(CNN)Here is a look at the life of actress Julie Andrews.
PersonalBirth date: October 1, 1935Birth place: Walton-on-Thames, United Kingdom Birth name: Julia Elizabeth WellsRead MoreFather: Edward Wells, teacherMother: Barbara (Morris) Andrews, pianist Marriages: Blake Edwards (1969-2010, his death); Tony Walton (1959-1968, divorced)Children: adopted with Blake Edwards: Joanna, 1975, Amelia, 1974; with Tony Walton: Emma, 1962Other FactsTook stepfather Ted Andrews’ last name. Is a children’s book author.Nominated for three Academy Awards and won one.Nominated for five Grammy Awards and won two. Also received a Lifetime Achievement Award.Nominated for three Tony Awards.Nominated for eight Primetime Emmy Awards and won two.Timeline1946 – Performs at London’s Stage Door Canteen in front of Queen Elizabeth, wife of King George VI.1954 – Moves to New York to play the lead role in the Broadway show “The Boy Friend.”1956-1962 – Stars in “My Fair Lady” on Broadway.1960-1963 – Stars in “Camelot” on Broadway.1964 – Makes her screen debut in “Mary Poppins.”1965 – Wins a Grammy Award, with Dick Van Dyke, for the 1964 Best Recording For Children for “Mary Poppins.” 1965 – Wins the 1964 Academy Award for Best Actress for “Mary Poppins.”1965 – The film “The Sound of Music” is released.1995-1997 – Stars in “Victor/Victoria” on Broadway.1997 – Undergoes surgery to remove a non-cancerous growth on her vocal cords. The surgery causes her to lose her singing voice. 2000 – Andrews files a lawsuit against the surgeon who removed the growth from her vocal cords. After accepting an undisclosed settlement, the lawsuit is dropped.2000 – Is made a Dame Commander of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II.2001 – Receives Kennedy Center Honors.2008 – Publishes autobiography “Home: A Memoir of My Early Years.”2011 – Wins a Grammy Award for 2010 Best Spoken Word Album For Children for “Julie Andrews’ Collection Of Poems, Songs, And Lullabies.” 2011 – Receives a Lifetime Achievement Grammy Award.March 26, 2015 – Celebrates the 50th anniversary of “The Sound of Music” at the famed TLC Chinese Theatre in Hollywood.August 4, 2015 – Australia’s Minister for Trade, Tourism and Major Events announces that Julie Andrews, Broadway’s original Eliza Doolittle, will be directing a new production of “My Fair Lady” at the Sydney Opera House to celebrate the musical’s 60th anniversary.June 2, 2016 – Netflix announces that Andrews will star in the new show “Julie’s Greenroom,” premiering in 2017.September 6, 2016 – The Julie Andrews-directed production of “My Fair Lady” officially opens at the Sydney Opera House.May 1, 2019 – Andrews second memoir, “Home Work: A Memoir of My Early Years,” is announced. It will be published on October 15, 2019 by Hachette Books. June 20, 2019 – Netflix and Shondaland announce Andrews is set to voice a character in their new series based on Julia Quinn’s Bridgerton series of historical romance novels. April 2020 – Andrews and her daughter, children’s author and educator Emma Walton Hamilton, launch a weekly podcast, Julie’s Library, where they read their favorite children’s books.