Julie Halston Biography (1954-)

Original name, Julie Abatelli; born December 7, 1954, in Flushing, NY; daughter of Rudy (in tobacco sales) and Julia Madeline (a teacher's assistant;maiden name, Gardner) Abatelli.

Actress, producer
Birth Details
December 7, 1954
Flushing, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • Stage Appearances
  • Mrs. Tooley and Betty, Times Square Angel, Provincetown Playhouse,New York City, 1985-86
  • Enid Whetwhistle, Sleeping Beauty, or Coma, Provincetown Playhouse, 1986
  • La Condesa, Vampire Lesbians of Sodom, Provincetown Playhouse, 1986
  • Kitty, The Lady in Question, Workshop of the Performing Arts, WPATheatre, then Orpheum Theatre, both New York City, 1989
  • Vampire Lesbians of Sodom, Cornet Theatre, Los Angeles, 1990
  • Claudia, Money Talks, Promenade Theatre, New York City, 1990
  • Red Scare on Sunset, WPA Theatre, then Lucille Lortel Theatre, NewYork City, both 1991
  • Julie Halston's Lifetime of Comedy (solo show), Actors' Playhouse, New York City, 1992
  • You Should Be So Lucky, Primary Stages, New York City, 1994
  • Also appeared as Evangeline and Mrs. Mooney, The Dubliners, Theatre 22, New York City; She, My Type, 45th Street Theatre, New York City;and Aunt Vulva, Theodora, She-Bitch of Byzantium, Theatre-in-Limbo, New York City; appeared in The Boys from Syracuse, City Center Theatre,New York City, and in Icarus at the Humana Festival and The Innocents Crusade.
  • Major Tours
  • Julie Halston Speaks (solo show), U.S. cities, 1984-85
  • Stage Work
  • Associate producer, Psycho Beach Party, Players Theatre, New YorkCity, 1987-88
  • Executive producer, Sex Slaves of the Lost Kingdom, The World, NewYork City, 1988
  • Assistant to the producer, The Lady in Question, Orpheum Theatre,1989
  • Film Appearances
  • (Film debut) The Silence of the Lambs (scenes deleted), Orion, 1990
  • Mrs. Glicker, Addams Family Values, 1993
  • Inez, The Juror, Columbia TriStar, 1996
  • Patient with jowls, Celebrity, Miramax, 1998
  • Julie, David Searching, 1998
  • Sadie Gordon, Joe Gould's Secret, USA Films, 2000
  • Concert party guest, Small Time Crooks, DreamWorks Distribution, 2000
  • Television Appearances
  • Movies
  • Dottie Frank, Dottie Gets Spanked, 1993
  • Carol, Drunks, Showtime, 1995
  • Episodic
  • Jane, "Life Choice," Law & Order, NBC, 1991
  • Women Aloud, Comedy Central, 1992
  • Mrs. Szowski, "Guns and Gossip," My So-Called Life, ABC, 1994
  • Lapinsky, "Damaged," Law & Order, NBC, 1998
  • Also appeared as a commentator on CBS This Morning, CBS.
  • Other Television Appearances
  • Julie, Those Two (pilot), CBS, 1993
  • Mrs. McCutcheon, The Man Who Came to Dinner (special), PBS, 2000

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