Juliet Landau

Biography

Date of Birth 30 March 1965, Los Angeles, California, USA Birth Name Juliet Rose Landau Height 5' 7" (1.70 m) Mini Biography Juliet Landau, the daughter of Martin Landau and Barbara Bain, co-starred in Tim Burton's highly acclaimed Ed Wood (1994) as "Loretta King" and starred opposite Whoopi Goldberg and Armin Mueller-Stahl in New Line Cinema's Theodore Rex (1995) (V) as "Dr. Veronica Shade". She portrays "Drusilla" in the television dramas "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" (1997) and _"Angel" (1999/I)_, and will next be seen co-starring in Henry Jaglom's latest film, Going Shopping (2005). Some of the diverse independent films in which she has starred include Citizens of Perpetual Indulgence (2000), Direct Hit (1994), Life Among the Cannibals (1996), Ravager (1997), Carlo's Wake (1999) opposite Michael Chiklis, Christopher Meloni and Rita Moreno, and Repossessed (2002), opposite JoBeth Williams. Juliet has received outstanding notices for leading roles in the theatre, including Clifford Odets' "Awake and Sing!" at the Pittsburgh Public Theatre and, in Los Angeles, "Uncommon Women and Others", "The Pushcart Peddlers", "Billy Irish", "We're Talking Today Here", "How to Steal an Election", "Failure of Nerve", the West Coast premiere of "Irish Coffee" and the world premiere of the musical "The Songs of War". She was a professional ballerina and is a member of the Actors Studio. IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous Trivia Her sister is producer Susan Landau Finch. Daughter of Martin Landau and Barbara Bain Currently resides in Los Angeles. Her parents moved to London, England when she was a child. She studied both acting and classical ballet at the American school in London, before returning to the States at the age of 18. Personal Quotes I have an action figure, and so do my parents, so it's odd that we all have these dolls of ourselves. It's a little bit surreal but kind of fun. You can play with the whole family. I like working in both movies and television. Television is faster, not very much rehearsal and a lot of material is shot in a day. Big budget movies are luxurious in terms of the schedule. Independent films often shoot fast as well. I loved dancing. I still use my dance background in the different physicality's of each character I work on. Once I started studying acting, I was energized and excited by the verbal exchange, having a conceptual communication of what was being expressed. As a dancer, I was technically very proficient. But for me, dancing was always about expressing something more. With acting you add the component of language to the above. I've been really fortunate in the fact that I've gotten a chance to do a real wide range of all different kinds of characters. Drusilla is amazing, and is such a rich character, and then to go from that and work on a New York Italian character, to get that diversity of roles. That's what makes me tick. I love that I've gotten a chance to do a lot of that. I've always wanted to do a period movie, to do something the turn of the century and I'm really fascinated by that whole time period. It's been really so interesting through Buffy to get to visit some of that. Although I can say that corsets aren't really very comfortable.

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Birth Name

Juliet Rose Landau

Birth Place

Los Ángeles, California, Estados Unidos

Birth Date

3/30/1965
Known For
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Theodore Rex

Dr. Veronica Shade

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Where the Road Runs Out

Corina

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A Place Among the Dead

Jules

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Ravager

Sarra

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Fatal Reunion

Lisa Calders

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Life Among the Cannibals

Rachel

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Toolbox Murders

Julia Cunningham

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Dark Hearts

Astrid

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Direct Hit

Shelly

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El Imperio de Neon

Twink Talaman

Starring In
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A Place Among the Dead

Jules

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The Terror of Hallow's Eve

Nurse Pryce

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The Bronx Bull

Starlet

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Where the Road Runs Out

Corina

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Dark Hearts

Astrid

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Justice League: Doom

Ten (voice)

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InSight

Dr. Lisa Rosan

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Green Lantern: First Flight

Labella (voice)

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Hack!

Mary Shelley King

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Fatal Reunion

Lisa Calders

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Toolbox Murders

Julia Cunningham

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Angel: Series 3

Drusilla (7 episodes, 2000-2004)

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Life Among the Cannibals

Rachel

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Angel - Season Four

Drusilla (7 episodes, 2000-2004)

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Ravager

Sarra

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Theodore Rex

Dr. Veronica Shade

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Ed Wood

Loretta King

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Direct Hit

Shelly

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El Imperio de Neon

Twink Talaman

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The Grifters

Young Lilly (uncredited)

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Pump Up the Volume

Joni (scenes deleted)

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