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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

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Julia Meade in The Lost Colony
Julia Meade as Eleanor Dare comforting her baby daughter, Virginia, the first child born of English parents in America, in The Lost Colony. Photo courtesy David Miller with The Lost Colony.
Julia Meade in The Lost Colony
Above is a detail of a photo of Julia taken in 1947 by Aycock Brown when she appeared in the The Lost Colony in one of the leading roles, Eleanor Dare, Mother of Virginia Dare, the first English child born in America in 1587. She was partnered in the show with legendary actor R.G. Armstrong. It was Julia's first job after Yale Drama School.

Julia Meade in The Lost Colony
Julia Meade, Allan Frank and R.G. Armstrong in The Lost Colony, 1947. Photo by Aycock Brown, courtesy David Miller.
The Lost Colony is the longest-running outdoor symphonic drama in the world. Since 1937, over four million people have seen this dramatization of the plight and mysterious disappearance of the first English settlers in America in the original Virginia colony, which is now Roanoke Island off the coast of North Carolina. Written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Paul Green, the outdoor show is produced summer nights every year by a company of more than 100 actors, dancers, singers and technicians. The play has traditionally featured both local actors and Broadway actors. Photo courtesy The Outer Banks History Center and David Miller with The Lost Colony. More info can be found on The Lost Colony web site.

Julia Meade in The Lost Colony
Julia and R. G. Armstrong are seen just left of center in this photo taken in 1947 by Aycock Brown when she appeared in The Lost Colony. This is the "The Final March" at the end of the show and also shows a young Andy Griffith at the beginning of the line on the left. It was his first professional acting gig. Photo courtesy The Outer Banks History Center and David Miller with The Lost Colony. More info can be found on The Lost Colony web site.
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