9 fun facts about Inventing Anna and Ozark star Julia Garner (you might be surprised to learn)
Julia Garner has taken the entertainment industry by storm. As she takes on more roles, her popularity has continued to soar. Fans just can’t get enough of the young, talented actress and want to know more about her.
You know Julia Garner best as Ruth in Ozark and as Anna Delvey in Inventing Anna, but there’s so much more about this gifted actress that you probably don’t know. So we’ve decided to share nine fun facts about Julia that might surprise you. I’m sure you’ll fall in love with Garner even more after you learn these interesting facts.
Who is Julia Garner married to?
Julia Garner is married to Mark Foster, lead vocalist of Foster the People. After being engaged for eight months, the couple got married in December 2019 at the New York City Hall. The lovely pair met at the Sundance Film Festival, and instantly sparks flew. They had only been together for about 10 months before Mark got down on one knee and proposed. I guess when you know, you know.
Julia Garner began acting to overcome her shyness
According to Julia’s interview with BUILD, she said she began taking acting classes to become less reserved and more extroverted. The Ozark star acted in several student films at Columbia Film School when she was 15 years old. Fortunately, Julia was able to make a connection with someone who was working as an intern at a casting office for Susan Shopmaker.
Julia didn’t get cast in her first audition, but shortly after, Shopmaker cast her in the film Martha Marcy May Marlene. This was her film debut, and she was only 17 years old at the time.
What was Julia Garner’s first starring role?
A year after Julia made her film debut, she landed her first starring role in the 2012 independent film Electrick Children. She portrayed the role of Rachel McKnight. Critics praised Julia for her outstanding performance as a rebellious teen from a conservative family.
Julia Garner is an Emmy-winning actress
Yes, you read that right! Julia Garner has not one but two Emmy Awards. Both awards are for her fantastic performance in Ozark. She won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in 2019 and 2020. It’s also important to note that she’s a Golden-Globe nominated actress as well. Julia will stay booked and busy for sure!
Does Julia Garner understand Hebrew?
This is true. Julia is half-Israeli and learned Hebrew from her mom. She would hear her mother speaking Hebrew around the house growing up. Julia is not fluent in Hebrew, though.
Was Julia Garner in Dirty John?
Yes, she made regular appearances in the Bravo true-crime series. Julia played Terra Newell, the youngest daughter of Debra Newell (Connie Britton). Sadly, the series ended in 2019 after two seasons.
Was Julia Garner in Maniac?
You guessed it! The rising star played Emma Stone’s character younger sister, Ellie, in the Netflix series Maniac. Unfortunately, her role was recurring, so viewers didn’t see her much in the miniseries. Still, if you’re in need of more Julia Garner content, you should check out Maniac.
Who are Julia Garner’s style icons?
Julia told Vanity Fair that the people she looks up to for fashion and style are Audrey Hepburn, Diane Keaton, and Carolyn Bessette Kennedy. What an iconic lineup! It’s not what you probably would’ve expected, but we can see it.
Julia Garner loves to watch Real Housewives
In an interview with Fashion Magazine, Julia states that she likes to turn on Real Housewives to decompress after a long day of playing Ruth (Ozark). Julia said that she doesn’t have to watch it necessarily. She just wants to hear it in the background. It’s okay, Julia. Real Housewives is everyone’s guilty pleasure.
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