Julianne Moore (born Julie Anne Smith; December 3, 1960) is an Emmy Award winner, a British-American actress and a children's book author. She has been nominated for four Oscars, six Golden Globes, three BAFTAs, nine Screen Actors Guild Awards, and has won two Emmy Awards. Moore began her acting career in 1983 with minor roles, before joining the cast of the soap opera As the World Turns, for which she won a Daytime Emmy Award in 1988. She began to appear in supporting roles in films during the early 1990s, in films such as The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992) and Short Cuts (1993). By the middle of the decade, she had graduated to starring roles in Nine Months and Assassins (both 1995), and her performance in Boogie Nights (1997) brought her widespread attention and her first Academy Award nomination. Her success continued with such films as The Big Lebowski (1998), Magnolia (1999), Hannibal (2001), and The Forgotten (2004).
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