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Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Birth Date: January 13, 1961 / Age: 57
Birth Place: New York, New York, USA

Biography: Julia Louis-Dreyfus (born January 13, 1961) is an American actress and comedian of French Jewish descent. Born in New York City, Louis-Dreyfus was a cast member on NBC's Saturday Night Live from 1982 to 1985. She has also appeared in quite a few sitcoms and films over the years but is best known for her nine-season role as "Elaine Benes" on Seinfeld from 1990 to 1998. After Seinfeld, Louis-Dreyfus began a new sitcom, Watching Ellie, which was soon cancelled. She had a notable four-episode guest role as the compulsively lying prosecutor Maggie Lizer on Arrested Development. She is a member of the famous New York financial Dreyfus family. Her father is French billionaire Gerard Louis-Dreyfus (who changed his name to William in the 1940s); her grandfather Pierre Louis-Dreyfus fought for the French Resistance during World War II. Her cousin Robert Louis-Dreyfus is the current owner of Adidas and the French football (soccer) club Olympique de Marseille. Some biographies claim she is related to the late Alfred Dreyfus, a French military officer best known for being the focus of the Dreyfus affair.

She is married to actor/writer Brad Hall since 1987, whom she met while they were students at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois). The couple has two sons.

Since May 2005 she's been a contributing blogger at The Huffington Post.

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