Julia Louis-dreyfus Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

30th January 2017

Quote: "There were a million people I forgot to thank tonight, but I was in a different place." Julia Louis-Dreyfus on her stirring acceptance speech at the top of the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday night (29Jan17). The Veep star took aim at U.S. leader Donald Trump's controversial new U.S. immigration ban.

27th May 2015

Fact: Comedians and SEINFELD co-stars Jerry Seinfeld and Julia Louis-Dreyfus are teaming up again for an episode of his hit Internet series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. The Veep star, who played Elaine in the beloved sitcom, will be one of Seinfeld's guests on the upcoming series of the quirky chat show. The former castmates recently teamed up to appear on the final episode of The Late Show With David Letterman.

27th March 2015

Fact: Former Seinfeld star Julia Louis-Dreyfus is in talks to produce and star in the Hollywood remake of acclaimed Swedish film FORCE MAJEURE. Ruben Ostlund’s 2014 drama, about a family's awkward ski vacation in the Alps, swept the board at the Guldbagge Awards in Sweden, picked up a Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival in France and was nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film at the Golden Globes.

26th January 2015

Quote: "Nope. That's not my deal. I have such respect for people who do it, and do it well, but that's not what I do. I'd rather have a role that I can sink my teeth into. It's a commitment and it's its own thing." Comedienne Julia Louis-Dreyfus is adamant rumours linking her to awards ceremony hosting jobs are untrue.

3rd December 2014

Fact: Former Seinfeld star Julia Louis-Dreyfus has signed on as the new face of affordable family fashion clothing company Old Navy. She will appear in new Tv ads directed by Roman Coppola.

26th August 2014

Fact: Bryan Cranston turned up the heat at the Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday night (25Aug14) by comically grabbing his former Seinfeld co-star Julia Louis-Dreyfus for a steamy lip-lock as she made her way to the stage to accept the prize for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series. The Veep star's win occurred moments after she and Cranston reunited onstage to present the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series trophy to The Big Bang Theory's Jim Parsons. During the presenting segment, the actress commented on how much Cranston looked like her character Elaine's one-time boyfriend, dentist Tim Whatley, and when the Breaking Bad star revealed he actually was the actor who played the doctor, Louis-Dreyfus proceeded to ignore him. After the kiss, she quipped, "Yeah, yeah, he was on Seinfeld, yeah."

24th April 2014

Fact: Comedienne and actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus can't keep her clothes on these days - after posing nude for the cover of the current issue of Rolling Stone, the former Seinfeld star has stripped off again for a clown sex scene as part of GQ's new comedy issue. In the bizarre shot, Louis-Dreyfus, wearing nothing but a red nose, appears to be in the throes of passion as a red-wigged clown makes love to her.

9th April 2014

Fact: Former Seinfeld star Julia Louis-Dreyfus has stripped off for the revealing new issue of Rolling Stone magazine. The actress is featured on the cover wearing nothing but former U.S. President Thomas Jefferson's 'We the people...' speech 'printed' on her back.

19th December 2013

Fact: Comedienne Ellen Degeneres held a holiday craft session on her show Wednesday (18Dec13), when lifestyle guru Martha Stewart gave a lesson on how to make holiday decorations out of wood. They were joined by Julia Louis-Dreyfus and guest co-host Julia Roberts, who both had trouble using power tools to create the Christmas-themed pieces.

13th September 2013

Quote: "They're adorable together. The size disparity is really kind of charming too. He's like a bear, he can just hold her in his hand, his paw." Director Nicole Holofcener was captivated by the chemistry between Julia Louis-Dreyfus and the late James Gandolfini in new romantic comedy Enough Said.

18th July 2013

Fact: Julia Louis-Dreyfus made history at the Primetime Emmy Awards nominations announcement on Thursday morning (18Jul13) after surpassing Lucille Ball's 13 nods. The former Seinfeld star, who is the only actress with three wins for three different projects, has been nominated again in the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series category for Veep.

14th June 2013

Fact: Actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus got up close and personal with U.S. Tv host Jimmy Fallon on Thursday (13Jun13) when they crawled under his studio desk to conduct an "intimate interview" for his Late Night with Jimmy Fallon talk show.

24th March 2013

Quote: "It's part of who I am. I think if I was having tea with the Queen, I would remember not to say, 'Pass me the f**kin' sugar,' but beyond that..." Seinfeld star Julia Louis-Dreyfus on her famous foul mouth.

14th January 2013

Quote: "I had a little tiny piece of cake... This is a corset, so I can't mess around." Actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus on how she celebrated her 52nd birthday before heading to the 2013 Golden Globe Awards on Sunday (13Jan13). The star is up for Best Actress in a TV Series - Musical or Comedy for her role in Veep.

20th April 2011

Fact: Former Seinfeld star Julia Louis-Dreyfus has landed a new gig - she'll play the U.S. vice president in the upcoming TV comedy Veep. The series will premiere in 2012.

9th July 2010

Quote: "I was relieved to see that the Academy spelled my name right." Julia Louis-Dreyfus pokes fun at her 2010 Hollywood Walk of Fame mishap as she celebrates her Emmy Awards nomination.

13th May 2010

Quote: "I would totally take my clothes off. No problem." Former Seinfeld star Julia Louis-Dreyfus, 49, is just waiting for the right opportunity to bare all onscreen.

13th May 2010

Fact: Former Seinfeld star Julia Louis-Dreyfus' actor brother-in-law, Patrick Fischler, was a Lost castaway.

24th April 2010

Fact: Former Seinfeld star Julia Louis-Dreyfus is to be honoured with the 2,407th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on 4 May (10).

26th November 2009

Quote: "I'm obsessed with Julia Louis-Dreyfus. If she knew how much she was in my household late at night or in the wee hours of the morning, she might be disturbed." Actress Amanda Peet loves watching the Seinfeld star on TV.

22nd September 2008

Quote: "Sometimes on the 30 ROCK set when I don't know quite how to play a scene my husband will just remind me, he'll say, 'Just try to act like Julia Louis-Dreyfus.' So thank you, Julia, that is really working out for me." Comedienne Tina Fey reveals her ultimate acting inspiration.

22nd September 2008

Quote: "Sometimes on the 30 ROCK set when I don't know quite how to play a scene my husband will just remind me, he'll say, 'Just try to act like Julia Louis-Dreyfus.' So thank you, Julia, that is really working out for me." Comedienne Tina Fey reveals her ultimate acting inspiration.

15th November 2007

Fact: There was a FRIENDS reunion on the picket line of the Hollywood writers strike on Tuesday (13Nov07) when former co-stars Lisa Kudrow and Matthew Perry joined protestors in Los Angeles. Ben Stiller, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Desperate Housewives stars Nicollette Sheridan and Felicity Huffman were also among the celebrities on the picket line.

26th September 2006

Fact: Julia Louis-Dreyfus' husband, BRAD HALL, was Megan Mullally's first boyfriend. The two sitcom stars attended the same US university, Northwestern. The Seinfeld star appeared in THE THREEPENNY OPERA at the university with another famous former student, MARG HELGENBERGER.

18th May 2006

Fact: WILL + GRACE star Megan Mullally auditioned for the role of ELAINE BENES on Seinfeld, but lost out to her Northwestern University college classmate, Julia Louis-Dreyfus.

29th April 2006

Fact: Singer Paul Simon is set for a rare live performance on Saturday Night Live on 27 May (06). Simon will appear on the show, which will be hosted by former SEINFELD star Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who was a member of the SNL cast from 1982 until 1985.

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