11 The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement
Julie Andrews appears as Queen Clarisse Renaldi in The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement. She encourages Mia to stay true to herself and follow her heart when it comes to matters of the heart.
Julie Andrews portrayed Samantha Taylor, who is Dudley Moore's girlfriend in the film.
Julie Andrews starred as Sally Miles, an actress who is fired from a film for refusing to do a nude scene. She is replaced by a sex symbol, played by Marisa Berenson, who is much younger and more attractive than Sally. Sally must then find a way to get her career back on track and save her marriage.
8 The Princess Diaries
Julie Andrews plays the role of Queen Clarisse Renaldi, the grandmother of Mia Thermopolis, in The Princess Diaries. She is the one who reveals to Mia that she is the princess of Genovia. The Queen is a firm but loving figure in Mia's life who helps her to bond with her father, Prince Phillipe, and accept her royal heritage.
7 Unconditional Love
Julie Andrews had a small role in the romantic comedy Unconditional Love starring Kathy Bates and Rupert Everett. She plays Mrs. Nettleship, a kind elderly woman who gives Rupert Everett's character, Graham, a place to stay and a job when he is down on his luck. Her character provides much needed comedic relief throughout the film, and her genuine kindness and understanding is what ultimately helps Graham to move on and find peace.
6 Thoroughly Modern Millie
Julie Andrews played the titular character, Millie Dillmount, in the movie Thoroughly Modern Millie. The film is a musical romantic comedy set in the 1920s. Millie is a young woman who moves to New York City with dreams of marrying a wealthy man. Andrews portrays Millie with charm and wit, showcasing her comedic timing and exceptional singing abilities. Millie's journey involves navigating love, mistaken identities, and uncovering a white slavery ring.
5 The Americanization of Emily
Julie Andrews plays the role of Emily Barham in the romantic comedy-drama film The Americanization of Emily. Emily is a British war widow who is determined to keep her life in order while trying to navigate the complexities of love and war. Andrews' portrayal of Emily is a classic example of her signature charm and wit as she deftly balances her character's vulnerability with her strength and courage.
4 Victor Victoria
Julie Andrews portrayed the role of Victoria Grant, a struggling female soprano who masquerades as a male female impersonator. Andrews earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress for her performance.
Julie Andrews played the beloved character of Cinderella in the Disney movie of the same name. Her performance as the kind and gentle Cinderella was magical, bringing joy and hope to those who watched her on screen. Andrews' portrayal of Cinderella was an integral part of the movie's success, and she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role.
2 Mary Poppins
Julie Andrews played the title role of Mary Poppins in the Disney classic movie. She won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance.
1 The Sound of Music
Julie Andrews is best known for her iconic performance in the classic 1965 musical The Sound of Music. Andrews played Maria, a young, free-spirited woman who begins as a governess to the children of a widowed Austrian naval officer. Through her influence, Maria brings joy and music back into the lives of the Von Trapp family. Andrews' performance of the beloved songs, including "Do-Re-Mi" and "My Favorite Things," has become iconic. Her performance also earned her the Academy Award for Best Actress. Andrews' performance in the film has endured for more than 50 years and continues to be remembered and appreciated by fans around the world.