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Juliette Lewis Biography

Juliette Lewis (born 21.6.1973)

Juliette Lewis is an Oscar-winning American actress, as well as a musician.

Juliette Lewis: Childhood

Juliette Lewis was born in Los Angeles, in California. Her father, Geoffrey Lewis, is an actor and her mother, Glenis Batley, is a graphic designer. Juliette's parents divorced when she was just two years old.

Juliette has two brothers named Lightfield and Peter, as well as two sisters, named Dierdre and Brandy.

Juliette showed an interest in acting at the age of six. When she was 12, she landed her first television role.

Juliette Lewis: Acting Career

Juliette Lewis first became a household name in 1991, when she starred as Danielle Bowden in the Martin Scorsese remake of Cape Fear. She was nominated for a Best Supporting Actress Oscar.

Lewis went on to perform a number of roles that would win over both the critics and the movie-going public, alike, such as her role in Peter Medak's Romeo Is Bleeding. She then starred opposite Brad Pitt in the cult classic Kalifornia. Lewis also worked with Pitt on Too Young To Die?

One of Juliette Lewis' most renowned performances was in Oliver Stone's Natural Born Killers, which was originally scripted by Quentin Tarantino. Lewis plays the lead female in the film, Mallory Knox, alongside Woody Harrelson.

In 1995, Lewis starred in Strange Days. In the film, she performs a cover of 'Hardly Wait', by PJ Harvey, predating Lewis's later stint as a singer in her own rock band.

Juliette Lewis: Musical Career

Juliette Lewis has her own rock band, named Juliette and the Licks. The band has found moderate success, playing a number of high profile music festivals in the US and Europe. She was teamed up with the songwriter Linda Perry, who has previously written and produced tracks for the likes of Pink and Courtney Love.

Juliette Lewis has also appeared on three tracks by The Prodigy, 'Spitfire', 'Get Up Get Off' and 'Hot Ride.'

Juliette Lewis

Juliette Lewis was once engaged to her former co-star, Brad Pitt. She has also dated Michael Dewitt, the nanny employed by Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love, to look after their daughter, Frances Bean Cobain.

In 1999, Lewis married Steve Berra, a skateboarder but the pair later divorced.

Juliette Lewis is a member of the Church of Scientology, the religion that counts Tom Cruise and John Travolta amongst its followers.

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the 20th annual screen actors guild (sag) awards 180114
20th annual screen actors guild awards presentation 180114
20th annual screen actors guild awards presentation 180114
20th annual screen actors guild awards presentation 180114
20th annual screen actors guild awards presentation 180114

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The Latest Juliette Lewis News

Linda Perry Marries Sara Gilbert

31st March 2014

Linda Perry and Sara Gilbert have got married.The couple, who started dating in 2011 and got engaged last April, tied...

Juliette Lewis' Family Emergency Helped Her Prepare For August: Osage County

19th December 2013

Natural Born Killers star Juliette Lewis felt a special connection to her character in new movie August: Osage County -...

Julia Roberts Starstruck By Kings Of Leon

15th December 2013

Julia Roberts was starstruck by Kings of Leon at a movie screening.The actress was at an event for her new...

Moby And Juliette Lewis To Cover Duran Duran Songs On New Album

17th October 2013

Moby and actress/rocker Juliette Lewis have signed up to record Duran Duran covers for a new charity tribute album.Making Patterns...

'august: Osage County' May Have Ending Change After Tiff Grumbles

11th September 2013

After premiering at this week's Toronto International Film Festival, it has been speculated that the ending of the Meryl Streep-starring...

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Juliette Lewis Festivals

Rock Am Ring

5th June 2014

Isle of Wight Festival

12th June 2014

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Juliette Lewis Footage Film / Movie Reviews

August: Osage County 2013, Review by Rich Cline

Tracy Letts adapts his own prize-winning play into a blistering depiction of one of cinema's...

The Switch 2010, Review by Rich Cline

A slightly more serious take on the rom-com, this film benefits hugely from its likeable...

Due Date 2010, Review by Rich Cline

This film purports to be a comedy and yet doesn't contain a single genuine laugh....

Conviction 2010, Review by Rich Cline

An extremely strong true story is told with emotion and skill, but never really rises...

Whip It 2009, Review by Rich Cline

Hugely openhearted and packed with terrific moments that are both spiky and resonant, this undemanding...

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Juliette Lewis Interviews

Juliette Lewis Interview

7th January 2009

Juliette Lewis has been starring in feature films since she was 15 years old. She...

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i love her quirkiness in every way. no matter what, she seems like that person in your life that will always be your friend no matter what. you have to be openminded for that.

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