she just may be my favorite lady on broadway. andrews is so sweet and has such regal mannerisms. mary poppins was my first j. andrews film and it has left a lasting impression. below are 10 fun facts, quotes, photo collage & playlist.
"sometimes i'm so sweet even i can't stand it."
did you know:
1 she was born as julia elizabeth wells in england. her last name was changed to andrews when her mother remarried. when she writes her children's books, julie uses the pen-name "julie edwards".
2 in the 1960's, julie's car had a bumper sticker that read "mary poppins is a junkie".
3 disney paid tribute to the great actress by naming the stage where julie filmed mary poppins and 40 years later, the princess diaries, the julie andrews stage.
4 julie andrews is best friends with carol burnett and have done many skits together.
5 julie was 19 when she made her break into broadway, starring in "the boyfriend."
6 sings scales rather than songs in the shower. she is reported to have perfect pitch and was able to sing notes only dogs can hear at age 7.
7 she adopted two children (amy and joanna) from vietnam with her husband, blake edwards.
8 julie insists on taking her own tea bags whenever she travels. her preferred brand is the uk brand pg tips.
9 andrews was made a dame commander of the order of the british empire for services to the performing arts.
10 julie's charities she helps out are unicef, save the children and operation: usa.