The romantic comedy 10 Things I Hate About You was the breakthrough film for American actress Julia Stiles. Since then, she has had notable award-winning roles. Her iconic roles in other films and TV series steadily cemented her name in the acting scene. She was also featured in the 2019 hit film, Hustlers. What is Julia Stiles doing now?
What happened to Julia Stiles? The actress was a familiar face in the late '90s and early '2000s. Even after appearing in several projects after that, her name did not rise to the height of most Hollywood stars.
Fortunately, in 2019, the actress was featured in the box office success, Hustlers. It was a different role from what she used to in The Bourne Identity, The Prince & Me and Mona Lisa Smile.
Julia Stiles now is excited about exploring her skills as a director. She told InStyle that she directed a couple of shorts and is ready to try something longer. Read on to learn more about Julia Stiles career over the years
- Name: Julia O'Hara Stiles
- Date of birth: March 28, 1981
- Place of birth: New York City, USA
- Age: 39 years
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity: White
- Zodiac sign: Aries
- Parents: John O'Hara, Judith Newcomb Stiles
- Siblings: 2
- Hair color: Blonde
- Eye color: Light brown
- Height: 5 feet 8 inches
- Weight: 58 kg
- Body measurements: 33-24-35 inches
- Alma mater: Columbia University
- Net worth: $12 million
- Spouse: Preston J Cook
- Occupation: Actor
Julia Stiles age
The actress is currently 39 years old. She was born on March 28, 1981, in New York City, USA. Her zodiac sign is Aries.
Julia Stiles height and body measurements
Julia stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m) tall and weighs about 58 kg. Her body measurements are 33-24-35 inches. She has blonde hair and light brown eyes.
Check out a Julia Stiles hot photo from her Instagram page.
The actress was born to John O'Hara and Judith Newcomb Stiles and given the name Julia O'Hara Stiles. She has a younger brother and sister called Johnny, and Jane respectively.
She is an American national and of English, Irish, and Italian descent.
She graduated in 2005 with a degree in English Literature from Columbia University.
Career in Film
Julia began to pursue a career in acting when she was eleven years old. Julia Stiles young used to perform at La MaMa Theatre Company in New York.
The actress had her first film role in the 1996 film I Love You, I Love You Not. She then acted in The Devil's Own and Wide Awake. She played the lead character in Wicked.
Julia had her breakthrough when she played Katarina 'Kat' Stratford in 10 Things I Hate About You. For the role, she received an MTV Movie Award for Breakthrough Female Performance.
She was then featured in Down To You in 2000. She and her co-star Freddie Prinze Jr. were nominated for a Teen Choice Award.
In 2001 she portrayed the character of Sara Johnson in Save the Last Dance. She portrayed an aspiring ballerina who falls in love with the character played by Sean Patrick Thomas
The movie was received well, and her role was highly recognized. She won the Best Kiss and Best Female Performance in MTV Awards. She also took home the Teen Choice Award for Best Fight Scene.
She landed a role in State and Main and in The Business of Strangers. In 2002, Julia appeared as Treadstone in The Bourne Identity. She went on to appear on The Bourne Supremacy and The Bourne Ultimatum.
In 2003, the actress Julia Stiles appeared on Mona Lisa Smile and A Guy Thing. The next year, she appeared in The Prince & Me, a film directed by Martha Coolidge.
In 2012, she starred alongside Taye Diggs, David Harbour, and Mellisa George in Between Us. She then acted in the black comedy film, It's a Disaster.
She portrayed Nicky Parsons in Jason Bourne, a film in the Bourne Franchise. She played Courtney in The Great Gilly Hopkins
In 2019, the actress portrayed a journalist in the movie, Hustlers. The film achieved commercial success.
Julia Stiles today plays the main role of Georgina Clios in the TV series, Riviera.
Career in Theatre
Stile was part of the stage performance of The Vagina Monologues by Eve Ensler. In 2002, she acted as Viola in a Shakespeare in the Park Production titled Twelfth Night.
In 1993, the actress appeared in Cyndi Lauper's video for her single titled Sally's Pigeons. She was the host for Saturday Night Live on March 17, 2001.
She was a presenter at the 73rd Academy Awards. On May 5, she appeared on Saturday Night Live as George W. Bush's daughter.
In May 2010, the actress landed a major role in Dexter and appeared for ten episodes. In June 2012, she got the lead role for forty episodes. The web series ended in 2015.
Here is a list of Julia Stiles movies and TV shows:
The actress made appearances in the listed movies:
- I Love You, I Love You Not (1996) – She appeared as Young Nana's friend
- The Devil's Own (1997) – She had the role of Bridget O'Meara
- Before Women Had Wings (1997) – She played the role of Phoebe Jackson
- Wicked (1998) – She appeared as Ellie Christianson
- Wide Awake (1998) – She played the role of Neena Beal
- The '60s' – She appeared as Katie Herlihy
- 10 Things I Hate About You (1999) – She appeared as Kat Stratford
- Down to You (2000) – She assumed the character of Imogen
- Hamlet (2000) – She played the character of Ophelia
- State and Main (2000) – She appeared as Carla
- Save the Last Dance (2001) – She had the role of Sara Johnson
- The Business of Strangers (2001) – She portrayed the character of Paula Murphy
- O (2001) – She appeared as Desi Brable
- The Bourne Identity (2002) – She appeared as Nicolette 'Nicky' Parsons
- A Guy Thing (2003) – She appeared as Becky
- Carolina (2003) – She appeared as Carolina Mirabeau
- Mona Lisa Smile (2003) – She acted as Joan Brandwyn
- The Prince & Me (2004) – She assumed the character of Paige Morgan
- The Bourne Supremacy (2004) – She took on the role of Nicolette Parsons
- Edmond (2005) – She played the role of Glenna
- A Little Trip to Heaven (2005) – She appeared as Isold
- The Omen (2006) – She assumed the role of Katherine Thorn
- The Bourne Ultimatum (2007) – She assumed the character of Nicolette Parsons
- Gospel Hill (2008) – She took on the role of Rosie
- The Cry of the Owl (2009) – She assumed the role of Jenny Thierolf
- Passage (2009) – She portrayed the character of Ella
- Silver Linings Playbook (2012) – She played the character of Veronica
- Stars in Shorts (2012) – She assumed the character of a young woman
- It's a Disaster (2012) – She acted as Tracy Scott
- Girl Most Likely (2012) – She appeared as Stage Imogene
- The Midnight Sun (2012) – She acted as Leah Kafka
- The Makeover (2013) – She portrayed the character of Hannah Higgins
- Between Us (2013) – She appeared as Grace
- Closed Circuit (2013) – She assumed the character of Sarah Harriman
- The Great Gilly Hopkins (2015) – She portrayed the character of Courtney Hopkins
- Blackway (2015) – She acted as Lilian
- Misconduct (2016) – She assumed the character of Jane
- Jason Bourne (2016) – She had the role of Nicolette Parsons
- The Drowning (2016) – She acted as Lauren Seymour
- 11:55 (2016) – She appeared as Janine
- Trouble (2017) – She acted as Racheal
- Hustlers (2019) – She appeared as Elizabeth
The actress appeared in the following TV shows:
- Ghostwriter (1993 -1996) – She acted as Erica Dansby for six episodes
- Promised Land (1996) – She portrayed the character of Megan Walker on the episode titled The Secret
- Chicago Hope (1997) – She appeared as Corey Sawicki on the episode titled Mother, May I?
- Saturday Night Live (2001) – She appeared as herself on the episode titled Julia Stiles/ Aerosmith
- Punk'd (2004) – She appeared as herself on the episode titled Kaley Cuoco/The Rock/Julia Stiles
- The City (2009) – She appeared as herself on the episode titled I lost Myself in US
- Dexter (2010) – She played as Lumen Pierce
- The Mindy Project (2014) – She assumed the character of DR. Jessica Lieberstein on three episodes
- Riviera (2017 – present) – She had the main role of Georgina Clios
Awards and nominations
For her role in several films, the actress received the listed awards and nominations:
Golden Globes, USA
- 2011 – Nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television. It was for her character in Dexter
Primetime Emmy Awards
- 2011 – Nominated for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for her character in Dexter
Chicago Film Critics Association Awards
- 2000 – Winner of Most Promising Actress for her character in 10 Things I Hate About You
International Academy of Web Television Awards
- 2014, 2013 – Winner of Best Performance in a Drama for her role in Blue
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival
- (1998) – Won as the Best Actress for her role in Wicked
Monte-Carlo TV Festival
- (2011) – Nominated as Outstanding Actress – Drama Series for her character in Dexter
MTV + TV Awards
- 2001 – Winner in the Best Kiss category for her portrayal in Save the Last Dance
- 2001 – Nominated for Best Female Performance for her character in Save the Last Dance
- 2000 – Winner of Breakthrough Female Performance for her role in 10 Things I Hate About You
Online Film & Television Association
- 2011 – Winner of Best Guest Actress in a Drama Series for her role in Dexter
- 2002 – Nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role, Drama for her portrayal in The Business of Strangers
Teen Choice Awards
- 2006 – Nominee in the Movie- Choice Scream category for her role in The Omen
- 2004 – Nominee in the Choice Movie Actress- Drama/Action/Adventure category for he role in The Prince & Me and Mona Lisa Smile
- 2001 – Winner in the Film- Choice Actress category for her character in Save the Last Dance
- 2001 – Winner in the Film – Choice Fight Scene category for her role in Save the Last Dance
- 2000 – Nominee in the Film – Choice Actress category for her character in Down to You
- 2000 – Nominee in the Film – Choice Chemistry category for her portrayal in Down to You
- 1999 – Nominee in the Film – Breakout Performance category for her character in 10 Things I Hate About You
- 1999 – Nominee in the Film – Sexiest Love Scene category for her role in 10 Things I Hate About You
The Streamy Awards
- 2014 – Nominated for Best Actress in a Drama for her portrayal in Blue
- 1999 – Nominated for Best Performance by a Young Actress in a Comedy Film for her role in 10 Things I Hate About You
Julia Stiles husband
Is Julia Stiles married? Yes, She is. The actress got married to Preston J Cook in September 2017
Did Julia Stiles have a baby? She welcomed her first child on October 20, 2017, and named him Strummer Newcomb Cook.
What is Julia Stiles net worth? The actress has an estimated net worth of $12 million dollars. She gathered the wealth from her career as an award-winning actress.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs )
What ethnicity is Julia Stiles?
The actress is of English, Irish, and Italian descent.
What nationality is Julia Stiles?
She is an American national
Why did Julia Stiles leave Dexter?
As part of the script, Lumen (Stiles character) had to depart from the show. She was a guest character who became close with Dexter but left him claiming she did not want to kill anymore. She left in the finale of Season 5.
Where did Julia Stiles go to college?
She attended Columbia University and graduated with a degree in English Literature.
Julia Stiles is a popular actress who starred in many movies and TV shows. She has taken home numerous awards and nominations for her excellent portrayal skills.