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5' 3" (1.6 m)
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[on Billy Liar
(1963)] It was incredible because I was terribly, terribly, terribly well-received, I mean, ridiculously well-received in that part. And really I didn't do... I see it now, and it's not very good, but still, something happened.
Originally signed for the role of the Senator's wife in American Gigolo
(1980) when Richard Gere
was signed to the project, but quit when Gere was ditched in favor of John Travolta
. Travolta later dropped out and Gere was hired for the film, but Christie was not offered the role that was eventually played by Lauren Hutton
. Ironically, a rumor in the 1970s held that Christie and Hutton were lovers...
Often plays women who inspire great passion in all the male characters rotating around her