Julie Sommars Biography

Julie Sommars whose birth name is Juliana Edith  Sommars was born in Fremont, Nebraska, the United States on April 15, 1942. She is an American actress.

She won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress  Television Series Musical or Comedy for her role in The Governor & J.J. in 1970 and was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress on Television for Matlock in 1990.

Julie Sommars Age

Julie Sommars was born in Fremont, Nebraska, the United States on April 15, 1942.

Julie Sommars Height | Julie Sommars Weight

Julie Sommars stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches and weighs 57.6 kgs. Similarly, her hair is dark brown that goes perfect with her blue pair of eyes.

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Julie Sommars Spouse

Juliana Edith Sommars is popularly known as Julie Sommars currently lives in Los Angeles with her husband number 4. She married husband, John Karns on the 2nd of April 1984. Their union has endured for 35 years without any notable friction as the duo peacefully slithers into old age as a happy and contented couple.

Before Julie Sommars met her current spouse, she had already been into three marriages which all failed within very short periods. Her first foray into matrimony was in 1960 when she tied the conjugal knot with her first love Jack Donner. Though they exchanged their marriage vows on the 19th of September 1960, the details of their married life were never made public and consequently, nobody knows when and how the marriage came to an end.

After her first marriage came to an end, Julie Sommars hooked up with a man, Robert Christopher Trentacosta. They dated for a while and decided to culminate their relationship into marriage at a 1964 wedding that took place precisely on the 4th of November 1964. From what is obvious, marital bliss was never a part of that particular union because it crashed within one year, ending in a 1965 divorce.

It seems that Julie Sommars had a long break from romantic relationships after her second marriage but she surfaced on the matrimonial front again in 1971, this time, she walked down the aisle with Stuart Erwin Jr. Their nuptials were accomplished on the 17th of September 1971 and ended in divorce on the 4th of August 1980.

The famed actress has three children from all her marriages, a girl, Jacey Erwin and a couple of boys, Bill and Michael Erwin. Notable among her children is Michael who worked with the then vice president of the United States Al Gore during his electioneering campaign.

Julie Sommars Net Worth

The Golden Globe Award winner has appeared in numerous TV series Matlock, Diagnosis Murder, Rituals, Magnum, P.I. and more. Her most notable role in the TV Musical or Comedy The Governor & J.J in 1970 won her the Golden Globe Award. Furthermore, she got nominated for the Golden Globe Award for her outstanding work on TV series Matlock in 1990.

Apart from her outstanding work on TV, she starred in the Silver Screen with a lead role in 1965Columbia Pictures’ western The Great Sioux Massacre. Likewise, she featured in the movies Herbie goes to Monte Carlo in 1977 which has a gross collection of $29 million worldwide. Similarly her movie The Pad and How to Use it was made at the budget of $300 thousand in 1966.

Julie Sommars Health

The 77-year-old American actress Julie Sommars is health there has been no information about her being unhealthy.

Julie Sommars Career

Julie is best known for her work on TV. She made her TV debut In 1960, at eighteen years old, in a scene of The Loretta Young Show. She later showed up in Gunsmoke, Shirley Temple’s Storybook, The Great Adventure, Bonanza, Run, Buddy, Run, Perry Mason, Ben Casey, Death Valley Days, The Fugitive, The Man from U.N.C.L.E., Get Smart, and Love, American Style.

From 1969-70, Sommars featured as Jennifer Jo “J.J.” Drinkwater, the little girl of Dan Dailey’s the “Senator” in the CBS parody arrangement, The Governor and J.J… In 1970, she won Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy for her exhibition on show. The arrangement was dropped after two seasons.

After The Governor and J.J., Sommars assumed the main jobs in various made for TV motion pictures and featured in a few pilots. She visitor featured on The Rockford Files, McCloud, McMillan, Barnaby Jones, Fantasy Island, Magnum, P.I., and Diagnosis: Murder.

In 1984, she was an ordinary cast part in the brief syndicated drama, Rituals. From 1987 to 1994, Sommars played associate District Attorney Julie March on the NBC lawful arrangement, Matlock. This job likewise earned her an assignment for a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress on Television in 1990.

Julie has shown up in four motion pictures. She played the female lead in the 1965 Columbia Pictures’ western The Great Sioux Massacre inverse Joseph Cotten. The next year, she featured with Brian Bedford in the parody film, The Pad and How to Use It.

In 1977, Sommars co-featured inverse Dean Jones and Don Knotts as the lovely yet decisive youthful race vehicle driver Diane Darcy in Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo.

Julie Sommars Movies And TV Shows

  • Letter to Loretta as Laury Barlow (1 episode, 1960)
  • Sea Hunt as Betty Crane (Season 3, Episode 31, 1960)
  • Shirley Temple’s Storybook as Princess Mary (1 episode, 1960)
  • Holiday Lodge as Cecilia (1 episode, 1961)
  • The Tall Man as Anna Henry (1 episode, 1961)
  • Outlaws as Ellie (1 episode, 1961)
  • The Great Adventure as Meg Jethro (1 episode, 1964)
  • Memo from Purgatory (1964)
  • Bonanza – Episode – The Roper – Emma Hewitt (1964)
  • Sex and the College Girl (1964) as Susan
  • Slattery’s People as Electra Walton (1 episode, 1965)
  • Flipper as Tina’s Mother (1 episode, 1965)
  • Perry Mason as Helen Kendall (1 episode, 1965)
  • Mr. Novak as Ellen Cable (1 episode, 1965)
  • Ben Casey as Ruth Ann Carmody (1 episode, 1965)
  • The Great Sioux Massacre (1965) as Caroline Reno
  • Death Valley Days as Tulie in “Peter the Hunter”, and as Sister Blandina Segale in “The
  • Fastest Nun in the West” (2 episodes, 1964, 1966)
  • Gunsmoke as Bess Campbell (4 episodes, 1964-1966)
  • Gunsmoke as Sara Stone (1 episode, 1966)
  • Gunsmoke as Gert
  • The Pad and How to Use It (1966) as Doreen Marshall
  • Run Buddy Run as Betsy Jensen (1 episode, 1966)
  • Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre as Maggie Lake (1 episode, 1966)
  • The Fugitive as Carla Karac (2 episodes, 1965-1966)
  • My Husband Tom…and John unaired pilot film (1966)
  • The Man from U.N.C.L.E. as Darlene Sims (2 episodes, 1965-1967)
  • The Invaders as Grace Vincent (1 episode, 1967)
  • He & She as Rosemary Wallace (1 episode, 1967)
  • Dundee and the Culhane as Lela (1 episode, 1967)
  • Get Smart as Mimsi Sage (1 episode, 1968)
  • European Eye (1968) as Molly
  • Felony Squad as Ellen Willis (2 episodes, 1968)
  • Judd for the Defense as Trish Overbaugh (1 episode, 1968)
  • The Name of the Game as Barbara Ellis (1 episode, 1968)
  • The Virginian as Martha Carson (1 episode, 1968)
  • The F.B.I. as Betty Caldwell (3 episodes, 1967-1969)
  • Lancer as Catha Cameron (1 episode, 1969)
  • The Governor & J.J. as Jennifer Jo Drinkwater (39 episodes, 1969-1970)
  • Five Desperate Women (1971) as Mary Grace Brown
  • The Harness (1971) as Jennifer Shagaras
  • How to Steal an Airplane (1971) as Dorothy
  • McCloud as Jennie (1 episode, 1971)
  • Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law as Jill Penniman (1 episode, 1972)
  • Rex Harrison Presents Stories of Love (1974) as Patricia
  • Thriller as Ann Rogers (1 episode, 1974)
  • Fools, Females, and Fun (1974) as Alice Shoemaker
  • Harry O as Gertrude Blainey (1 episode, 1974)
  • The Rockford Files as Tawnia Baker (1 episode, 1974)
  • McCloud as Police Sgt. Mildred Cross (1 episode, 1974)
  • Barnaby Jones as Ruby Deems (1 episode, 1974)
  • Switch as Lane Cameron (1 episode, 1975)
  • The Family Holvak as Kate Gifford (1 episode, 1975)
  • Three for the Road as Amy Parsons (1 episode, 1975)
  • Ellery Queen as Emmy Reinhart (1 episode, 1975)
  • Bronk as Sara (1 episode, 1976)
  • Jigsaw John as Carol Chapman (1 episode, 1976)
  • McMillan and Wife as Carol Hanover (1 episode, 1977)
  • Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo (1977) as Diane Darcy
  • Fantasy Island as Carmen Drake (1 episode, 1978)
  • Centennial as Alice Grebe (1 episode, 1979)
  • Sex and the Single Parent (1979) as Bonnie
  • Barnaby Jones as Amy Cameron (1 episode, 1979)
  • Beyond Westworld as Liz Nicholson (1 episode, 1980)
  • Fantasy Island as Laura Crane (1 episode, 1980)
  • Magnum, P.I. as Jennie ‘JL’ Lowry/Texas Lightning (1 episode, 1982)
  • Cave-In! (1983) as Liz Johnson
  • Emergency Room (1983) as Nina Cole
  • Partners in Crime as Nola (1 episode, 1984)
  • Perry Mason: The Case of the Glass Coffin (1991) as Betty Farmer
  • Matlock as A.D.A. Julie March (94 episodes, 1987-1992)
  • Diagnosis Murder as Regina Baylor (1 episode, 1994)
  • Matlock as Julie March (1 episode, 1994)

Julie Sommars House

Julie Sommars House

THE GOVERNOR AND J.J. 1969 – Dan Dailey, Julie Sommars – premiere episode

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