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Julia Louis-Dreyfus

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Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
2006 The New Adventures of Old Christine
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
1996 Seinfeld
Golden Globe AwardsBest Supporting Actress in a TV Series, Mini Series or TV Movie
1994 Seinfeld
Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series
1997 Seinfeld
1998 Seinfeld
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
1995 Seinfeld
1997 Seinfeld
1998 Seinfeld

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Julia Scarlett Elizabeth Louis-Dreyfus (-enˈluːiː ˈdraɪfəspron; born January 13, 1961) is an American actress and comedienne, widely known for her sitcom roles in Seinfeld and The New Adventures of Old Christine.

She rose to prominence as one of the regular cast members of Saturday Night Live in the early 1980s. She was later cast in the role of Elaine Benes on the NBC sitcom Seinfeld for which she achieved much critical and commercial success. In 2002, she and her husband developed the series Watching Ellie, which only lasted two short seasons. In 2006, she tried her luck once again playing the titular role of Christine Campbell in the sitcom The New Adventures of Old Christine, which lasted for five seasons on CBS.

Throughout her career she has received two Emmy Awards, a Golden Globe Award and five Screen Actors Guild Awards. She has a total of twelve Emmy Award nominations - seven for supporting actress in a comedy series for Seinfeld, and five for lead actress in a comedy series for The New Adventures of Old Christine. In May 2010, Louis-Dreyfus received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her contribution to the broadcast television industry.

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