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Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Born: Jan 13, 1961

Birthplace: New York City

Profession: Actor

Nationality: United States

Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Date of Birth : Jan 13, 1961
Birth Place : New York City

Julia Scarlett Elizabeth Louis-Dreyfus is an American actress, comedienne and producer. She is known for her work on the comedy series Seinfeld, The New Adventures of Old Christine and Veep. Louis-Dreyfus broke into comedy as a performer in The Practical Theatre Company in Chicago, which led to her casting in the sketch show Saturday Night Live from 1982 to 1985. Her breakthrough came in 1990 with a nine-season run playing Elaine Benes on Seinfeld, one of the most critically and commercially successful sitcoms of all time. Other notable television roles include Christine Campbell in The New Adventures of Old Christine which had a five-season run on CBS, and her role as Selina Meyer in Veep, which has recently been renewed by HBO for a fifth season. Louis-Dreyfus' film roles have included Hannah and Her Sisters, National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation, Deconstructing Harry and Enough Said. She also voiced roles in several animated films, including A Bug's Life and Planes. Louis-Dreyfus received seven Golden Globe nominations, winning one, and 20 Emmy nominations, winning five. She has been credited as one of the most nominated actresses in the history of the Emmy Awards.


  • Actor
  • Voice acting
  • Comedian
  • Television producer

Also known as

  • Louis-Dreyfus, Julia
  • Little Yum-Yum
  • Julia Elizabeth Scarlett Louis-Dreyfus
  • Julia Elizabeth Scarlet Louis-Dreyfuss
  • Julia Scarlett Elizabeth Louis-Dreyfus


  • Gérard Louis-Dreyfus
  • Judith Bowles


  • Brad Hall


  • Henry Hall
  • Charles Hall

Awards Won

  • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
  • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
  • Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
  • Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Miniseries, or Motion Picture Made for Television
  • Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series
  • TCA Award for Individual Achievement in Comedy
  • Critics'' Choice Television Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series
  • TV Land Legacy of Laughter Award
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