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Julia Roberts

Julia Roberts
Julia Roberts has had a steady acting career since the 1980s. Her first major role was in "Mystic Pizza," but her breakthrough hit came with "Pretty Woman." Since then she has been one of Hollywood's most sought-after and highest-paid actresses. Career highlights include tear-jerkers such as "Steel Magnolias," thrillers "Sleeping with the Enemy" and "The Pelican Brief," romantic comedies "My Best Friend's Wedding," "Runaway Bride" and "Notting Hill" and family dramas "Stepmom" and "Something to Talk About." She won an Oscar for her portrayal of real life legal assistant Erin Brockovich, who brought down a power company. Roberts was once married to country singer Lyle Lovett and is now marrie... Show more »
Julia Roberts has had a steady acting career since the 1980s. Her first major role was in "Mystic Pizza," but her breakthrough hit came with "Pretty Woman." Since then she has been one of Hollywood's most sought-after and highest-paid actresses. Career highlights include tear-jerkers such as "Steel Magnolias," thrillers "Sleeping with the Enemy" and "The Pelican Brief," romantic comedies "My Best Friend's Wedding," "Runaway Bride" and "Notting Hill" and family dramas "Stepmom" and "Something to Talk About." She won an Oscar for her portrayal of real life legal assistant Erin Brockovich, who brought down a power company. Roberts was once married to country singer Lyle Lovett and is now married to Danny Moder with whom she has three children. Her niece, Emma Roberts, and brother, Eric Roberts, are also actors. « Show less
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  • In state Capitol, intransigence gives way to bipartisan deal-making

    It was past dark when a contingent of Republican senators filed into Gov. Jerry Brown's Capitol office as the deadline loomed for a plan to overhaul California's aging water system. A final deal was still elusive, and the Democratic governor needed...
  • McDonnell trial: Jury instructions can affect the outcome

    In a way, what Judge James Spencer is going to ask jurors in the trial of Bob and Maureen McDonnell to do will be to read the minds of the former governor and first lady of Virginia. And the way he asks them to figure out the McDonnells' intent when...
  • 'Accountability' gets a bad rap in our public schools

    Fanatic advocates of "accountability" in education have ruined accountability in Florida's public schools. The list of culprits begins with former Gov. Jeb Bush and stretches to current Gov. Rick Scott. It includes myriad legislators and a string of...
  • ‘As Above, So Below’ makers find horror, Hell lurking beneath Paris

     
    Set in the catacombs beneath Paris, Legendary's new horror film “As Above, So Below” sees a group of adventures, led […]...
  • California Senate Approves Sweetened Movie-TV Tax Credit

    The California State Senate has approved legislation on a 32-2 vote to extend and expand California's movie and TV tax credit, more than tripling its current size to $330 million annually over five years. The vote came on Friday afternoon, two days after...
  • Preview: Austin Peay at Memphis

    Justin Fuente enters his thirdseason at Memphis' helm hoping to get the Tigers back to their winningways, starting with Saturday's season opener against visiting AustinPeay. Fuente has a 7-17 record in his first two campaigns, but with53 lettermen...
  • Taliban suicide bombers hit Afghan intelligence agency

    JALALABAD Afghanistan (Reuters) - Taliban suicide bombs hit an office of the Afghan intelligence agency in an eastern city on Saturday, killing six people, and insurgents shot dead another 11 in the west, in an upsurge of violence as foreign combat troops...
  • The whole Rolex thing

    The whole Rolex thing
    There are a lot of questions about this watch, which is pretty impressive at this point. The prosecution said today, by the by, that the second indeed rolls, Rolex-style. It does not tick, as son Bobby McDonnell said at trial. Mary Shea Sutherland...
  • Despite fractures among labor, paid sick days bill clears Legislature

    Despite fractures among labor, paid sick days bill clears Legislature
    A bill that would significantly expand working Californians' access to paid time off for sick leave cleared the Legislature early Saturday morning.  The measure by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) would require employers to give their workers...
  • Anatomy of an Illinois patronage scandal

     Anatomy of an Illinois patronage scandal
    It began with an anonymous complaint to the state's Office of the Executive Inspector General in April 2011: The sister-in-law of the Illinois Department of Transportation's chief counsel had been hired by IDOT without an interview, the tipster alleged,...
  • Gov. Scott removes Scott Batterson from expressway board

    Gov. Scott removes Scott Batterson from expressway board
    Two days after being convicted of two bribery-related charges by an Orange County jury, Scott Batterson was officially removed Friday from the board of Orlando's expressway authority by Gov. Rick Scott. Batterson, 38, was appointed to the five-member...