- Juliette Lewis
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Juliette L. Lewis (born
June 21, 1973) [According to the State of California. "California Birth Index, 1905-1995". Center for Health Statistics, California Department of Health Services, Sacramento, California. At Ancestry.com] is an American actressand musician.
Lewis was born in
Los Angeles, California. Her father is actor Geoffrey Lewis and her mother, Glenis Batley (née Duggan), is a graphic designer. They divorced when she was two years old. She has two brothers, Lightfield and Peter, and two sisters, Dierdre and Brandy. Her uncle is composer Peter Tod Lewis. She wanted to act since she was six years old and got her start in TV at the age of 12.
Juliette Lewis has appeared in over 40 films and made-for-TV movies. Lewis first garnered international attention and acclaim in 1991 with her turn as Danielle Bowden in Martin Scorsese's remake of "Cape Fear", for which she was nominated for an
Academy Award for Best Supporting Actressin 1992. Juliette was often known for her quirky behavior, and in 1996, she posed for a picture in " Us Weekly" which showed just a close-up of the filthy soles of her size 7 1/2 bare feet. Over the next few years, she won further critical support in Peter Medak's " Romeo is Bleeding", opposite Brad Pittin " Kalifornia", and, in perhaps her best known role as Mallory Knoxopposite Woody Harrelsonin " Natural Born Killers". [cite web|url=http://movies.yahoo.com/movie/contributor/1800019350/bio|title=Juliette Lewis Biography|publisher=Yahoo! Movies|month=December | year=2006|accessdate=2008-07-11] In 1995 she starred in Kathryn Bigelow's "Strange Days"; in the movie she sings PJ Harvey's "Hardly Wait" from the eponymous album, anticipating her later work as a singer. She received an Emmynomination for her performance in "Hysterical Blindness" in 2003. She also appeared in the HIM music video for " Buried Alive By Love" in 2003.
Lewis has also launched a career as a solo singer and musician, leading a group called
Juliette and the Lickswhich has released a number of recordings. She is working with rock songwriter Linda Perry, among others. Lewis has also appeared on three tracks by Electronic Music group The Prodigy's 2004 CD " Always Outnumbered, Never Outgunned" ("Spitfire", "Get Up Get Off", and "Hot Ride")Fact|date=July 2007. In 2006 Blender Magazine included her in their hottest women of rock music list while saying, " [She] delivered sonically varnished melodic punk replete with purring vocals and lyrics that bash porn, pharmaceutical companies and rotten lovers (in no particular order)". [cite web|url=http://www.blender.com/guide/articles.aspx?ID=2295&src=blender_ed|title=Hottest Women of…Rock!|first=Mike|last=Errico|publisher=Blender|month=December | year=2006|accessdate=2007-06-06] Lewis made an appearance in Rockstar Games' Grand Theft Auto IV, providing the voice of "Juliette", the host of fictional radio station ' Radio Broker'. She starred in the video for the Melissa Etheridgesong "Come To My Window", and has also appeared in a GAP commercial which she was dancing with Daft Punkto the tune of the song " Digital Love."
Lewis was engaged to actor
Brad Pittand co-starred with him in the movies " Kalifornia" and " Too Young to Die?".cite web| title=Brad Pitt|publisher="People Magazine"|accessdate=2008-03-12|url=http://www.people.com/people/brad_pitt] cite web| title=Brad Pitt|publisher=channel4.com|accessdate=2008-03-12|url=http://www.channel4.com/film/reviews/person.jsp?id=15123] cite web| title=Spotlight: Brad Pitt|publisher=movies.aol.com|accessdate=2008-03-12|url=http://movies.aol.com/celebrity/brad-pitt/56988/main] She also dated Michael Dewitt, the nannyemployed by musicians Kurt Cobainand Courtney Love. She married professional skateboarder Steve Berrain 1999, but later divorced. She is a member of the Church of Scientology.
Lewis' sister, Brandy, is married to "
My Name Is Earl" star Ethan Suplee. Lewis guest-starred on "My Name Is Earl" in 2006.
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* [http://www.julietteandthelicks.co.uk Juliette Lewis band (fansite)]
* [http://www.julietteandthelicks.com Juliette Lewis band (music)]
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* [http://www.leftlion.co.uk/articles.cfm/id/1600 Juliette Interview with LeftLion Magazine]
* [http://news.softpedia.com/news/Juliette-Lewis-a-Scientology-Defender-5357.shtml "Juliette Lewis, a Scientology Defender" Softpedia,
July 25, 2005]
* [http://www.theatre.com/story/id/3002562 2006 Interview with Juliette Lewis on Theatre.com]
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