On October 28 Julia Roberts was born…

On October 28, 1967 Julia Roberts was born. 

Julia Roberts Getty Images

Julia Roberts
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The multi-award winning actress first launched into stardom in the romantic comedy, “Pretty Woman,” alongside Richard Gere in 1990. The film was a critical and commercial success, often labeled a classic, as well as grossing over $460 million worldwide. A slew of hit films followed including but not limited to: 1989’s “Steel Magnolias.” 1993’s “The Pelican Brief,” 1997’s “My Best Friend’s Wedding,” “1999’s “Notting Hill” and “Runaway Bride,” 2010’s “Valentine’s Day” and “Eat Pray Love,” as well as starring in the “Ocean’s 11” franchise. Throughout her career she’s been nominated for an Academy Award four times, winning for Best Actress for 2000’s “Erin Brockovich,” as well as three Golden Globes. 

Theatrical poster for

Theatrical poster for “Pretty Woman”
Buena Vista Pictures

With a net worth of $140 million, Roberts is one of Hollywood’s highest paid actresses, as well as well as listed on various “power lists” within Hollywood. 

Random Pop Culture Fact: Julia Roberts it the aunt of Emma Roberts, daughter of her brother Eric.

Julia Roberts and Emma Roberts WireImage

Julia Roberts and Emma Roberts

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