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Julia Louis-Dreyfus


Julia Louis-Dreyfus was born on January 13, 1961, in the New York City borough of Manhattan, to Judith (LeFever), a special needs tutor and author, and Gérard Louis-Dreyfus, a billionaire businessman. Her parents divorced when she was young, and she spent her childhood in Washington, D.C., and New York. She met her husband, Brad Hall, while in ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 47 wins & 82 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Seinfeld
Seinfeld Elaine Benes
(1990-1998)
A Bug's Life
(1998)
The New Adventures of Old Christine
The New Adventures of Old Christine Christine 'Old Christine' Campbell / Christine Campbell
(2006-2010)
Veep
Veep Selina Meyer
(2012-2017)

Filmography

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 2017 WordGirl (TV Series)
Elaine Benes on TV
- Mom, Seinfeld, Friends sticoms part 1/Mom (2017) ... Elaine Benes on TV
 2012-2017 Veep (TV Series)
Selina Meyer
- Groundbreaking (2017) ... Selina Meyer
- A Woman First (2017) ... Selina Meyer
- Judge (2017) ... Selina Meyer
- Blurb (2017) ... Selina Meyer
- Qatar (2017) ... Selina Meyer
 2016 Stars in Shorts: No Ordinary Love
Ellen Larson
 2015 Inside Amy Schumer (TV Series)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
- Last F... Able Day (2015) ... Julia Louis-Dreyfus
 2013 Making a Scene (Short)
Woman
 2013 Enough Said
Eva
 2013 Planes
Rochelle (voice)
 2012 Web Therapy (TV Series)
Shevaun Haig
- Sister Act (2012) ... Shevaun Haig
 2011 Picture Paris (Short)
Ellen Larson
 2010 30 Rock (TV Series)
Liz Lemon
- Live Show (2010) ... Liz Lemon
 2006-2010 The New Adventures of Old Christine (TV Series)
Christine 'Old Christine' Campbell / Christine Campbell
- Get Smarter (2010) ... Christine 'Old Christine' Campbell
- Scream (2010) ... Christine 'Old Christine' Campbell
- I Love What You Do for Me (2010) ... Christine 'Old Christine' Campbell
- Revenge Makeover (2010) ... Christine 'Old Christine' Campbell
- Up in the Airport (2010) ... Christine 'Old Christine' Campbell
 2010 Web Therapy (TV Series)
Shevaun Haig
- Mom Always Loved Me Best (2010) ... Shevaun Haig
- Fiona's Turn (2010) ... Shevaun Haig
- Why There Is No 'Sister's Day' (2010) ... Shevaun Haig
 2000-2009 Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
- Seinfeld (2009) ... Julia Louis-Dreyfus
- The Table Read (2009) ... Julia Louis-Dreyfus
- The Bare Midriff (2009) ... Julia Louis-Dreyfus
- The Reunion (2009) ... Julia Louis-Dreyfus
- The Massage (2001) ... Julia Louis-Dreyfus
 2001-2008 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Gloria
- Sex, Pies and Idiot Scrapes (2008) ... Gloria (voice)
- I Don't Wanna Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (2007) ... Gloria (voice)
- A Hunka Hunka Burns in Love (2001) ... Gloria (voice)
 1982-2007 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Various / Herself - Host / Herself / ...
- Julia Louis-Dreyfus/Snow Patrol (2007) ... Various / Robin Anton / Herself - Host
- Julia Louis-Dreyfus/Paul Simon (2006) ... Various / Herself - Host
- Howard Cosell/Greg Kihn (1985) ... Bonnie Caruso / pilot
- Christopher Reeve/Santana (1985) ... Various
- SNL Film Festival (1985) ... Various
 2004-2005 Arrested Development (TV Series)
Maggie Lizer
- Out on a Limb (2005) ... Maggie Lizer
- Hand to God (2005) ... Maggie Lizer
- Justice Is Blind (2004) ... Maggie Lizer
- Altar Egos (2004) ... Maggie Lizer
 2002-2003 Watching Ellie (TV Series)
Ellie Riggs
- Feud (2003) ... Ellie Riggs
- Fruit Shots (2003) ... Ellie Riggs
- Buskers (2003) ... Ellie Riggs
- Date (2003) ... Ellie Riggs
- TV (2003) ... Ellie Riggs
 2000 The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series)
Blue Fairy
- Geppetto (2000) ... Blue Fairy
 1999 Animal Farm (TV Movie)
Mollie (voice)
 1998 A Bug's Life
Atta (voice)
 1990-1998 Seinfeld (TV Series)
Elaine Benes
- The Chronicle (1998) ... Elaine Benes
- The Finale (1998) ... Elaine Benes
- The Puerto Rican Day (1998) ... Elaine Benes
- The Maid (1998) ... Elaine Benes
- The Frogger (1998) ... Elaine Benes
 1997 Hey Arnold! (TV Series)
Miss Felter
- Helga's Boyfriend/Crush on Teacher (1997) ... Miss Felter (voice)
 1997 Deconstructing Harry
Leslie
 1997 Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist (TV Series)
Julia
- Ben Treats (1997) ... Julia (voice)
 1997 Fathers' Day
Carrie Lawrence
 1996 London Suite (TV Movie)
Debra Dolby
 1995 The Single Guy (TV Series)
Tina, Danger Girl
- Mugging (1995) ... Tina, Danger Girl
 1994 North
North's Mom
 1993 Jack the Bear
Peggy Etinger
 1992 Dinosaurs (TV Series)
Heather Worthington
- Slave to Fashion (1992) ... Heather Worthington (voice)
 1988-1989 Day by Day (TV Series)
Eileen Swift / Sally
- Father Knows Best (1989) ... Eileen Swift
- The Lost Weekend (1989) ... Eileen Swift
- The Reunion (1989) ... Eileen Swift
- Foul Play (1989) ... Eileen Swift
- Three Men and a Babe (1989) ... Eileen Swift
 1988 Family Ties (TV Series)
Susan 'Raindrop' White, Esq.
- Read It and Weep: Part 2 (1988) ... Susan 'Raindrop' White, Esq.
 1986 The Art of Being Nick (TV Movie)
Rachel
 1986 Soul Man
Lisa Stimson
 1986 Troll
Jeanette Cooper
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Show Show Soundtrack (7 credits)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (143 credits)
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Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
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Personal Quote:

[2013, on accepting an Emmy Award for Veep (2012)] This is so much good fortune it is almost too much to bear. I'm very grateful to have the opportunity to make people laugh. It's a joyful way to make a living. See more »

Trivia:

While many critics consider The Simpsons (1989) and Seinfeld (1989) to be the two most revolutionary comedies of the 1990s, with several even lauding them as the two funniest series ever, Louis-Dreyfus is the only regular cast member of either series to make an appearance on the other. However, Yeardley Smith, voice of Lisa Simpson, unsuccessfully auditioned for the title role in the Seinfeld ... See more »

Trademark:

Frequently plays feisty characters

Nickname:

Little Yum-Yum

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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