Home: a Memoir of My Early Years
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Julie Andrews' life is a fairy tale. Born of theatrical parents in Surrey she was appearing on stage as a child singer in music hall before she was ten. She went to drama schools and when only eighteen made her West End debut. At the age of nineteen she was on Broadway in THE BOYFRIEND. At twenty-one she was picked to play Eliza Doolittle in MY FAIR LADY on Broadway and in London. Walt Disney immediately saw her screen potential and she made MARY POPPINS followed by THE SOUND OF MUSIC. She married her childhood sweetheart, Tony Walton, but as she says, the marriage couldn't stand the strain of her success. She is now married to the screen-writer and director, Blake Edwards.She is one of the most loved of all stars and as she has already proved herself as a writer she is confident that she can deliver a memorable autobiography. She has said that she will come here and go to Australia to promote.
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