New Adventures of Old Christine Julia Louis Dreyfus Biography

Julia Louis-Dreyfus: Christine Campbell

Date Of Birth: January 13th, 1961  Hometown: New York, New York

Julia Louis-Dreyfus earned worldwide acclaim and recognition for her portrayal of Elaine Benes in the hit series “Seinfeld.” She received an Emmy award, a Golden Globe award, five Screen Actors Guild awards and four American Comedy Awards during the show’s nine year run. Most recently, she was nominated for an Emmy Award as Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series for her lead role on “The New Adventures of Old Christine.”

Her other recent television credits include a recurring role in “Arrested Development.” She also starred in the series “Watching Ellie” and lent her voice to the television movie “Animal Farm.” Louis-Dreyfus first made her mark on television during a three year stint (1982-1985) on “Saturday Night Live” opposite the likes of Billy Crystal, Christopher Guest and Eddie Murphy.

Louis-Dreyfus’ feature film credits include the animated hit “A Bug’s Life,” to which she lent her voice for the character Princess Atta, Woody Allen’s Academy Award-winning “Hannah and Her Sisters,” “Deconstructing Harry,” “North,” “Fathers’ Day” and “Jack the Bear.”

Prior to moving to Los Angeles, Louis-Dreyfus studied theater at Northwestern University. During college, she was a member of the Practical Theater Company and subsequently joined Chicago’s famed Second City comedy troupe.