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Shailene Woodley talks George Clooney, Miles Teller in Vanity Fair interview

Shailene Woodley talks George Clooney, Miles Teller in Vanity Fair interview

LOS ANGELES, June 10 (UPI) --Shailene Woodley spoke about her relationship to co-stars George Clooney and Miles Teller in her interview for the July issue of Vanity Fair.
Veronica Linares
'Celebrities Read Mean Tweets' returns to 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

'Celebrities Read Mean Tweets' returns to 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

LOS ANGELES, May 22 (UPI) --Celebrities read mean tweets about themselves Wednesday night on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' Ashton Kutcher: 'Ashton Kutcher needs to get hit by a bus. ASAP.'
Annie Martin
Julia Roberts' sister committed suicide, coroner rules

Julia Roberts' sister committed suicide, coroner rules

LOS ANGELES, May 14 (UPI) --The Los Angeles County Coroner's office confirmed Wednesday that Julia Roberts' half-sister Nancy Motes committed suicide.
Kate Stanton
Julia Roberts talks tattoos, George Clooney engagement on 'Ellen' [VIDEO]

Julia Roberts talks tattoos, George Clooney engagement on 'Ellen' [VIDEO]

LOS ANGELES, May 7 (UPI) -- Julia Roberts tells Ellen DeGeneres that she has four tattoos, one of which was either "brave or idiotic."
Kate Stanton
Julia Roberts, Sally Field compete in Kimmel's 'Celebrity Curse-Off'

Julia Roberts, Sally Field compete in Kimmel's 'Celebrity Curse-Off'

NEW YORK, May 6 (UPI) -- Julia Roberts and Sally Field play "Celebrity Curse-Off" with Jimmy Kimmel.
Kate Stanton
Julia Roberts opens up about her half-sister's death: 'It's hour by hour some days'

Julia Roberts opens up about her half-sister's death: 'It's hour by hour some days'

LOS ANGELES, April 21 (UPI) -- Nancy Motes died of an apparent drug overdose last February.
Kate Stanton
Mick Jagger says goodbye at L'Wren Scott's funeral

Mick Jagger says goodbye at L'Wren Scott's funeral

March 26 (UPI) -- Mick Jagger said his final goodbye to girlfriend L'Wren Scott at her funeral on Tuesday.
Annie Martin
'The Normal Heart' teaser trailer debuts online

'The Normal Heart' teaser trailer debuts online

LOS ANGELES, March 10 (UPI) -- HBO's released the first teaser trailer for their upcoming TV film "The Normal Heart" Sunday.
Veronica Linares
Pizza delivery guy for the Oscars got $1,000 tip

Pizza delivery guy for the Oscars got $1,000 tip

HOLLYWOOD, March 4 (UPI) -- Edgar, the pizza delivery guy who fed hungry celebrities during the Oscars on Sunday, stopped by "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" Wednesday to get his tip.
Veronica Linares
Julia Roberts reportedly cried during Bette Midler's 'In Memoriam' tribute

Julia Roberts reportedly cried during Bette Midler's 'In Memoriam' tribute

LOS ANGELES, March 3 (UPI) -- It's been an emotional month for Julia Roberts, whose half-sister committed suicide in February.
Kate Stanton
Liza Minnelli comes up short in Ellen's epic selfie

Liza Minnelli comes up short in Ellen's epic selfie

LOS ANGELES, March 3 (UPI) -- Ellen DeGeneres Oscar selfie -- now the most retweeted image ever -- seems to have everyone who's anyone in it.
Gabrielle Levy
'Gravity,' 'Hustle,' 'Slave' lead a competitive Oscar field

'Gravity,' 'Hustle,' 'Slave' lead a competitive Oscar field

"Gravity" and "American Hustle" go into Sunday's Oscar race in Los Angeles with 10 nods apiece, while "12 Years a Slave" is close behind with nine nominations.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
Anonymous Oscar voter: Meryl Streep's performance 'bottom-drawer', Julia Roberts 'horrendous'

Anonymous Oscar voter: Meryl Streep's performance 'bottom-drawer', Julia Roberts 'horrendous'

HOLLYWOOD, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Anonymous Oscar voters give brutally honest opinions on this year's Academy Award nominees to The Hollywood Reporter.
Annie Martin
Oscars 2014: A Brief Look at the Nominees

Oscars 2014: A Brief Look at the Nominees

HOLLYWOOD, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- A brief look at some of this year's Academy Award contenders.
Annie Martin
Weinstein laments rushing 'August: Osage County' into festival

Weinstein laments rushing 'August: Osage County' into festival

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Producer Harvey Weinstein says he did his movie "August: Osage County" a disservice by insisting it be ready for the 2013 Toronto Film Festival.
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American actress Julia Roberts attends the premiere of "Duplicity" at Empire, Leicester Square in London on March 10, 2009. (UPI Photo/Rune Hellestad)
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Julia Fiona Roberts (born October 28, 1967) is an American actress. She became a Hollywood star after headlining the romantic comedy Pretty Woman (1990), which grossed $464 million worldwide. After receiving Golden Globe Awards and Academy Award nominations for Steel Magnolias (1989) and Pretty Woman, she won the Academy Award for Best Actress in for her performance in Erin Brockovich (2000). Her films My Best Friend's Wedding (1997), Mystic Pizza (1988), Notting Hill (1999), Runaway Bride (1999), Valentine's Day (2010), The Pelican Brief (1993), Ocean's Eleven (2001) and Twelve (2004) have collectively brought box office receipts of over $2.4 billion, making her one of the most successful actors in terms of box office receipts.

Roberts had become one of the highest-paid actresses in the world, topping the Hollywood Reporter's annual "power list" of top-earning female stars from 2005 to 2006. Her fee for 1990's Pretty Woman was $300,000; in 2003, she was paid an unprecedented $25 million for her role in Mona Lisa Smile (2003). As of 2010, Roberts's net worth was estimated to be $140 million.

Roberts has been named one of People magazine's "50 Most Beautiful People in the World" eleven times, tied with Halle Berry. In 2001, Ladies Home Journal ranked her as the 11th most powerful woman in America, ahead of then national security advisor Condoleezza Rice and former first lady Laura Bush. Roberts has a production company called Red Om Films.

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