8 Things You Didn’t Know About Julia Louis-Dreyfus

 On January 13, 1961, Julia Louis-Dreyfus was born. She is an American producer, comedian, and actress who contributed to the hit comedy show Saturday Night Live.

If you are getting curious to know more about this beautiful woman, then you may find these 8 unknown facts interesting

Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Julia Louis-Dreyfus

8 Things You Didn’t Know About Julia Louis-Dreyfus

1. Went To North Western University, Evanston

Julia Louis-Dreyfus attended Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, where she studied theatre before undertaking her acting career.

2. Get Married In 1987

She met her husband, Brad Hall, while both were undergraduate students at Northwestern University. Hall is also a writer and an actor. The couple tied the knot in 1987 and have two sons, Henry and Charles. [1]

Julia with her husband

3. Her Half-Sister

Lauren Bowles, Julia’s half-sister, is an actress who has appeared alongside her on Seinfeld, The New Adventures of Old Christine and Watching Ellie. [2]

4. Nominated For 18 Emmys

Julia has been nominated for 18 Emmys in her career, 15 of which have been as an actress, making her the most nominated comedic actress in Emmy history. [3]

5. Comes From A Wealthy Background

Julia is from a wealthy family. Her father is a French-born American businessman who is the chairman of Louis Dreyfus Energy Services, a multimillion-dollar enterprise. In 1851, her great-great-grandfather established the French commodities and shipping conglomerate. [4]

6. Awarded On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame

Julia received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2010. The honor, however, was cut short when they misspelled her name! The star says “Julia Luis Dreyfus” — they left out the hyphen and the letter “o” in her name.

7. Hide Two Real-Life Pregnancies

Julia was able to conceal two real-life pregnancies while filming for the show Seinfeld by simply wearing a roomy overcoat. In fact, she was pregnant throughout Season 3.

8. Diagnosed Breast Cancer

On September 28, 2017, Louis-Dreyfus announced her breast cancer diagnosis on Twitter, just one day after winning a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for her role in Veep. [5]

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