1. Julianne Moore est une actrice américano-britannique, prolific in cinema since the early 1990s.
2. She is particularly known for her portrayals of emotionally troubled women, in both art house and Hollywood films, and has received many accolades including the Academy Award for Best Actress.
3. After studying theatre at Boston University, Moore began her career with a series of television roles.
4. From 1985 to 1988, she was a regular in the soap opera As the World Turns, earning a Daytime Emmy for her performance.
5. Her film debut was in Tales from the Darkside: The Movie .
6. Mettant en vedette des rôles dans les blockbusters de neuf mois d'elle une actrice principale à Hollywood, although she continued to take supporting roles.
7. Moore received considerable recognition in the late 1990s and early 2000s, earning Oscar nominations for Boogie Nights .
8. In the first of these she played a 1970s pornography actress, while the other three featured her as an unhappy, mid-20th century housewife.
9. She is married to director Bart Freundlich, with whom she has two children.
10. It teaches you to watch, to reinvent, that character can change.”
11. Moore moved to New York City after graduating, and worked as a waitress.
12. Her first screen role came in 1984, in an episode of the soap opera The Edge of Night. Her break came the following year, when she joined the cast of As the World Turns.
13. Described by Moore as “one of the most fundamentally important acting experiences I ever had”, the group spent four years exploring the text and giving intimate performances to friends.
14. Collaborating with director Louis Malle, Gregory, Moore and the workshop cast produced a film adapted from this work, as Vanya on 42nd Street . It gained strong reviews.
15. Moore continued to play supporting roles throughout 1993, first appearing in the Madonna flop Body of Evidence, and then in the romantic comedy Benny & Joon with Johnny Depp.
16. The filmmaker Robert Altman saw Moore in Uncle Vanya, and was sufficiently impressed to cast her in his next project: the ensemble drama Short Cuts .
17. Moore received an individual nomination for Best Supporting Female at the Independent Spirit Awards, while the monologue earned her a degree of notoriety.