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Surrey, England is the birthplace of Dame Julie Andrews, and October 1, 1935 is the date of that birth. She was a child actress and songstress and had been on Broadway, having been nominated for Tony Awards for Camelot and My Fair Lady, her feature debut was in Mary Poppins in 1964, which won her a Best Actress Academy Award. She starred in The Sound of Music in 1965. She was married to Tony Walton, a set designer, in 1959, and they were divorced in 1967. They had a daughter, Emma Katherine Walton, a prolific writer of children's books. She was married to Blake Edwards in 1969 until his death in 2010. They had four children, two from his first marriage and two adopted.

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