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Julie Andrew's Acting Credentials: Awards and Highlights of Storied Career

By    |   Wednesday, 13 May 2015 02:49 PM

Julie Andrews was put on the map by her performance as Maria in "The Sound of Music" in 1965. That role catapulted Andrews into other stories of success, for which she earned many awards and nominations.

Here are some highlights from the storied career of Julie Andrews:

Academy Awards

Andrews won her first and only Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role, "Mary Poppins" (1965). She also earned an Oscar nominations for Best Actress in a Leading Role for "The Sound of Music" (1966) and "Victor Victoria" (1983).

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Golden Globes

Andrews was honored by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for Best Motion Picture Actress, Musical/Comedy for "Mary Poppins" (1965) and "The Sound of Music" (1965) and "Victor/Victoria" (1983). The HFPA also awarded Andrews a Henrietta Award for World Film Favorite (1967 and 1968).

Emmy Awards


In her career, Andrews wasn't just recognized for her work on the big screen, she earned accolades for television performances as well. She was nominated by the Primetime Emmys for Actress, Best Single Performance – Lead or Support for "Cinderella" (1957), and won at the Primetime Emmys for Outstanding Variety Musical Series, "The Julie Andrews Hour" (1972 and 1973).

Nearly 25 years later, Andrews was nominated once again by the Primetime Emmys, including Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program for her work in "The Sound of Julie Andrews" (1995), Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie for "Eloise at Christmastime" (2003), and Outstanding Nonfiction Series for "Broadway: The American Musical" (2004).

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BAFTA Awards

The British Academy of and Film Television Awards honored Andrews in 1964 as Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles for "Mary Poppins."

Grammy Awards

Andrews' singing earned her honors for Best Recording for Children for "Mary Poppins" (1964).

In addition to her major film awards, Andrews was recognized by the Las Vegas Film Critics Society (2005) and the Screen Actors Guild for Lifetime Achievement (2007).

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