50 Facts About Juliette Lewis


Juliette Lake Lewis was born on June 21,1973 and is an American actress and singer.


Juliette Lewis is known for her portrayals of offbeat characters, often in projects with dark themes.


Juliette Lewis's accolades include nominations for an Academy Award, a Golden Globe and a Primetime Emmy Award.


The daughter of actor Geoffrey Juliette Lewis, Juliette Lewis began her career in television at age 14 before making her film debut with a small part in My Stepmother Is an Alien.


Juliette Lewis gained acclaim for her portrayal of a troubled teenager in Martin Scorsese's thriller Cape Fear, for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.


Since the late 2010s, Juliette Lewis has worked more frequently in television, appearing in prominent roles in series such as The Firm, Wayward Pines, Secrets and Lies, The Act, Sacred Lies, Queer as Folk, and Welcome to Chippendales.


Juliette Lake Lewis was born June 21,1973, in Los Angeles, California, to actor Geoffrey Lewis and his first wife, Glenis Batley, a graphic designer.

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Juliette Lewis has seven siblings or half-siblings including Lightfield, Peter, Miles, Matthew, Brandy, Hannah, and Dierdre.


When she was two years old, Juliette Lewis's parents divorced, and she spent her childhood living between both their homes in the Los Angeles area.


Juliette Lewis's first on-screen appearance was an uncredited bit part in Bronco Billy, in which her father played a supporting role.


Juliette Lewis made her first major screen appearance in the television film Home Fires.


Juliette Lewis subsequently had a minor part in the science fiction comedy My Stepmother Is an Alien, before landing her first major supporting role as Audrey Griswold in National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation.


Juliette Lewis followed this with roles in the dystopian film Meet the Hollowheads, and the comedy The Runnin' Kind.


Juliette Lewis garnered international attention and acclaim for her performance as Danielle Bowden, the daughter of a family targeted by psychopathic criminal Max Cady, in Martin Scorsese's remake of Cape Fear, starring Jessica Lange and Nick Nolte.


Juliette Lewis appeared in several films in 1993, including Peter Medak's neo-noir Romeo Is Bleeding, in which she played the mistress of a corrupt cop, played by Gary Oldman.


Juliette Lewis then reunited with former co-star Brad Pitt in the thriller Kalifornia, in which she starred as a childlike woman whose boyfriend is a serial killer.


Juliette Lewis subsequently played a rock singer in Kathryn Bigelow's science fiction film Strange Days, doing her own singing on covers of two songs written by PJ Harvey.


Juliette Lewis appeared in Robert Rodriguez's action horror film From Dusk till Dawn.


Juliette Lewis next appeared in Some Girl, followed by The Other Sister, in which she portrayed a mentally challenged young woman attempting to find independence.


Juliette Lewis with enormous heart and sensitivity, and with body language so precise that you soon forget it is a performance.


In 2000, Juliette Lewis starred in the thriller The Way of the Gun, and was featured as a vocalist on the track "Bad Brother" by the band The Infidels, from The Crow: Salvation soundtrack album, released on April that year.


Juliette Lewis appeared in the crime film Picture Claire, followed by the independent lesbian-themed drama Gaudi Afternoon.


Juliette Lewis received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress for her performance in the television film Hysterical Blindness, in which she starred as the friend of a woman in 1980s New Jersey who receives a psychiatric diagnosis.


Juliette Lewis appeared in the HIM music video for "Buried Alive By Love" in 2003, and had a supporting part in the comedy Old School.


Juliette Lewis appeared as a guest vocalist on three tracks by electronic music group The Prodigy's album Always Outnumbered, Never Outgunned.

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Juliette Lewis subsequently appeared in comedy Daltry Calhoun, playing the girlfriend of a Tennessee entrepreneur, and in the drama Aurora Borealis, playing the live-in assistant of an elderly couple.


Juliette Lewis had a supporting part in the 2006-released The Darwin Awards, an independent comedy, followed by Catch and Release, a romantic comedy that premiered at the Austin Film Festival in October 2006.


In 2008, Lewis appeared in Rockstar Games' Grand Theft Auto IV, providing the voice of "Juliette", the host of fictional radio station Radio Broker, along with one of her own songs "Inside The Cage ".


In 2010, Juliette Lewis starred in a number of films, first appearing in Mark Ruffalo's directorial debut Sympathy for Delicious, about a paralyzed disc jockey, followed by the comedy The Switch, in which she appeared as the friend of a woman trying to conceive a child through artificial insemination.


Juliette Lewis appeared as a murder witness in the biographical crime film Conviction.


Additionally, Juliette Lewis had a role in Todd Phillips's black comedy Due Date, reprising her role of Heidi in Old School.


Juliette Lewis subsequently had a minor role in the Canadian drama Foreverland.


Juliette Lewis followed this with the thriller Open Road, and a starring role in the short-lived series The Firm, on NBC as Tammy, assistant to lead character Mitch McDeere.


Juliette Lewis was involved in musical projects in 2013, contributing backing vocals to the track "Saint of Impossible Causes", on Joseph Arthur's tenth studio album The Ballad of Boogie Christ.


Juliette Lewis appeared in the music video for "City of Angels" by Thirty Seconds to Mars.


Juliette Lewis subsequent had a lead role as a music producer in Jem and the Holograms, a film adaptation of the 1980s animated series Jem.


Juliette Lewis followed this with a lead role as a small-town detective on the ABC crime series Secrets and Lies, which aired two seasons.


Juliette Lewis had a recurring guest role in the first season of the science fiction mystery series Wayward Pines.


Juliette Lewis had a supporting role in the techno thriller film Nerve, about an online video game.


In November 2016, Juliette Lewis returned to music with her first solo EP, Future Deep, which she released independently, marking her first musical project in seven years.


Also in 2018, Juliette Lewis appeared in the independent drama film Back Roads, about a young man trapped by circumstance in rural Pennsylvania after his mother murders his father.


Juliette Lewis was cast in a supporting role in Sam Taylor-Johnson's A Million Little Pieces, adapted from the book of the same name by James Frey.


In late 2018, Juliette Lewis was cast in the premiere season of The Conners, a spin-off of Roseanne, playing Blue, girlfriend of Darlene Conner's ex-husband David Healy.


Juliette Lewis subsequently appeared in Tate Taylor's psychological horror film Ma, playing the mother of one of several teenagers who grow close to a disturbed woman in their neighborhood.


Juliette Lewis had a guest role on Hulu's biographical crime series The Act, chronicling the life of Gypsy Rose Blanchard and the murder of her mother, which premiered in March 2019.

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Juliette Lewis reunited again with Tate Taylor for his film Breaking News in Yuba County, filmed in the summer of 2019.


In 2022, Juliette Lewis appeared in the Showtime thriller series, Yellowjackets.


Juliette Lewis has supported Little Kids Rock, an American nonprofit organization that works to restore and revitalize music education in disadvantaged US public schools, by painting a Fender Stratocaster guitar and donating it to an auction to raise money for the organization.


Juliette Lewis was born into Scientology and started practicing it in the 1990s.


Juliette Lewis credited Scientology's Narconon program for helping her rehabilitate after a years-long drug addiction in her early adult years.