She is particularly known for her portrayals of emotionally troubled women, in independent, art house and Hollywood films, and has received many accolades including the Academy Award for Best Actress. After studying theatre at Boston University, Moore began her career with a series of television roles. From to , she was a regular in the soap opera As the World Turns, earning a Daytime Emmy for her performance. Her film debut was in Tales from the Darkside: The Movie , and she continued to play small roles for the next four years — including in the thriller The Hand That Rocks the Cradle
Julianne Moore wants to change the way people talk about aging. What are you going to do? Earlier that morning, she saw a "horribly poignant" clip of TV star Luke Perry, who died on Monday from a stroke at So I guess I'm more interested in talking about what a life is, where you can go, and how you change and grow. She begins a passionate courtship with the also-divorced Arnold John Turturro , whose unscrupulous behaviour briefly sends her on a downward spiral of reckless partying and hook-ups, and then back on the path to self-discovery.