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Julie Harris: 5 of Her Most Powerful Performances

Posted on 08/26/2013 by |Who's News | Comments

LegacyJulie Harris took up acting because she was self-conscious about her looks as a young girl. “I looked so plain — bands on my teeth, bird legs, mouse face, hair that wouldn’t curl,” she once explained in an interview. That self-deprecating description didn’t really do justice to the red-haired actress’s delicate, almost fragile appearance. But what really resonated about Harris, who died on Aug. 24 at age 87 in Chatham, Mass., was her masterful power and amazing versatility as a …