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Julie Christie

Actress
Female
Born Apr 14, 1941
Age 75
Hometown Chabua
Alma Mater Central School of...
Other Names Christie, Julie F...

Julie Frances Christie is a British actress. Born in British India to English parents, at the age of six Christie moved to England, where she attended boarding school. Christie's first prominent film roles were in Crooks Anonymous and The Fast Lady (both 1962), and her breakthrough was in 1963's Billy Liar. In 1965, she won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance as "Diana Scott" in Darling.… Read More

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Julie Christie
Julie Christie
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parents

  • Frank St. John Christie
    Frank St. John Christie
    Father
  • Rosemary
    Rosemary
    Mother

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  • Clive
    Clive
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  • June
    June
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CHILDHOOD

1940 Birth Christie was born on 14 April 1940 at Singlijan Tea Estate, Chabua, Assam, British India, the elder child of Rosemary (née Ramsden), a painter, and Francis "Frank" St. John Christie. … Read More

TEENAGE

1957 17 Years Old Christie made her professional stage debut in 1957, and her first screen roles were on British television.

TWENTIES

1961 - 1962 2 More Events
Life magazine hailed 1965 as "The Year of Julie Christie" when the young actress became known internationally for her role as an amoral model in Darling, directed by Schlesinger. … Read More
1966 26 Years Old In 1966, Christie played a dual role in François Truffaut's adaptation of the Ray Bradbury novel Fahrenheit 451, where she starred opposite Oskar Werner. … Read More
In 1967, Time magazine said of her: "What Julie Christie wears has more real impact on fashion than all the clothes of the ten best-dressed women combined."

THIRTIES

1971 31 Years Old In 1971, Christie co-starred with Alan Bates in Joseph Losey's romantic drama The Go-Between, which won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival.
1979 39 Years Old In 1979, she was a member of the jury at the 29th Berlin International Film Festival. … Read More

FORTIES

1988 48 Years Old In 1988, she starred in the television film Dadah Is Death, based on the Barlow and Chambers execution, playing Barlow's mother who desperately fights to save her son from being hanged for drug trafficking in Malaysia.

FIFTIES

1996 56 Years Old In 1996, Christie appeared as Gertrude in Kenneth Branagh's Hamlet.
1997 57 Years Old 1 More Event
Her next critically acclaimed role was the unhappy wife in Alan Rudolph's 1997 domestic comedy-drama Afterglow, which gained her a third Oscar nomination.

LATE ADULTHOOD

2004 64 Years Old In 2004, Christie made a brief cameo appearance in the third Harry Potter film, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, playing Madam Rosmerta. … Read More
2006 66 Years Old 1 More Event
In July 2006 she was a member of the jury at the 28th Moscow International Film Festival.
2007 67 Years Old 1 More Event
Christie's performance generated Oscar buzz, leading the distributor, Lions Gate Entertainment, to buy the film at the festival to release the film in 2007 to build momentum during the awards season.
On 22 January 2008, Christie received her fourth Oscar nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role at the 80th Academy Awards. … Read More
2011 71 Years Old In 2011, Christie played a "sexy, bohemian" version of the grandmother role in Catherine Hardwicke's gothic retelling of Red Riding Hood.
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