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Julie Walters is a Actor British born on 22 february 1950 at Smethwick (United-kingdom)

Julie Walters

Julie Walters
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Birth name Julia Mary Walters
Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 22 february 1950 (70 years) at Smethwick (United-kingdom)
Awards Laurence Olivier Award, Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire

Julia Mary "Julie" Walters, CBE (born 22 February 1950) is an English actress and writer. She has won two BAFTA Film Awards, four BAFTA TV Awards and received the BAFTA Fellowship in 2014.
Walters first came to international prominence in 1983, for playing the title role in Educating Rita. It was a role she had created on the West End stage and it earned her an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress. It also won her a BAFTA and a Golden Globe. She received a second Academy Award nomination, this time for Best Supporting Actress, for her role in the 2000 film Billy Elliot, which also won her a BAFTA. Her other film roles include Personal Services (1987), Prick Up Your Ears (1987), Buster (1988), Stepping Out (1991), Calendar Girls (2003) and Mamma Mia! (2008). She has also played Molly Weasley in seven of the eight Harry Potter films (2001–2011). On stage, she won an Olivier Award for Best Actress for the 2001 production of All My Sons.

On television, she is well known for her collaborations with Victoria Wood and has appeared with her in several television shows including Wood and Walters (1981), Victoria Wood As Seen on TV (1985–1987), Pat and Margaret (1994) and Dinnerladies (1998–2000). She has won the BAFTA TV Award for Best Actress four times, for My Beautiful Son (2001), Murder (2002), The Canterbury Tales (2003) and as Mo Mowlam in Mo (2010). She also starred in A Short Stay in Switzerland in 2009, which won her an International Emmy for Best Actress. In 2006, she came fourth in ITV's poll of the public's 50 Greatest TV stars in Britain.

Biography

Walters' relationship with Grant Roffey, an Automobile Association patrol man, began after a whirlwind romance. The couple have a daughter, Maisie Mae Roffey (born 26 April 1988, City of Westminster, London), but did not marry until 1997, 11 years into their relationship, when they went to New York City. The couple live on an organic farm run by Roffey near Plaistow, West Sussex.

In August 2014 she featured in the first episode in the eleventh series of the BBC genealogy series Who Do You Think You Are?. The programme revealed that her maternal ancestors played an active part in the struggle for more rights for Irish tenant farmers, known as the 'Irish Land War', which started in 1879. Although not included in the programme, Walters' paternal grandfather, Thomas Walters, was a veteran of the Second Boer War. He was killed in action in World War I in June 1915, serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment and is commemorated at the Le Touret Memorial, France.

Best films

Mamma Mia! (2008)
(Actress)
Brave (2012)
(Actress)
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018)
(Actress)
Paddington (2014)
(Actress)
Paddington 2 (2017)
(Actress)
Billy Elliot (2000)
(Actress)

Usually with

David Heyman
David Heyman
(10 films)
Maggie Smith
Maggie Smith
(10 films)
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J. K. Rowling
(7 films)
Emma Thompson
Emma Thompson
(7 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Julie Walters (54 films)

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Actress

The Secret Garden
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Fantasy
Actors Colin Firth, Julie Walters, Maeve Dermody
Roles Mrs. Medlock
Rating73% 3.674913.674913.674913.674913.67491
Nouvelle adaptation du roman homonyme de Frances Hodgson Burnett, dans lequel une jeune orpheline se lie d'amitié avec un garçon handicapé de son âgé. Tous les deux découvrent un jardin secret et magique, qui semble guérir un peu plus Colin à chaque visite.
The Queen's Corgi, 1h32
Directed by Benoît "Ben" Stassen
Origin Belgique
Genres Animation
Actors Jack Whitehall, Julie Walters, Sheridan Smith, Joanna Wyatt, Tom Courtenay, Mari Devon
Roles The Queen (voice)
Rating48% 2.420322.420322.420322.420322.42032
Rex, le chien Corgi préféré de la Reine d'Angleterre, voit sa vie paradisiaque bouleversée après avoir mordu par inadvertance le Président des Etats-Unis, Donald Trump, en essayant d'échapper à la chienne de ce dernier, Mitzy, puis s’être enfui par honte pour finir par être considéré comme mort après avoir failli mourir au fond d’un lac. Enfermé dans un chenil, Rex comprend que c'est Charlie, un autre des chiens de la reine qui, convoitant sa place, à tout manigancé. Aidé par ses nouveaux amis, Jack, Chief et Wanda, Rex va ainsi tout faire pour s'évader, récupérer sa place dans le palais royal ainsi que le cœur de sa maîtresse.
Wild Rose
Wild Rose (2019)
, 1h40
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Jessie Buckley, Julie Walters, Sophie Okonedo, Jamie Sives, Craig Parkinson, Janey Godley
Roles Marion
Rating71% 3.5966053.5966053.5966053.5966053.596605
Fraîchement libérée de prison après un an de détention, Rose-Lynn n’a qu’un seul but : gagner assez d'argent et quitter Glasgow pour devenir chanteuse de country à Nashville. Tiraillée entre les exigences de sa passion pour la country et ses deux enfants qu'elle a eus très jeune, la jeune femme au tempérament de feu va devoir faire des choix…
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, 1h54
Directed by Ol Parker
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Musical theatre, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Films about sexuality, Théâtre, LGBT-related films, Musical films, Films based on plays, Films based on musicals, LGBT-related film
Actors Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Amanda Seyfried, Christine Baranski, Lily James, Julie Walters
Roles Rosie Mulligan
Rating67% 3.3574553.3574553.3574553.3574553.357455
Cinq ans après les événements du premier film, sur l'île grecque Kalokairi. Sophie Sheridan (Amanda Seyfried) prépare la grande réouverture de l'hôtel de sa mère, Donna (Meryl Streep), un an après le décès de cette dernière . Elle est également poussée à bout de nerfs car deux de ses pères, Harry (Colin Firth) et Bill (Stellan Skarsgård), ne pourront pas venir à la réouverture et sa relation avec Sky (Dominic Cooper), lequel est à New York, connaît de plus en plus de vagues .
Mary Poppins Returns, 2h10
Directed by Rob Marshall
Origin USA
Genres Fantastic, Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Themes Films about children, Films about music and musicians, Musical films, Children's films
Actors Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Meryl Streep, Ben Whishaw, Emily Mortimer, Colin Firth
Roles Ellen
Rating66% 3.3468453.3468453.3468453.3468453.346845
L'histoire se déroule à Londres dans les années 1930. Michaël Banks vit toujours dans sa maison d'enfance, allée des Cerisiers, avec ses trois enfants, Annabel, John et Georgie, et avec sa sœur Jeanne depuis le décès de sa femme l'année précédente. Michaël a fait un emprunt au directeur de la banque, William Weatherall Wilkins, qui envoie ses associés pour dire à Michaël qu'ils prendront possession de sa maison si l'emprunt n'est pas remboursé d'ici le vendredi qui vient. Michaël et Jeanne se rappellent que leur père leur a laissé des actions à la banque qui leur permettraient de couvrir l'emprunt. Ils commencent alors à chercher dans toute la maison le certificat d'actions. Pendant la recherche, Michaël trouve le cerf-volant de son enfance mais décide de s'en débarrasser.
Sherlock Gnomes, 1h26
Directed by John Stevenson
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Animation, Romance
Actors Johnny Depp, James McAvoy, Emily Blunt, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Mary J. Blige, Michael Caine
Roles Mrs. Montague (voice)
Rating52% 2.60542.60542.60542.60542.6054
Sherlock Gnomes et son assistant, Gnome Watson, font irruption dans un musée, où leur ennemi juré, une mascotte de tarte nommée Moriarty, tient en otage des nains de jardins, projetant de les écraser. Après une brève bataille, Moriarty est vaincu et apparemment écrasé par un squelette de dinosaure.
Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool, 1h46
Directed by Paul McGuigan
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Biography, Comedy-drama, Romance
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about cancer
Actors Annette Bening, Jamie Bell, Vanessa Redgrave, Julie Walters, Kenneth Cranham, Leanne Best
Roles Bella Turner
Rating66% 3.348323.348323.348323.348323.34832
Dans les années 1970, on diagnostique un cancer du sein à l'actrice américaine Gloria Grahame (notamment oscarisée en 1953 pour Les Ensorcelés). Elle part alors vivre à Liverpool avec le jeune Peter Turner.
Paddington 2, 1h43
Directed by Paul King
Origin France
Genres Comedy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Mise en scène d'un ours, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Ben Whishaw, Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Hugh Grant, Brendan Gleeson, Julie Walters
Roles Mrs. Bird
Rating77% 3.896583.896583.896583.896583.89658
Paddington est un ours heureux aux côtés de la famille Brown à Windsor Gardens. Membre populaire de la communauté, l'animal cherche le cadeau parfait à offrir pour les 100 ans de sa tante Lucy. Alors qu'il a trouvé son bonheur avec un livre animé unique, ce dernier est volé.
Brooklyn
Brooklyn (2015)
, 1h51
Directed by John Crowley
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Themes Films about immigration, La précarité
Actors Saoirse Ronan, Domhnall Gleeson, Emory Cohen, Jim Broadbent, Emily Bett Rickards, Julie Walters
Roles Madge Kehoe
Rating74% 3.7481053.7481053.7481053.7481053.748105
Young Irish immigrant Eilis Lacey (Saoirse Ronan) navigates her way through 1950s Brooklyn. Lured by the promise of the USA, Eilis departs Ireland and the comfort of her mother's (Jane Brennan) home for the shores of New York City. The initial shackles of homesickness quickly diminish as a fresh romance sweeps Eilis into the intoxicating charm of love. But soon, her new vivacity is disrupted by her past, and Eilis must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within.
Effie Gray
Effie Gray (2014)
, 1h48
Directed by Richard Laxton
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Biography
Actors Dakota Fanning, Emma Thompson, Robbie Coltrane, Derek Jacobi, Julie Walters, Tom Sturridge
Roles Margaret Cox Ruskin
Rating59% 2.9507252.9507252.9507252.9507252.950725
In a pre-credit sequence Effie Gray is seen walking through a garden speaking about a fairy story in which a girl married a man with wicked parents. After the credits, the marriage of Effie to John Ruskin in Perth, Scotland is seen. The couple travel to London to stay with his parents. Effie soon begins to feel isolated, especially as she is repeatedly belittled by John's mother. Her distress is compounded by the fact that her husband shows no interest in consummating the marriage and refuses to discuss the subject.
Paddington
Paddington (2014)
, 1h35
Directed by Paul King
Origin France
Genres Comedy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Mise en scène d'un ours, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Colin Firth, Ben Whishaw, Nicole Kidman, Hugh Bonneville, Michael Gambon, Sally Hawkins
Roles Mrs. Bird
Rating71% 3.59873.59873.59873.59873.5987
In the deep jungles of darkest Peru, a British geographer named Montgomery Clyde happens upon a previously unknown species of bear. He is about to shoot it to take back a specimen to England when another bear playfully takes his gun away. He learns that this family of bears is intelligent and can learn English, and that they have a deep appetite for marmalade. He names them Lucy and Pastuzo. As he departs, he throws his hat to Pastuzo and tells the bears that they are always welcome should they wish to go to London.
Justin and the Knights of Valour, 1h30
Origin Espagne
Genres Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Children's films
Actors Saoirse Ronan, Freddie Highmore, Mark Strong, Antonio Banderas, Julie Walters, Olivia Williams
Roles Gran (voice)
Rating59% 2.994322.994322.994322.994322.99432
Justin (Freddie Highmore) lives in the kingdom of Gabylonia, where bureaucrats rule and knights have been ousted. His dream is to become one of the Knights of Valour, like his grandfather, Sir Roland. But his father Reginald (Alfred Molina), a widower and the chief counsel to the Queen (Olivia Williams), wants his son to follow in his footsteps and become a lawyer. After an argument with his father, Justin seeks comfort from his grandmother (Julie Walters), a friend of the Queen, who encourages him to follow his dreams. Justin notices that his grandfather's sword is missing. He decides to go and find his grandfather's sword as his quest. His grandmother gives him a key which originally belonged to his grandfather and tells him to go to an abbey where three wise monks would train him. Before Justin leaves on his quest, he visits his crush Lara (Tamsin Egerton) who is a spoilt brat and the daughter of the kingdom's greatest economic. He wants to say farewell to her, though she is not really listening.
One Chance
One Chance (2013)
, 1h43
Directed by David Frankel
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors James Corden, Julie Walters, Mackenzie Crook, Colm Meaney, Jemima Rooper, Valeria Bilello
Roles Yvonne
Rating67% 3.397913.397913.397913.397913.39791
This is a story based on fact of a shop assistant Paul Potts. He is an amateur opera singer who is successful in auditioning for the first season (2007) of ITV's Britain's Got Talent. He won the series with his performance of "Nessun dorma", an aria from Puccini's opera Turandot.
The Harry Hill Movie, 1h28
Directed by Steve Bendelack
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy
Themes Musical films
Actors Harry Hill, Julie Walters, Matt Lucas, Simon Bird, Johnny Vegas, Guillaume Delaunay
Roles Nan
Rating37% 1.861151.861151.861151.861151.86115
The movie begins with an electric scooter chase between Harry and his nan because she didn't know it was him. Afterwards, Harry is sent to get a chicken for lunch, but they fire a machine gun at him and throw a grenade, which Harry throws into the chicken shed, blowing them up. They then discover that their beloved pet hamster Abu is ill so they take him to the vet. He is almost put down until Harry takes him back home. Ed the vet and his assistant, Kisko, are working for Harry's neo-Nazi twin brother Otto who was abandoned by his nan in the 1970s, claiming it was because she couldn't look after them both, and raised by dogs.
Brave
Brave (2012)
, 1h33
Directed by Brenda Chapman, Steve Purcell, Mark Andrews
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Comedy-drama, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Films about families, Feminist films, Films about magic and magicians, Films about dogs, Mise en scène d'un ours, Witches in film, Political films, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Kelly Macdonald, Julie Walters, Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson, Kevin McKidd, Craig Ferguson
Roles The Witch (voice)
Rating70% 3.5486453.5486453.5486453.5486453.548645
In Scotland, Merida, a young princess of the clan Dunbroch, is given a bow and arrows by her father, King Fergus, for her birthday. Her mother, Queen Elinor, is dismayed. While venturing into the woods to fetch a stray arrow, Merida encounters a will-o'-the-wisp. Soon afterwards, Mor'du, a huge demon-bear, attacks the family. Merida flees on horseback with Elinor, while Fergus fights off Mor'du at the cost of his left leg.