a native of Pittsburgh, and a daughter of a vascular surgeon comes from
a long line of doctors. She was determined to be the first female
doctor in the family, until a small teenage infraction caused her
father to issue an ultimatum: Be grounded or watch hemmorroid surgery.
She watched the surgery and decided against a medical career.
skating career ended, Julie auditioned for a local community theatre
play and won the part. Soon after, she attended an acting seminar with
two well known West Coast casting directors and a New York based
manager, Vincent Cirrincione, who has represented her since that time.
After studying at NYU, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue her career.
has been in Jossverse from the word “go”, when her
character of Darla
appeared in the pilot of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. The once long-time
lover and partner in crime to the great Angelus, the pair wreaked havoc
across the world, leaving a bloody trail behind them.
Darla being staked in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, writers caused a stir
by bringing the character back in the first season finale of Angel. In
season two, a further twist was added when it was revealed that Darla
was human. The creativity of the writers came forth with the character
of Darla when she was sired by Drusilla and later became pregnant by
Angel. The once unfeeling creature staked herself in order to give her