Biography: Julie Ann Harris was born on December 2, 1925, in Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan to investment banker William Pickett Harris and nurse Elsie Stivers Smith. She studied for a year at the Yale School of Drama, and then made her first Broadway appearance. She became a company member of The Mirror Theater Ltd's Mirror Repertory Company in 1983. She married Jay Julien, and then Manning Gurian, with whom she had one child. She then married Walter Carroll.
Film/TV Credits: Film credits include: "East of Eden," "The Haunting," "Gorillas in the Mist," "HouseSitter," "The Dark Half," "Harper," "Reflections in a Golden Eye," "Voyage of the Damned," "The Split," "Crimewave," "The Hiding Place," and "Requiem for a Heavyweight." Television credits include: "Columbo," "Bonanza," "The Love Boat," "The Big Valley," "Match Game 73," "Family Ties," "The Virginian," "The Outer Limits," "Rawhide," and "Daniel Boone."
Other Awards: Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Single Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role for "Victoria Regina" in 1962. Primetime Emmy Award for Best Single Performance by an Actress for "Little Moon of Alban" in 1959. Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance for "Not for Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony" in 2000. Inducted into the American Theatre Hall of Fame in 1979. Received the National Medal of Arts in 1994. Kennedy Center honoree in 2005.
Trivia: She continued to work well into her eighties, narrating documentaries and appearing on stage in the summer of 2008 at the Monomoy Theater in Chatham, Massachusetts. The marquees of Broadway theaters were dimmed in her honor on August 28, 2013.
Starring: Julie Harris
[Emily Elizabeth Dickinson, Maggie Maher, Austin Dickinson, James Francis Billings, Abby Wood, Jennie Hitchcock, Uriah Crowell, Edward Dickinson, Mary Lyon, Lavinia Dickinson, Buffy, Susan Gilbert Dickinson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Charles Wadsworth, Emily Norcross Dickinson]