Julia Fiona Roberts is an American actress. One of Hollywood's most bankable stars, she is known for her leading roles in films of several genres, from romantic comedies and dramas to thrillers and action films. Many of her films have earned over $100 million worldwide, and six have ranked among the highest-grossing films of their respective years. Her top-billing films have collectively brought in over $3.8 billion globally. She has received various accolades, including an Academy Award, a British Academy Film Award, and three Golden Globe Awards. Following an early breakthrough with appearances in Mystic Pizza and Steel Magnolias, Roberts established herself as a leading actress when she headlined the romantic comedy Pretty Woman, which grossed $464 million worldwide.