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Julie Christie Biography

Birth Name:
Julie Frances Christie
Birth Place:
Chukua, Assam, India
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • Father ran a tea plantation in India when she was born
  • Was expelled from her Roman Catholic secondary school for telling a risqué joke
  • Led marchers from Greenham Common to Brussels in a 1983 rally against nuclear weapons
  • Quietly wed journalist Duncan Campbell, her partner since 1979, in a private ceremony in India in 2007
  • A longtime animal-rights supporter and antinuclear lobbyist

Awards

  • 2008Critics' Choice Awards-Best Actress: winner
  • 2008BAFTA Film Awards-Best Leading Actress: nominated
  • 2008Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama: winner
  • 2007Washington D.C. Film Critics Association-Best Actress: winner
  • 2007Toronto Film Critics Association-Best Actress: winner
  • 2007Southeastern Film Critics Association-Best Actress: winner
  • 2007San Francisco Film Critics Circle-Best Actress: winner
  • 2007San Diego Film Critics Association-Best Actress: winner
  • 2007Phoenix Film Critics Association-Best Actress: winner
  • 2007Golden Satellite Award-Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama: nominated
  • 2007Oscar-Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: nominated
  • 2007New York Film Critics Online-Best Actress: winner
  • 2007National Board of Review-Best Actress: winner
  • 2007National Society of Film Critics-Best Actress: winner
  • 2007New York Film Critics Circle-Best Actress: winner
  • 2007Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role: winner
  • 2007Genie Awards-Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: winner
  • 2007Alliance of Women Film Journalists-Best Actress: winner
  • 2007Chicago Film Critics Association-Best Actress: nominated
  • 2007Dallas/Fort Worth Film Critics Association-Best Actress: winner
  • 2007Detroit Film Critics Society-Best Actress: nominated
  • 2005BAFTA Film Awards-Best Actress in a Supporting Role: nominated
  • 2004Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: nominated
  • 1998Independent Spirit Awards-Best Female Lead: winner
  • 1997Oscar-Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: nominated
  • 1997National Society of Film Critics-Best Actress: winner
  • 1997New York Film Critics Circle-Best Actress: winner
  • 1974BAFTA Film Awards-Best Actress: nominated
  • 1972BAFTA Film Awards-Best Actress: nominated
  • 1971Oscar-Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: nominated
  • 1967BAFTA Film Awards-Best British Actress: nominated
  • 1967BAFTA Film Awards-Best British Actress: nominated
  • 1966Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama: nominated
  • 1966BAFTA Film Awards-Best British Actress: winner
  • 1965National Board of Review-Best Actress: winner
  • 1965New York Film Critics Circle-Best Actress: winner
  • 1965Oscar-Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: winner
  • 1964BAFTA Film Awards-Best British Actress: nominated

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