Julia Louis-Dreyfus returns to work on ‘Veep’ following the treatment of breast cancer

Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Selina Meyer on HBO’s “Veep.”


Julia Louis-Dreyfus is back on the “Veep” is set.

On Thursday, the actress shared a photo of herself and her co-stars all smiles, while at a table read for the popular HBO series.

“Guys, we have just learned how to take a picture of ourselves on my phone! How cool is this? @veephbo Table, read episodes 2 and 3 of Season 7, baby!” she captioned the Instagram photo.

A post shared by Julia Louis-Dreyfus (@officialjld) on Aug 9, 2018 at 8:57am PDT

As previously reported, the production of “Veep” was put on hold while the 57-year-old star underwent treatment. In February, Louis-Dreyfus proved she had the surgery after her breast cancer diagnosis.

“Hoorah! Great doctors, great results, feel happy and ready to rock after surgery. Hey cancer, F— you!’ Here is my first post-op photo,” the star wrote at the time.

A post shared by Julia Louis-Dreyfus (@officialjld) on Feb 14, 2018 at 10:40am PST

Last September, Louis-Dreyfus shared the news of her diagnosis days after she won her sixth consecutive Outstanding Lead Actress Emmy for her role as Selina Meyer in the comedy series.

Just when you thought…

— Julia Louis-Dreyfus (@OfficialJLD) September 28, 2017

She wrote on Twitter: “1 in 8 women will get breast cancer. Today I am. The good news is that I have the most glorious group of supportive and caring family and friends, and fantastic insurance through my union. The bad news is that not all women are so fortunate, as late as the combating of all forms of cancer and make universal health care a reality.”

Louis-Dreyfus, concluded the note by signing her name.


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