Julia Child

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Julia Child

Original Name Julia Carolyn McWilliams
Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Death 13 Aug 2004 (aged 91)
Montecito, Santa Barbara County, California, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes scattered
Memorial ID 9311948 · View Source
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Television Personality. She became a legendary chef on television. Born in Pasadena, California, she graduated from Smith College in 1934. Served with the Office of Strategic Services in Washington DC, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), and China during World War II. After the war accompanied her husband to Paris where he was assigned with the American Embassy and started her culinary career, at the Cordon Bleu. With two French colleagues, Simone Beck and Louisette Bertholle, wrote "Mastering the Art of French Cooking," which appeared in 1961 which resulted in the PBS television series "The French Chef" and was followed by several other series including her "Master Chef" programs, where she hosted 26 of America's well-known chefs. Published over nine books including "The Way To Cook," "Cooking with Master Chefs" and "In Julia's Kitchen with Master Chefs."

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  • Originally Created by: Fred Beisser
  • Added: 13 Aug 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9311948
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Julia Child (15 Aug 1912–13 Aug 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9311948, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes scattered.