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Julia Karin Ormond (born 4 January 1965) is an English actress. She rose to prominence appearing in such films as The Baby of Mâcon (1993), Legends of the Fall
Legends of the Fall
(1994), First Knight
First Knight
(1995), Sabrina (1995), Smilla's Sense of Snow (1997) and The Barber of Siberia (1998). She won an Emmy Award
Emmy Award
for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie for her role in the HBO
film Temple Grandin (2010).


1 Early life 2 Career 3 Personal life 4 Filmography

4.1 Film 4.2 Television

5 Awards and nominations 6 References 7 External links

Early life[edit] Ormond was born in Epsom, Surrey, the daughter of Josephine, a laboratory technician, and John Ormond, a computer software designer.[1] She attended independent schools, first Guildford High School and then Cranleigh School, where early lead performances in Guys and Dolls
Guys and Dolls
and My Fair Lady
My Fair Lady
began to draw attention.[2][3] Career[edit] Ormond first appeared on British television in the 1989 serial Traffik, about the illegal heroin trade from the far East to the streets of Europe. The story revolves around Jack Lithgow played by Bill Paterson, a Home Office minister in the UK government engaged in combating heroin importation. Julia Ormond
Julia Ormond
plays his drug addicted daughter Caroline an early role that won glowing reviews. Ormond subsequently appeared in several television films early in her career, such as Young Catherine
Young Catherine
(1991) and Stalin (1992). In 1993 Ormond made her film debut in the lead role of an international movie, The Baby of Mâcon.[4] In the following year she co-starred with Brad Pitt
Brad Pitt
in Legends of the Fall. In 1995, Ormond played lead roles in Jerry Zucker's First Knight opposite Richard Gere
Richard Gere
and Sean Connery
Sean Connery
and also in Sydney Pollack's Sabrina with Harrison Ford.[4] In 1997 she played a lead role in the box office bomb thriller film Smilla's Sense of Snow. She also starred opposite Oleg Menshikov
Oleg Menshikov
in the 1998 Russian film The Barber of Siberia.[4] Since the late 1990s Ormond has appeared in indie and television movies and played supporting roles in films, such as The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008), Che: Part One (2008) and My Week with Marilyn (2011).[4] She has an independent production company, Indican Productions, based in New York City, and she executive-produced the Cinemax Reel Life documentary Calling the Ghosts: A Story about Rape, War and Women, which won a CableACE Award and a Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award, and was an official selection of the Toronto and Berlin International Film Festivals.[5] On stage, she appeared in David Hare's My Zinc Bed, for which she received a 2001 Olivier Award nomination for Best Actress.[6]

Ormond in 2005

On television, Ormond appeared as a guest star during the 2008–09 season of the CBS
series CSI: NY.[7] In 2010, she won an Emmy Award for her supporting role in the HBO
film Temple Grandin.[8] She also guest starred in the tenth and final season of USA Network's series Law & Order: Criminal Intent in 2011. In addition, she played the part of Marie Calvet, mother to Megan Draper, in the AMC TV series Mad Men. For her performance on Mad Men, she received a nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series in 2012.[9] In 2013, Ormond began starring in the Lifetime series Witches of East End as Joanna Beauchamp, one of the lead characters.[10] Personal life[edit] Ormond married Rory Edwards in 1988, an actor she had met while performing in a production of Wuthering Heights. The marriage ended in 1994.[citation needed] In 1999, she married political activist Jon Rubin. The couple's child, daughter Sophie, was born in the autumn of 2004. She is no longer married to Rubin.[11] Ormond has been engaged in fighting human trafficking since the mid-1990s, and in 2006 [12] partnered with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime to double her efforts.[13] She is also an advocate for Transatlantic Partners Against Aids, which attempts to raise awareness about AIDS in Russia and Ukraine, and is founding co-chairman of FilmAid International.[14] On 2 December 2005, Ormond was appointed as a United Nations Goodwill Ambassador. Her focus has been on anti human-trafficking initiatives, raising awareness about this modern form of slavery and promoting efforts to combat it.[15] In her capacity as ambassador, Ormond has appeared as counsel to the United States House of Representatives, Committee on International Relations,[16] Subcommittee on Africa,[16] Global Human Rights and International Operations, and has travelled the world as an ambassador.[17] Ormond established the Alliance to Stop Slavery and End Trafficking (ASSET).[18] ASSET was instrumental in passing the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act.[19] Filmography[edit] Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes

1993 Baby of Mâcon, TheThe Baby of Mâcon The Daughter

1994 Nostradamus Marie

1994 Captives Rachel Clifford

1994 Legends of the Fall Susannah Fincannon-Ludlow

1995 First Knight Guinevere

1995 Sabrina Sabrina Fairchild

1997 Smilla's Sense of Snow Smilla Jasperson

1998 Barber of Siberia, TheThe Barber of Siberia Jane Callahan

2001 Prime Gig, TheThe Prime Gig Caitlin Carlson

2003 Resistance Claire Daussois

2006 Inland Empire Doris Side

2007 I Know Who Killed Me Susan Fleming

2008 Surveillance Elizabeth Anderson

2008 Che Lisa Howard

2008 La Conjura de El Escorial Ana de Mendoza, Princess of Eboli

2008 Curious Case of Benjamin Button, TheThe Curious Case of Benjamin Button Caroline Fuller

2008 Kit Kittredge: An American Girl Margaret Kittredge

2011 Music Never Stopped, TheThe Music Never Stopped Dianne Daley

2011 Green, TheThe Green Karen

2011 Albatross Joa Fischer

2011 My Week with Marilyn Vivien Leigh

2012 Chained Sarah Fittler

2013 East, TheThe East Paige Williams

2017 Rememory Carolyn Dunn


Year Title Role Notes

1989 Traffik Caroline Lithgow Miniseries

1989 Capital City Alison Episode: "Rainforest"

1990 Ruth Rendell Mysteries, TheThe Ruth Rendell Mysteries Nora Fanshawe Episode: "The Best Man to Die: Parts 1, 2, & 3"

1991 Young Catherine Catherine Movie

1992 Stalin Nadezhda Alliluyeva Movie

1999 Animal Farm Jessie (voice) Movie

2001 Varian's War: The Forgotten Hero Miriam Davenport Movie

2004 Iron Jawed Angels Inez Milholland Movie

2005 Beach Girls Stevie Moore Miniseries

2007 Mr. and Mrs. Smith Mother Short

2008–09 CSI: NY Gillian Whitford 3 episodes

2010 Wronged Man, TheThe Wronged Man Janet Gregory Movie

2010 Temple Grandin Eustacia Grandin Movie

2010 Nurse Jackie Sarah Khouri 3 episodes

2011 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Paula Gyson 7 episodes

2012–15 Mad Men Marie Calvet 5 episodes

2013 Exploding Sun Joan Elias Movie

2013–14 Witches of East End Joanna Beauchamp Main role

2016–17 Incorporated Elizabeth Krauss Main role

2017 Tour de Pharmacy Adrianna Baton Movie

2017 Howards End Ruth Wilcox Miniseries

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Association Category Nominated work Result

1992 Gemini Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Miniseries[citation needed] Young Catherine Nominated

1995 ShoWest Convention Female Star of Tomorrow[citation needed]


2004 Gold Derby Awards TV Movie/Mini Supporting Actress[citation needed] Iron Jawed Angels Nominated

2006 Camerimage Krzysztof Kieslowski Award[citation needed]


2009 Broadcast Film Critics Association Best Acting Ensemble The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Nominated

2009 Screen Actors Guild Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Nominated

2009 Gold Derby Awards Ensemble Cast[citation needed] The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Nominated

2010 Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie Temple Grandin Won

2011 Screen Actors Guild Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor
in a Miniseries or Television Movie Temple Grandin Nominated

2011 Western Heritage Awards Television Feature Film[citation needed] Temple Grandin Won

2011 Capri, Hollywood Capri Ensemble Cast Award[citation needed] My Week with Marilyn Won

2012 Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series Mad Men Nominated


^ " Julia Ormond
Julia Ormond
Biography (1965-)". www.filmreference.com.  ^ The Cranleighan, vol 32, 1982, p6-8 ^ The Cranleighan, vol 33, 1983, p86 ^ a b c d "Julia Ormond- Biography".  ^ Ray Richmond, "CableACE Awards", Variety, 16 November 1997. Calling the Ghosts won Best International Informational Special
or Series. ^ Olivier Awards Official Site: Olivier Winners 2001 Archived 12 March 2011 at the Wayback Machine. ^ TV Guide, TV Guide
TV Guide
News (September 18, 2008). "CSI: NY Adds Scott Wolf to its Big "Mac" Attack". Retrieved 19 November 2008.  ^ "Temple Grandin awards" at Emmys.com, retrieved 2 January 2011 ^ "404 Page Not Found".  ^ Andreeva, Nellie (31 January 2013). "Lifetime's 'Witches Of East End' Picked Up To Series".  ^ Iley, Chrissy, "The star who fell to earth." 11 November 2011, Daily Mail ^ UNIS. "Julia Ormond". www.unis.unvienna.org.  ^ "Vital Voices: Julia Ormond". Archived from the original on 20 December 2005. Retrieved 6 October 2005.  ^ "Kaiser Family Foundation: Actress Julia Ormond
Julia Ormond
Joins Fight". Archived from the original on 18 October 2005. Retrieved 6 October 2005.  ^ "UNODC Goodwill Ambassador Julia Ormond
Julia Ormond
to open exhibition of Howard G. Buffett photographs on human trafficking" UNODC web site ^ a b House Committee on Foreign Affairs :: U.S. House of Representatives Archived 8 August 2006 at the Wayback Machine. ^ UN.GIFT celebrity partners Archived 1 November 2009 at the Wayback Machine. ^ Who We Are Archived 28 May 2012 at the Wayback Machine. ASSET web site ^ ASSET web site

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Awards for Julia Ormond

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Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

Olivia Cole (1977) Blanche Baker (1978) Esther Rolle
Esther Rolle
(1979) Mare Winningham
Mare Winningham
(1980) Jane Alexander
Jane Alexander
(1981) Penny Fuller
Penny Fuller
(1982) Jean Simmons
Jean Simmons
(1983) Roxana Zal (1984) Kim Stanley
Kim Stanley
(1985) Colleen Dewhurst
Colleen Dewhurst
(1986) Piper Laurie
Piper Laurie
(1987) Jane Seymour (1988) Colleen Dewhurst
Colleen Dewhurst
(1989) Eva Marie Saint
Eva Marie Saint
(1990) Ruby Dee
Ruby Dee
(1991) Amanda Plummer
Amanda Plummer
(1992) Mary Tyler Moore
Mary Tyler Moore
(1993) Cicely Tyson
Cicely Tyson
(1994) Judy Davis
Judy Davis
/ Shirley Knight
Shirley Knight
(1995) Greta Scacchi
Greta Scacchi
(1996) Diana Rigg
Diana Rigg
(1997) Mare Winningham
Mare Winningham
(1998) Anne Bancroft
Anne Bancroft
(1999) Vanessa Redgrave
Vanessa Redgrave
(2000) Tammy Blanchard (2001) Stockard Channing
Stockard Channing
(2002) Gena Rowlands
Gena Rowlands
(2003) Mary-Louise Parker
Mary-Louise Parker
(2004) Jane Alexander
Jane Alexander
(2005) Kelly Macdonald
Kelly Macdonald
(2006) Judy Davis
Judy Davis
(2007) Eileen Atkins (2008) Shohreh Aghdashloo
Shohreh Aghdashloo
(2009) Julia Ormond
Julia Ormond
(2010) Maggie Smith
Maggie Smith
(2011) Jessica Lange
Jessica Lange
(2012) Ellen Burstyn
Ellen Burstyn
(2013) Kathy Bates
Kathy Bates
(2014) Regina King
Regina King
(2015) Regina King
Regina King
(2016) Laura Dern
Laura Dern

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Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film

Kathy Bates
Kathy Bates
(1996) Ellen Barkin
Ellen Barkin
(1997) Rita Wilson
Rita Wilson
(1998) Julia Ormond
Julia Ormond
(2001) Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren
(2002) Justine Bateman
Justine Bateman
(2003) Anjelica Huston
Anjelica Huston
(2004) Lisa Edelstein
Lisa Edelstein
(2005) Julie Benz
Julie Benz
(2006) Vanessa Williams
Vanessa Williams
(2007) Fionnula Flanagan
Fionnula Flanagan
(2008) Jane Lynch
Jane Lynch
(2009) Brenda Vaccaro
Brenda Vaccaro
(2010) Vanessa Williams
Vanessa Williams
(2011) Maggie Smith
Maggie Smith
(2012) Laura Prepon
Laura Prepon
(2013) Sarah Paulson
Sarah Paulson
(2014) Rhea Seehorn
Rhea Seehorn
(2015) Olivia Colman
Olivia Colman
/ Rhea Seehorn
Rhea Seehorn
(2016) Ann Dowd
Ann Dowd

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