Julie Christie


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Born in 1941 in Assam, India, Julie Christie grew up on her father's tea plantation. She was educated in England and Europe and planned to become an artist or a linguist before enrolling at the London's Central School of Music and Drama. She made her professional debut on stage with the Frinton Repertory of Essex and appeared in the TV series A For Andromeda. Her third film role, where she played Billy Liar's girlfriend and escape route, catapulted her to more than stardom: she became a 60s icon, winning the Best Actress Oscar for Darling. She spent the 70s in America, largely with Warren Beatty, and on her return to England in the 80s her film choices were primarily determined by her ardent political beliefs.


OSCARS AND OTHER AWARDS
Won the best Actress Oscar for Darling in 1966 and in 2008 won a Golden Globe for Away From Her.



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MOVIE AND TV CREDITS

2012 Movies The Company You Keep as Mimi Lurie
2009 Movies Glorious 39 as Aunt Elizabeth
2009 Movies New York, I Love You as Isabelle (segment "Shekhar Kapur")
2004 Movies Finding Neverland as Mrs. Emma du Maurier
2004 Movies Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban as Madame Rosmerta
2004 Movies Troy as Thetis
1996 Movies Hamlet (1996, Kenneth Branagh, Richard Attenborough) as Gertrude
1996 Movies DragonHeart as Queen Aislinn
1996 Series Karaoke as Ruth Balmer
1981 Movies Memoirs of a Survivor as 'D'
1975 Movies Nashville as Herself
1971 Movies The Go-Between as Lady Marian Trimingham
1971 Movies The Go-Between (Columbia 1971, Julie Christie, Alan Bates) as Marian - Lady Trimingham
1967 Movies Far from the Madding Crowd as Bathsheba Everdene
1965 Movies Doctor Zhivago as Lara Antipova
1965 Movies Young Cassidy as Daisy Battles
1965 Movies Darling (Embassy 1965, Julie Christie, Dirk Bogarde) as Diana Scott
1962 Movies The Fast Lady as Claire
1962 Movies Crooks Anonymous as Babette LaVern
1962 Movies Crooks Anonymous (Independent 1962, Leslie Phillips, Stanley Baxter) as Babette La Verne
1961 Series A For Andromeda (BBC 1961, Peter Halliday, Julie Christie) as Christine/Andromeda



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