- Was named a Dame by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II on the Millenium New Year's Honours List on December 31, 1999.
- Her husband reported that she would probably never sing again because the throat surgery had ruined her voice. [November 1998]
- Underwent throat surgery. [March 1998]
- Stepmother of Jennifer Edwards and Geoffrey Edwards
- Uses the pen-name "Julie Edwards".
- Born at 6:00am-BST
- Spent some time in a psychiatric clinic, to help her cope with the trauma resulting from her throat surgery.
- Mother of Emma Walton
- 7 September 2000 - Her malpractice suit against the 2 New York Mt. Sinai Hospital doctors who allegedly botched her throat surgery was settled for an undisclosed sum.
- The London press reported that Miss Andrews's settlement for her botched throat surgery was nearly 21 million British pounds, or about 30 million U.S. dollars. 
- While she played the original Eliza Dolittle in the Broadway musical "My Fair Lady", Audrey Hepburn played the part in the movie. The studio executives did not want Andrews because she hadn't had any experience in film and thought Hepburn would be the better choice. However, while the film My Fair Lady (1964) took home several Oscars in 1964, it failed to win the Best Actress category. That award went to none other than Julie Andrews for her performance in Mary Poppins (1964).
- When Tony Walton proposed to her, he gave her a broach instead of a ring.
- She has a rose named after her.
- Has perfect pitch
- Author of children's books: "Mandy", "The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles", "Little Bo: The Story of Bonnie Boadicea", "Little Bo in France: The Further Adventures of Bonnie Boadicea", "Dumpy the Dump Truck", "Dumpy and his Friends", "Dumpy and the Great Storm", "Dumpy Saves Christmas", "Dumpy's Friends on the Farm", "Dumpy at School". Her writing style on "Mandy" and "Whangdoodle" is reminiscent of Frances Hodgson Burnett and Roald Dahl.
- She was a recipient of the John Kennedy Center Honors in 2001.
- In 2002, she was voted the 59th greatest Briton ever in a BBC poll.
- Played the same role of Victoria Grant in the Broadway musical adaption of Victor/Victoria (1982). She turned down a Tony nomination for Best Actress in a Musical.
- Has owned a chalet in Gstaad, Switzerland, for many years. Every year she pays for Gstaad's Christmas lights. In July she presents the prize for the winner of the annual Gstaad Tennis Open. She once said if she was nervous before a performance on stage, she'd just have to look at a photo from 'lovely' Gstaad, and she was reassured.
- Measurements: 34B-25-36 (Source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine)
- In the 1960s she sported a bumper sticker on her car reading 'Mary Poppins is a junkie'.
- In 1969, when MGM cancelled their proposed Irving Berlin musical biography "Say it With Music" in which she was set to star, she sued the studio and collected her $1,250,000 salary.
- Mary Poppins (1964) for Disney, The Sound of Music (1965) for 20th Century Fox and Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967) for Universal were the biggest money-makers yet for their studios. However, her next two films, Star! (1968) and Darling Lili (1970), to put it mildly, failed to get their money back.
- Received a standing ovation at The 75th Annual Academy Awards (2003) (TV) when she appeared to present a short film celebration sequence.
- Changed her last name from Wells to Andrews when her mother married her stepfather Ted Andrews.
- Her stepfather was an alcoholic.
- She adopted two children from Vietnam with Blake Edwards, Amy Edwards (b. 1974) and Joanna Edwards (b. 1975).
- Has been nominated for Broadway's Best Actress (Musical) Tony Award three times: in 1957 for "My Fair Lady," in 1961 for "Camelot" and in 1996 for "Victor/Victoria."
- Was passed over for the role on Eliza Dolittle in favor of Audrey Hepburn for the film My Fair Lady. Unlike Andrews, however, Hepburn was not able to sing the part, so her singing voice was dubbed by Marni Nixon - who appeared with Andrews in The Sound of Music.
- Her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is directly in front of the new addition to the Chinese Theatre. The star was dedicated on 5 Oct, 1979.
- Filmed a cameo sequence as a chambermaid in Blake Edwards' 1975 Inspector Clouseau comedy "The Return of the Pink Panther", but the sequence ended up on the cutting-room floor.
- Was selected by the Walt Disney Company to become the Offical Ambassador for "The Happiest Homecoming On Earth: Disneyland's 50th Anniversary Celebration."
- Sings scales rather than songs in the shower.
- She was the youngest person ever to appear in a Royal Command Performance. She performed for King George VI, Queen Elizabeth, Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret.
- Her performance as Mary Poppins in "Mary Poppins" (1964) is ranked #45 on Premiere Magazine's 100 Greatest Movie Characters of All Time.
- Is the only actress to be nominated (and later win) for the Oscar in the Lead Actress category in a Disney film (Mary Poppins (1964)).
- Possessed a five-octave coloratura soprano range until vocal nodule surgery mishap ruined her singing voice.
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