Widely regarded as one of the greatest female stars to grace the silver screen in modern times, Academy Award winning American actress and film producer Julia Roberts is an icon of contemporary American cinema. Since her feature film debut in 1987, Roberts has appeared in close to 50 films, and has won three Golden Globes, a BAFTA Award and an Oscar in the course of an illustrious career.
Roberts first rose to prominence with the 1990 romantic comedy Pretty Woman, which earned her an Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role that year. Subsequently, she established herself as a versatile actress with considerable box office draw through films like My Best Friend`s Wedding (1997), Notting Hill (1999) and Runaway Bride (1999). In 2001, Roberts won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her portrayal of the titular character in the acclaimed biographical drama Erin Brockovich (2000).
Besides films, the actress has also appeared in critically acclaimed tv shows like Friends, The Normal Heart and Law & Order, the latter two of which earned her Primetime Emmy Award nominations in 1999 and 2014. Other significant feature film credits include Steel Magnolias (1989), Mona Lisa Smile (2003), Charlie Wilson`s War (2007), Eat Pray Love (2010) and August: Osage County (2013) and Wonder (2017). His other releases include Money Monster
(2016), Smurfs: The Lost Village
(2017) and Ben Is Back