Julianna Margulies was born in America but raised in England and Paris. Most famous for her work in ER and now The Good Wife, she is an ageless star. Here is part one of our list of facts about the actress.
Number Fifteen: ‘Do Not Disturb’
When she is memorizing her lines, she has a very specific routine. She puts a “Do Not Disturb” sign on the door, lies down on the couch and looks over her lines for the next day.
Number Fourteen: A Long Career of Hair Dyeing
She’s been using L’Oreal Paris to cover up her gray hair. She has been coloring her hair since she turned 30 because she didn’t want to pluck the white hairs out, assuming that it won’t grow back if she does that.
Number Thirteen: Julianna Margulies Escaped Death
Her character in ER was originally intended to be killed off in the very first episode of the show. The character was so popular with viewers, however, that the producers wanted to keep her on the show.
Number Twelve: Awakening the Buddha
She didn’t stay on ER forever, though. She describes the process involved in making the decision to leave the show, and this was when she was reading a book about Buddhism, closed her eyes, placed her finger on a page and read “Learn more, not earn more”.
Number Eleven: She Could Have Been in Face Off
We all know this blockbuster hit, but can you picture this movie with Julianna starring in it? Neither can we, but it’s true, she was offered a role in the film, and turned it down!
Number Ten: She Married Late on Purpose
Her parents were divorced while she was growing up. She didn’t want to put any kids she may have through that awful experience, so she decided to wait to tie the knot.
Number Nine: Her Big Shows Are Set in the Same Place
The two shows Julianna Margulies is best known for, ER and The Good Wife, both take place in the same city, Chicago. We hope you enjoyed part one of our list of facts and be sure to check back soon for part two.