Julia Stiles, full name Julia O’Hara Stiles, is a popular film and television actor, especially known for performances that have been hailed by critics and audiences alike. Julia started her acting career even before she was a teenager. Her forte lays in plays, films and television series with films dominating her filmography.
Julia Stiles became a heartthrob for teens and young adults with her portrayal of Kat Stratford in the high school romantic comedy ’10 Things I Hate About You’, where she was paired opposite the legendary Heath Ledger. She won multiple awards for her performance, including the Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Most Promising Actresses and MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Performance – Female. Despite being a young actress, she already has spent about two decades in the entertainment industry. Not long after her pivotal role in ’10 Things I Hate About You’, she played the character of Nicky Parsons in the cult trilogy ‘Bourne Series’. Julia was one of the extremely few actors to have starred in all the three films, The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Supremacy and The Bourne Ultimatum. Her award winning spree includes several regional and more popular awards. She bagged an Emmy for her role in the blockbuster television series Dexter and was a part of the ensemble in Silver Linings Playbook for the Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Cast.
As a teenager, in the 90s, Julia Stiles had performed in various plays and later she also took to presenting and hosting shows, including Saturday Night Live. Julia was also a presenter at the 73rd edition of the Academy Awards. Apart from the commercial and mainstream films, plays and television series, Julia has also carved out a niche for herself in art house pictures, some being particularly dark like The Business of Strangers. Julia is also known for her roles in Save the Last Dance and Mona Lisa Smile.
The list of films and television series of Julia Stiles includes ‘Ghostwriter’, ‘I Love You, I Love You Not’, ‘Promised Land’, ‘Chicago Hope’, ‘The Devil’s Own’, ‘Before Women Had Wings’, ‘Wicked’, ‘Wide Awake’, ‘The ’60s’, ‘10 Things I Hate About You’, ‘Down to You’, ‘Hamlet Ophelia ‘, ‘State and Main’, ‘Save the Last Dance’, ‘The Business of Strangers’, ‘The Bourne Series’, ‘A Guy Thing’, ‘Carolina’, ‘Mona Lisa Smile’, ‘The Prince and Me’, ‘Edmond’, ‘A Little Trip to Heaven’, ‘The Omen’, ‘Gospel Hill’, ‘The Cry of the Owl’, ‘Dexter’, ‘Silver Linings Playbook’, ‘Stars in Shorts’, ‘It’s a Disaster’, ‘Blue’ and ‘The Makeover’.
Showtime’s series “Dexter” is about a serial killer with a conscience. In the first season, we see Dexter, played by Michael C. Hall, as a child when his father discovers Dexter’s proclivity of killing people. Dexter’s father, played by James Remar, is a Miami-Dade Metro cop. Viewers have their minds twisted when Dexter’s father does not punish Dexter for his desire … Read More »