America’s sweetheart! Julia Roberts‘ movie profession has spanned a long time and genres, even incomes her an Academy Award for her hard-hitting position in Erin Brockovich and charming audiences together with her Golden Globe-winning half in Fairly Girl.
“What I’ve discovered is that you just all the time wish to do what you’re not doing,” the Runaway Bride star advised The New York Instances in April 2022 of her appearing profession. “Each time I’m in a comedy, I believe I simply wish to be at a desk with a cup of tea sobbing over one thing. You then’re doing that, and also you suppose, ‘Oh to be carrying a fairly costume and laughing.’ Individuals generally misconstrue the period of time that’s passed by that I haven’t finished a romantic comedy as my not wanting to do one.”
She added: “If I had learn one thing that I assumed was that Notting Hill stage of writing or My Greatest Buddy’s Wedding ceremony stage of madcap enjoyable, I’d do it. … I’m residing my appearing desires.”
The Georgia native — who acquired her begin appearing in Mystic Pizza and Metal Magnolias — finally went on to star in a string of profitable romantic comedies, together with Fairly Girl, Runaway Bride and Notting Hill.
Her starring flip as lawyer Erin Brockovich within the 2001 drama of the identical identify went on to win Roberts her first Oscar. “[I keep my trophy] within the parlor,” the Ocean’s 11 actress revealed throughout a December 2019 look on The Ellen DeGeneres Present. “It’s in a room that has a piano in it that my daughter [Hazel] performs, so we name it the piano room and I assumed it’d sound pretentious, so I stated ‘parlor’ [instead].”
Whereas Roberts — who shares twins Hazel and Phinnaeus and youthful son Henry with husband Danny Moder — loves performing, it’s the position of “mother” and “spouse” which can be her favourite positions.
“Once I’m not working, [being a homemaker] is my full-time job,” the Gaslit star throughout an October 2022 interview for CBS Sunday Morning. “It isn’t rainbows and kittens day-after-day, however it does convey me a whole lot of pleasure.”
She continued on the time: “It’s simply by no means consumed me, being an actor. It’s my dream come true, however it’s not my solely dream come true. The life that I’ve constructed with my husband [and] the life that we’ve constructed with our kids, that’s the very best stuff. To return dwelling on the finish of the day, triumphantly, to them.”
Scroll beneath to revisit Roberts’ most memorable roles by way of the years: