Some films starring Julia Roberts include "Erin Brockovich," "Notting Hill," "Closer," "Pretty Woman" and "Larry Crowne." Other movies are "Eat, Pray, Love," "Duplicity," "Charlotte's Web," "Mona Lisa Smile" and "Confessions of a Dangerous Mind."Continue Reading
"Erin Brockovich" is a biographical film in which Roberts plays the role of unemployed single mother Erin Brockovich. Brovockovich also makes a cameo in the film, playing the role of a waitress named Julia. The film was directed by Steven Spielberg, and it received four Golden Globe nominations and five Academy Award nominations.
Roberts plays the role of Hollywood superstar Anna Scot in the movie "Notting Hill." Hugh Grant plays the lead male character, an independent book store owner named William Thacker. The film was directed by Roger Michell and won a BAFTA award, a British Comedy award and a Brit award.
Julia Roberts was born in Smyrna, Georgia, in 1957. She grew up wanting to be a veterinarian, but she tried out acting after her brother Eric gained some success in Hollywood. Her breakout movie roles were in two movies released in 1988, "Mystic Pizza" and "Satisfaction." Roberts rose to fame with her role in the movie "Pretty Woman," for which she received the People's Choice Award for favorite actress and an Oscar nomination.Learn more about Art & Literature