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Biography #2 (for Charlie Wilson's War)

Julia Roberts recently made her Broadway debut in Richard Greenberg's Three Days of Rain. She was the voice of Charlotte in Charlotte's Web. She first worked with Mike Nichols in his film Closer and starred in Ocean's Eleven and Twelve, directed by Steven Soderbergh, with the notorious ensemble cast of George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Don Cheadle, Andy Garcia, et al. Previously, she appeared in Revolution Studios' Mona Lisa Smile, George Clooney's directorial debut Confessions of a Dangerous Mind and Full Frontal, her third role in a Steven Soderbergh film. She received an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for her portrayal of Erin Brockovich, directed by Soderbergh.

Erin Brockovich followed the success of two box-office smashes: Notting Hill, directed by Roger Michell, in which she co-starred with Hugh Grant; and Runaway Bride, in which she was reunited with Richard Gere, her Pretty Woman co-star and their director, Garry Marshall.

Roberts starred in The Mexican, with her Ocean's Eleven co-star Brad Pitt and James Gandolfini, and America's Sweethearts, in which she starred alongside Billy Crystal, Catherine Zeta-Jones, John Cusack and Hank Azaria.

Roberts has starred in many of Hollywood's most successful films. She first came to the attention of audiences with her critically acclaimed role in Mystic Pizza, then in Steel Magnolias, which led to her first Academy Award nomination. Her next film, Pretty Woman, was the top-grossing film of 1990 and brought Roberts her second Academy Award nomination. Her memorable performance in that film was followed by a series of notable films including Flatliners, Sleeping with the Enemy, Dying Young, The Pelican Brief and Something to Talk About.

Roberts also starred with Liam Neeson in Neil Jordan's Michael Collins, and in Woody Allen's romantic musical comedy Everyone Says I Love You. In 1997, she starred in the box-office smash My Best Friend's Wedding, directed by P.J. Hogan and the Richard Donner-directed thriller Conspiracy Theory, co-starring Mel Gibson. Following, Roberts starred opposite Susan Sarandon and Ed Harris in the Chris Columbus film Stepmom. Collectively, her films have grossed more than $2.5 billion worldwide.

Bio courtesy Universal Pictures for "Charlie Wilson's War" (27-Apr-2008)


Biography #3 (for The Ant Bully)

Julia Roberts made her Broadway debut this spring in Richard Greenberg's Three Days of Rain. She will next be heard as the voice of Charlotte in the film Charlotte's Web in theatres this December. Roberts recently starred in Closer, directed by Mike Nichols, and Ocean's Twelve, directed by Steven Soderbergh.

Previously she starred in Mike Newell's Mona Lisa Smile; George Clooney's directorial debut, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind; and Full Frontal, her third role in a Steven Soderbergh film. She received the Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for her portrayal of the title role in Erin Brockovich, directed by Soderbergh. Additionally, Roberts starred with George Clooney, Matt Damon, Andy Garcia and Brad Pitt in the 2001 ensemble crime caper Ocean's Eleven, also under Soderbergh's direction.

Erin Brockovich followed the success of two box-office smashes: Notting Hill, directed by Roger Michell in which she co-starred with Hugh Grant; and Runaway Bride, in which she was reunited with Richard Gere, her Pretty Woman co-star, and their director, Garry Marshall. She also starred in The Mexican, with Brad Pitt and James Gandolfini; and America's Sweethearts, in which she starred alongside Billy Crystal, Catherine Zeta-Jones, John Cusack and Hank Azaria.

Roberts first came to the attention of audiences with her critically acclaimed role in Mystic Pizza, followed by Steel Magnolias, for which she earned her first Academy Award nomination. Her next film, Pretty Woman, was one of the top-grossing films of 1990 and brought Roberts her second Academy Award nomination. Her subsequent film credits include Flatliners, Sleeping with the Enemy, Dying Young, The Pelican Brief, and Something to Talk About.

Roberts also starred with Liam Neeson in Neil Jordan's Michael Collins, and in Woody Allen's romantic musical comedy Everyone Says I Love You. In 1997, she starred in the boxoffice smash My Best Friend's Wedding, directed by P.J. Hogan, and the Richard Donnerdirected thriller Conspiracy Theory, co-starring Mel Gibson. The following year, Roberts starred opposite Susan Sarandon and Ed Harris in the Chris Columbus film Stepmom.

Collectively, her films have grossed more than two and a half billion dollars worldwide.

Bio courtesy Warner Bros. for "The Ant Bully" (22-Sep-2006)


Biography #4 (for Closer)

Julia Roberts is one of the world's biggest box office stars. She is currently appearing in Steven Soderbergh's Ocean's Twelve and recently starred in the period drama Mona Lisa Smile and in George Clooney's directorial debut Confessions of a Dangerous Mind.

Roberts received the Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for her portrayal of Erin Brockovich, which was directed by Steven Soderbergh. In addition, she starred with George Clooney, Matt Damon, Andy Garcia and Brad Pitt in Soderbergh's hit ensemble crime caper, Ocean's Eleven.

Erin Brockovich followed the success of two box-office smashes, Notting Hill directed by Roger Michell, in which she co-starred with Hugh Grant, and Runaway Bride, in which she was reunited with Richard Gere, her Pretty Woman co-star and their director Garry Marshall. More recently, Roberts starred in The Mexican with Brad Pitt and James Gandolfini and America's Sweethearts co-starring Billy Crystal, Catherine Zeta-Jones, John Cusack and Hank Azaria.

Roberts has starred in many of Hollywood's most successful films. She first came to the attention of audiences with her critically acclaimed role in Mystic Pizza, then in Steel Magnolias, which led to her first Academy Award nomination. Her next film, Pretty Woman, was the top-grossing film of 1990 and brought Roberts her second Academy Award nomination. Her memorable performance was followed by a series of notable films including Flatliners, Sleeping with the Enemy, Dying Young, The Pelican Brief and Something to Talk About.

Roberts went on to star with Liam Neeson in Neil Jordan's Michael Collins and in Woody Allen's romantic musical comedy Everyone Says I Love You. In 1997, she starred in the box-office smash My Best Friend's Wedding directed by P.J. Hogan, as well as Richard Donner's thriller Conspiracy Theory opposite Mel Gibson. Roberts then starred with Susan Sarandon and Ed Harris in the Chris Columbus drama Stepmom.

Collectively, her films have grossed more than $2.5 billion worldwide.

Bio courtesy Sony Pictures Entertainment for "Closer" (12-Dec-2004)


Biography #5 (for Mona Lisa Smile)

Julia Roberts recently appeared in George Clooney's directorial debut Confessions of a Dangerous Mind. Upcoming for Roberts is the film version of Patrick Marber's acclaimed stage drama Closer starring Jude Law, Natalie Portman and Clive Owen under the direction of Mike Nichols.

Roberts received the Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for her portrayal of Erin Brockovich, which was directed by Steven Soderbergh. In addition, she starred with George Clooney, Matt Damon, Andy Garcia and Brad Pitt in the ensemble crime caper, Ocean's Eleven, also under Soderbergh's direction. She will rejoin the ensemble for Ocean's Twelve.

Erin Brockovich followed the success of two box-office smashes, Notting Hill directed by Roger Michell, in which she co-starred with Hugh Grant, and Runaway Bride, in which she was reunited with Richard Gere, her Pretty Woman co-star and their director Garry Marshall. More recently, Roberts starred in The Mexican with Brad Pitt and James Gandolfini and America's Sweethearts co-starring Billy Crystal, Catherine Zeta-Jones, John Cusack and Hank Azaria.

Roberts has starred in many of Hollywood's most successful films. She first came to the attention of audiences with her critically acclaimed role in Mystic Pizza, then in Steel Magnolias, which led to her first Academy Award nomination. Her next film, Pretty Woman, was the top-grossing film of 1990 and brought Roberts her second Academy Award nomination. Her memorable performance was followed by a series of notable films including Flatliners, Sleeping with the Enemy, Dying Young, The Pelican Brief and Something to Talk About.

Roberts went on to star with Liam Neeson in Neil Jordan's Michael Collins and in Woody Allen's romantic musical comedy Everyone Says I Love You. In 1997, she starred in the box-office smash My Best Friend's Wedding directed by P.J. Hogan, as well as Richard Donner's thriller Conspiracy Theory opposite Mel Gibson. Roberts then starred with Susan Sarandon and Ed Harris in the Chris Columbus drama Stepmom.

Collectively, her films have grossed more than $2.5 billion worldwide.

Bio courtesy Columbia Pictures for "Mona Lisa Smile" (01-Jan-2000)


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