Julie scrumptious! Old age? Embrace it, says Julie Walters – itll knock years off you


Julie scrumptious! Old age Embrace it, says Julie Walters – it’ll knock years off you
Will she work with Victoria Wood again Why did she nearly wear her dog And what’s the key to a happy marriage Gloriously outspoken as ever, Julie Walters reveals all…

Success story: Julie Walters, 61, has been nominated twice for an Oscar and won a Bafta along with a clutch of other awards that includes a CBE

Success story: Julie Walters, 61, has been nominated twice for an Oscar and won a Bafta along with a clutch of other awards that includes a CBE

Walters says she has gone grey gracefully:

Walters says she has gone grey gracefully: “Everyone says they love it, so Ive kept it. Frankly, its great not to have to dye my roots every five minutes, which my dear mum did into her 70s

Close family: Julie with husband Grant Roffey, and their daughter Maisie in 2005

Close family: Julie with husband Grant Roffey, and their daughter Maisie in 2005

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Julie as Mrs Overall on Acorn Antiques in 1986 (left) and as Molly Weasley in Harry Potter in 2011 (right)

Julie with co-star Michael Caine in the 1983 film Educating Rita for which she was nominated for an Oscar

Julie with co-star Michael Caine in the 1983 film Educating Rita for which she was nominated for an Oscar

Julie (far right) with Christine Baranski (left) and Meryl Streep in the 2008 film Mamma Mia

Julie (far right) with Christine Baranski (left) and Meryl Streep in the 2008 film Mamma Mia

Shortly Julie will play defence barrister Emma Watts (above) sporting grey hair for the first time on TV, in The Jury, a new ITV1 five-part drama written by Peter Morgan

Shortly Julie will play defence barrister Emma Watts (above) sporting grey hair for the first time on TV, in The Jury, a new ITV1 five-part drama written by Peter Morgan

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Daring to bare all in the 2003 hit Calendar Girls (left) and playing dance teacher Mrs Wilkinson with actor Jamie Bell in the 2000 film Billy Elliot (right) which got her an Oscar nomination