Born during the late ‘60s, Georgia native Julia Roberts was raised in a fervently pro-theater environment. Her parents regularly hosted acting and writing workshops, and both of the Roberts children (Julia and her brother Eric) showed an interest in the performing arts at an early age. Ironically enough, Eric was the first to break into film; in 1978, one year after their father died of lung cancer at 47, Eric Roberts starred in director Frank Pierson’s psychological drama King of the Gypsies. Though her older brother would go on to have a solid acting career, it was, of course, Julia Roberts who earned a spot among Hollywood’s elite.
After making her film debut in Blood Red — which wouldn’t be released until 1989, despite having been completed in 1986 — and appearing in several late ‘80s television features, Roberts got her first real break in the 1988 made-for-cable drama Satisfaction. That role, consequently, led to her first significant supporting role — a feisty pizza parlor… read more
I don't understand the haters... They go to a film star's wall, say this film star is dumb and I hope that they're happy after that because... what's the use ??? More seriously, I myself have so much things I'm interested in that I can't find time to go a wall and say stupid things on it... Some must be really bored...
The biggest reason to dislike Julia Roberts? It's not her weird lips that look like they're pressed against a window- nor is it her gigantic, constantly flaring, nostrils. No, it's the middle of the road career choices she's made: She could've / should've used her name and fame to launch a thousand cool indie projects. She's a moviestar, first and foremost, for good and for bad - not an actress.