Julie Andrews

Andrews in 2015, photo by kathclick/Bigstock.com

Birth Name: Julia Elizabeth Wells

Place of Birth: Walton-on-Thames, Surrey North Western, Surrey, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 1 October, 1935

Ethnicity: English

Julie Andrews is an English actress, singer, dancer, director, and author. She won the Academy Award for Best Actress for Mary Poppins (1964).

She was born under the surname of her mother’s husband, Edward Charles Wells, but he was not her biological father. Her mother’s name was Barbara Ward (Morris).

Julie was married to American filmmaker Blake Edwards, until his death. She has a daughter with her former husband, set designer Tony Walton; and two children with Blake.

Edward Wells was the son of David Wilfred Wells and Elizabeth Packham.

Julie’s maternal grandfather was named William Arthur Morris (the son of William Arthur Morris). Julie’s grandfather William was born in Wolverton, Buckinghamshire.

Julie’s maternal grandmother was Julia Mary Ward (the daughter of Willliam Henry Ward and Julia Emily Hearmon). Julie’s grandmother Julia was born in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England. William was the son of William Ward. Julie’s great-grandmother Julia was the daughter of William Hearmon.

Source: Genealogy of Julie Andrews – http://www.geni.com


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