Julianne Moore (born Julie Anne Smith) is the daughter of a career Army Lawyer/Judge and social worker wife. Born in Fort Bragg , NC , Moore moved around to dozens of military communities. She attended and graduated from Frankfurt High School with the class of 1979.
Moore ’s first significant role came as Annabelle Sciorra’s best friend in the thriller, “The Hand That Rocks the Cradle.” Much more impressive was her revealing role as a spirited artist in Robert Altman’s “Short Cuts.”
She has been nominated for four Oscars: Supporting Actress in “Boogie Nights,” Best Actress in “End of the Affair,” Best Actress in “Far From Heaven” and Best Supporting Actress in “The Hours.”