24 April 1973 |
Julie Cox (born 24 April 1973) is an English actress, perhaps best known for her role as Princess Irulan in the Sci Fi Channel's 2000 miniseries Frank Herbert's Dune and its 2003 sequel, Frank Herbert's Children of Dune.
Early life and education
One of Cox's earliest roles was the Childlike Empress in the 1994 film The NeverEnding Story III. She played Diana, Princess of Wales in Princess in Love by David Greene, a film released in 1996 based upon the publication by Anna Pasternak. Cox played the character Sophie Aronnax in a remake of 20,000 Leagues under the Sea in 1997, and in 1999 she appeared as Giulietta in the film adaptation of Alegría.
Cox starred with Jean-Claude Van Damme in Second in Command (2006) and in 2007 was the female lead in The Riddle alongside Vinnie Jones, Sir Derek Jacobi, and Vanessa Redgrave. She starred in The Oxford Murders with Elijah Wood and John Hurt in 2008.
Cox portrayed a fictionalised Mary Shelley, a companion of the Eighth Doctor, in several Big Finish Productions Doctor Who audio dramas, including The Company of Friends, The Silver Turk, The Witch from the Well and Army of Death.
Julie lives in Bristol, U.K. with her partner, with whom she has a son, Luke. In addition to acting, Cox also runs a business called "Luke Drew This" (named after her son), which creates clothing and gifts for families from children's artwork using organic and locally sourced materials.
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