Julianne Moore regarded as one of the best actresses of Hollywood. Born on 3rd December, 1960 in North Carolina, U.S as Julie Anne Smith.
Moore started her acting career with Soap Opera titled “As the World Turns”, in 1983. Her performance in her first ever TV appearance earned her Daytime Emmy Award in the category for Outstanding Ingénue in a Drama Series. She got a role in “The Hand That Rocks the Cradle” in 1992, followed by “The Fugitive” in 1993 and made her presence felt in Hollywood.
Her role in “Short Cuts” in 1993 earned her critical acclaim, a Golden Globe Special Ensemble Award and opened the doors for her to get many high-profile roles in movies like “Nine Months” (1995), “The Lost World: Jurassic Park” (1997), which proved to be a roaring success, a blockbuster and then in “Far from Heaven” (2002).
Her brilliant performance in “Vanya on 42nd Street” was described by the critics as revelation and she won Boston Society of Film Critics award in the category for Best Actress.
She earned Oscar nominations for “Boogie Nights” (1997), “The End of the Affair” (1999) and last but not the least “Far from Heaven” (2002). Other movies of Julianne Moore like “Hannibal”, next co-starring Nicolas Cage, “Savage Grace”, “The Forgotten”, “Magnolia” and “The Big Lebowski”. Entertainment Weekly, were also received well by the audience and critics.
“A Single Man” brought Julianne Moore, her fifth Golden Globe nomination, followed by “The Kids Are All Right”, which won Golden Globe Award in the category for “Best Motion Picture Musical or Comedy”.
She also won various awards and nominations for her movies “Boogie Nights”, “An Ideal Husband”, “The End of the Affair”, “Magnolia”, “Hannibal”, “Far from Heaven”, “The Hours”, “A Single Man” and “The Kids Are All Right” to name significant ones.
Top Ten Movies of Julianne Moore:
- Short Cuts
- The Lost World: Jurassic Park
- Boogie Nights
- An Ideal Husband
- The End of the Affair
- Far from Heaven
- Gloria Bell
- Still Alice
- The Kids Are All Right