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Name: Julia Ormond  
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Date of Birth: 4th January 1965
Place of Birth: Epsom, Surrey, England, UK
Profession: Actress
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Julia Ormond (born on 4 January 1965 in Epsom, Surrey, England) is a British actress with many stage and screen credits to her name.

Life and Career

Ormond attended Cranleigh Public School (actually a private school), and then studied acting in London, England at the Webber-Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art, from which she graduated in 1988.

Ormond married Rory Edwards, an actor she had met while performing in a production of Wuthering Heights. The marriage ended in 1994. Ormond's first child, a girl, was born in the autumn of 2004.

She runs a production company named Indican Productions, which is based in New York, New York.


Ormond has been an activist engaged with fighting human trafficking since the mid-1990s, and has recently partnered with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. She is also an advocate for Transatlantic Partners Against AIDS, which attempts to raise awareness about AIDS in Russia and the Ukraine, and is founding co-chair of FilmAid International.

Partial filmography

  • Iron Jawed Angels (2004) (TV)
  • Animal Farm (1999) (TV) (voice)
  • Smilla's Sense of Snow (1997)
  • Sabrina (1995)
  • First Knight (1995)
  • Legends of the Fall (1994)
  • Traffik (1989) (miniseries)

As a producer

  • Calling the Ghosts : A Story of Rape, War and Women (1996)


  • 1989 London Drama Critics' Award for best newcomer
  • 1996 Nestor Almendros Award
  • 2001 Laurence Olivier Award nomination

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