Julie Christie Biography
Julie Christie is a British actress. An icon of the “swinging London” era of the 1960s, she has received such accolades as an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a BAFTA Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award. She has appeared in six films that were ranked in the British Film Institute’s 100 greatest British films of the 20th century, and in 1997, she received the BAFTA Fellowship.
Christie’s breakthrough film role was in Billy Liar (1963). She came to international attention for her performances in Darling (1965), for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress, and Doctor Zhivago (also 1965), the eighth highest-grossing film of all time after adjustment for inflation.
In the following years, she starred in Fahrenheit 451 (1966), Far from the Madding Crowd (1967), Petulia (1968), The Go-Between (1971), McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971), for which she received her second Oscar nomination, Don’t Look Now (1973), Shampoo (1975), and Heaven Can Wait (1978).
From the early 1980s, her appearances in mainstream films decreased, though she held roles as Thetis in Wolfgang Petersen’s historical epic Troy and as Madam Rosmerta in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (both 2004). She has continued to receive significant critical recognition for her work, including Oscar nominations for the independent films Afterglow (1997) and Away from Her (2007).
Julie Christie Age
Real name Julie Frances Christie was born on 14th April 1940 in Chabua, British India. She is 79 years old as of 2019.
Julie Christie Height, Weight and Body Measurements
The famous actress stands tall at a height of 160 cm (5 ft 3 in). She weighs 56 kg (123 lb). Her bra size is 36C with a Chest size of 91 cm (36 in). Julie also has a Waist size of 65 cm (26 in) with a Hips size 94 cm (37 in). In addition, her Shoe size is 7.5 US.
Julie Christie Family and Early Life
She has a younger brother, Clive, and an older (now deceased) half-sister, June, from her father’s relationship with an Indian woman. Who worked as a tea picker on his plantation. Her parents separated when Julie was a child. After her parents’ divorce, Christie spent time with her mother in rural Wales.
As a teenager at the all-girls’ Wycombe Court School, she played “the Dauphin” in a production of Shaw’s Saint Joan. She later studied at the Central School of Speech and Drama.
Julie Christie Education
She was baptized in the Church of England and studied as a boarder at the independent Convent of Our Lady School in St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex. After being expelled from another convent school for telling a risqué joke that reached a wider audience than had originally been anticipated.
After being asked to leave the Convent of Our Lady as well, she later attended Wycombe Court School, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, during which time she lived with a foster mother from the age of six.
Julie Christie Net Worth
Christie is a British actress who had a net worth of $10 million. Christie rose to fame as one of the world’s most lusted-after bombshells. The leading lady of “Doctor Zhivago” and “Fahrenheit 451,” Christie was not only a knockout — she had the major talent to boot. She has acquired most of her salary from her acting career.
Julie Christie Husband | Julie Christie and Duncan Campbell
In the early 1960s, Christie dated actor Terence Stamp. She was engaged to Don Bessant, a lithographer and art teacher, in 1965, before dating actor Warren Beatty for several years. She is married to The Guardian journalist Duncan Campbell.
They have lived together since 1979, but the date they married is disputed. In January 2008, several news outlets reported that the couple had quietly married in India two months earlier, on November 2007, which Christie called “nonsense”, adding, “I have been married for a few years. Don’t believe what you read in the papers.”
Campbell is a British journalist and author who has worked particularly on crime issues. He was a senior reporter/correspondent for The Guardian from 1987 until 2010. He is also the author of several books.
Julie Christie Warren Beatty
Julie Christie and Warren Beatty were a couple in the late sixties and early seventies. Warren Beatty referred to Julie as his wife even though they never married, and she gave up a string of roles to be close to him. Beatty is said to have fallen for Christie while watching her shake hands with the Queen.
The couple began seeing each other shortly after Beatty paid a visit to her on the set of the film Petulia. At first, the romance remained an open secret among Hollywood’s A-list. But by 1968 the couple were being seen together in public.
Julie Christie Harry Porter
Christie portrayed Madam Rosmerta the short-tempered landlady of the Three Broomsticks pub in Hogsmeade. in the film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is a 2004 fantasy film directed by Alfonso Cuarón and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is based on J. K. Rowling’s 1999 novel of the same name.
Julie Christie Warren Beatty Movies
- 1975: Shampoo
- 1971: McCabe & Mrs. Miller
- 1978: Heaven Can Wait
Julie Christie Oscar
In 1966 she won an oscar award as the Best Actress for her role in Darling.
Julie Christie Movies/ Films
- 1965: Doctor Zhivago
- 2006: Away from Her
- 1973: Don’t Look Now
- 1971: McCabe & Mrs. Miller
- 1975: Shampoo
- 1963: Billy Liar
- 1967: Far from the Madding Crowd
- 1978: Heaven Can Wait
- 1966: Fahrenheit 451
- 2004: Finding Neverland
- 1968: Petulia
- 1996: Hamlet
- 2004: Troy
- 1997: Afterglow
- 1971: The Go-Between
- 2011: Red Riding Hood
- 1965: Darling
- 2012: The Company You Keep
- 2004: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
- 1996: Dragonheart
- 1977: Demon Seed
- 2005: The Secret Life of Words
- 1983: Heat and Dust
- 1969: In Search of Gregory
- 1965: Young Cassidy
- 1962: Crooks Anonymous
- 2008: New York, I Love You
- 1962: The Fast Lady
- 2001: No Such Thing
- 2009: Glorious 39
- 2002: I’m with Lucy
- 1982: The Return of the Soldier
- 1981: Memoirs of a Survivor
- 1983: The Gold Diggers
- 1992: The Railway Station Man
- 1990: Fools of Fortune
- 2001: Belphegor, Phantom of the Louvre
- 1986: Miss Mary
- 1999: The Miracle Maker
- 1986: Power
- 1994: Secret Obsession
- 2004: A Letter to True
- 1988: Dadah Is Death
- 1981: The Animals Film
- 1982: The Roaring Forties
- 2002: Snapshots
- 2011: Hello Darkness
- Sins of the Fathers
Julie Christie Awards
- 1966: Academy Award for Best Actress, Darling.
- 2008: Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture – Drama, Away from Her.
- 1966: BAFTA Award for Best British Actress, Darling.
- 2008: Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role, Away from Her.
- 2007: New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress, Away from Her.
- 1997: New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress, Afterglow.
- 1997: BAFTA Fellowship
- 1998: Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead, Afterglow.
- 2008: Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Actress, Away from Her.
- 2008: National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actress, Away from Her.
- 1998: National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actress, Afterglow.
- 1967: David di Donatello for Best Foreign Actress, Doctor Zhivago.
- 2007: National Board of Review Award for Best Actress, Away from Her.
- 1965: National Board of Review Award for Best Actress, Doctor Zhivago.
- 2007: Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Actress, Away from Her.
- 2007: Dallas–Fort Worth Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress, Away from Her.
- 2007: Toronto Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress, Away from Her.
- 2008: London Film Critics Circle Award for British Actress of the Year, Away from Her.
- 2007: Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress, Away from Her.
- 2007: San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Actress, Away from Her.
- 2007: Southeastern Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress, Away from Her.
- 2007: San Francisco Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress, Away from Her.
- 2008: Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role, Away from Her.
- 2007: Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Actress, Away from Her.