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Julie Christie, the British movie legend whom Al Pacino called "the most poetic of all actresses", was born in Chukua, Assam, India, on April 14, 1941, the daughter of a tea planter, Frank St. John Christie, and his wife, Rosemary (Ramsden), who was a painter. Her family was of English, and some Scottish, origin. The young Christie grew up on her ... See full bio »
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 46 wins & 23 nominations. See more awards »

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 2009 Glorious 39
Aunt Elizabeth
 2008 New York, I Love You
Isabelle (segment "Shekhar Kapur")
 2004 Troy
 2002 I'm with Lucy
 2002/I Snapshots
 2001 No Such Thing
Dr. Anna
 2001 Belphégor - Le fantôme du Louvre
Glenda Spender
 2000 The Miracle Maker
Rachel (voice)
 1996 Hamlet
 1996 Karaoke (TV Mini-Series)
Lady Ruth Balmer
- Friday (1996) ... Lady Ruth Balmer
- Wednesday (1996) ... Lady Ruth Balmer
 1992 The Railway Station Man (TV Movie)
Helen Cuffe
 1990 Fools of Fortune
Mrs. Quinton
 1988 A Long Way from Home: Dadah Is Death (TV Movie)
Barbara Barlow
 1986 Champagne amer
Betty Rivière
 1986 Fathers and Sons: A German Tragedy (TV Mini-Series)
Charlotte Deutz
- Auf Ehre und Gewissen (1940-1947) (1986) ... Charlotte Deutz
- Macht und Ohnmacht (1932-1938) (1986) ... Charlotte Deutz
- Der Konzern (1923-1929) (1986) ... Charlotte Deutz
- Lieb Vaterland... (1911-1916) (1986) ... Charlotte Deutz
 1986 Miss Mary
Mary Mulligan
 1983 Heat and Dust
Anne (1982. In Satipur Town)
 1983 The Gold Diggers
 1982 The Roaring Forties
Catherine Dantec
 1975 Shampoo
 1970 In Search of Gregory
Catherine Morelli
 1963 The Saint (TV Series)
Judith Northwade
- Judith (1963) ... Judith Northwade
 1963 Billy Liar
 1962 The Andromeda Breakthrough (TV Series)
- Cold Front (1962) ... Andromeda (uncredited)
 1961 A for Andromeda (TV Series)
Andromeda / Christine
- The Murderer (1961) ... Andromeda
- The Monster (1961) ... Christine
- The Miracle (1961) ... Christine
 1961 Call Oxbridge 2000 (TV Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1961) ... Ann
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I found films to be turbulent and stressful. They have caused me an enormous amount of anxiety, because I do not have a lot of confidence. You are working, intellectually and mentally, and you are having to be with people and socialise all the time. Actors like it, on the whole, but I was not born with that quality. I am very quiet and would much prefer to talk to a few people rather than a crowd. See more »


She reluctantly agreed to star in writer-director Sarah Polley's debut feature-film Away from Her (2006) after many months of persuasion. Christie, who had acted previously with Polley, liked her script, but -- like Polley -- is ambivalent about her acting career. She finally capitulated and her brilliant performance in the film, which debuted at the 2006 Toronto International Film Festival and ... See more »


Often plays women who inspire great passion in all the male characters rotating around her See more »



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