Julianne Moore Net Worth, Money and More
NET WORTH: $40 Million
PROFESSION: Actress and Children’s Author
Julianne Moore is a British- American actress and also, a children’s author. She plays the roles of emotionally vulnerable women generally. Moore pays a lot of attention to her art. She attended Boston University, where she studied theater. Her debut film was in 1990. Moore is generally seen in a supporting role. You can find her in movies like Short Cuts, Vanya on 42nd Street, Nine Months, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, Laws of Attraction and Far From Heaven. Moore’s portrayal of Sarah Palin in the television movie Game Change helped her earn an Emmy Award, Screen Actors Guild Award and Golden Globe Award for Best Actress. Moore enjoys writing children’s books and is known author in this regard. Moore is married to Bart Freundlich, a director, and the lovely has been blessed with two children.
Moore’s birth name is Julie Anne Smith. She was born in 1960, in North Carolina. Her mother was a social worker and psychologist and her father was a paratrooper in the United States Army. She has two siblings and both are younger than her. When she was a child, her family moved around a lot because of the nature of her father’s job. They lived in places like Texas, Georgia, Nebraska, Alaska and New York. She has attended nine different schools because of the same reason. Moore was a good child. She was clever and good at studies as well. Initially, Moore wanted to become a doctor. Her English teacher encouraged her to take up theater. When attended Frankfurt American High School when she was sixteen years old. She loved to read. With a twist of fate, she started inclining towards a theatrical career. Her parents supported her decision.
Moore worked as a waitress after moving to New York. Her debut screen role was in an episode of The Edge of Night, in the year 1984. She plays a dual role in As The World Turns. After that, she had a role in the miniseries I’ll Take Manhattan. Following this, she took a break from acting and returned to movies after three years with the TV movies Money, Power, Murder, The Last To Go and Case a Deadly Spell. She made her cinematic debut with Tales for the Darkside: The Movie. In 1992, she did a movie called The Hand That Rocks The Cradle. Her performance got her a lot of attention from the critics. From thriller, Moore shifted to comedy with the movie The Gun in Betty Lou’s Handbag. She has also appeared in The Fugitive, a Harrison thriller.
The movie Short Cuts was very successful and gave a major boost to her acting career. In 1995, she appeared in movies Roommates, Nine Months, Assassins and Surviving Picasso. She played Dr. Sarah Harding in The Lost World: Jurassic Park. This was her first big budget movie production. She can also be seen in The Myth of Fingerprints and Chicago Cab. Moore met her husband, Bart Freundlich, on the sets of The Myth of Fingerprints. Moore has a lot of movies in her career, mostly good movies that were a commercial success to say the least. Over the years, Moore has done movies like Boogie Woogie, The Big Lebowski, Psycho, Cookie’s Fortune, An Ideal Husband, The End of the Affair, A Map of the World, Magnolia, The Ladies Man, Hannibal, Evolution, World Traveler, The Shipping News, Far From Heaven, Th Hours, Laws of Attraction, Marie and Bruce, Trust the Man, The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio, Children of Men, The Vertical Hour, Next, Savage Grace, I’m not there, Blindness, The Private Lives of Pippa Lee, A Single Man, Shelter, The Telegraph, The Kids Are All Right, Crazy, Stupid, Love and the list goes on and on.
In 2014, Moore will be seen in the movie Maps to the Stars, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay- Part 1 and Part 2, Still Alive, and Freeheld. Moore’s acting skills have been widely praised and her versatility has been respected and appreciated.
WRITING CHILDREN’S BOOKS
Apart from being a brilliant actress, Moore also is a children’s author. She made her writing debut with the book, Freckleface Strawberry, in 2007, and the book became a New York bestseller. Moore’s writing has been described as sweet and simple. The book was drawn from a personal experience. When Moore was a kid, she disliked her freckles. So was the case with her son. The book is followed by two book named Freckleface Strawberry and the Dodgeball Bully and Freckleface Strawberry: Best Friends Forever. The books encourage kids to overcome their problems.
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Moore has been married twice. Her first husband was John Gould Rubin. They got married in 1984 and their divorce was finalized in 1995. Moore started dating Bart Freundlich in 1996 and tied the knot in 2003. The couple has two children, a son named Caleb and a daughter named Liv. Moore has managed to escape the unwanted attention of the media. She does not support botox or plastic surgery. Moore is a broad minded woman. She supports gay rights and is an atheist. Moore is a humble person and does not attract much gossip. She likes to do her own thing. Moore is a politically liberal person and supports Barack Obama.