Julia Ormond

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Julia Karin Ormond (born 4 January 1965) is an English actress who has appeared in film and television and on stage. Ormond was born in Epsom, Surrey, the daughter of Josephine, a laboratory technician and John Ormond, a computer software designer. She attended independent schools, first Guildford High School and then Cranleigh School, where early lead performances in Guys and Dolls and My Fair Lady began to draw special attention. Ormond's stage credits include The Rehearsal, Wuthering Heights, The Crucible, Christopher Hampton's Faith, Hope and Charity, for which she won the London Drama Critics' Award for Best Newcomer, and David Hare's My Zinc Bed, for which she won an Olivier Award nomination for Best Actress. Her film credits include Jerry Zucker's First Knight; Captives with Tim Roth; Legends of the Fall with Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins and Aidan Quinn; Sydney Pollack's Sabrina with Harrison Ford; Resistance and Bille August's Smilla's Sense of Snow. She also had a major role in the controversial Peter Greenaway film The Baby of Mâcon with Ralph Fiennes, as well as the 2011 film The Music Never Stopped.


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