Dame Julie Elizabeth Andrews, DBE (born 1 October 1935) is an English film and stage actress, singer, author, theatre director and dancer. In 2000, she was made a Dame by Queen Elizabeth II for services to the performing arts. Wikipedia
Born: 1st October, 1935, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, England
Height: 5' 8" (173 cm)
Claim to Fame: Mary Poppins, Sound of Music
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The Final Chapter
Rumpelstiltskin tricks a mid-life crisis burdened Shrek into allowing himself to be erased from existence and cast in a dark alternate timeline where Rumpel rules supreme.
Broadway is a tough, tough arena for singing.
I found it hard to get close to my stepfather at first. He began giving me singing lessons when I was about 7 or 8 in an effort to create a bond between us.
Her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is directly in front of the new addition to the Chinese Theatre. The star was dedicated on 5 Oct, 1979.
As of 2007, she is one of six women, who have received Best Actress nominations for performances directed by their spouses. The other five are Frances McDormand for Fargo (1996), Gena Rowlands for A Woman Under the Influence (1974) & Gloria (1980), Joanne Woodward for Rachel, Rachel (1968), Elisabeth Bergner for Escape Me Never (1935) and Jean Simmons for The Happy Ending (1969). Jules Dassin also directed his future wife Melina Mercouri in an Oscar-nominated performance (Pote tin Kyriaki (1960)), but they weren't married yet at the time of the nomination.
Maria von Trapp, whose family's story was told in The Sound of Music, has died.
She was the last surviving member of the musical family of seven brothers and sisters and passed away in her sleep at home in Vermont at the age of 99 on Tuesday, PEOPLE confirms.
Von Trapp, who was the second-eldest daughter, and her family fled their home in Austria to escape from the Nazis in the 1930s and eventually ended up in the U.S., where their story inspired a Rodgers & Hammerstein musical and the popular 1965 movie starring Julie Andrews.
"Maria had a wonderful... Read More
Posted by Queenoftab 1 year ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Eleanor Parker, a three-time Oscar nominee who played the scheming baroness in "The Sound of Music," has died at age 91.
Family friend Richard Gale said Parker died Monday morning due to complications from pneumonia.
Gale told The Associated Press the actress "passed away peacefully, surrounded by her children at a medical facility near her home in Palm Springs."
The red-haired actress had best-actress Oscar nominations in 1951 and 1952 for her roles as a prison inmate in "Caged" and as Kirk Douglas'... Read More
Posted by vlad1369 1 year ago
'Some scenes are painful to watch': Kym Karath from original Sound Of Music not thrilled with Carrie Underwood's TV version
The hills are alive with the sound of... criticism.
After gathering to watch the NBC live re-working of the 1965 music The Sound Of Music with original stars Charmian Carr (who played Liesl Von Trapp) and Angela Cartwright (she was Brigitta Von Trapp), Kym Karath (Gretl Von Trapp was her role), slammed the show via Twitter.
'Must admit some scenes are actually painful to watch,' she wrote
The blonde added, 'Mystified & disappointed so far by SOM special. So far only happy with Stephen Moyer.'
She then went after the star of the project.... Read More
Posted by vlad1369 1 year ago
By Jill Serjeant of Reuters
Producers of a new TV version of the Oscar-winning musical 'The Sound of Music' knew it would be a sacrilege to try and re-make the beloved 1965 movie classic starring Julie Andrews.
NEW YORK - Producers of a new version of the Oscar-winning musical "The Sound of Music," set for U.S. television next week, knew it would be a sacrilege to try and re-make the beloved 1965 movie classic starring Julie Andrews.
And American country singer Carrie Underwood, who will star as the aspiring nun who brings song into the home of a... Read More
Posted by Katherine_GR 1 year ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- The woman Richard Burton left to marry Elizabeth Taylor has died. Theater producer and nightclub founder Sybil Christopher was 83. The Bay Street Theater on Long Island has posted an obituary for Christopher on its website. The New York Times has reported she died Thursday in New York. The Welsh-born Christopher was Sybil Burton when Richard Burton, her first husband, left her for Taylor in 1963. She left California for New York, where she opened a nightclub in 1965 with backing from famous friends like Julie Andrews and Leonard Bernstein. The... Read More
Posted by vlad1369 2 years ago