Julia Child

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Julia Child
Julia Child in 1978
1978 publicity portrait of Julia Child in her kitchen
Born
Julia Carolyn McWilliams

(1912-08-15)August 15, 1912
DiedAugust 13, 2004(2004-08-13) (aged 91)
EducationSmith College
B.A. History 1934
Le Cordon Bleu
Diplôme de Cuisine 1951
Spouse(s)
Paul Cushing Child
(m. 1946; died 1994)
Culinary career
Cooking styleFrench
Television show(s)
  • The French Chef, "Julia Child: bon appétit", Julia Child & Company, Dinner at Julia's, Cooking with Master Chefs, In Julia's Kitchen with Master Chefs, Baking with Julia, Julia Child & Jacques Pépin Cooking at Home
Award(s) won
Military career
Allegiance United States
Service/branchOffice of Strategic Services Insignia.svg Office of Strategic Services
Years of service1942–1945
RankCAF–7[1]
UnitEmergency Sea Rescue Equipment Section[1][2]
Battles/warsWorld War II
AwardsUSA - DOD Meritorious Civilian Service Award.png Meritorious Civilian Service Award

Julia Carolyn Child (Julia Carolyn McWilliams; August 15, 1912 – August 13, 2004) was an American television personality, writer, and chef. She was known for having her own cooking show The French Chef. She won a Peabody Award and an Emmy Award.

Child was born on August 15, 1912 in Pasadena, California.[3] She studied at Smith College and at Le Cordon Bleu. Child was married to Paul Cushing Child from 1946 until his death in 1994, but they didn't have children. Child died on August 13, 2004 in Montecito, California from kidney failure, two days before her 92nd birthday.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Julia Child’s Spy Days Included Work on a Shark Repellent. The History Channel. Retrieved June 3, 2021.
  2. Cite error: The named reference museum was used but no text was provided for refs named (see the help page).
  3. "Julia Child". Cooksinfo.com.

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