Julie Christie

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Julie Christie

British actress add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1941.

Countries: United Kingdom (45%), United States (27%), (10%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Doctor Zhivago (film), Terence Stamp, Darling (1965 film)

Linked to: Central School of Speech and Drama, Life, Lions Gate Entertainment, National Board of Review

 

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Julie Christie was born in 1941 add something


 

A pop icon of the "swinging London" era of the 1960s, she has won the Academy, Golden Globe, BAFTA, and Screen Actors Guild awards add something

 

In the early 1960s, Christie dated actor Terence Stamp add something

 

Terence Stamp - Stamp received extensive media coverage of his romances in the 1960s with film star Julie Christie and supermodel Jean Shrimpton


1961

Her big break came in the 1961 BBC serial "A for Andromeda" add something


1962

Christie's first big-screen roles were in "Crooks Anonymous" and "The Fast Lady" , and her breakthrough was in 1963's "Billy Liar" add something


1965

Christie starred in two other films released in 1965, first appearing as Daisy Battles in "Young Cassidy", a biopic of Irish playwright Seán O'Casey, co-directed by Jack Cardiff and John Ford add something

 

In 1965, she won an Academy award for Best Actress for her performance as Diana Scott in "Darling" add something

 

"Life" magazine hailed 1965 as "The Year of Julie Christie" when the actress became known internationally for her role as an amoral model in "Darling", directed by Schlesigner add something

 

Darling (1965 film) - At the 4th Moscow International Film Festival in 1965, Julie Christie won a diploma for her performance

 

Darling (1965 film) - "'Darling"' is a 1965 British drama film written by Frederic Raphael, directed by John Schlesinger, and starring Julie Christie with Dirk Bogarde and Laurence Harvey


1966

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 add something


1967

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 add something

 

The two had a high-profile but intermittent relationship between 1967 and 1974 add something


1970

Christie reduced her screen appearances in the 1970s, acting in only six films during the decade add something


1973

Don't Look Now - "Don't Look Now" has become famous for a sex scene involving Julie Christie and Donald Sutherland, which caused considerable controversy prior to its release in 1973


1979

In 1979, she was a member of the jury at the 29th Berlin International Film Festival add something

 

Duncan Campbell (The Guardian) - His wife is Academy-Award winning British actress Julie Christie, his life partner since 1979, whom he married in India in November 2007


1980

Christie's acting work became low-key in the 1980s add something

 

In the 1980s, Christie appeared in non-mainstream films such as "The Return of the Soldier" and "Heat and Dust" , and generally avoided large budget films add something


1981

David Gladwell - In 1981, Gladwell directed the adaptation of the Doris Lessing novel "Memoirs of a Survivor" starring Julie Christie


1982

Lindsay Cooper - In 1982 Cooper formed her own group, The Lindsay Cooper Film Music Orchestra, in which she wrote and performed film and TV scores, including the soundtrack to Sally Potter's debut feature film, "The Gold Diggers" , starring Julie Christie

 

Ann-Margret - To round out 1982, she appeared alongside Alan Bates, Glenda Jackson, and Julie Christie in the film adaptation of "The Return of the Soldier"


2004

In 2004, Christie made very brief cameo appearances in "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" and "Troy" add something


2005

Sarah Polley - In 2005 she starred in "The Secret Life of Words", opposite Tim Robbins and Julie Christie


2006

Toronto International Film Festival - Debuting at the Toronto International Film Festival on 11 September 2006 as part of the TIFF's Gala showcase, "Away from Her" drew rave reviews from the trade press, including the Hollywood Reporter, and the four Toronto dailies add something


 

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 add something

 

In November 2007, she married "The Guardian" journalist Duncan Campbell, her partner since 1979 add something

 

On 5 December 2007, she won the Best Actress award from the National Board of Review for her performance in "Away from Her" add something


2008

In 2008, Christie narrated "Uncontacted Tribes", a short film for the British-based charity Survival International, featuring previously unseen footage of remote and endangered peoples add something

 

She appeared in a segment of the 2008 film, "New York, I Love You", written by Anthony Minghella, directed by Shekhar Kapur and co-starring Shia LaBeouf, as well as in "Glorious 39", about a British family at the start of World War II add something

 

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 add something

 

Christie has been a long-standing supporter of the charity, and in February 2008, was named as its first 'Ambassador' add something

 

Boho-chic - In 2008 the "Sunday Times" applied the term "real chic" to a group of "the chicest celebrities", including Miller and actresses Julie Christie and Marion Cotillard, who "handle the glare of fame with a large dose of reality", Miller being described as "a professional free spirit who, annoyingly, seems to have more fun than anyone else"


2009

Stephen Poliakoff - "Glorious 39", starring Romola Garai, Bill Nighy and Julie Christie, premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2009 and was released in the UK that November


2011

In 2011, Christie played a "sexy, bohemian" version of the grandmother role in Catherine Hardwicke's gothic retelling of "Red Riding Hood" add something


2012

As of 2012, "Doctor Zhivago" is the 8th highest-grossing film of all time, adjusted for inflation add something


2013

As of 2013, "Doctor Zhivago" is the 8th highest-grossing film of all time, adjusted for inflation add something


2014

As of 2014, "Doctor Zhivago" is the 8th highest-grossing film of all time, adjusted for inflation add something


2016

As of 2016, "Doctor Zhivago" is the 8th highest-grossing film of all time, adjusted for inflation add something


2017

"Don't Look Now" in particular has received acclaim, with Christie nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, and in 2017 a poll of 150 actors, directors, writers, producers and critics for "Time Out" magazine saw it ranked the greatest British film ever add something