Born on February 22, 1950
From Birmingham, West Midlands, England
Julie Walters as "Mrs. Kehoe"
An Irish immigrant (Saoirse Ronan) in 1950s New York falls for a tough Italian plumber (Emory Cohen), but faces temptation from another man (Domhnall Gleeson) when she returns to her homeland for a visit.
|British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2015)||Nominated||Supporting Actress|
Julie Walters as "Mrs. Wilkinson"
The life of 11-year-old Billy Elliot, a coal miner's son in Northern England, is forever changed one day when he stumbles upon a ballet class during his weekly boxing lesson. Before long, he finds himself in dance, demonstrating the kind of raw talent seldom seen by the class' exacting instructor, Mrs. Wilkinson. With a tart tongue and a never-ending stream of cigarettes in her hand, Mrs. Wilkinson's zest for teaching is revived when she sees Billy's potential.
|Academy Award (2000)||Nominated||Actress in a Supporting Role|
|British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2000)||Won||Actress in a Supporting Role|
|Golden Globe (2000)||Nominated||Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture|
|Screen Actors Guild Awards (2000)||Nominated||Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role|
|Screen Actors Guild Awards (2000)||Nominated||Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture|
Julie Walters as "Vera"
A professional singer/dancer (Liza Minnelli) grooms her diverse amateur-dance class for a charity tap show.
|British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1991)||Nominated||Actress in a Supporting Role|
Julie Walters as "Christine Painter"
Christine (Julie Walters) is a struggling single mother who reluctantly rents out rooms in her apartment to prostitutes to make ends meet. But when a financial jam forces her to sell her own body, Christine forsakes her reservations about her tenants. Soon, with help from veteran hooker Shirley (Shirley Stelfox), Christine transforms her apartment into a house of ill repute, her makeshift brothel servicing a passel of older male clients with decidedly kinky sexual appetites.
|British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1987)||Nominated||Actress in a Leading Role|