January 13, 1961
60 years old
5 ft 3 in | 160 cm
36-27-35 in | 91.5-68.5-89 cm
54 kg | 119 lbs
7.5 US | 38 EU
Julia Elizabeth Scarlett Louis-Dreyfus was born in Manhattan, New York City, United States, on January 13, 1961, is an American actress.
Young Julia Louis-Dreyfus first started performing during her years at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, in student-run musical-comedy revue Mee-Ow Show.
She got her television debut in sketch comedy and variety show Saturday Night Live (1982–1985) in various Characters.
She was youngest female cast member in the history of the Saturday Night Live, at that time.
She made her big screen debut in comedy horror film Troll (1986) in role as Jeanette Cooper.
Her breakthrough performance came as Elaine Benes in NBC sitcom Seinfeld (1989–1998).
Downhill (2020) black comedy drama in role as Billie Stanton, opposite Will Ferrell and Miranda Otto
Onward (2020) animated urban fantasy adventure, in voice role as Laurel Lightfoot
She was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her role as Eva in romantic comedy drama film Enough Said (2013).
Hannah and Her Sisters (1986) comedy drama opposite Woody Allen, Michael Caine and Mia Farrow
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989) family comedy with Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo and Randy Quaid
Deconstructing Harry (1997) comedy directed by Woody Allen
Fathers' Day (1997) comedy opposite Robin Williams, Billy Crystal and Nastassja Kinski
Soul Man (1986) comedy with C. Thomas Howell, Rae Dawn Chong and Leslie Nielsen
Jack the Bear (1993) drama opposite Danny DeVito, Robert J. Steinmiller Jr. and Gary Sinise
North (1994) comedy drama adventure with Elijah Wood, Jon Lovitz and Dan Aykroyd
She won the Primetime Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Elaine Benes in NBC sitcom Seinfeld (1989–1998), also she was nominated for six Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series.
She won one Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series and was nominated four times in the same category for her role as Christine Campbell in CBS sitcom The New Adventures of Old Christine (2006-2010).
She won six Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for her performance as Selina Meyer in HBO political satire comedy television series Veep (2012-2019), also won three Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Comedy Series, as producer and she was nominated for five Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress.
Watching Ellie (2002-2003) NBC sitcom in role as Ellie Riggs
Arrested Development (2004-2005) Fox sitcom in role as Maggie Lizer
She voiced Gloria in animated sitcom The Simpsons (2001, 2007, 2008) in 3 episodes.
She had recurring role as Herself in HBO comedy television series Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000–2001, 2009) in 8 episodes.
Graduated from the Holton-Arms School in Bethesda, Maryland, in 1979.
She studied theatre at the Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.
Received an honorary doctor of arts degree from Northwestern University in 2007.
She was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 2014.
She received a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6250 Hollywood Boulevard in 2010.
She voiced Princess Atta in animated comedy film A Bug's Life (1998) and Rochelle in animated sports comedy movie Planes (2013).
Received the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor in 2018.
Lives in Los Angeles, California.
She married Brad Hall in 1987, they have two sons, Henry and Charles.