Julia Garner

Julia Garner

Date Of BirthFebruary 1, 1994
Age30 years 2 months 23 days
Day of BirthTuesday
Place Of BirthThe Bronx, New York, United States
Zodiac SignAquarius
Professions Actress , Model

Personal Information
Residence New York City, New York, United States
Language English
Star SignAquarius
Nationality American
Ethnicities Caucasian , Jewish
Complexion White
Trademarks Blonde curls , Pale skin , Red lipstick
Body Features & Measurements
Height165 CM
5 Feet 5 Inches
Eye color Blue
Hair color Blonde
Weight52 KG
115 lbs
Body Type Slim
Family Information
Father Thomas Garner (painter/ art teacher)
Mother Tami Gingold (therapist)
Sister Anna (writer & producer)
Education Qualifications
Education (Graduation) Columbia grad school
Career Information
Debut (Movies) Martha Marcy May Marlene(2011)
Julia(2009) (Short movie)
Years Active 2010-
Favorites, Hobbies, Likes/ Dislikes
Favorite MoviesThe Student Prince in Old Heidelberg
Annie Hall
Rosemary’s Baby
Social Networks, Web links
Instagram ProfileJulia Garner Instagram Profile
More Information
Friend Juno Temple
Inspirations Bette Davis (Actress)
Monica Vitti (Italian Actress)


Julia Garner is an American model and actress. She is most known for playing Ruth Langmore on the Netflix crime drama Ozark (2017-2020).

Some of her most popular roles are Sarah in Martha Marcy May Marlene(2011), Marcie in Frank Miller's Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014), Rose Parker in We Are What We Are (2013), Terra Newell in Dirty John(2018-2019), Michele Jones in Waco(2018), Kimberly Breland in The Americans(2015-208).

She has recently appeared as Anna Delvey in the TV series "Inventing Anna".

Julia Garner in hot shorts

Image: Julia Garner in hot shorts


Childhood - Family

Julia Garner was born on February 1st, 1994 in the Bronx, New York City, the United States to Thomas Garner and Tami Gingold. She lives with her parents in New York City.

Father- Thomas Garner

Julia Garner's parents

[Julia Garner's parents]

Julia's father Thomas Garner is a painter and has worked as an art teacher. He is of Protestant background, from Shaker Heights in Ohio.

Mother- Tami Gingold

Julia Garner's mother Tami Gingold

[Julia Garner's mother Tami Gingold]

Julia's mother Tami Gingold was a successful comedian in Israel. She works as a Therapist. Tami Gingold is of Jewish background.

Sister- Anna Gingold

Julia has an older sister in Anna (born in 1990), Anna is an artist, writer, and producer. She is called 'Ani' by the family.

Julia Garner & sister Anna Garner (childhood)

[Julia Garner & sister Anna Garner (childhood)]

She had an aunt named Gail who died of Breast cancer. She had a grandmother in Savta.


  • Graduation: She attended the Columbia grad school, she was doing student films at the school, she won her first role in a movie (Martha Marcy May Marlene (2011)), while still studying here 


Marriage- Husband

Mark Foster & Julia Garner

Julia Garner & Mark Foster

[Julia Garner & Mark Foster]

Julia married singer, songwriter, director, and composer Mark Foster (vocalist of 'Foster the People') on 27th December 2019. The two had met in June/ July 2018, they were engaged by May 2019.

Wedding: The couple got married at The city hall, She wore a pantsuit (like she always dreamed). She wore a wedding dress for the after-party. The dress was designed by her Instagram friend Danielle Frankel, she named the dress 'Julia'. "Of course for the party, I wanted something more soft and feminine" Julia had said in an interview with Vogue.

Friends and family celebrated the wedding at Tribeca's Locanda Verde, then later went to 'Public hotel' for cake and dancing.

Mark had composed a special song for the celebration, 'Lovers In A Stream'. which Julia relished and termed 'the most beautiful present.'

"It felt like I was floating up in the air- it was the most magical moment I've ever had. The only people who heard this song were at the wedding"

Julia Garner & Mark Foster wedding

[Julia Garner & Mark Foster wedding after-party]

Mark is a lead vocalist in the family musical band 'Foster the People'. He has directed short movies Foster the People: Worst Nites(2018), Foster the People: Style(2019). He has appeared in the TV series "House Arrest with Andy Dick" as a band member. He has worked in the sound/ music departments of 21 Jump Street (2012), LOL (2012), Boyhood (2014). Mark is a Mammoth Film Festival award winner.


Interesting Facts & Trivia

  • Acting career: Julia started her acting career at the age of 15 as a hobby, she wanted to do something to get out of her shyness.
  • Julia has cute Blonde curly hair.
  • Dimple chin: She gets dimples in her cheeks when she smiles.
  • She found the script of "We Are What We Are" so interesting that she read all of it one go.
  • Julia had a stint on Broadway before getting busy with movies and TV series.
  • Hand double: Julia had a scene involving a mouse where she had to put a mouse in the water, she couldn't do it herself, a double was hired at last to do the part.
  • She started using lipstick at the age of 14, she did it for herself and not to impress boys.
  • Commercials:
    • Kate Spade: She has appeared in a print advertisement for Kate Spade New York fashion accessories campaign with Sadie Sink & KiKi Layne.
  • Religion: She is of Jewish background.


Questions and Answers

  • What inspired Julia to get interested in acting?
    • Bette Davis's character in What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962) inspired Julia to get into the acting profession.
  • Who are her acting inspirations?
    • Monica Vitti (Italian actress), and Bette Davis are Julia's inspirations.
  • How does she choose her projects?
    • She looks for the scope of the character before choosing a script, "Is the character interesting? Is there stuff to do? Are there things that you can do with the character? How can you play it out?" are according to her the things that matter.
  • What is she scared of?
    • She is scared of- bugs, rodents, Guns, and stuff.
  • Which are Julia's favorite films?
    • All About Eve (1950), Annie Hall (1977), Babel (2006), Rosemary's Baby (1968), The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg (1927) are Julia's favorite films. [2]



  • Debut: Julia started her career with the short movie Julia(2009) with her in the lead role of Julia. 
  • Movie debut: Julia made her movie debut at the age of 17 with the movie Martha Marcy May Marlene(2011). She played the role of Sarah
  • The Americans(2015) on FX became the first recurring TV appearance of Julia.
  • Failed off-Broadway debut: She was slated to make her debut in Noah Haidle's play 'Smokefall' in 2016 at the MCC theatre. She had to cancel the project during rehearsals because of her busy schedules


Electrick Children(2012)

Julia got her role in 'Electrick Children' through a self-taped audition, she auditioned on Monday,  got the part on Wednesday, and was shooting on Tuesday.



Julia appeared as Ruth Langmore in the crime drama thriller web series Ozark(2017-2020) with Jason Bateman, Laura Linney, Sofia Hublitz, and others. She plays the caretaker of a strip club named "Lickety Splitz", she plays the associate of lead actor/ crime lord Marty.




Year Movie Character Notes
2019 The Assistant Jane  
2017 Everything Beautiful Is Far Away Rola  
2017 One Percent More Humid Catherine  
2017 Tomato Red Jamalee Merridew  
2016 Good Kids Tinsley  
2015 Grandma Sage  
2014 Frank Miller's Sin City: A Dame to Kill For Marcie  
2014 I Believe in Unicorns Cassidy  
2013 Hair Brained Shauna Holder  
2013 The Last Exorcism 2 Gwen  
2013 We Are What We Are Rose Parker  
2012 Not Fade Away Girl In Car  
2012 The Perks of Being a Wallflower Susan  
2012 Electrick Children Rachel  
2011 Martha Marcy May Marlene Sarah  


TV series

Year TV series Character Notes
  Inventing Anna Anna Delvey Leading role
2020 Robot Chicken (voice) Episode: "Callie Greenhouse in- Fun. Sad. Epic. Tragic."
2017-2020 Ozark Ruth Langmore 30 episodes; Main role
2019 Modern Love Maddy Episodes: "The Race Grows Sweeter Near Its Final Lap", "So He Looked Like Dad. It Was Just Dinner, Right?"
2018-2019 Dirty John Terra Newell 8 episodes
2018 Maniac Ellie Landsberg 5 Episodes
2015-2018 The Americans Kimberly Breland 10 episodes
2018 Waco Michele Jones 6 episodes
2016-2017 The Get Down Claudia Gunns Episodes: "Unfold Your Own Myth", "Raise Your Words, Not Your Voice"
2016 Girls Charlie's Roommate Episode: "The Panic in Central Park"


Short movies

Year Short movie Character Notes
2014 Send Girl  
2014 Get Ready    
2011 Mac & Cheese Mary Katherine Brown  
2011 Our Time Kaya  
2010 One Thousand Cranes Dorian  
2010 The Dreamer Girl on Sidewalk  



Year Won? Award Project Category Notes
2019 Win Primetime Emmy Awards Ozark (2017) Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series  
Nomination Critics Choice Award Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards
Dirty John (2018) Best Supporting Actress in a Movie or Limited Series  
Gold Derby Awards Ozark (2017) Drama Supporting Actress  
Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series   
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series  
2014 Nomination Fangoria Chainsaw Awards We Are What We Are (2013) Best Supporting Actress  
2013 Winner Austin Fantastic Fest Horror Features  
2012 Bombay International Film Festival Electrick Children (2012) Best Actress  
2012 Buster International Children's Film Festival Danish Actors' Guild's Best Young Actress  
2011 Nomination Gotham Awards Martha Marcy May Marlene (2011) Best Ensemble Performance  



  • If you really love something just continue doing it.
  • The first time I fired the gun, I literally screamed.
  • I nearly got a panic attack the day we shot the scene with the mouse. I cannot stand rodents. I couldn’t even watch Ratatouille, which is an animated film.
  • There’s always something kind of wrong with my characters


News and Updates

Julia Garner on the cover of the Vogue magazine (2016)

[Julia Garner on the cover of the Vogue magazine (2016)]

  • March 2020: She appeared on the cover page of Porter magazine on March 30th 2020
  • March 2016: Vogue published a pictorial of Julia in March 2016
  • January 2016: She was published on the cover page of Vogue magazine in January 2016.
  • March 2013: She was interviewed by 'The New York Times' on March 3rd by Kathryn Shattuck, the article was titled "Julia Garner: Already a Cinema Veteran at 19"



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