march twenty-second

          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.

richard burton: (speaking of his camelot co-star julie) every man i know who knows her is a little in love with her. 
christopher plummer: (julie's the-sound-of-music co-star) working with her is like getting hit over the head with a valentine's card.

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