2022-12-09

Julia Louis-Dreyfus
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  • Faith: Judaism
  • Career: Actress
  • Birthday:  January 13, 1961
  • Fun Faith Fact!: Louis-Dreyfus comes from an influential Jewish family.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus is an actress, producer, and comedian who has worked on shows like “Veep,” “Saturday Night Live,” “Seinfeld,” and “The New Adventures of the Old Christine.” She’s received more Primetime Emmy and SAG Awards than any other performer, tying with Cloris Leachman for the most acting wins with eight. Louis-Dreyfus got into comedy at The Practical Theatre Company in Chicago, which led her to a job on “Saturday Night Live.” Her breakout role came as Elaine Benes on “Seinfeld.” She’s starred in other films like “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation,” “Deconstructing Harry,” and “Enough Said.”

Is Julia Louis-Dreyfus religious?

Julia Louis-Dreyfus comes from an influential Jewish family. Her grandfather, Pierre Louis-Dreyfus, was a member of the French Resistance during World War II and flew 88 missions for Charles de Gaulle’s Free French Air Force. He came from a well-established Alsatian Jewish family. However, Louis-Dreyfus doesn’t seem to practice Judaism on her own.


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