Julie Halston

Julie Halston (born December 7, 1954) is an American actress and comedian. Halston was born Julie Abatelli in Suffolk County, New York, and raised in Commack, Long Island. She is the daughter of Julia Madeline "Dolly" (née Gardner), a teacher's assistant, and Rudolph "Rudy" Abatelli, who worked in tobacco sales. Her father is Italian American and her mother of Irish and German descent. Halston's television credits include roles in Sex and the City (Bitsy von Muffling), Law & Order, My So-Called Life, and Law & Order: Criminal Intent. She played Tina Carmello on the CBS sitcom The Class between September 2006 and March 2007. She appeared in A Very Serious Person, The Juror, Addams Family Values, Joe Gould's Secret, Drunks, Small Time Crooks, and Celebrity. Halston first achieved fame through her performances in the comedies of writer-performer Charles Busch, including Vampire Lesbians of Sodom (1985) and The Lady in Question (1989). She performed in a series of one-woman comedy shows in the 1990s.


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