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  • Julianne Moore

    Born on December 3, 1960 in Fayetteville, North Carolina

awards & nominations

Game Change (2012)

Julianne Moore as "Sarah Palin"

Gov. Sarah Palin (Julianne Moore) of Alaska becomes Sen. John McCain's (Ed Harris) running mate in the 2008 presidential election.

Emmy (Primetime) (2012) Won Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Golden Globe (2012) Won Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2012) Won Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries

The Kids Are All Right (2010)

Julianne Moore as "Jules"

Lesbian couple Jules (Julianne Moore) and Nic (Annette Bening) have been together for almost 20 years and have two teenage offspring named Joni and Laser, who were conceived via artificial insemination. Unbeknown to their mothers, Joni and Laser seek out their biological father, a restaurateur named Paul (Mark Ruffalo). Complications arise when the teens bond with Paul and invite him into their lives.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2010) Nominated Actress in a Leading Role
Golden Globe (2010) Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2010) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

A Single Man (2009)

Julianne Moore as "Charley"

George (Colin Firth) is a college professor who recently lost his lover, Jim, in a car accident. Terribly grief-stricken, George plans to commit suicide. As he goes about his daily routine and puts his affairs in order, his encounters with colleagues, students and an old friend (Julianne Moore) lead him to make a final decision as to whether life is worth living without Jim.

Golden Globe (2009) Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

Far From Heaven (2002)

Julianne Moore as "Cathy Whitaker"

The story - which crosses both sexual and racial lines - revolves around a privileged suburban family whose lives are filled with daily family etiquette, social events at the club, and an overall desire to keep up with the Joneses. The family is turned upside down when both husband and wife are faced with choices that not only create a gossip mill for the entire community but also change their entire lives forever.

Academy Award (2002) Nominated Best Actress
Golden Globe (2002) Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2002) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role

The Hours (2002)

Julianne Moore as "Laura Brown"

"The Hours" is the story of three women searching for more potent, meaningful lives. Each is alive at a different time and place, all are linked by their yearnings and their fears. Their stories intertwine, and finally come together in a surprising, transcendent moment of shared recognition.

Academy Award (2002) Nominated Best Supporting Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2002) Nominated Actress in a Supporting Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2002) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2002) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

The End of the Affair (1999)

Julianne Moore as "Sarah Miles"

In the years following World War II, writer Maurice Bendrix (Ralph Fiennes) has an unexpected run-in with Henry Miles (Stephen Rea) and his wife, Sarah (Julianne Moore), with whom he once shared a passionate affair. Henry, who never knew, confides in Maurice that he suspects Sarah of adultery, leading to the hiring of a detective (Ian Hart) to follow her. As Sarah never explained why she called off their affair, Maurice follows the investigation closely, his feelings for her reawakened.

Academy Award (1999) Nominated Best Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1999) Nominated Actress in a Leading Role
Golden Globe (1999) Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1999) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role

Magnolia (1999)

Julianne Moore as "Linda Partridge"

On one random day in the San Fernando Valley, a dying father, a young wife, a male caretaker, a famous lost son, a police officer in love, a boy genius, an ex-boy genius, a game show host and an estranged daughter will each become part of a dazzling multiplicity of plots, but one story.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (1999) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1999) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

An Ideal Husband (1999)

Julianne Moore as "Mrs. Laura Cheveley"

Sir Robert Chiltern (Jeremy Northam) is a respected government official and a loving husband. His friend, Lord Arthur Goring (Rupert Everett), is a notorious womanizer who lives a life of casual lounging, meaningless flirtations and multiple illicit affairs. But when old acquaintance Laura Cheveley (Julianne Moore) arrives in London to stir up trouble, the lives of the two men become increasingly complicated and intertwined, and their true natures are revealed.

Golden Globe (1999) Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

Boogie Nights (1997)

Julianne Moore as "Amber Waves"

In the San Fernando Valley in 1977, teenage busboy Eddie Adams (Mark Wahlberg) gets discovered by porn director Jack Horner (Burt Reynolds), who transforms him into adult-film sensation Dirk Diggler. Brought into a supportive circle of friends, including fellow actors Amber Waves (Julianne Moore), Rollergirl (Heather Graham) and Reed Rothchild (John C. Reilly), Dirk fulfills all his ambitions, but a toxic combination of drugs and egotism threatens to take him back down.

Academy Award (1997) Nominated Best Supporting Actress
Golden Globe (1997) Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1997) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

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