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Lewis, Juliette

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Born: 1973 AD
Currently alive, at 40 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Actresses, Entertainers, Musicians, Singer

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1973 - Juliette Lewis, born on the 21st of June in Los Angeles, Califonia. He had a distinct wild streak from her earliest days. Daughter of graphic artist/actor Geoffrey Lewis.

1980 - She realized her dreams of becoming an actress at the age of seven, turning those dreams into reality by becoming a professional actress at the age of 12.

1987 - Became legally emancipated at 14, gaining exemption from child-labor laws and the ability to work more than five hours a day.
 
       - Landed a role in the Showtime-produced Home Fires.

1988 - She hurdled by dropping out at the age of 15, earning her equivalency exam with the aid of a tutor and was arrested for being underage in an underground disco (the mug shot taken now hangs poster-size in her home).

       - Starred in comedic roles in the suburban extraterrestrial comedy My Stepmother Is an Alien, and taking the role of Audrey in the third installment in the vacation series National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation.

1991 - Her breakthrough role came in the form of the awkward and rebellious daughter flirting with a psychotic Robert De Niro in Martin Scorsese's Cape Fear, a role that earned her an Oscar nomination.


1993 - Mature roles began to follow such as Johnny Depp's love interest in What's Eating Gilbert Grape and in her first foray into the mind of a serial killer, Kalifornia.

1994 - Her most notorious role to date, as the homicidal Mallory to Woody Harrelson's psychopathic Micky in the controversial and numbingly hyperkinetic ode to excess Natural Born Killers, displayed her remarkably enthusiastic ability for boundless exorbitance.

1999 - 2002 - The Other Sister, she was filled with supporting roles and ensemble parts. She was the pregnant kidnapping victim in the noirish The Way of the Gun and played Jennifer Lopez's best friend in the domestic-violence thriller Enough.

2003 - She played Luke Wilson's excessively unfaithful wife in Old School.

2004 - Director Todd Phillips enjoyed working with her so much he cast her in high-profile comedic retooling of TV's Starsky and Hutch.


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