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Julie Andrews Quotes

About Julie Andrews

Julie Andrews

Life: 1935 - ?

Country: gb flag England

Profession: Actor; Singer;

Julie Elizabeth Andrews, DBE (born Julia Elizabeth Wells on 1 October 1935) is an award-winning English actress, singer, author and cultural icon. She is the recipient of Golden Globe, Emmy, Grammy, BAFTA, People's Choice Award, Theatre World Award, Screen Actors Guild and Academy Award honours. Andrews rose to prominence after starring in Broadway musicals such as My Fair Lady and Camelot, as well as musical films like Mary Poppins (1964) and The Sound of Music (1965). Andrews had a major revival of her film career in the 2000s, in children's films such as The Princess Diaries (2001), its sequel The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2004), and the Shrek animated films (2004-2007). In 2005, Andrews made her debut as a stage director with a revival of The Boy Friend, in which she also made her Broadway acting debut in 1954.

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Quotations

All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.

~ Julie Andrews

As soon as you have one, all those dormant maternal instincts start popping out all over you, like German measles.

~ Julie Andrews

Broadway is a tough, tough arena for singing.

~ Julie Andrews

I adored my birth father and constantly worried that I was being disloyal to him and his schoolteacher roots if I spent too much time performing and enjoying it.

~ Julie Andrews

I am a liberated woman. And I do believe if a woman does equal work she should be paid equal money. But personally I am feminine and I do like male authority to lean on.

~ Julie Andrews

I am very proud to be British. I'm very conscious of carrying my country with me wherever I go. I feel I need to represent it well.

~ Julie Andrews

I don't think today's younger audience... would even know what 1920s musicals were like.

~ Julie Andrews

I hate the word wholesome.

~ Julie Andrews

I have been called a nun with a switchblade where my privacy is concerned. I think there's a point where one says, that's for family, that's for me.

~ Julie Andrews

I would be a fool to deny my own abilities.

~ Julie Andrews

Richard Burton rang me up once and said, Do you know you're my only leading lady I've never slept with? I said, Well, please don't tell everybody, it's the worst image.

~ Julie Andrews

Sometimes oppurtunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.

~ Julie Andrews

The thrill of being in front of a camera remains exactly the same.

~ Julie Andrews
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