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Julie Sommars

Personal information
Birth dateApril 15, 1942(age 74)
Place of birthFremont, Nebraska, U.S.
SpouseJohn Karns (1984 - present)
Stuart Erwin Jr (1971 - 1976) 3 children
Robert Trentacosta (1964 - 1965)
Jack Doner (1960 - ?)

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Julie Sommars (born April 15, 1942; reports year of birth to be 1940) is an American actress. She played assistant District Attorney Julie March on the TV series, Matlock from 1987 to 1994. The March role garnered her a nomination for a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama.

Sommars has appeared in other TV crime shows including Diagnosis: Murder (1994), Perry Mason (1965), the Perry Mason made-for-TV movie Perry Mason: The Case of the Glass Coffin (1991), Magnum, P.I. (1982), Barnaby Jones (1979), McCloud (1974), The Rockford Files (1974), The Fugitive (1966), as well as movie roles. Her career spans 30 years with more than 250 TV and film credits. In the early 1970s, she played "J.J." the daughter of Dan Dailey's the "Governor" in a series called The Governor and J.J., for which she won a Golden Globe. She is also known for her role as the assertive race car driver Diane Darcy in Disney's Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo (1977).

Originally from Fremont, Nebraska, she resides in Los Angeles and is married with three children.

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