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Biography

Julia Ormond :: Biography

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Julia Ormond's facts

Date of Birth 1965-01-04
Nationality British
Profession Actress
Children Sophie (born on 2004)
Education at Cranleigh School
Name on Birth Julia Karin Ormond
Divorce Rory Edwards (1994) and Jon Rubin
Height 5'7 1/2"
Weight 59 Kg
Place of Birth Epsom, Surrey, United Kingdom
Measurements 36-25-25 inches

Julia Ormond is a renowned English actress for the film and television. She was born on January 4, 1965. Her full name is Julia Karin Ormond. Her fame rocketed during the 90s with the appearance in hit films such as Legends of the Fall (1994), First Night (1995) and The Barber of Serbia (1998). For her role in the HBO movie Temple Grandin, she won an Emmy Award for the category, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie in 2010.

Talking about her early life, she was born in Epsom, Surrey, United Kingdom. Her father John Ormond was a computer software designer and her mother, Josephine was a laboratory technician. She went to independent schools. First she attended Guildford High Schools and then went to Cranleigh School. She had a keen interest in acting from a younger age and caught a lot of attention for her performance in My Fair Lady and Guys and Dolls.

She professionally started her career in acting in 1989, with a British TV series, Traffik. She played the role of a drug addict, Caroline. She got good reviews from the show and that opened many doors for her. Then, she appeared on several other TV films such as Young Catherine and Stalin. Her big screen debut came in 1993 with the international film, The Baby of Macon. The next year, she got her breakthrough role in the movie Legends of the Fall, alongside Brad Pitt. She was then cast as lead in other movies including First Knight (1995), Sabrina (1995), Smilla’s Sense of Snow (1997) and The Barber of Serbia (1998). Her recent work can be seen in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008), The Music Never Stopped (2011), My Week with Marylin (2011), Chained (2012), The East (2013), among others. She has established herself as a notable TV star too with appearances in shows such as Ruth Rendell Mysteries, Young Catherine, Animal Farm, Iron Jawed Angels, CSI: NY, Temple Grandin, Mad Men and is still doing the lead role on Witches of East End.

Julia was married to fellow actor Rory Edwards. The marriage did not last long and they separated in 1994. She then got married to Jon Rubin. Her then husband is a political activist. They got married in 1999 and she has a daughter, Sophie (born on 2004), with him. This marriage also ran its course before coming to an end and she appears to be single at the moment. Besides these, she was appointed as the United Nations Goodwill Ambassador, on December 2, 2005. She has been an activist fighting against human trafficking and partnered with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. She is a founding co-chairman of FilmAid International and has established Alliance to Stop Slavery and End Trafficking (ASSET).

Ormond has a great body with the measurements of 36-25-25 inches. Her body has the attractive hourglass shaped figure with full breasts, narrow waist and round hips. She has the height of 5 feet and 7 and half inches which she balances with the weight of 59 kg. She went under the knife and had a nose job. Unfortunately, the rhinoplasty did not work out well and she faced huge criticisms for the plastic surgery going way over the top. Although she hasn’t really posed in a bikini, the internet has pictures of her in a bikini caught while holidaying. Maybe not in a bikini, but she has done numerous photo shoots and looks hot in those pictures. More information about her can be found in her recent and detailed bio available in the Wiki and various other websites. There are several Twitter and Facebook pages on her name where latest news about her is posted regularly.