Julia Stiles Overview

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Born: March 28, 1981

The oldest of three children, Julia Stiles had a wonderful childhood, growing up in New York with supportive parents. But unlike many childhood actresses, Stiles had no outside help getting her into the film industry. Her only acting training was in the form of a YMCA class. She got her big break at age 11 when she wrote a letter to a theater director asking if she could audition for him. "He was impressed with the letter," Stiles says. "So he offered me a three-line part." From stage, she... See All

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