Phillips, Julia

Born: Apr 07, 1944 AD
Died: 2002 AD, at 57 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Producers

1944 - Born on April 7th in New York, New York. American film producer and writer, in the 1970s became one of the very few women to have attained a position of power in the world of Hollywood filmmaking, was a co-producer of several of the decade's most successful motion pictures, and for one of those movies—The Sting—became the first woman to win a best-picture Academy Award.

1966 - Married to Michael Phillips on July 31st and had one child.

1974 - Julia Phillips was the first woman to win an Academy Award for Best Picture for The Sting.

1991 - Wrote her autobiography, "You'll Never Eat Lunch in This Town Again", about her experiences in Hollywood.

2002 - Died of cancer on January 1st in West Hollywood, California.
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