Julia Roberts is an American actress (born October 28, 1967 in Smyrna, Georgia). She became well known during the early 1990s after starring in the romantic comedy Pretty Woman opposite Richard Gere, which grossed $463 million worldwide. After receiving Academy Award nominations for Steel Magnolias in 1990 and Pretty Woman in 1991, she won the Academy Award for Best Actress in 2001 for her performance in Erin Brockovich. Her films, which also include romantic comedies such as My Best Friend's Wedding, Mystic Pizza, Notting Hill, Runaway Bride, and crime films such as The Pelican Brief and ~Ocean's Eleven~ and Twelve have collectively brought box office receipts of over $2 billion, making her the most successful actress in terms of box office receipts.
This actress provides examples of:
- Berserk Button: Do NOT. Call her. A cougar.
- She's Got Legs
- The Southpaw
- Vocal Dissonance: Every inch a Statuesque Stunner, with a super-wide megawatt grin. And a deep and often raspy (but fortunately not nasal) voice.
- When She Smiles: Has a very distinctive smile and was once paid $1.5 million to smile just five times in an Italian commercial.