Twenty years of union with director Bart Freundlich and two children. Shovel of nominations and, finally, an Oscar as best actress ptrotagonista – Still Alice, 2015 -. Star glow, more intense than ever. Disarming smile and proud bearing. Unique beauty, immortalized by the new Pirelli Calendar. It seems incredible, but Julianne Moore has just turned 56 years old.
Julianne Moore, that is the Julie Anne Smith pseudonym (Fayetteville, December 3, 1960) is an American actress, Oscar winner in the best actress in 2015 for her performance in Still Alice as well as numerous other awards, including three Golden Globe, a BAFTA, two SAG Awards, two Emmy Awards, a Golden Bear at the Berlin Festival, a Prix at the Cannes film Festival and two Volpi Cups at the Venice film festival.
Began a long apprenticeship television and film, with marginal roles in films like The Hand That Rocks the Cradle, Body of Evidence and Benny & Joon. Starts to get the first awards being nominated for Independent Spirit Awards 1994 as Best Supporting Actress for Robert Altman’s Short Cuts, two years later she was again nominated for the prize for best actress for Safe by Todd Haynes, with whom she begins a fruitful cooperation and appears in almost all his films, becoming his favorite actress. Thanks to the many awards received begins to obtain parts in Hollywood style films, such as Nine Months and block buster The Lost World – Jurassic Park; both films get good box office.
In 1998 she got her first Oscar nomination as Best Supporting Actress for Boogie Nights by Paul Thomas Anderson, two years later she was again nominated for an Oscar for best actress for The End of the Affair. She plays in Cookie’s Fortune, An Ideal Husband and Magnolia, where she returns to be directed by Anderson. In the years following alternates between independent films and commercial productions, in 2001 accepts to star in Hannibal, inheriting the role of FBI agent Clarice Starling who was Jodie Foster in The Silence of the Lambs.
In 2003 gets a double Academy Award nomination as Best Actress for Far from Heaven, still under the direction of Haynes, the interpretation of which, however, received the Volpi Cup at the Venice Film Festival, and as a Supporting Role for The Hours, but again it does not assign to it the coveted statuette. Moore is one of the few actresses to have received double candidature and one of the three not to have won any of the two statues to which it was nominated, along with Sigourney Weaver in 1989, Emma Thompson in 1994 and Cate Blanchett in 2008.
In the following years she took part in several more or less successful films like Freedomland, The Forgotten, Children of Men and Next. In 2007 she starred in the controversial Tom Kalin’s Savage Grace movie, in the same year is again directed by Todd Haynes, who reserves a small part in the award-winning I’m Not There.
In 2008 participates in the film by Fernando Meirelles Blindness, presented at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival and the Toronto Film Festival, then she takes part in the debut of fashion designer Tom Ford, A Single Man.
In 2010 she stars opposite Annette Bening in the comedy The Kids Are All Right by Lisa Cholodenko. Also in 2010 participated in the famous Pirelli calendar, the 2011 edition is signed by Karl Lagerfeld and has the theme of mythology, Moore plays the role of Hera. In 2011 she starred in the film Crazy, Stupid, Love. In 2012 her portrayal of Sarah Palin in the award-winning TV movie Game Change gives her a Golden Globe, an Emmy Award, a Critics’ Choice Television Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award.
In September 2013 officially joined the cast of the third installment of the Hunger Games movie, based on the novel Mockingjay, in the role of President Alma Coin, while in October the same year receives the star number 2507 on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
In 2015 she receives a Golden Globe for best actress in a drama for her role in Still Alice. In the same year, again for her performance in Still Alice, also she won the Academy Award for Best Actress.