Julie Gonzalo is a famous actress and model. She has been in many movies, most notably “The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants” and “Transformers.” If you are a fan, you must really wonder about her scar. We all do. So, why exactly does Julie Gonzalo have a scar? This article will explore her biography as well as her career to see if we can find an answer.
Why does Julie Gonzalo have a scar?
Julie has been acting for over 20 years and starred in several movies, TV series, and theater productions. One of her most popular roles was on the soap opera General Hospital where she played a nurse named Veronica Falconeri which lasted nine seasons.
In 1994, when she was 15 years old, Julie had gotten into a car accident that caused permanent scarring beneath her eye near the temple area—the result of being hit by flying glass created during the collision between two cars. The actor also sustained more serious injuries including fractures to both her hip and arm but recovered quickly.
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Julie has had to take a break from acting because she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009. But thankfully, her chemotherapy treatments led to successful remission and Julie is now living out the dream of every actress: getting cast for new roles! In order to support others who are going through similar struggles,
Julie became an ambassador for The Look Good Feel Better Foundation (a nonprofit organization that provides free beauty workshops). She even hosted their first-ever event which helped raise funds.
In 2014, Liz Tuccillo wrote an article about how not only Hollywood but also everyday women need more representation on TV when it comes to people like them going through something life-changing or traumatic such as cancer treatment. This article was published in The Cut.
In a recent interview with Golden Globe winner Julie Gonzalo, she discusses her time on Desperate Housewives and how the role of Renee drove her to want to help create more representation for women when it comes to trauma such as cancer treatment on TV.
Who is Julie Gonzalo?
Julie was born in Los Angeles, California to a Mexican American father and an Irish-American mother. Julie attended Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, CA graduating from the school’s drama program. She studied theatre arts at UCLA before dropping out during her sophomore year to pursue acting full time.
She also has two siblings: sister Katherine Gonzalo (born 1986) who is an actress as well; brother Jamin Anthony “Tony” Gonzalo Jr., (born 1981).
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Julie’s first acting job was at age of 14 in a commercial for Kool-Aid. She then went on to star as Isabelle Tyler, daughter of Stephanie Forrester (Susan Flannery) and Eric Forrester’s niece from his first marriage, on the soap opera The Bold And The Beautiful beginning in 1991 until 1995 when she left GH with one year remaining on her contract to pursue other projects before returning as Dr. Kelly Lee Fleming in 2015-2016 then again this past summer 2017
After starting out with small roles such as Lindsay Lohan’s friend on The Parent Trap remake, she began undertaking more significant roles when cast alongside Alicia Silverstone for the 2002 comedy Down To You which led to playing one of America’s favorite high school students Tamara “Taj” Johnson-George in the UPN TV series Girlfriends from 2003 to 2005. She also appeared in other shows like In Too Deep and was voted Miss Golden Globe 2005 at the Golden Globes Awards
She’s had a long career as an actress and voiceover artist, but she is probably most known for being the star of ABC Family’s “Ravenswood.” Her first major role was on CBS’ “Supernatural” before it went off the air in 2010.
This show led to her casting as Cassie Blake on The CW series “The Secret Circle,” which ran from 2011 until 2012. In 2013, Julie landed another starring role when she became Maggie Bennet on Freeform’s hit show “Switched at Birth.”
Now that this family drama has ended its run after five successful seasons, Julie will be moving onto other acting projects like playing Liz on “Blindspot.”
Her Net Worth
Julie Gonzalo has a net worth of $300K as of 2021. The acting career hasn’t really been kind to her but she has had success with TV shows.