Birthdate / place
1973 in Ely, England.
Her father is an engineer, works in the oil business. She has an older brother and a younger sister, Samie. Her Irish/Scottish mother died when she was very young.
Speaks fluent French and English
Born in Ely (England) near Cambridge, Julie Cox was raised in the highlands of Scotland. At the age of six, she moved with her family to Jakarta (Indonesia), where her father worked in the oil business. She attended school and drama classes in Jakarta, Indonesia; Melbourne, Australia; Houston, Texas; and Malaysia. She currently lives in London.
She attended school and drama classes in Jakarta, Indonesia; Melbourne, Australia; Houston, Texas; and Malaysia. She led a peripatetic life in southeast Asia attending 16 schools, during which time she became interested in acting at the age of 13, in Jakarta. After graduating from high school in Australia, she returned to England (where her grandparents lived) at the age of 18, by this time a foreigner in her own country to study acting. In London, she was invited to act in a commercial, and thereafter began to receive acting assignments in the U.K. and on the continent. After spending two years honing her craft in a Paris theatre workshop, she returned to England in 1992, secured an agent, and launched her professional screen career in The Neverending Story 3.
- Has a predilection for Bruce Lee movies.
- One of Cox's more eccentric favorites is the underrated 1980 SF film Flash Gordon.
Kickboxing, Horseback riding, Dance (ballroom, swing, ballet)
- Romantic stories, Arthurian legends, SciFi books (Arthur C. Clarke, Isaac Asimov, Philip K. Dick, William Gibson, J.R.R Tolkien, Iain M. Banks, Ray Bradbury, Greg Bear).
Favorites Sci-Fi books are Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep ?, Neuromancer and Eon.
- Julie wanted to be an astronaut or a racecar driver.
- Loves the Baroque art in the 1920s.
- First read Dune when she was 13, after her brother read it. At that time she read anything he did because she looked up to him as her big brother. He got her into sci-fi.
Whenever she got a role, the first question she usually asked was whether she was wearing a corset again or not.
The worst part while making Frank Herbert's Dune : her shoes.
- She smokes.
- Julie is a vegetarian.