Born and trained in New York City, Julie Carmen began her acting career off-off-Broadway, dancing on Broadway in 'Zoot Suit,' but her film career was launched playing the Puerto Rican mother in John Cassavetes' 'Gloria' opposite Gena Rowlands. Julie studied extensively with Sanford Meisner at the Neighborhood Playhouse, with Uta Hagen at HB Studio and more recently with Patsy Rodenburg and Sara Mornell. Julie joined the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences in the class of 2016. She was inducted into the New Mexico Film and Television Hall of Fame in 2018 for her iconic Southwestern roles in 'Milagro Beanfield War' and Gore Vidal's 'Billy the Kid.' Julie sat on the Board of Directors of IFP/West Film Independent for six years during which time Julie suggested the creation of the John Cassavetes Award, since she just finished acting in Cassavetes' film 'Gloria' and wanted to encourage filmmakers who embraced Cassavetes' experiential style of story telling. Carmen Zapata invited Julie to sit on the Board of Directors of Women in Film for four years as a way to ensure there would always be at least one Latina on the Board. In this article, we will talk about Julie Carmen's Biography including Net Worth, Age, Birthday, Height, Weight, Family, Children etc.
Julie Carmen Biography
Julie is extremely grateful to have co-starred in films for John Cassavetes, Michael Mann (I), Robert Redford (I), John Carpenter (I), Nicolas Roeg, William A. Graham, Seth Zvi Rosenfeld, Franc Reyes, Tommy Lee Wallace, Carl Schultz, Dan Petrie, Jr., Michael Olmos, Tom Dolby, Tom Williams and on television for Karen Arthur (I), Betty Thomas (I), David Milch, Paris Barclay, Debbie Allen, Deborah Kampmeier and Quentin Tarantino.
Julie is known for her ageless chameleon qualities, effortlessly shape shifting into extremely diverse roles. She played Angelina Jolie's elegant plantation owner mother, fighting to free their enslaved workers; she's often remembered as sexually-insatiable environmental revolutionary Nina in the HBO series Dream On; John Leguizamo's lesbian freedom-fighting mother; the existential book editor opposite Sam Neill in John Carpenter's In the Mouth of Madness; but her favorite incarnation was Regine Dandridge in the horror cult classic Fright Night Part Two.
Julie holds a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology and worked for 20 years part-time as a licensed marriage and family therapist and certified yoga therapist. Her great-grandfather, Jose Manuel (Lico) Jiménez, (1851-1917) was a child protege Afro Cuban classical pianist from Trinidad, Cuba who emigrated to Europe to perform in the Jiménez Trio in 200 concerts along with his father and brother. Lico Jiménez is credited for bringing German Lied music back to his home country, Cuba. Julie is executive producing a documentary film called Lico Jiménez the Ebony Liszt.
Julie grew up with her great aunt who played Titania in Max Reinhard's Midsummer Night's Dream in Berlin and her twin sister, Julie's grandmother, an obstetric nurse. Julie's mom is a retired high school Spanish and German teacher and her dad was a prolific poet who worked as a paper salesman. Julie's only brother is a public health physician, epidemiologist and occupational medicine doctor in Manhattan. Her godmother, blacklisted character actress Lily Valenty, introduced Julie to her first agent, Walter Kohner who immediately booked her as female lead in two European films for Filmverlaug in Berlin. Julie stayed in Europe to star in Basque director, Alfonso Ungria's film Africa.
As a teenager, Julie worked as the resident choreographer at INTAR Theater in Manhattan when it was under the artistic direction of Cuban-American Max Ferra, choreographing the plays, 'Yoruba', 'Espetaculo Valle Inclan' and 'The Shoemaker's Prodigious Wife' by Lorca. At age 15 she danced with a friend's transvestite theater company in Sheyla Baykal's Palm Casino Review at the Bouwerie Lane Theater in New York and Gossamer Wings at Theater for a New City on Jane Street in Greenwich Village.
Her most recent films--'Windows on the World' (2017) opposite Edward James Olmos and Ryan Guzman; 'You Can't Say No' (2018), opposite Peter Fonda (I), and 'Dawn Patrol' (2014/III) opposite Scott Eastwood (I)--mark her return to the big screen after taking some family time.
"Because the world is too troubled for any of us to rest, " Julie recently acquired the film rights to produce four films based on books and she directed her third short film, "The Unnecessary Salvation of Mary McDaniel", written by Herman Johansen with music composed by Maria Newman and Scott Hosfeld.
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Julie Carmen Age in 2022 and Birthday Info
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|Date of Birth||:||April 04, 1954|
|Birth Place||:||New York, New York, USA|
|Age in 2022||:||68 years|
|Next Birthday||:||04 April, 2023|
Julie Carmen Height and Weight
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Julie Carmen Family (Spouse, Children, Parents, Siblings, Relatives)
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|Spouse (s)||:||Gary Hoffman (? - present) (2 children)|
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Julie Carmen Net Worth in 2022
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Julie Carmen Facts and Trivia
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- Began her career acting in experimental Off-Broadway plays.
- Was a ballerina for seven years.
- Mother, with Gary Hoffman, of one son and one daughter.
- Is also a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology.
- Studied extensively with Sanford Meisner at Neighborhood Playhouse and Uta Hagen at HB Studio.
- The day when Julie Carmen was born was Sunday.
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