Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Julia Louis-Dreyfus is known as an American actress. She is most famous for playing Elaine on the sitcom 'Seinfeld.

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Background and Age

Julia Scarlett Elizabeth Louis-Dreyfus was born on January 13, 1961, in New York City, New York. Louis-Dreyfus is the granddaughter of representative Leopold Louis-Dreyfus, who established the global Louis Dreyfus Group. Subsequent to studying drama at Northwestern University, Louis-Dreyfus started her acting career at Chicago's Practical Theater Company, and performed with the lofty Second City comedy troupe.

Career and Net Worth

Subsequent to moving to New York, she was cast as a normal cast member on Saturday Night Live in 1982, where she exhibited her comedic gifts for the following two seasons. She propelled her movie career in 1986, with appearances in Woody Allen's Hannah and Her Sisters and the comedy Soul Man. It was Louis-Dreyfus' depiction of the spectacularly imperfect and negative Elaine Benes on NBC's hit sitcom Seinfeld that propelled the actress to fame. The New York-driven comedy, additionally featuring Jason Alexander and Michael Richards, was made by Jerry Seinfeld and Larry David, and kept running for nine seasons.

In spite of the fact that the role of Elaine was not part of the show's initial storyline, NBC producers demanded that Seinfeld required a female point of view. For her performance on the series, she earned a Golden Globe Award in 1993 and an Emmy Award in 1996.

In 2012, Louis-Dreyfus appeared on the HBO TV series Veep, playing U.S. VP Selina Meyer. It was her biggest success since she struck gold with Seinfield. In September of that year, Louis-Dreyfus got her third Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series. The honor additionally denoted her thirteenth acting Emmy nomination, positioning her among TV's most nominated female performers. Louis-Dreyfus has since earned more Emmys and various Golden Globe nominations for her work on the series.

Louis-Dreyfus showed up on the big screen in 2013. She featured in Enough Said with James Gandolfini, which investigated the good and bad times of middle age romance. In a terrible tragedy, Gandolfini kicked the bucket from a heart attack before the film's release.

In September 2019, at the 2019 Emmy Awards show, Julia was nominated for Best Lead Actress in a Comedy Series because of her performance in Veep.

Biography | Marriage, Husband and Kids

Louis-Dreyfus is married to actor and producer Brad Hall. The couple met each other at Northwestern University and got married in 1987. They have two sons named Henry and Charles.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 13 Jan, 1961
Age: 59 yrs
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: Manhattan
Gender: Female
Description: American actress, comedian and producer
Spouse: Brad Hall [M. 1987]
Net Worth 2021: 250 million
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Last Modified: Feb 19 2023
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