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Overview (2)

Born in Enfield, Middlesex, England, UK
Birth NameJulia Kathleen Nancy McKenzie

Mini Bio (1)

Julia McKenzie was born on February 17, 1941 in Enfield, Middlesex, England as Julia Kathleen Nancy McKenzie. She is known for her work on Notes on a Scandal (2006), Bright Young Things (2003) and Cranford (2007). She was previously married to Jerry Harte.

Spouse (1)

Jerry Harte (1971 - 2018) ( his death)

Trivia (9)

She was awarded the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award in 1983 (1982 season) for Best Actress in a Musical, Guys and Dolls.
She was awarded the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award in 1994 (1993 season) for Best Actress in a Musical for her performance in Sweeney Todd at the Royal National Theatre.
She was awarded the 1987 London Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Actress for her performance in Woman in Mind.
Was nominated for Broadway's 1977 Tony Award as Best Actress (Featured Role - Musical) for "Side by Side by Sondheim" (under the name "Julie N. McKenzie").
When she appeared on Broadway, she had to change her name to "Julie N. McKenzie" because of a conflict with a similarly named actress who was already a member of Actor's Equity, the American union for stage actors.
Appearing in "The Philadelphia Story" at the Old Vic, London [July 2005]
New Miss Marple on TV, replacing Geraldine McEwan. [February 2008]
Nominated for 'Best Actress in a Musical' in the 1980 Laurence Olivier Awards for her performance in 'On the 20th Century' but lost out to Gemma Craven.
She was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2018 Queen's New Years Honours List for her services to Drama. She is an actress, singer and director in Devon, England.

Personal Quotes (2)

I'm very excited, but also slightly daunted by the enormous responsibility that comes with taking on such an iconic role. Just about everybody in the world knows about Miss Marple and has an opinion of what she should be like, so I'm under no illusions about the size of the task ahead.
Mostly when you're filming you go home in the evenings, but this one was shot in Dorset, which was too far to travel. We all stayed in the same hotel so we had a larky time. (On Agatha Christie's Marple: Why Didn't They Ask Evans? (2009))

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