She has played three characters on three tv shows, Alex Borgia on Law and Order, Kara Stanton on Person of Interest and Debra Parker on The Following who were killed off.
On November 11, 2008, it was announced that Annie will reprise her work in an Off Broadway performance as the title role of Becky Shaw.
Annie is sister-in-law to Elisabeth Waterson.
In Law & Order episode Attorney Client, Annie plays Jasmine Blake, an erotic dancer. She obviously impressed the producers of Law and Order with her acting in this episode, as she was later offered a recurring role and played A.D.A. Alexandra Borgia in seasons 15 and 16.
Annie would rather have her character be strong and supportive than weak and defenseless.
Annie enjoys acting in a theater for a play better than acting for a movie or TV series.
Annie loves to run and has even participated in the New York City marathon.
While working in one of her soap operas called Breathless, Annie got in an argument with the writers and director because she didn't want her character to be weak and helpless.
Annie's fans have created an online fan club called Annie's Angels.
Annie was nominated for a Drama Desk Award for her performance in The Internationalist in 2007.
Annie was named as one of Daytime's 50 most beautiful people in 1998.
Although Annie's hair is naturally curly, she prefers to wear her hair straight.
Annie is a huge fan of Elizabeth Taylor and Audrey Hepburn.
Annie adopted two black cats: Liz and Audrey.
Annie was into grunge as a teenager. She wore combat boots, black lipstick, thick eye liner, and didn't comb her hair.
In her spare time, Annie attends operas.
When Annie was a teenager, she went to a Nirvana concert and met lead singer Kurt Cobain.
Annie's favorite animal is a cat.
Annie's hobbies include cooking and reading.
Annie lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Annie has a boyfriend named Colin Hodges.
Annie's character on Law and Order was killed in the season finale because Annie quit.
Annie was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress in 2001.
In college, Annie got the lead in two plays: Medea and Antigone. Other plays she participated in include: Farmyard, As You Like It, and Love's Labor Lost.
Annie appeared in a TV commercial for First Response Pregnancy Test in 2002.
Annie trained at the Holborne Center for the Performing Arts in London, England.
She went to Fordham University in New York City.
Annie: I didn't go home and cry because Jack and Carly fans hissed me. The fans don't have the experience with the behind-the-scenes of this stuff. I think there's a loss of reality for the fans in the sense that, if they don't like Julia, they don't think of the real person behind the character.
Annie: When I first became an actress, I expected to do regional and classical theater; I just love the whole creative process.
Annie: Some plays are hard journeys to go on every night, but this journey is fantastic and life-affirming.
Annie: I'm usually cast as the sassy, brassy best friend.