See Throwback Photos of Julia Roberts, Who Turns 54 Today
Here are some of the movie star's best moments from the '80s and '90s.
One of Hollywood's biggest stars is celebrating a special day today. Oct. 28 is Julia Roberts' birthday, and the actor just turned 54 years old. The star usually keeps her life private life pretty quiet, so don't expect paparazzi pics from some big birthday celebration at a club. Instead, fans might get a silly birthday Instagram post like she's shared in the past.
But while we can't count on Roberts to post a slideshow of old photos of herself for the big day, that doesn't mean we can't. The A-lister has been very famous for a very long time, with an acting career spanning from the late '80s to today. Read on to check out some fun throwback pictures of Roberts, including a couple of her career highlights.
First up, we have this photo from 1985 in which Roberts and her siblings, Lisa and Eric Roberts, were photographed with Jon Voight at the premiere party for the movie Runaway Train. At the time, Roberts was only 18 years old.
In this photo from 1986, Roberts was at the Baronet Theater in New York City with her brother for the premiere of Steaming.
One of Roberts' first major roles was in the 1988 movie Mystic Pizza, a dramedy about three teenagers working at a pizza place. Here, she is pictured on set with co-stars Lili Taylor and Annabeth Gish.
Roberts wore a chunky knit sweater and high socks to the premiere of Great Balls of Fire! in 1989. She attended with her boyfriend at the time, Dylan McDermott.
Here, McDermott and Roberts were photographed together at an awards show. They starred together in the movie Steel Magnolias, which was released in 1989.
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In another photo from 1989, Roberts is seen with her Steel Magnolias co-stars at the premiere of the film. She's pictured with Shirley MacLaine, Daryl Hannah, Sally Field, and Dolly Parton. The movie was a huge early role for Roberts. She was nominated for an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress and won a Golden Globe in the same category.
Roberts went with a gray suit and a tie for the 1990 Golden Globe Awards when she won Best Supporting Actress for Steel Magnolias.
Roberts was in a blonde hair phase when she attended the 1991 Academy Awards with then-partner Kiefer Sutherland.
The actor chatted with Whoopi Goldberg while wearing a very stripe-y casual look at an event in 1993.
Flashing forward a few years, lastly we have Roberts posing alongside My Best Friend's Wedding co-star Cameron Diaz at the movie's premiere in 1997.