On set at a sprawling mansion in Hidden Valley, Calif. In case I fuck them up? One would never guess that Louis-Dreyfus, 57, had recently been in the throes of a breast-cancer diagnosis and treatment including three rounds of chemotherapy.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus has been candid about her breast cancer journey, from her diagnosis in September to the chemotherapy treatment that finished in January and a subsequent surgery. Now, in a new profile for The New Yorkershe's talking about the very understandable fears she was dealing with throughout all this—and how she kept those fears in check. When asked if she ever gave in to feelings of fear or self-pity during her ordeal, Louis-Dreyfus replied, "'Am I gonna be dead tomorrow' kind of thing?
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Yes, Seinfeld is one of the most significant comedies of all time, but more importantly, Elaine Benes was a brilliant fuckup just like the guys, rendered and performed in a way few female characters have been before or since. We should all really be Elaines. But, Elaine was just the beginning.
It was just over a year ago today that the Veep actress shared her diagnosis with the world. Months later, it was announced that Veep had delayed production while star Louis-Dreyfus underwent treatment. Amid her cancer battle, Louis-Dreyfus kept her fans updated on her health journey via social media.
Actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who in famously announced her breast cancer diagnosis just after taking home her record-breaking 11th Emmy Award, has reportedly recovered from her treatment for the deadly disease and is now helping lead a campaign to help provide financial assistance to breast-cancer patients who cannot afford reconstructive surgery following a mastectomy. She said the treatment and overcoming the disease has had an odd effect on her. On Twitter, she posted a short video announcing her involvement.
She is one of the most awarded actresses in American television history, winning more Emmy Awards and more Screen Actors Guild Awards than any other performer eight of the Emmy Awards were for acting, tying Cloris Leachman for the most acting wins. Her breakthrough came in with a nine-season run playing Elaine Benes on Seinfeldone of the most critically and commercially successful sitcoms of all time. Louis-Dreyfus has received eleven Emmy Awardseight for acting and three for producing, with a total of 24 nominations throughout her career.
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While Julia Louis-Dreyfus is an open book when it comes to her on-screen career and causes close to her heart, the star is known for keeping her private life private. But in September of last year, she opened up to her fans about a very personal struggle — her breast cancer diagnosis. Now "Veep's" leading lady57, is revealing why she made that choice.
Louis-Dreyfus said she "couldn't really keep it private" because production of her show Veep had stalled to allow her to receive treatment. Since first announcing she had cancerthe actress has spoken out about her belief in universal health care, so everyone can have access to the treatment she received. I believed it before, now I really believe it. Louis-Dreyfus also mentioned her work with the organization Multiply Your Votewhich encourages people to volunteer for candidates ahead of the midterm elections.