Julia O’Hara Stiles (born March 28, 1981) is a celebrated American actress and TV personality.
Born and raised in New York City, Stiles started acting at the age of 11, performing with New York’s La Mama Experimental Theater Club.
The romantic comedy 10 Things I Hate About You was the breakthrough film for American actress Julia Stiles.
Since then, she has had notable award-winning roles. Her iconic roles in other movies and TV series steadily cemented her name in the acting scene.
She was also featured in the 2019 hit film, Hustlers.
|Wiki Facts & About Data|
|Full Name:||Julia O’Hara Stiles|
|Stage Name:||Julia Stiles|
|Born:||28 March 1981 (age 40 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||New York, New York, United States|
|Parents:||Judith Newcomb Stiles, John O’Hara|
|Children:||Strummer Newcomb Cook|
|Siblings:||Johnny Stiles, Jane Stiles|
|Husband • Spouse:||Preston Cook (m. 2017)|
|Boyfriend • Partner:||David Harbour (ex.), Joseph Gordon-Levitt (ex.)|
|Occupation:||Actress • TV Personality|
|Net Worth:||US$12 million|
The actress, Julia Stiles was born to John O’Hara and Judith Newcomb Stiles.
She was born on the 28th of March, 1981 and given the name Julia O’Hara Stiles.
She has a younger brother and sister called Johnny Stiles, and Jane Stiles respectively.
Julia Stiles is an American national of English, Irish, and Italian descent.
Julia Stiles graduated in 2005 with a degree in English Literature from Columbia University.
Julia Stiles began to pursue a career in acting when she was eleven years old. Julia Stiles used to perform at La MaMa Theatre Company in New York.
The actress had her first film role in the 1996 film I Love You, I Love You Not. She then acted in The Devil’s Own and Wide Awake. After that, she played the lead character in Wicked.
Julia Stiles had her breakthrough when she played Katarina ‘Kat’ Stratford in 10 Things I Hate About You. For the role, she received an MTV Movie Award for Breakthrough Female Performance.
Julia Stiles was part of the stage performance of The Monologues by Eve Ensler. In 2002, she acted as Viola in a Shakespeare in the Park Production titled the Twelfth Night.
In 2004, the actress performed in Oleanna, a play by David Mamet. The performance was held at Garrick Theatre. In 2011, she played Jeannie in Fat Pig, a Neil LaBute production.
- 1996 I Love You, I Love You Not Young Nana’s Friend
- 1997 The Devil’s Own Bridget O’Meara
- Before Women Had Wings Phoebe Jackson TV movie
- 1998 Wicked Ellie Christianson Winner Best Actress Award – Karlovy Vary International Film Festival
- Wide Awake Neena Beal
- 1999 The ’60s Katie Herlihy TV movie
- 10 Things I Hate About You Kat Stratford Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Most Promising Actress
- MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Performance – Female
- Nominated—Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Breakout Performance – Female
- Nominated—Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Sexiest Love Scene (Shared with Heath Ledger)
- Nominated—YoungStar Award for Best Performance by a Young Actress in a Comedy Film
- 2000 Down to You Imogen Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Chemistry (Shared with Freddie Prinze, Jr.)
- Nominated—Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actress
- Hamlet Ophelia
- State and Main Carla Florida Film Critics Circle Award for Best Cast
- Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Cast
- National Board of Review Award for Best Cast
- 2001 Save the Last Dance Sara Johnson MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss (Shared with Sean Patrick Thomas)
- Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actress
- Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Fight Scene (Shared with Bianca Lawson)
- Nominated—MTV Movie Award for Best Female Performance
- The Business of Strangers Paula Murphy Nominated—Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture
- O Desi Brable
- 2002 The Bourne Identity Nicolette “Nicky” Parsons
- 2003 A Guy Thing Becky
- Carolina Carolina Mirabeau
- Mona Lisa Smile Joan Brandwyn Nominated—Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actress – Drama/Action Adventure
- 2004 The Prince and Me Paige Morgan
- The Bourne Supremacy Nicolette “Nicky” Parsons
- 2005 Edmond Glenna
- A Little Trip to Heaven Isold
- 2006 The Omen Katherine Thorn Nominated—Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Scream
- 2007 The Bourne Ultimatum Nicolette “Nicky” Parsons
- 2008 Gospel Hill Rosie
- 2009 The Cry of the Owl Jenny Thierolf
- Passage Ella Short film
- 2012 Silver Linings Playbook Veronica Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Cast
- Nominated—Detroit Film Critics Society Award for Best Ensemble
- Nominated—Gotham Award for Best Ensemble Performance
- Nominated—Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
- Stars in Shorts Young Woman Short film: Sexting
- It’s a Disaster Tracy Scott
- Girl Most Likely Stage Imogene
- 2013 Between Us Grace
- Closed Circuit Joanna Reece
- 2014 Out of the Dark Sarah Harriman Direct to video
- 2015 The Great Gilly Hopkins Courtney Rutherford Hopkins
- Blackway Lillian
- 2016 Misconduct Jane Direct to video
- Jason Bourne Nicolette “Nicky” Parsons
- The Drowning Lauren Seymour Direct to video
- 11:55 Janine
- 2017 Trouble Rachel
- 2019 Hustlers Elizabeth
- 2021 The God Committee Dr. Jordan Taylor
- TBA Orphan: First Kill Post-production
- 1993–1994 Ghostwriter Erica Dansby 6 episodes
- 1996 Promised Land Megan Walker Episode: “The Secret.”
- 1997 Chicago Hope Corey Sawicki Episode: “Mother, May I?”
- 1999 The ’60s Katie Herlihy Drama Mini Series
- 2001 Saturday Night Live Jenna Bush
- Host/Herself Episode: “Pierce Brosnan/Destiny’s Child” (uncredited)
- Episode: “Julia Stiles/Aerosmith”
- 2004 Punk’d Herself Episode: “Kaley Cuoco/The Rock/Julia Stiles.”
- 2009 The City Episode: “I Lost Myself in Us.”
- 2010 Dexter Lumen Ann Pierce 10 episodes
- Nominated—Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series (2011)
- Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film (2010)
- Nominated—Golden Nymph for Outstanding Actress – Drama Series
- 2012 Midnight Sun Leah Kafka TV movie
- 2013 The Makeover Hannah Higgins Television film
- 2014 The Mindy Project Dr. Jessica Lieberstein 3 episodes
- 2017–present Riviera Georgina Clios Main role
- Theme park attractions Edit
- Year Title Role Notes
- 2020 The Bourne Stuntacular Nicolette “Nicky” Parsons
- 2012–2015 Blue Blue Lead role; 40 episode
The star actress, Julia Stiles has a good number of followers on Twitter and Instagram.
- Instagram, @missjuliastiles
- Twitter @missjuliastiles
In college, Julia Stiles dated actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and the two lived in John Jay Hall. She and actor David Harbour were in a relationship between 2011 and 2015.
In 2010, she received a John Jay Award, an annual honorary award given to five alumni by the Columbia College Alumni Association for professional achievements.
Julia Stiles has also worked for Habitat for Humanity, building housing in Costa Rica, and has worked with Amnesty International to raise awareness of the harsh conditions of immigration detention of unaccompanied juveniles.
In January 2004, Marie Claire featured Julia Stiles‘ trip to see conditions at the Berks County Youth Center in Leesport, Pennsylvania.
On January 3, 2016, Julia Stiles announced her engagement to camera assistant, Preston J. Cook with whom she worked on Blackway.
In June 2017, Julia Stiles confirmed she and Preston Cook were expecting their first child. They were married over Labor Day weekend in September 2017. They have one son named Strummer Newcomb Cook.
The award-winning actress, Julia Stiles has an estimated net worth of US$12 million.