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  Julie Andrews 2 July 2004  
Image: Julie Andrews recording the voice of Queen Lillian for Shrek II
On living without her singing voice

Julie Andrews made her name as an actress in films such as Mary Poppins and The Sound of Music, where her four-octave voice earned her legions of fans. But that voice was left permanently damaged after surgery on her vocal chords went wrong.

Andrews has rebuilt her career with a variety of non-singing roles and is currently starring as the voice of Queen Lillian in Shrek II.


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