Julia Louis-Dreyfus

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus
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Birth name Julia Elizabeth Scarlett Louis-Dreyfus
Born January 13, 1961 in New York, New York, USA
Notable Roles Seinfeld: Elaine Benes
The New Adventures of Old Christine: Christine Campbell
Notable Episodes
Awards star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

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Biography

Julia Louis-Dreyfus is an American actress best known for her role as Elaine Benes in the all-time classic sitcom Seinfeld. In 2006, she was the first Seinfeld cast member to have a hit show after the end of that series when she debuted in The New Adventures of Old Christine.

Roles

Starring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
Saturday Night Live Cast Member 1982–1985
Day by Day Eileen Swift 1988–1989 1 2
Seinfeld Elaine Benes 1990–1998 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Watching Ellie Ellie Riggs 2002–2003 1 2
The New Adventures of Old Christine Christine Campbell 2006–2010 1 2 3 4 5
Veep Selina Meyer 2012–  1 2 3 4 5

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
Family Ties Susan "Raindrop" White, Esq. 6x22 - Read It and Weep (2) February 14, 1988
Dinosaurs Heather 2x20 - Nuts to War (2) February 26, 1992
Dinosaurs Heather 2x22 - Slave to Fashion March 30, 1992
The Single Guy Tina 1x07 - Mugging November 9, 1995
Curb Your Enthusiasm Julia Louis-Dreyfus 1x06 - The Wire November 19, 2000
Curb Your Enthusiasm Julia Louis-Dreyfus 2x04 - The Shrimp Incident October 14, 2001
Curb Your Enthusiasm Julia Louis-Dreyfus 2x07 - The Doll November 4, 2001
Curb Your Enthusiasm Julia Louis-Dreyfus 2x10 - The Massage November 25, 2001
The Simpsons Gloria 13x04 - A Hunka Hunka Burns in Love December 2, 2001
Arrested Development Maggie Lizer 1x16 - Altar Egos March 17, 2004
Arrested Development Maggie Lizer 1x17 - Justice Is Blind March 21, 2004
Arrested Development Maggie Lizer 2x11 - Out on a Limb March 6, 2005
Arrested Development Maggie Lizer 2x12 - My Hand to God March 6, 2005
Saturday Night Live Herself/Host - May 13, 2006
Saturday Night Live Herself/Host - March 17, 2007
The Simpsons Gloria (voice) 19x04 - I Don't Wanna Know Why the Caged Bird Sings October 14, 2007

Talk Show Appearances

Series Episode Airdate
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson October 29, 1991
Maury November 18, 1992
Maury April 14, 1994
Late Show with David Letterman Show 158 May 11, 1994
Dennis Miller Live The Family February 9, 1996
Maury August 13, 1996
Maury September 22, 1997
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno February 25, 2002
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno April 4, 2002
The Rosie O'Donnell Show May 5, 2000
The Rosie O'Donnell Show March 5, 2002
Primetime Glick Jeff Goldblum / Julia Louis-Dreyfus March 9, 2002
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Show 1738 April 29, 2003
The View April 29, 2003
The Daily Show Julia Louis-Dreyfus (April 29, 2003) April 29, 2003
This Hour Has 22 Minutes January 16, 2004
The Oprah Winfrey Show November 29, 2004
Live with Regis & Kelly November 23, 2005
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno March 9, 2006
Live with Regis & Kelly March 13, 2006
The View March 17, 2006
The Ellen DeGeneres Show March 20, 2006
Late Show with David Letterman Show 2538 April 13, 2006
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Show 2214 April 14, 2006
The Tony Danza Show April 17, 2006
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Show 278 May 5, 2006

Producer

Series Year(s) Producer Credit Season(s)
Watching Ellie 2002 –2003 Producer 1 2
The New Adventures of Old Christine 2009 –2010 Producer 5

Awards and Accolades

IVy Awards

  • Nominated: Best Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (2005-06)
The New Adventures of Old Christine

Primetime Emmy Awards

(7 Wins in 17 Nominations)

  • Nominated: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998)
Seinfeld
  • Won: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (1996)
Seinfeld
  • Won: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (2006)
The New Adventures of Old Christine
  • Nominated: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010)
The New Adventures of Old Christine
  • Won: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
Veep

Golden Globe Awards

(1 Win in 8 Nominations)

  • Won: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV (1994)
Seinfeld

Screen Actors Guild Awards

(3 Wins in 10 Nominations)

  • Nominated: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series (1995, 1996, 1999, 2007, 2010, 2015, 2016)
  • Won: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series (1997, 1998, 2014)

American Comedy TV Awards

  • Won: Funniest Supporting Female Performer in a TV Series (1993, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998)
Seinfeld
  • Nominated: Funniest Supporting Female Performer in a TV Series (1996, 1999)
Seinfeld
  • Nominated: Funniest Female Guest Appearance in a TV Series (2001)
Curb Your Enthusiasm
  • Nominated: Best Comedy Actress - Film (2014)
Enough Said
  • Nominated: Best Comedy Actress - TV (2014)
Veep

Viewers for Quality Television Q Awards

  • Won: Best Supporting Actress in a Quality Comedy Series (1992, 1993, 1994, 1997)
Seinfeld
  • Nominated: Best Supporting Actress in a Quality Comedy Series (1995)
Seinfeld

Trivia

  • married to fellow SNL co-star Brad Hall since 1987; two children