on such features as, "The member of the Wedding" (1952) earning an Academy Award for Best Actress.
 
Soon roles in such films followed, "I Am a Camera" (1952), "East of Eden" (1955) starring James Dean, "Requiem for a Heavyweight" (1962), "Harper" (1966) starring Paul Newman, "The Haunting" (1963) and "Reflections in a Golden Eye" (1967).
 
Many of her film roles were reprised from original stage plays that she starred in.  Such was the case in 1973 in, "The Last of Mrs. Lincoln".  Other Broadway credits she has added to her resume include, "The Playboy of the Western World", "Macbeth", "Forty Carats", "A Shot in the Dark", "The Gin Game", "Glass Menagerie", "A Doll's House" and "The Member of the Wedding".
 
In addition to stage and film work, Harris is known for her television role as Lilimae Clements on, "Knots Landing" and for her role as Queen Victoria in, "Victoria Regina" for which she won an Emmy.   
 
Harris married three times, first to Jay Julian in 1946 however by 1954 this marriage had come to an end.  She then married Manning Gurian in 1954 and they had one child together before this marriage also ended in divorce in 1967.  Her third husband was Walter Carroll whom she married in 1977 and again by 1982 another unsuccessful marriage came to an end.  She has not re-married nor does she have any other children.
 
She remains working, mostly narrating documentaries and working as the director of the Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater.  In 2008, Harris returned to stage work appearing in a production of, "The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds".  She resides in Cape Cod, Massachusetts and also owns a home near Detroit.  She last appeared on the big screen in 2009 in, "The Lightkeepers". 
 
Julie Harris has received a number of honors throughout her career such as earning a total of ten Tony Award nominations, winning five of them.  She also received the 2005 Kennedy Center Honors award as well as the American National Medal of the Arts in 1994.  In 2002, she was awarded a Special lifetime achievement award.  Julie Harris is also a member of the American Theatre Hall of Fame.   

 
Filmography

2009   The Lightkeepers 

2008   The Golden Boys 

2006   The Way Back Home 

1999   The First of May

1999   Love Is Strange 

1998   The Outer Limits 

1998   Passage to Paradise 

1997   Ellen Foster 

1997   Bad Manners

1996   The Christmas Tree 

1996   Little Surprises 

1996   Carried Away

1995   Secrets 

1995   Lucifer's Child

1994   One Christmas 

1994   Scarlett 

1993   When Love Kills: The Seduction of John Hearn

1993   The Dark Half 

1993   They've Taken Our Children: The Chowchilla Kidnapping

1992   HouseSitter 

1990   The Civil War

1989   Single Women Married Men

1988   The Christmas Wife

1988   Too Good to Be True 

1988   Gorillas in the Mist

1988   The Woman He Loved 

1980-1987  Knots Landing 

1987   The Love Boat

1986   Nutcracker 

1986   Family Ties 

1986   Annihilator 

1985   Crimewave

1985   Gifts of Greatness

1983   Brontë

1979   The Gift

1979   Tales of the Unexpected

1979   The Bell Jar 

1979   Backstairs at the White House

1978   Stubby Pringle's Christmas 

1976   Voyage of the Damned

1976   The Last of Mrs. Lincoln

1976   The Belle of Amherst 

1975   The Family Holvak

1975   The Hiding Place 

1974   The Greatest Gift

1973   The Evil Touch

1973   Hawkins

1973   Columbo

1973   Medical Center

1973   Thicker Than Water

1972   Home for the Holidays

1971   The Virginian 

1970   How Awful About Allan 

1969-1970  The Name of the Game

1970   The People Next Door

1970   House on Greenapple Road

1969   Journey to the Unknown

1968   The Big Valley

1968   The Split 

1968   Bonanza 

1968   Daniel Boone 

1967-1968  Tarzan 

1968   Run for Your Life

1968   Garrison's Gorillas

1968   Journey to Midnight 

1967   Reflections in a Golden Eye

1967   Anastasia

1966   You're a Big Boy Now  

1966   Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre 

1966   Harper

1965   Laredo

1965   Rawhide

1965   The Holy Terror

1964   Kraft Suspense Theatre

1964   Little Moon of Alban

1964   Hamlet 

1963   The Haunting

1963   Pygmalion 

1962   Requiem for a Heavyweight

1961   Victoria Regina 

1961   The Power and the Glory 

1960-1961  The DuPont Show of the Month 

1961   The Heiress

1961   Play of the Week 

1960   Sunday Showcase 

1959   A Doll's House 

1958   The Poacher's Daughter 

1958   Johnny Belinda 

1958   Little Moon of Alban

1957   The Truth About Women

1957   The Lark

1956   The Good Fairy 

1955   The United States Steel Hour 

1955   I Am a Camera 

1955   East of Eden 

1951-1953  Goodyear Playhouse 

1952   The Member of the Wedding 

1951   Starlight Theatre 





Matinee Classics - The Family Holvak starring Glenn Ford, Julie Harris, Lance Kerwin and Elizabeth Cheshire


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