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Andrews, Julie, Dame

Born: 1935 AD
Currently alive, at 80 years of age.
Nationality: American
Categories: Actresses, Singer

1935 – Born in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, England on the 1st of October.

1945 – Andrews performed spontaneously and unbilled on stage with her parents for about two years beginning.

1947 – Andrews made her professional solo debut at the London Hippodrome singing the difficult "Je Suis Titania" aria from Mignon as part of a musical revue called "Starlight Roof" on the 22th of October.

1948 – On the 1st of November, Andrews became the youngest solo performer ever to be seen in a Royal Command Variety Performance, at the London Palladium.

1949 – She reportedly made her television debut on the BBC program RadiOlympia Showtime on the 8th of October.

1950-1952 – She garnered considerable fame throughout England for her work on the BBC radio show "Educating Archie", which she played.

1954 – On the 30th of September, on the eve of her 19th birthday, Andrews made her Broadway debut portraying "Polly Browne" in the already highly successful London musical The Boy Friend.

1955 – In November, Andrews was signed to appear opposite Bing Crosby in what is regarded as the first made-for-television movie, High Tor.

1956 – She appeared in the Frederick Loewe and Alan Jay Lerner musical My Fair Lady as Eliza Doolittle, opposite Rex Harrison’s Henry Higgins.

1959 – Andrews married Tony Walton on the 5th of May in Weybridge, Surrey.

1964 – Andrews won the Academy Award for Best Actress.

1965 – The Golden Globe Award for Best Actress Motion Picture Musical or Comedy.

         – Andrews was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role as Maria von Trapp in The Sound of Music.

1967 – Julie had appeared in the most watched television special, Cinderella; the biggest Broadway musical of all time, My Fair Lady; the largest-selling long-playing album.

1983 – She was chosen as the Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year by the Harvard University theatrical society.

         – Andrews the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress Motion Picture Musical or Comedy, as well as a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress, her third Oscar nomination overall.

1993 – She starred in a limited run at the Manhattan Theatre Club, of the American premiere of Stephen Sondheim’s revue, Putting It Together.

1999 – Andrews filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against the doctors at New York’s Mount Sinai Hospital, including Stuart Kessler, who had operated on her throat.

         – Julie starred in a new movie, One Special Night, made for television, with James Garner.

2001 – Andrews received Kennedy Center Honors.

2002 – She also appears in the List of "100 Greatest Britons" sponsored by the BBC and chosen by the public.

2005 – On the 5th of May, Andrews became the Official Ambassador for Disneyland’s 18 month-long, 50th anniversary celebration the "Happiest Homecoming on Earth".

2007 – On the 21st of May, Julie Andrews will be performing for the Fordham Five at Pat Marmo. Currently, Andrews’ goals included continuing stage direction and possibly producing her own Broadway musical.