Julie Andrews, who has been acting for six decades now, is best remembered for her Oscar-winning performance in the title role of the movie 'Mary Poppins'. Apart from acting, she was also a talented singer who appeared in several Broadway musicals during her early career until she lost her singing voice following a botched surgery. She later became an author and published her memoir, as well as a bunch of children's books. She is associated with a number of charities including Alzheimer's Association, Bob Woodruff Foundation, Midnight Mission and the Human Rights Campaign. She often shares inspirational ideas through her speeches. She is mostly concerned about topics like Alzheimer's disease, gender equality, health, homelessness, LGBT issues, and veteran support.