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Julie Berman : Emily James

Julie Berman started acting at the age of six. Early in her career, Berman appeared in over 100 different commercials. She made her television debut with the recurring role in the WB family drama series, “7th Heaven.” She continued that role, while simultaneously adding a recurring role in the ABC drama “Once and Again.” She also guest starred on “ER” and “Boston Public,” and starred alongside Shelley Long in the 1999 television movie “Vanished Without a Trace.” In 2005, while in college at USC, Berman booked the role of Lulu Spencer, the stubborn, troubled daughter of Luke & Laura, in the ABC daytime soap opera General Hospital. The casting immediately garnered much attention due to Berman’s strong resemblance to Genie Francis who played Laura. Berman’s portrayal of Lulu quickly became a fan favorite. Berman earned her first Daytime Emmy® nomination in 2007, and won her first Daytime Emmy® for Outstanding Younger Actress in 2009. She won her second consecutive Emmy® in 2010 in the same category. In 2013, Berman won her third Emmy®, but in the Daytime Emmy® Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress category and then decided to depart the show. After leaving daytime, Berman guest starred on many primetime series including “Two and a Half Men,” “Satisfaction” and “Jane the Virgin.” In 2015, she booked the recurring role of Leia opposite Michaela Watkins in the Hulu comedy series “Casual,” produced by Jason Reitman. Later that year, Berman joined the cast of the NBC medical drama “Chicago Med,” playing the recurring role of Dr. Sam Zanetti. In 2016, Julie was upped to a series regular on “Casual” and will start season three in February. During her hiatus from the show, she did an episode of “Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life” for Netflix.