Julia Louis-DreyfusJulia was born in New York City on January 13th, 1961. She was raised in Washington, D.C. She majored in theatre at Northwestern University (alma mater of such important people as Charlotte Rae, Charlton Heston, Warren Beatty, Shelley Long, Ann-Margaret, Cindy Crawford and Dick Gephardt and Karen Kurotsuchi.) She was a member of the Practical Theatre company in Evanston, Illinois before joining Second City in Chicago. While at the PTC, she met her present husband Brad Hall. Both Julia and Brad went on to be regulars on "Saturday Night Live" in 1982 (the start of the "dead years" for the show). Shelley Long noted that at about this time, when she was auditioning for the role of Diane Chambers, J.L.-D. was also trying out...
J.L.-D. and Brad Hall have one child together, Henry, born in between "Seinfeld" seasons.