Born into a family of entertainers, Julie Warner attained success at an early age through sheer hard work. Today, she has become one of the finest actresses in Hollywood, thanks to her outstanding performances in a plethora of movies and TV shows. She is perhaps best known for her roles in the 1981 soap opera Guiding Light, as well as Star Trek Series, Scrubs, Dexter, and Grey’s Anatomy.
The amount of commitment, time, and energy she puts into her career, has over the years, paid off in fame and fortune for Julie Warner. She has also earned a few awards and recognition. Even though Julie is incredibly successful in her career, the same can’t be said in her love life, as the actress is a divorcee. Let’s see how it all happened.
Julie Warner Began Her Acting Career At 16
The young Julie grew up in the Upper Westside of Manhattan in New York City, and by twelve years, Julie Warner was already in the Dalton School, where she was first spotted by a talent agent who saw her acting potential and advised her to consider a career in acting. Juliet Mia, aka Julie Warner, was born on February 9, 1965, in Manhattan, in New York, in the United States of America, to a mother who earned a living as a freelance book agent, private marketing consultant, and licensing director, while her father was a versatile musician.
While in her teenage years, Julie adhered to the advice of the talent agent, and 1981, she got her first role in a soap opera Guiding Light, a show that aired on CBS for over five and a half decades, from June 1952 to September 2009. The show was certified as the longest-running drama soap opera in American TV history, according to the Guinness Book of World Records. After a while, Julie Warner took some time off the screens to complete her education at Brown University, where she bagged a degree in Theatre arts in 1987.
Following successful completion of her education, the Manhattan native relocated to Los Angeles, where she worked as a waitress for months whilst constantly showing up for auditions. Her payday came in 1989 when she landed a role as Alice Greenwood on a Television show 21 Jump Street. Her impressive performance earned her another role as Christy Henshaw in Star Trek: The Next Generation between 1989 and 1990.
In 1990, she got two more roles in TV series, Stolen: One Husband and The Outsiders, where she portrayed the characters of Jennie and Charlene Walker, respectively. The same year, she made her debut appearance in the film Flatliners.
Her Role In Doc Hollywood Ushered Her To Stardom
Julie Warner got her big break in 1991 when she was cast in Doc Hollywood. Following her role of Vialula/’Lou’, Michael J. Fox‘s girlfriend in the romantic comedy film, she gained mainstream attention and more acting gigs began rolling her way. She then moved on to play one of her best-known roles to date, Elaine Young, in the comedy-drama film, Mr. Saturday Night, starring alongside Billy Crystal who wrote, directed, and produced the 1992 movie.
As a result of her performance in the aforementioned film, the actress was nominated for a Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Most Promising Actress in the year 1992. Julie Warner became a movie star three years later, as she sensationally executed the role of Michelle Brock in Tommy Boy with precision. The 1995 adventure comedy film had moderate success at the box office, having grossed $32.7 million worldwide on a budget of $20 million.
Later in 1996, Warner further established herself in the film industry, with her portrayal of Micki Rachel Levine in the romantic comedy film, Wedding Bell Blues. From 1999-2001, she cemented her place among Hollywood’s finest actresses with her depiction of Danni Lipton, the main role in the TV series, Family Law, appearing in 49 episodes. Afterward, Julie Warner scored more of TV roles and then had a career-low in the 2010s.
Julie Warner Has Appeared in Over 50 Movies So Far
In the course of her acting career, Julie Warner has accrued more than fifty acting credits under her belt, building an impressive resume in the process. Aside from the aforementioned roles, she was cast in a handful of acting projects in the 1990s. Some of them include Indian Summer (1993), The Puppet Masters (1994), White Lies (1997), and Pros & Cons (1999), as well as TV series such as Herman’s Head (1993), Pride & Joy (1995), Grown-Ups (1998), Mr. Murder (1998), and Party of Five (1999).
She also featured as Lorraine Bradley in the 2002 TV film, Baseball Wives, and Shelly in A Screwball Homicide (2003). From 2003-2006, she had a recurring role of Meghan O’Hara in the series Nip/Tuck, and subsequently, she starred in many TV films such as Hidden Howie: The Private Life of a Public Nuisance (2005), Uncaged Heart (2007), Crossroads: A Story of Forgiveness (2007), and Our First Christmas (2008).
Having carved a niche in the acting scene, Julie was also cast in Forever Strong as Natalie Penning in 2008 and further played the roles of Newscaster #1 and Barbara in Radio Free Albemuth (2010) and Little Women Big Cars (2012), respectively. She had minor roles in Leap Year (2011-12), Dexter (2012), Grey’s Anatomy (2013), and Code Black (2016) before featuring as Caterina Tancredi in The Beautiful Ones in 2017, and Female Curlisha in the 2020 film, Unbelievable!!!!!
Other films and TV series Julie Warner has featured in include Threat Matrix (2003), Scrubs (2004), Just Legal (2005), House (2006), Entourage (2006), Crash (2009), Supermoms (2012), Telling of the Shows (2014), Breaking Through (2015), and Chalk It Up (2016), among others.
The Actress Has Accumulated An Impressive Fortune
Julie Warner’s efforts in the entertainment industry have seen her amass an estimated net worth of $2 million. The Doc Hollywood star is not just a talented actress but also a good movie director and producer. She directed Family Law‘s Once Removed episode in 2002 and also teamed with other professionals to produce a documentary titled Special Thanks to Roy London in 2005. Thanks to her sheer hard work and professionalism, Julie can afford a comfortable lifestyle with her seven figures’ net worth.
Her Marriage to Jonathan Prince was Short-Lived
The 5 feet 2 inches tall director was once married. She is the ex-wife of the American scriptwriter and director Jonathan Prince, with whom she walked down the aisle on June 17, 1995. Prince is well-known for his works such as 18 Again, Throbs, and Mr. Merlin. He is the son of Optometrist, Dr. Martin Prince, and special-education teacher, Gayle Prince.
Julie and Jonathan’s wedding ceremony was held at the Ebell Club situated in Los Angeles and was officiated by Rabbi Meyer Heller. Their union was blessed with a son, Jackson, born sometime in 1997. Details of the former couple’s marriage, and what led to their divorce are still kept under wraps, even the year they signed the divorce papers is yet unknown. The only known fact about the two is that they are no longer together and have moved on with their lives.
What Has Julie Warner Been Up To Since their Divorce?
Since her separation from the American actor, director, screenwriter, and movie producer, Julie Warner has been leading a private lifestyle. As such, it’s still unknown whether the actress dated anyone after her split from Jonathan or is currently dating. She might have remarried as well but decided to keep her personal life on a low.
With Warner setting her Twitter account on private and also being inactive on other social media platforms, it’s quite hard to know her relationship status. As a result, it has been reported that the Tommy Boy actress is possibly single.