Julia Carolyn Child (born 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.
Julia Carolyn McWilliams
August 15, 1912
Pasadena, California, U.S.
|Died||August 13, 2004 (aged 91)|
Montecito, California, U.S.
|Education||Smith College |
B.A. History 1934
Le Cordon Bleu
Diplôme de Cuisine 1951
Paul Cushing Child
(m. 1946; died 1994)
|Service/branch||Office of Strategic Services|
|Years of service||1942–1945|
|Unit||Emergency Sea Rescue Equipment Section|
|Battles/wars||World War II|
|Awards||Meritorious Civilian Service Award|
Child was born on August 15, 1912 in Pasadena, California. 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.
- Julia Child’s Spy Days Included Work on a Shark Repellent. The History Channel. Retrieved June 3, 2021.
- "Julia Child". Cooksinfo.com.
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- Julia Child on IMDb
- Julia Child: Lessons with Master Chefs from PBS
- Julia Child's Kitchen at the Smithsonian
- American television interview with Julia Child on June 25, 1999[permanent dead link], at Google Video
- Coverage of Julia Child in The New York Times
- Julia Child Papers.Schlesinger Library Archived 2012-05-09 at the Wayback Machine, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University.