Ormond, Julia 1965–

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ORMOND, Julia 1965


Full name, Julia Karin Ormond; born January 4, 1965, in Epsom, Surrey, England; daughter of John (a computer software designer) and Josephine (a laboratory technician) Ormond; married Rory Edwards (an actor; divorced, c. 1993); married John Rubin, 1999. Education: Attended Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art, 1988, and West Surrey College of Art and Design, 1989.

Addresses: Agent Patrick Whitesell, Endeavor, 9701 Wilshire Blvd., 10th Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Manager Steven Greener, 3 Arts Entertainment, 9460 Wilshire Blvd., 7th Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Publicist Brad Cafarelli, Bragman/Nyman/Cafarelli, 9171 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 300, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

Career: Actress and producer. Indican Productions, founder. Appeared in print advertisements for Gap clothing and television commercials for cottage cheese.

Awards, Honors: London Critics' Award, best newcomer, 1989, for Faith, Hope and Charity; Gemini Award nomination, best actress in a dramatic program or miniseries, Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television, 1992, for Young Catherine; ShoWest Award, female star of tomorrow, National Association of Theatre Owners, 1995; Annual CableACE Award, outstanding international informational special or series, National Cable Television Association, 1997, and Emmy Award, outstanding investigative journalism, 1998, both (with others) for Calling the Ghosts: A Story about Rape, Women and War; Golden Satellite Award, best supporting actress in a miniseries or television movie, International Press Academy, 2002, for Varian's War.


Film Appearances:

(Film debut) The daughter, The Baby of Macon (also known as Das Wunder von Macon ), 1992.

Susannah Finncannon Ludlow, Legends of the Fall, TriStar, 1994.

Marie, Nostradamus (also known as NostradamusProphezeiungen des Schreckens ), Orion, 1994.

Rachel Clifford, Captives, Miramax, 1994.

Guinevere, First Knight, Columbia, 1995.

Sabrina Fairchild, Sabrina, Paramount, 1995.

Smilla Jaspersen, Smilla's Sense of Snow (also known as Smilla's Feeling for Snow, Fraeulein Smillas Gespuer fuer Schnee, Froeken Smillas dornemmelse for sne, and Froeken Smillas kaensla foer snoe ), Twentieth CenturyFox, 1997.

Jane Callahan, The Barber of Siberia (also known as Le barbier de Siberie, Il barbiere di Siberia, and Sibirskij tsiryulnik ), Intermedia Film Distribution, 1998.

Caitlin Carlson, The Prime Gig, New Line Cinema/Fine Line, 2000.

Claire, Resistance, AFilm Distribution, 2003.

Voice of Edith Hahn, The Nazi Officer's Wife (documentary), Seventh Art Releasing, 2003.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Caroline Lithgow, "Traffik," Masterpiece Theatre, PBS, 1990.

Catherine, Young Catherine, TNT, 1991.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Nadya Alliluyeva, Stalin, HBO, 1992.

Voice of Jessie, Animal Farm, TNT, 1999.

Miriam Davenport, Varian's War, Showtime, 2000.

Herself, Searching for Debra Winger (documentary), Showtime, 2002.

Inez Mulholland, Iron Jawed Angels, HBO, 2003.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Capital City, 1989.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

Presenter, The 67th Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 1995.

Presenter, The 54th Annual Golden Globe Awards, NBC, 1997.

The Orange British Academy Film Awards, 2000.

Television Appearances; Other:

Nora Fanshawe, The Best Man to Die (also known as Ruth Rendell Mysteries: The Best Man to Die ), 1990.

Television Work:

Executive producer (with others), Calling the Ghosts: A Story about Rape, Women and War, 1996.

Stage Appearances:

Faith, Hope and Charity, 1989.

Elsa Quinn, My Zinc Bed, Royal Court Theatre, Jerwood Theatre Downstairs, London, 2000.

Worked in regional theaters and in London, 19881994; appeared as Cathy in Wuthering Heights; also appeared in productions of The Crucible and The Rehearsal.



Herself, The Directors: Sydney Pollack, 1997.



Empire, Issue 80, 1996, p. 59; December, 1997, pp. 6465.

Entertainment Weekly, April 21, 1995, pp. 67.

Movieline, March, 2001, p. 18.

New York Times Magazine, April 9, 1995, pp. 4953, 70, 78, 8687.

People Weekly, May 8, 1995, p. 103.

Premiere, September, 1994, p. 87; November, 1997, pp. 7477.

Vogue, December, 1995, pp. 29297.