Julie Andrews

WATCH: 17 British Celebs Starring on ‘Sesame Street’

The Sesame Street theme song asks the age-old question, “Can you tell me how to get, how to get to Sesame Street?” The directions might be a little tricky if coming from the U.K.

5 British Actresses Who Were Child Stars

Today is the International Day of the Girl Child, a United Nations initiative to highlight some of the challenges that face young girls in particular, all over the world. These include gender inequality, access to education, legal ...

Snapshot: 50 Years of Dame Julie Andrews

This week marks the 50th anniversary of the release of the classic Disney musical Mary Poppins — and as such, it’s also fifty years since Dame Julie Andrews first appeared on screen.

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 ...