Julia Morris is one of Australia’s most accomplished and celebrated performers. A quadruple threat, Julia has seamlessly moved between the stage and the screen for over 34 years.
Julia first appeared on Aussie TV at 17, singing on the talent show New Faces. By the mid-90s, Julia was a household name as a headlining stand-up and actor, with starring roles in comedy sketch favourite Full Frontal, night-time talk show In Melbourne Tonight and comedy panel show, Beauty and the Beast.
As a stand-up comedian, Julia has featured in every major comedy festival in the world, taking to the stage with Whoopi Goldberg, Richard Pryor and Robin Williams.
Moving to London in 2000, ‘Lady JMo’ featured in several British sitcoms, co-hosted Liquid News, a daily entertainment show on the BBC while also featuring on several comedy panels including Stephen Fry’s QI.
Her 2001 solo show won the prestigious Herald Angel Award at the Edinburgh Comedy Festival. With a groundswell of comedy fans, Julia also won Time Out London’s ‘Comedy Performer of the Year’.
In 2008, Julia and Australian Opera star David Hobson won Channel 7’s celebrity singing show, It Takes Two.
Having won ‘Best Australian Act’ at the Time Out Sydney 2009 Comedy Awards, Julia relocated her family to Los Angeles, where she studied with Hollywood acting coach, Lesly Kahn.
In late 2011 Julia returned home to become Australia’s very first Celebrity Apprentice, raising nearly $200,000 for breast cancer research. By the following year, Julia was cast as the female lead, Gemma Crabb, in the Nine Network drama House Husbands that saw Julia nominated for ‘Most Popular Actress’ in Australia’s Logie Awards for five years in a row.
In 2013 Julia hosted Nine Network’s Australia’s Got Talent. The same year, her No Judgement stand-up tour won the Helpmann Award for Best Comedy.
Julia has co-hosted Network 10’s hit reality show, I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! since it first ventured in to the jungle in 2015.
In 2020, Julia is stepping back on to the stage again with a brand new standup show and a national tour, I’m Not Even Joking.
Julia lives in Melbourne with her husband Dan, daughters Ruby and Sophie and their dog, Tootsie.
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