April 14, 1940
81 years old
5 ft 3 in | 160 cm tall
36-26-37 in | 91.5-66-94 cm
56 kg | 123.5 pounds
7.5 US | 38 EU
Julie Frances Christie was born in Chabua, India, on April 14, 1940, is a British actress.
Young Julie Christie first started performing during her years at the Wycombe school in a production of Shaw's Saint Joan, in role as "the Dauphin".
She landed her professional stage debut at Frinton Repertory Company in Essex (1957).
She made her big screen debut in British comedy film Crooks Anonymous (1962) in role as Babette La Verne.
She got her television debut in medical drama series Call Oxbridge 2000 (1961) in episode #1.3, in role as Ann.
Her breakthrough performance came as Liz in comedy drama film Billy Liar (1963).
She was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best British Actress for her role as Liz in comedy drama film Billy Liar (1963).
She won the Academy Award for Best Actress and a BAFTA Award for Best British Actress also was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama for her role as Diana Scott in romantic drama movie Darling (1965).
She won the David di Donatello Award for Best Foreign Actress and a National Board of Review Award for Best Actress also was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best British Actress for her performance as Lara Antipova in epic romantic drama film Doctor Zhivago (1965).
She was nominated for the Academy Awards for Best Actress for her roles in films:
McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971) revisionist Western as Constance Miller
Afterglow (1977) comedy drama as Phyllis Mann
She was nominated for the Academy Award, a BAFTA Award for Best Actress and she won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama for her role as Fiona Anderson in drama film Away from Her (2006).
She was nominated for the BAFTA Awards for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her performances in movies:
The Go-Between (1971) romantic drama as Lady Marian Maudsley Trimingham
Don't Look Now (1973) horror thriller as Laura Baxter
She was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best British Actress for her role as Clarisse Linda Montag in dystopian drama film Fahrenheit 451 (1966).
She was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for her role as Jackie Shawn in satirical comedy drama movie Shampoo (1975).
She was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her performance as Mrs. Emma du Maurier in biographical drama film Finding Neverland (2004).
Petulia (1968) drama with George C. Scott and Richard Chamberlain
Hamlet (1996) romantic drama opposite Kenneth Branagh, Kate Winslet and Robin Williams
Dragonheart (1996) fantasy action adventure with Dennis Quaid, David Thewlis and Sean Connery
The Company You Keep (2012) political thriller opposite Robert Redford, Shia LaBeouf and Susan Sarandon
She played Andromeda / Christine Jones in BBC television science fiction drama serial A for Andromeda (1961).
She portrayed Charlotte Deutz in German miniseries Sins of the Fathers (Väter und Söhne – Eine deutsche Tragödie) (1986).
Attended Convent of Our Lady school in St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex and all-girls Wycombe Court School, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire.
Studied at the Central School of Speech and Drama.
Has a younger brother, Clive, and an older half-sister, June.
Fan of Marlon Brando and Meryl Streep.
Fluent in English, French and Italian.
Good friends with actresses Shirley MacLaine, Goldie Hawn, Faye Dunaway, Kate Winslet and Emma Thompson.
She received the BAFTA Fellowship in 1997.
She is a Patron of the Palestine Solidarity Campaign, Reprieve and the CFS/ME charity Action for ME.
Lives in East London.
She dated Brian Eno (1977), Jim McBride (1977), Lou Adler (1976), Ryan O'Neal (1975), Edmond parker (1975), Warren Beatty (1968-1974) and Terence Stamp (1961-1963).
Has been engaged to Don Bessant (1965-1967).
She started dating journalist Duncan Campbell in 1979, the couple got married in 2007.