Julia Barr




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Husband Richard Hirschlag, an oral surgeon; daughter Allison, a college student; Goldie, our mixed-breed cat rescued from a shelter; and our dog Lucy, a lab-shepherd mix adopted from a shelter in October 2002.

Birthday: February 8, Aquarius

Born: Ft. Wayne, Indiana

Wedding Anniversary: February 14, 1982

All My Children Anniversary: June 1976

All My Children off-camera pals: Jill Larson, David Canary, Dick Shoberg

First Professional Acting Job:1969, playing the role of "Anybodys" in West Side Story at the Wagon Wheel Playhouse in Warsaw Indiana for $100 a week!

Favorite All My Children / Brooke Storyline: The Brooke / Adam / Dixie triangle and the Brooke / Edmund, "Willow Lake" story

Favorite TV Show: Will and Grace, Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, Sex and the City, Everybody Loves Raymond, and anything on Animal Planet.

Favorite Actor/Actress: Renee Zellweger, Cate Blanchett, Johnny Depp, Tom Hanks, Anthony Hopkins

Favorite books: Atonement, by Ian McEwan; The Lovely Bones, by Alice Sebold; Interpreter of Maladies, by Jhumpa Lahiri

Favorite Movies: Adaptation, Whale Rider, Ice Storm, Ground Hog Day, Sense and Sensibility, You've Got Mail, Princess Bride

Favorite Songs: As Time Goes By, Embryonic Journey, Tears in Heaven

Favorite Musicians: Annie Lenox, Norah Jones, Bonnie Raitt, Eric Clapton

Favorite Food: Chocolate

Favorite Scent: Chanel No. 5

Extra Curricular Activities: traveling, voice lessons/singing, cooking with my daughter Allison, interval training, interior decorating, horse back riding.

If I Weren't An Actress: I'd work with animals to rehabilitate, comfort or serve as companions to people in need. Or, I'd be an animal trainer.

Five beauty products I cannot live without: Kiehlís lip balm, Jo Malone Verbenas of Provence Cologne, Nolita Whipped Wax for hair, Jurlique Herbal Recovery Gel, M∑A∑C Spice Pencil

Always in my purse: Sugar-free gum

Favorite appliance: Coffeemaker

Favorite vacation spots: Cape Cod and St. Barts