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Julie Wilson

Riddhi Published On Fri Apr 03 2020   Modified On Fri Apr 03 2020
Julie Wilson

Facts of Julie Wilson

Full NameJulie Wilson
First NameJulie
Last NameWilson
Birth NameJulie May Wilson
Birth CityOmaha, Nebraska
Birth CountryUSA
Father NameRussell Wilson
Mother NameEmily
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseBarron Reynold Polan(1954-55), Harvey Goldstein Bernhard, Michael McAloney
No Of Children2
FilmographyThe Secret Storm,Kiss Me kate
EducationRoyal Academy of Dramatic Arts
Date of BirthOctober 21,1924
Age95 years


    Body and Relation Status of Julie Wilson

    What is Julie Wilson marital status ?Married
    How many children does Julie Wilson have ?2
    Who is Julie Wilson married with?Barron Reynold Polan(1954-55), Harvey Goldstein Bernhard, Michael McAloney

    Late American actress and singer Julie May Wilson AKA Julie Wilson is widely known as the queen of cabaret. For her performance in the Legs Diamond, she was nominated for Best Featured Actress in a Musical in 1989 for Tony Award.


    Julie Wilson was born on October 21, 1924, in Omaha, Nebraska, United States. She was the daughter of Emily (née Wilson), a hairdresser, and Russell Wilson, a coal salesman.

    Regarding education, she joined Omaha University but dropped out from there. Later on, she joined the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts.

    What Is The Cause Of Her Death?

    The actress died at the age of 90 on April 5, 2015, in Manhattan, New York City, New York. As per the report, she died of a stroke.

    Married Three Times In Her Lifetime; Mother Of Two

    The late actress, Julie Wilson was married for the third time. Firstly she was married to the talent agent Barron Reynold Polan

    They shared the wedding vows on October 18, 1954; however, their relationship didn't last more than a year and got divorced in December 1955.

    Soon after the divorce with the first husband, she tied the knot with producer Harvey Goldstein Bernhard in Las Vegas, NV in December 1955 but they parted their ways after two years in 1957.

    Julie Wilson with her son
    Julie Wilson with her son

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    She was married to actor/producer, Michael McAloney in 1961. Together the couple welcomed two kids; Holt McCallany and Michael Jr. Holt is an American writer, actor as well as a producer who died in 1991. 

    However, her third relationship also didn't last forever as they divorced in 1969.

    Early Career

    While the late actress was in her teenage days, she was involved in the musical group Hank's Hepcats. She also took part in Miss Nebraska and was able to win the title.

    Later on, she moved to New York City during World war II and started working in nightclubs.

     In a 1948 newspaper column, the gossip columnist, Hedda Hopper referred her as Kay Thomson's discovery. She also claimed that Julie "was being tested by Arthur Freed at Metro." 

    Professional Career

    The actress made her debut in the acting career with her Broadway performances in 1946 Three to Make Ready

    After five years, she moved to London and appeared in the West End production of Kiss Me, Kate. There, she stayed for around four years and appeared in South Pacific and Bells Are Ringing.

    Actress, Julie Wilson

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    Again she returned to New York and replaced Diener in Kismet. Some of her other notable Broadway work includes Jimmy, The Pajama Game and Legs Diamond. 

    She has also toured in A Little Night Music, Silk Stockings, Follies, and Panama Hattie and Company.

    In 1957, Wilson was a part of Ray Anthony's Orchestra where she contributed vocals for the film, This Could Be The Night. She also appeared in the film as Ivy Corleone.

    Julie also appeared in The Strange One as Rosebud. She also had credits on TV in daytime soap opera, Unique Secret Storm. She was also a part of Kiss Me, Kate, and The Ed Sullivan Show.

    Her net worth was in millions, during her last days.