About Julianne Moore
Julianne Moore is a major figure in the movie world with an impressive film record to her name. This versatile actress has assumed a huge variety of roles from femme fatale to tortured mother, and she is just as convincing in independent films as in big productions, having alternated between the two since the beginning of her career.
After no less than four Oscar nominations - two for Best Actress for her roles in The End of the Affair and Far From Heaven and two for best supporting actress for her roles in Boogie Nights and The Hours - and nine Golden Globe nominations, Julianne Moore has just been awarded the prize for Best Actress at the 64th Emmy Awards ceremony in recognition of her performance as Sarah Palin in the film Game Change, directed by Jay Roach.
In March 2013, Julianne Moore played Margaret White in the third movie adaptation of Stephen King's novel Carrie. She will also be starring in Don Jon's Addiction directed by Joseph Gordon-Levitt, alongside Scarlett Johansson, and The Seventh Son directed by Sergei Bodrov with Jeff Bridges.
Julianne Moore has worked with the industry's greatest directors. She was in Cookie's Fortune and Short Cuts by Robert Altman; Boogie Nights and Magnolia by Paul Thomas Anderson; Chloe by Atom Egoyan; A Single Man by Tom Ford; I'm Not There, Safe, and Psycho by Gus Van Sant; Vanya on 42nd Street by Louis Malle; Surviving Picasso by James Ivory; and the cult film of the 90s, The Big Lebowski, directed by the Coen Brothers.
Some of the other films which have left their mark on her career are Crazy, Stupid, Love with Steve Carrell, Ryan Gosling, and Emma Stone; Laws of Attraction with Pierce Brosnan; Hannibal by Ridley Scott; The End of the Affair with Ralph Fiennes; The Lost World: Jurassic Park by Steven Spielberg; Nine Months with Hugh Grant; Benny & Joon with Johnny Depp; The Fugitive with Harrison Ford; and The Hand That Rocks the Cradle.
In addition to her impressive film career, Julianne Moore also writes children's books and has just published the third book in her series Freckleface Strawberry, which recounts the adventures of a little redheaded girl teased by other children because of her appearance and shows how she transcends their taunts.
Aged 51, Julianne Moore has two children and lives in New York.