Julia Ormond was born on the 4th January 1965 in Epsom, Surrey, England. She is an actress who, like her fellow Thespian Britons, Helena Bonham Carter and Emma Thompson, has taken her acting talents from the London stage to the Hollywood big screen. In 1995 she was named one of the World's 50 Most Beautiful People by People magazine. In the mid and late 2000s, Ormond has started to work in various projects, albeit in more supporting roles, starting in 2006, where she had a small role in Inland Empire and in 2007 in the Lindsay Lohan vehicle, I Know Who Killed Me. She will be featured in four projects slated to release in 2008. She will be working with other actors such as Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Benicio del Toroin Guerrilla, Abigail Breslin in Kit Kitteredge: An American Girl Mystery and Bill Pullman in Surveillance. As well she will be working with acclaimed directors such as David Fincher and Stephen Sonderbergh in two of these projects. She has been quoted as explaining, "My sense is that Hollywood is something in the past - I've escaped it".