Julia Sanderson was a Broadway actress and singer. In 1887, she was born in Springfield, Massachusetts to parents Albert H. Sackett and Jeanette Elvira Sanderson.
She used her mother's maiden name as her stage name. She appeared in the Forepaugh Circus as a child. She then moved to Broadway, where she appeared in Jerome Kern musicals. She was a hit in England, but returned to the United States.