Motherhood is a job that Julie Andrews has been excelling at! The Mary Poppins star is a mother to 3 daughters: Emma Walton Hamilton, Amy Edwards and Joanna Edwards. Scroll under to be taught extra particulars about her children.
Who Is Julie Andrews’ Eldest Daughter, Emma Walton Hamilton?
Julie turned a mother for the primary time throughout her first marriage to Tony Walton once they welcomed Emma in 1962. The Academy Award winner and the costume designer had been married from 1959 to 1968. Despite their marriage not figuring out, the coparents remained shut through the years up till Tony’s demise in March 2022 on the age of 87 from problems of a stroke.
“Tony was my dearest and oldest buddy. He taught me to see the world with contemporary eyes and his expertise was merely monumental. I’ll miss him greater than I can say,” she mentioned in a press release to People after her ex-husband’s passing. “We are an enormous, blended household and as we maintain one another shut, we take consolation figuring out that he lives on, not solely in his youngsters and grandchildren however within the reminiscences of hundreds who cherished his heat and generosity and the wonderful items he gave us.”
Julie and Emma proceed to maintain Tony’s reminiscence alive by means of their work. The mother-daughter duo have written a number of youngsters’s books collectively, together with Dumpy the Dumptruck and The Great American Mousical, which featured illustrations by the late artwork director. The Kennedy Center Honoree and her eldest little one additionally coproduced the Netflix collection Julie’s Greenroom.
Emma married her husband, Stephen Hamilton, in 1991. Together they welcomed two youngsters, Hope and Sam, making Julie a grandmother.
Who Are Julie Andrews’ Stepkids?
During her second marriage to director Blake Edwards, Julie adopted her two youthful daughters, Amy and Joanna. She additionally turned a stepmom to his two eldest youngsters, Jennifer and Geoffrey Edwards, from his first marriage to Patricia Walker. Blake died in December 2010 at age 88 from pneumonia.
Who Are Julie Andrews’ Adopted Daughters, Amy and Joanna Edwards?
Amy was born in Vietnam and was two months outdated when she joined the blended household in 1974.
“We needed a baby, and it hadn’t occurred,” Julie defined in an October 2015 interview with Australian Women’s Weekly concerning the determination to undertake. “Amy got here into our lives, and it was great. Then Saigon started to fall and inside three months, we had one other one. We mentioned [to the orphanage where Amy had come from], ‘We know you aren’t going to find a way to do that for lengthy. Once the South falls [adoptions will cease] so in case you care to ship us one other one, please do.’ So instantly Joanna was with us, and so they weren’t sisters, however like sisters.”
Despite her busy Hollywood profession, the Tony nominee all the time prioritizes her three youngsters and two stepchildren.
“As a mom, my youngsters have all the time come first and although I’ve all the time been a working girl, I’ve additionally tried to have them with me as usually as I may,” she mirrored.
While Amy has largely lived out of the highlight together with Joanna, she did make a small cameo alongside her mother within the well-known mattress browsing scene in The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement.