Julia Scarlett Elizabeth Louis-Dreyfus (born January 13, 1961) is an American actress, comedian and producer. She is known for her television work on Seinfeld, The New Adventures of Old Christine, and Veep, which she has starred in since April 2012.
Louis-Dreyfus broke into comedy as a performer in The Practical Theatre Company in Chicago, which led her to casting in the sketch show Saturday Night Live from 1982 to 1985.
1. I HAVE NO AGENDA EXCEPT TO BE FUNNY. NEITHER I OR THE WRITERS PROFESS TO OFFER ANY WORLDLY WISDOM.
2. THE SEINFELD MOTTO: NO LEARNING, NO HUGGING.
3. I’VE ACTUALLY CONSIDERED GOING WITH MY MARRIED NAME, JULIA HALL, BUT ALL THE PAPERWORK.
4. EVEN MY GREAT GRAND-MOTHER DID IMPRESSIONS.
5. EVERYBODY SEEMS TO KNOW ME. IT’S VERY STRANGE.
6. NEW YORK IS NICE, BUT I DON’T LIKE IT AS MUCH AS I USED TO.
7. THERE’S A PRESSURE REGARDLESS OF THAT TO DO A GOOD SHOW.
8. I ALWAYS WANTED TO PERFORM.
9. THE SCHEDULE OF DOING A LIVE TV SHOW EVERY WEEK IS VERY DIFFICULT.
10. MY GOAL IS, OF COURSE, FOR THIS SHOW TO DO WELL, AND I WOULD LOVE IT IF PEOPLE LIKED IT.
11. I REALLY DO LIKE TO WORK. I WILL WORK AGAIN. BUT ON MY TERMS.