In 2002 Julia Louis-Dreyfus And Her Husband Developed The Series Watching Ellie Which

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In 2002, she and her husband developed the series Watching Ellie, which only lasted two short seasons. 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. Louis-Dreyfus was born January 13, 1961 in the Manhattan borough of New York City. Her mother, Judith was a writer and special needs tutor, and her father, GĂ©rard Louis-Dreyfus (also known as William Louis-Dreyfus), was a French attorney and business executive. Her paternal grandfather was Pierre Louis-Dreyfus (1908-2011), a French Jew who fought in the French Resistance during World War II. Through her father, a billionaire heir to the Louis Dreyfus Group, one of the world’s largest commodities trading and merchandising firms, she had a cousin, Robert Louis-Dreyfus (1946-2009), former CEO of Adidas and owner of the Olympique de Marseille soccer team.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Julia Louis-Dreyfus

After Relocating To Washington DC When Julia Was Eight Her Mother Married

Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Julia Louis-Dreyfus


Her paternal grandfather was Pierre Louis-Dreyfus (1908-2011), a French Jew who fought in the French Resistance during World War II. After relocating to Washington, D.C., when Julia was eight, her mother married L. Thompson Bowles, Dean of the George Washington University Medical School. Through her father, a billionaire heir to the Louis Dreyfus Group, one of the world’s largest commodities trading and merchandising firms, she had a cousin, Robert Louis-Dreyfus (1946-2009), former CEO of Adidas and owner of the Olympique de Marseille soccer team. Louis-Dreyfus spent her childhood in several states and countries in connection with her stepfather’s work with Project HOPE, including Sri Lanka, Colombia and Tunisia.