Tag Archives: Julie Andrews

WATCH: 80 Years of History on British Pathé Newsreels

You don’t have to be a history buff to be thrilled at this news: British Pathé has posted 80,000–yes, that’s 80,000–of its old films on its YouTube channel.

Brits with Birthdays: Kate Winslet Turns 38, and More

Kate Winslet, the English lovely who won an Oscar for Best Actress in The Reader (2008) and has been nominated another five times, celebrates her 38th birthday this Saturday, Oct. 6.

Oi! Katy Perry! Hands Off Mary Poppins!

OK, this might start off looking like a slightly Ameriphenic news story, perhaps, but bear with me, the point will become clear.

Julie Andrews to Bring One of Her Children’s Books to the Stage

There is just no stopping Dame Julie Andrews. The 75-year-old British actress, who’s collected a host of awards, including several Golden Globes plus an Oscar throughout her five-plus decades in the entertainment business, always ...

2011 Grammy Recap: Muse Triumphs, Florence and Mumford Miss Out

Sunday night’s (February 13) telecast of the 53rd annual Grammy Awards, held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, was one of the most random ceremonies in recent years. But isn’t that why we watch year after year?

Is Dame Julie Andrews Coming to ‘Glee’?

Dame Julie Andrews on Glee? Wouldn’t that be something? Apparently the revered English actress is in talks to star on the Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning TV musical dramedy, The Daily Star reports.

Julie Andrews’ Husband, Director Blake Edwards, Has Died

Very sad news: director Blake Edwards, actress Julie Andrews‘ husband of 41 years, has died at age 88 of complications from pneumonia, BBC News reports. The American comedic master directed many classic films including ...

Florence, Mumford and Sons Up For Best New Artist Grammy

The Grammy nominations were released tonight (December 1), and as expected, British acts Florence and the Machine and Mumford & Sons will compete for the Best New Artist Grammy. They will face teen heartthrob Justin Bieber, rapper ...

The Entire ‘Sound of Music’ Cast Reunites on ‘Oprah’

The hills were alive on the set of The Oprah Winfrey Show on Thursday (October 28), where the celebrated talk-show host gathered the original 1965 Sound of Music cast for the first time in 45 years. Dame Julie Andrews, Christopher ...

VH1 Save the Music to Honor Julie Andrews

Dame Julie Andrews is a truly lovely actress that needs no introduction. From her film portrayals of Maria in The Sound of Music and Mary Poppins, and Eliza Doolittle in Broadway’s My Fair Lady, the British actress is pure charm ...