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Julia Meade, a theatrical, motion picture and television actress, was also well known as a frequent television and print commercial spokesperson.

She studied
Theatre at the Yale Drama School, appeared on the stage frequently and originated the role of Jessica in the original 1954 production of The Tender Trap on Broadway. She won the 1962-63 Sarah Siddons Award for her performance in the Chicago production of Mary, Mary, in which she starred in the lead role as Mary.

She passed away on May 16, 2016. Read the New York Times obituary.
Julia Meade in Double in Hearts
Julia in Double in Hearts
Julia Meade in A Little Night Music
Julia in A Little Night Music
Julia Meade and John Raitt in The Pajama Game
Julia in The Pajama Game
Julia Meade in The Tender Trap
Julia in The Tender Trap
Julia Meade in The Lost Colony
Julia in The Lost Colony

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Julia Meade in Move Over Mrs. Markham Julia Meade in Mary Mary
Julia in a photo from
Move Over Mrs. Markham
A publicity photo of Julia from Mary, Mary
courtesy Stuart Rodgers Photography
Julia Meade has appeared frequently on stage, including the original 1954 production of The Tender Trap on Broadway. She has starred as a dramatic actress, a comedienne and a song-and-dance actress in such successes as Bell, Book and Candle; Tea and Sympathy; Love of Four Colonels; Oh Men, Oh Women; Boston Love Story; Plain and Fancy; The Reluctant Debutante; Bells Are Ringing; Do I Hear a Waltz; Everything in the Garden; A Little Night Music; Once More with Feeling; Plain and Fancy; Send Me No Flowers; Here's Love; She Loves Me and Wait Until Dark.
select stage appearances
1990s Isn't It Romantic, Lucille Lortel Theatre, New York City
1991 Sublime Lives, Theater Row Theater, New York City
1990 Getting Married, Hays Theater, Rockville Centre, New York
1988-89 Rocky and Diego, Philadelphia Drama Guild, Philadelphia, PA
1986-87 The Middle Ages, Philadelphia Drama Guild, Philadelphia, PA
1985-86 Peter Pan, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Indianapolis, IN (as Mrs. Darling)
1985 Harvest of Strangers, Nameless Theater, New York City
1980 Move Over Mrs. Markham (as Mrs. Markham)
1969 The Front Page, Barrymore Theatre, New York City (as Mrs. Grant)
1968 Wait Until Dark, Pheasant Run Playhouse, Chicago
1967 Third Best Sport, Pheasant Run Playhouse, Chicago
1962 Bells are Ringing, Bradford Roof Theatre, Boston, MA
1961-62 Mary, Mary, Helen Hayes Theatre, New York City & US tour (as Mary McKellaway)
1960 The Pajama Game, North Shore Music Theatre, Beverly, MA
1961 Send Me No Flowers, Ogunquit Playhouse, Ogunquit, Maine
1960 Roman Candle, Court Theatre, New York City (as Eleanor Winston)
1959 Boston Love Story, Bucks County Playhouse, New Hope, PA
1956 Double in Hearts, (original production), National Theatre, Washington/ John Golden Theatre, New York City (as Dinah Lawrence)
1954 The Tender Trap (original production), Longacre Theatre, New York City (as Jessica Collins)
1947 The Lost Colony Roanoke Island, North Carolina (as Eleanor Dare)

Julia Meade and Tom Helmore in Mary, Mary
Julia Meade in a publicity still from Mary, Mary, Blackstone Theatre, 1962.
Julia Meade Mary, Mary
Julia Meade in a publicity still from Mary, Mary, Blackstone Theatre, 1962.
Julia Meade in Move Over Mrs. Markham
Julia in Move Over Mrs. Markham, 1980.
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