September 8, 2012 |
An A-list army gathered in Los Angeles on Friday for "Stand Up to Cancer," the biennial live fundraiser, backed by Hollywood and aired across the big four TV networks that works to raise money for cancer research. Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Matt Damon, Julia Roberts, Michael Douglas, Joe Manganiello, Justin Timberlake, Taylor Swift and Jessica Biel all appeared on the broadcast, executive produced by telethon vet Joel Gallen and actress Gwyneth Paltrow. "Up until the end, he was the love of my life," Paltrow shared with the audience at downtown's Shrine Auditorium, regarding her father Bruce who passed away in 2002 from oral cancer. The commercial-free hour saw performances from Swift, Tim McGraw, Alicia Keys and a prerecorded number from Coldplay, led by Paltrow's husband, Chris Martin.
August 17, 2012 |
Dermot Mulroney is joining the cast of A-list stage and screen stars for the film adaption of Tracy Letts' Pulitzer Prize-winning play "August: Osage County. " Mulroney will be reunited with his "My Best Friend's Wedding" co-star Julia Roberts. In "August: Osage County," Mulroney will play Steve, a less-than-noble businessman whose eye wanders to the pot-smoking daughter of Barbara (Roberts), played by "Little Miss Sunshine's" Abigail Breslin. As previously announced, Tony Award winner Margo Martindale ("Cat on a Hot Tin Roof")
April 7, 2001
I take exception to the Julia Roberts bashing in last week's Saturday Letters. As an actor, I have an acute appreciation of what it must take to succeed in this business, to remain on top for as many years as she has, and to be on a par with the top male actors. Why do people delight in bashing those few who triumph? She deserves not our admonition but our admiration. MARCIA ANN BURRS Thousand Oaks
February 12, 2005 |
Call it a preemptive paparazzi strike. Julia Roberts and her husband, cameraman Danny Moder, have released the first photos of their nearly 3-month-old twins to People magazine, which hit newsstands Friday. "We are releasing these photographs not only to share our happiness, but to ensure the privacy, safety and respect our babies deserve," the couple said in a statement. The photographs show Roberts with her sleepy-eyed twins: Phinnaeus Walter (Finn) and Hazel Patricia.
July 30, 2005 |
Julia Roberts is bound for Broadway to star in a revival of Richard Greenberg's "Three Days of Rain," staged by Joe Mantello next spring. Though she has no professional stage credits -- Roberts isn't even a member of the stage actors' union, Actors' Equity -- she had participated in a reading of the play in a Los Angeles conference room in June, according to co-producer Marc Platt. "It was evident that it was a wonderful marriage of actress and role," he said.
June 28, 1993 |
Actress Julia Roberts and singer Lyle Lovett were married Sunday during a hastily arranged ceremony, her publicist said. Lovett's band performed "Angel Eyes" in honor of Roberts during the small church wedding in Marion, Ind., spokeswoman Nancy Seltzer said. Roberts, 25, met Lovett, 35, when they filmed 1992's "The Player," Seltzer said. It was the first marriage for both. The wedding was planned in two days, Seltzer said.