Garry Marshall meant a lot to Julia Roberts. The Oscar winner opened up in regards to the unimaginable reward that Garry gave her after they completed filming ‘Fairly Girl.’

Fairly Girl made Julia Roberts a star. There’s little question about that. She starred alongside Richard Gere within the hit 1990 romantic-comedy that was directed by the late Garry Marshall. The film grew to become an enormous hit, and Julia fashioned a long-lasting bond with Garry. Julia sat all the way down to pay tribute to Garry and the influence he had on her life throughout The Joyful Days of Garry Marshall particular.

“After Fairly Girl, Garry gave me a necklace and he gave me an excellent card that he wrote for me, and the necklace had a diamond coronary heart on it. And it’s in order that I might all the time do not forget that wherever I used to be that there was somebody that cherished me and was on my facet,” the 52-year-old stated with tears in her eyes. Earlier than the tears can fall, she cracks, “Alright, let’s transfer onto the humorous stuff with Garry.” Garry, Julia, and Richard all made a pact to work collectively once more, and so they reunited 10 years later for Runaway Bride.

On the set of Fairly Girl, Garry was centered on making Julia chuckle. Why? “No one laughs higher than Julia,” Garry stated in a voiceover. Whereas filming the bath scene, Garry had the entire solid and crew run off the set as Julia is below the water. When Julia got here up, there was nobody in sight. She began screaming and laughing over this prank.

Julia Roberts and Garry Marshall on the set of ‘Fairly Girl.’ (ABC PHOTO ARCHIVES)
Garry Marshall directing a ‘Fairly Girl’ scene with Julia Roberts and Richard Gere. (ABC PHOTO ARCHIVES)

Garry handed away on July 19, 2016. In his closing days, so many individuals he labored with through the years got here to say their closing goodbyes to the person who had such a profound on them. Julia went to see Garry and opened up about her final moments with Garry. “Even within the saddest moments whenever you really feel such as you’re going to lose a buddy, there’s an excessive amount of to be joyful about to ever be too unhappy,” Julia stated. “I used to be there, and I simply felt actually honored that I received to spend a while with him.”