The Queen of Genovia herself, Julie Andrews, turns 80 today!
The Oscar-winning actress has had quite the illustrious film career and continues to stay in the business, better than ever. However, it wasn't the acting that the England born actress was originally known for, but rather her extremely impressive four-octave singing voice.
From her childhood and throughout her teens, Andrews performed in music halls, and at age 20, booked the impressive role at the London Palladium production of "Cinderella." She then came to dominate Broadway, where her career really took off, nabbing roles in "The Boy Friend" and "My Fair Lady." It wasn't until 1964 when she appeared in "Mary Poppins" that America truly fell in love with her.
After that, Julie Andrews truly became a bona-fide superstar. We decided to gather some of her best work and listed our favorites below. Let us know what you think!
1.) The Sound of Music (1965)
At the time, "The Sound of Music" was the highest grossing movies of its time and continues to be one of the highest grosses movies of all time. We know, you're singing soundtrack in your head right now. Not to mention, she won an Oscar for her role.
2.) Mary Poppins (1964)
How could we have a Julie Andrews list and not include "Mary Poppins!" The Disney film became a classic and helped Julie Andrew propel into Hollywood stardom.
3.) Victor Victoria (1982)
Andrews cast in another singing role, because let's face it, she's amazing. She plays as a woman struggling to make it in the music scene and disguises herself as a man, impersonating a woman. She also received an Oscar nomination for this film.
4.) The Princess Diaries (2001)
Starring opposite a then unknown Anne Hathaway, Andrews plays the Queen of Genovia and naturally she crushes it. Both the first movie, and the sequel, are Oscar worthy, in our opinion.
5.) Shrek 2, Shrek the Third, and Shrek Foreverafter (2004, 2007, 2010)
In some of her best work, Julie Andrews plays yet again, a Queen, but this time, she plays Princess Fiona's mother. Fine work, Julie, fine work.
It's safe to say, we can't help but to love you, Julie Andrews. Happy Birthday, again!
Check out more pics of Julie Andrews in the gallery below!
Julie Andrews Through the years
Happy 80th birthday, Julie Andrews!
Julie Andrews, English star of the Broadway musical, ?The Boy Friend,? wears a crown of jewels and feathers for gala holiday parties, Oct. 14, 1954. Called ?Christmas Angel,? it is a circle of opals, rhinestones and pearls, with pendants of the jewels, and at one side a swirl of white paradise feathers by Mr. John. (AP Photo/Bob Wands)
British actress Julie Andrews relaxes in her New York City apartment, on February 4, 1955. (AP Photo/Harry Harris)
Julie Andrews, star of the Broadway musical "My Fair Lady," shows some of the telegrams and flowers sent her at her apartment in Hotel Park Chambers in New York City, March 16, 1956. The play opened last night at the Mark Hellinger Theatre. (AP Photo)
Actress Julie Andrews is shown in her dressing room at the Mark Hellinger Theatre where she is starring in "My Fair Lady" in the role of Eliza Doolittle in New York City, Feb. 15, 1957. (AP Photo)
British actress Julie Andrews marries her childhood sweetheart, stage designer Tony Walton, at St. Mary Church, in the Oatlands area of Weybridge, Surrey, England, May 10, 1959. (AP Photo/Eddie Worth)
Actress Julie Andrews with Richard Burton in ?Camelot? in 1961. (AP Photo)
Actress Julie Andrews, the girl who created the role of Liza in ?My Fair Lady,? poses with her three-months-old daughter, Emma Kate Walton, at the English cottage, Friday, March 29, 1963, she is occupying with her husband, Tony Walton and their baby. Although Julie created the role of Liza, she?s in Hollywood to portray the role of Mary Poppins in a musical fantasy by the same name for Walt Disney. The role of Liza went to Audrey Hepburn. (AP Photo/Don Brinn)
Musical comedy star Julie Andrews and Daughter Emma Kate are greeted by husband and father Tony Walton on their arrival, August 28, 1963 at London Airport from Hollywood. Miss Andrews has been in the American film capital for the past 6 months to play the title role in Walt Disney?s version of ?Mary Poppins.? Mr. Walton, a stage designer, preceded his wife to London last week. (AP Photo)
Actress Julie Andrews poses with Italian film director Federico Fellini after presenting him with his Oscar at the 1963 Academy Awards at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium in Los Angeles, Ca., April 13, 1964. Fellini won best foreign-language picture Oscar for his movie "8 1/2." (AP Photo)
Actress Julie Andrews in 1965. (AP Photo)
Julie Andrews holds her Oscar in Los Angeles on April 6, 1965, for winning the Motion Picture Academyâs award given the previous night as best actress of 1964. After a late party celebrating her victory, Julie was up early to rehearse with Max Von Sydow for their roles in âHawaii.â Von Sydow presented Andrews with this Oscar. (AP Photo/Harold Filan)
Actor James Stewart and Actress Julie Andrews at screen producers Guild award dinner on March 6, 1966 at Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills. (AP Photo/Ed Widdis)
Actress Julie Andrews shown doing her first dance sequence for her latest starring film, ?Star? in character, May 10, 1967. Filmed at 20th Century Fox, the film will depict the life of Gertrude Lawrence. This is the famous first Humber that Miss Lawrence got her first big break in on the stage ?Burlington Bertie.? The man in the top hat is singer-dancer Garrett Lewis. (AP Photo/David Smith)
1964: Actress Julie Andrews performs musical number in the movie 'The Sound Of Music' directed by Robert Wise. Though this is the opening scene of the film, it is the final sequence shot in Europe before the cast and crew returned to Los Angeles. Winner of 5 Academy Awards including Best Picture. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
In the title role of Ross Hunter?s ?Thoroughly Modern Millie,? Julie Andrews is a 1923-styled small town girl who comes to the Big City to seek her fame and fortune, 1967. The free-swinging comedy with music, filmed at Universal, also stars Mary Tyler Moore, Carol Channing, James Fox, John Gavin and Beatrice Lillie undated photo. (AP Photo)
Actress Julie Andrews holds the Golden Globe she won at Annual Awards Banquet of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which named her the feminine ?World Film Favorite of 1967? on Feb. 13, 1968 in Hollywood, Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Harold P. Matosian)
Actress Julie Andrews shown along and together with actor Rock Hudson, both are working together in her movie ?Darling Lili, or where were you the night you said you shot down Baron Von Richtofen". Julie is wearing clothes she will wear in the picture, May 7, 1968. (AP Photo/David Smith)
British actress Julie Andrews pictured at celebrity premier of ?Darling Lili? in Hollywood, Los Angeles, June 18, 1970. She co-stars with Rock Hudson in the movie. (AP Photo/David Smith)
Actress Julie Andrews, with daughter Jenny, 14, at her side, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 1971 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, tells an interviewer how she happened to become a children?s book author, which she wrote as her end of a bargain with his children. The result: ?Mandy,? a charming tale of a lonely country girl. Scholastic magazine has given it a rave review. (AP Photo/Wally Fong)
Julie Andrews with the Emmy awards which was presented to her at ATV House in London, June 6, 1973- a TV award that is parallel to the film star?s Oscar. She won it in Hollywood as star of the Julie Andrews hour, a musical variety series of the 1972-73 season. The award was presented by Sir Lew Grade. (AP Photo)
Tom Jones sings a duet with singer and actress Julie Andrews during a dinner in honour of TV showman Sir Lew Grade, in New York, April 25, 1975. (AP Photo)
Actress Julie Andrews talks with a friend during a weekend press junket hosted by her husband, filmmaker Blake Edwards, Saturday, June 27, 1981 in Beverly Hills, Calif., at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Miss Andrews stars in Edwards? newest production, ?S.O.B.? along with William Holden, Robert Preston, Loretta Swit, and Shelley Winters. The film is scheduled to open nationwide on July 1. (AP Photo/Scott Harms)
Actress Julie Andres, who appeared as a presenter at the 9th Annual People?s Choice Awards, March 17, 1983 in California. (AP Photo)
Together at Cannes- American director Blake Edwards poses with his wife actress Julie Andrews after he was awarded the Legion of Honor in Cannes, French Riviera, during the 45th International Film Festival. (AP-Photo/Gilbert Tourte) 9.5.1992
Julie Andrews takes a bow during the curtain call in Broadway's Marquis Theater following the opening night of the musical "Victor/Victoria," starring Andrews, in New York Wednesday evening, Oct. 25, 1995. (AP Photo/Joe Tabacca)
Actress Julie Andrews poses with two of her compact discs during an appearance at a New York record store Tuesday, Oct. 22, 1996. The release, Andrews' second for the Philips label, is entitled "Julie Andres Broadway: Here I'll Stay--The Words of Alan Jay Lerner," which features songs from musicals "My Fair Lady" and "Camelot." (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler)
Dame Julie Andrews, after receiving the honour of Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire from Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, at a ceremony held at London's Buckingham Palace Tuesday, May 16, 2000. (AP Photo/Fiona Hanson/WPA pool)
Legendary singer/actress Dame Julie Andrews, center, is kissed by her former co-stars Dick Van Dyke, left, and James Garner during a reception honoring Andews with the 10th annual ELLA award in Beverly Hills, Calif., Wednesday, April 25, 2001. The award is given to singers whose contribution to the music world is equaled by a singer's humanitarian causes and community support. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian)
Actors Julie Andrews, left, and Anne Hathaway attend an after-party at the premiere of the film "The Princess Diaries," Sunday, July 29, 2001, in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Weeks)
Actress Julie Andrews introduces a film segment during the 75th annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles, Sunday, March 23, 2003. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian)
Actress and children's book author Julie Andrews poses in the green room at the syndicated TV show, "The View" in New York, Oct. 7, 2003. Andrews has launched her own imprint with HarperCollins, which will publish her own books and others that the actress feels nurture children's imaginations.(AP Photo/Jim Cooper)
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Julie Andrews at the 6th Annual Costume Designers Guild Awards.
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Actress Julie Andrews presents an award during the 60th annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York, Sunday, June 11, 2006. (AP Photo/Jeff Christensen)
Actress Julie Andrews, right, and her daughter Emma Walton Hamilton are interviewed on the NBC "Today" television program about their new book "Thanks to You," in New York Monday April 16, 2007. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
In this May 2, 2011 photo, actress Julie Andrews poses for portraits at The W Los Angeles - Westwood Hotel in Westwood, Calif. Life after the passing of her husband director Blake Edwards began with something of a party, attended by friends, family and Hollywood colleagues. "It was a good memorial," Andrews recalled. "It was. I wanted it to be fun. And I didn't want it to be maudlin or sad, because Blake wouldn't have wanted that." (AP Photo/Katy Winn)
Julie Andrews arrives at the U.S. Premiere of "Saving Mr. Banks" - Arrivals at Disney Studios on Monday, December, 9, 2013 in Burbank, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
Lady Gaga, left, and Julie Andrews speak at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)
Julie Andrews, left, and Christopher Plummer, cast members in the classic film "The Sound of Music," pose together before a 50th anniversary screening of the film on the opening night of the 2015 TCM Classic Film Festival on Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)