Julia Benson is a Canadian actress who makes a statement in Hollywood. From ballet, tap, and jazz dance to the big screen. Let’s take a look at the profile of the famous actress.
Julia Benson Bio
Julia is popularly known for her role as Vanessa James in the sci-fi series Stargate Universe. She was born on June 26, 1979, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Julia grew up with her 5 siblings – 4 sisters and one brother – in Vancouver, British Columbia.
She is of white origin and has Canadian nationality. At the age of 6, her interest in the entertainment industry became apparent. She began training as a ballet, tap, and jazz dancer. At 13 she was part of a touring youth theater in Vancouver. The group performed once at the Aberdeen Youth Festival in Scotland.
Still building on her talent, Julia attended the theater program at York University in Toronto in 1997.
For her university education, she went to the University of British Columbia, where she earned a degree in theater and psychology.
She also took part in a summer training course at David Mamet’s Atlantic Theater Company in New York.
Since entering the acting scene Julia has appeared in many film and television roles. These include Stargate Universe (2009), Road to Victory (2007), Smallville (2008), Shattered (2011), Hiccups (2011), and many others.
Julia won the Leo Prize for her role as Lt. Vanessa James in Stargate Universe. To effectively portray her role as Lt. Vanessa James, Julia had to explore and draw from the life of a relative who was formerly in the Canadian army.
Her net worth is estimated to be around $2 million.
Beyond acting, Julia takes her talent to the next level. In 2010, the star co-wrote and co-produced a half-hour one-camera comedy pilot for City TV. One can expect even more from the star in the future, as she enjoys making movies as much as acting in them.
Julia Benson Body
The 38-year-old actress is a certified aerobics trainer and fitness enthusiast. Julia is always in good shape and she attributes all this to her love of physical fitness, especially as an actress whose working tool is the body. Rumors about her beauty enhancement surgery have not been confirmed.
While she talks about her fitness routines in an interview, the star, who has a stunning figure, says she loves lifting weights, doing yoga, and hiking with her Labrador dog.
“He definitely keeps me active, we run a lot, which is what I like to do most when I exercise. We go down and run Spanish Banks on the beach or we do some hiking. There are a lot of great hiking trails around here.”
According to the accomplished fitness expert, she does vigorous forms of yoga, which take about 60-90 minutes and 25 minutes of weight training, twice a week.
“I NOTICE THAT MY BODY REACTS VERY QUICKLY TO WEIGHTS. furthermore, my character is in the show hardener. that’s why I want to make sure that I build myself up.”
She says the key to success in fitness is to try to be as consistent as possible.
Julia works out a lot, sometimes alone. Beauty says, however, that she trains with different trainers to learn new patterns that she can add to her regime.
One of her fitness tips is to keep fit:
Do something you love – hike, walk or run as she does.
Maintain balance in your life.
Recognize the importance of health and fitness and remember that quality of life improves when you are active.
Julia Benson Beauty’s favorites include Victoria Secret’s Lip Gloss and Moroccan Oil to moisturize her thick, full hair.
Julia Benson Measurements
Height – 5 ft 7 inch
Bra size – 38D
Hip size – 35 inch
waist size – 25 inch
weight – 59 kg/ 130 pounds
Julia Benson Dating
There’s no record of Julia being with anyone. However, she was with her husband for several years before they allied themselves with him.
In 2009 Julia married Peter Benson. Together the couple has a 4-year-old child. They live happily and there is no news of turbulence or separations.
Julia is married to Peter Benson, also a film personality. He has received the Canadian Comedy Award for Multimedia for best script in a feature film and best direction in a feature film.