Who is Julie Christie?

Julie Christie is a British actress who is well-known as an icon during the ‘Swinging London’ era during the 1960s. The breakthrough moment of her career came in the year 1963 when she played the role of Liz in the British CinemaScope comedy-drama movie, ‘Billy Liar’. She is also known for the portrayal of Diana Scott in the 1965 British drama romance movie, ‘Darling’ and for the role of Lara Antipova in the 1965 epic romantic drama movie, ‘Doctor Zhivago’. She has won a total of 48 awards and accolades during her acting career including one Academy Award, one Golden Globe Award, and two BAFTA awards.

Quick Infos
Full Name Julie Frances Christie
Date of Birth14 April, 1940
Birth placeChabua, Assam, British India
Parent(s)Rosemary Christie and Frank St. John Christie
Spouse(s)Duncan Campbell
Net Worth$10 million


Julie Christie’s full name is Julie Frances Christie. She was born on 14 April 1940 in Chabua, Assam, British India to mother, Rosemary Christie, and to father, Frank St. John Christie. Unfortunately, her parents separated when she was still very young and she was raised by her mother alongside her younger brother, Clive Christie in a rural area of Wales. Besides this, she is currently 80 years old with the zodiac sign of Aries.

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Nationality and Physical Stats

Julie Christie holds an English nationality and belongs of English and some Scottish descent. She is a Christian and practices Christianity as her religion. Besides this, she stands at a height of 5 feet and 2 inches (1.57m/157cms) tall and weighs around 61kgs (134lbs). She has a body measurement of 36-24-36 inches respectively with a pair of blue colored eyes and blonde hair.


Julie Christie studied in the Convent of Our Lady school located in St. Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex, and was expelled from the school after she gained a huge unexpected audience to a risqué joke. Later, she went on to study in an all-girls Wycombe Court School located in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire from where she completed her schooling. For further studies, she enrolled in the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama which is a member school of the Federation of Drama Schools.

Personal Life and Children

Julie Christie was formerly involved in a relationship with actor Terence Stamp during the 1960s and then with a lithographer and teacher, Don Bessant in 1965 and then with actor and producer Warren Beatty who cast many actors and actresses in his movies including Ali MacGraw. She later dated journalist Duncan Campbell in 1979 and finally got married quietly in 2007. The couple has stayed together to date and has not had any children whatsoever.


Julie Christie is not active on social media platforms.



Julie Christie made her debut as an actor when she played the role of Ann for an episode of ‘Call Oxbridge 2000’ and the role of Christine Andromeda for six episodes of ‘A for Andromeda’ in the year 1961. Likewise, she has appeared for an episode each on series like ‘The Andromeda Breakthrough’ in 1962, ‘The Saint’ and ‘ITV Play of the Week’ in 1963, and two episodes of ‘Karaoke’ in 1996. She has also appeared in TV movies and TV miniseries like ‘Separate Tables’ in 1983 where she played the role of Mrs. Shankland.

Including, ‘Sins of the Fathers’ in 1986 where she played the role of Charlotte Deutz, ‘Dadah is Death’ in 1988 where she played the role of Barbara Barlow, and ‘The Railway Station Man’ in 1992 where she played the role of Helen Cuffe. Furthermore, she has also lent her voice to play the voice role of Rachael in ‘The Miracle Maker’ in the year 2000.

Julie Christie has appeared in movies like ‘Crooks Anonymous’ and ‘The Fast Lady’ in 1962, ‘Billy Liar’ in 1963, ‘Young Cassidy’, ‘Darling’ and ‘Doctor Zhivago’ in 1965, ‘Fahrenheit 451’ in 1966, ‘Far from the Madding Crowd’ in 1967, ‘Petulia’ in 1968, ‘In Search of Gregory’ in 1969, ‘The Go-Between’ and ‘McCabe and Mrs. Miller’ in 1971, ‘Don’t Look Now’ in 1973, ‘Shampoo’ and ‘Nashville’ in 1975, ‘Demon Seed’ in 1977, ‘Heaven Can Wait’ in 1978, ‘Memoirs of a Survivor’ in 1981, ‘The Return of the Soldier’ and ‘Les quarantiémes registrants’ in 1982.

‘Heat and Dust’ and ‘The Gold Diggers’ in 1983, ‘Champagne Amer’, ‘Power’ and ‘Miss Mary’ in 1986, ‘Fools of Fortune’ in 1990, ‘DragonHeart’ and ‘Hamlet’ in 1996, ‘Afterglow’ in 1997, ‘Belphegor, Phantom of the Louvre’ and ‘No Such Thing’ in 2001, ‘I’m with Lucy’ and ‘Snapshots’ in 2002, ‘Troy’, ‘Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban’ and ‘Finding Neverland’ in 2004, ‘The Secret Life of Words’ in 2005 and numerous awards winning the role of Fiona Anderson in ‘Away from Her’ in 2006. In addition to this, she has also played the roles of Isabelle in ‘New York, I Love You’ in 2008, Elizabeth in ‘Glorious 39’ in 2009, grandmother in ‘Red Riding Hood’ in 2011, Mimi Lurie in ‘The Company You Keep’ in 2012 and the narrator in ‘The Bookshop’ in 2018.

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Julie Christie has won a total of 48 awards and accolades during her acting career. Among these, her biggest achievements come in the form of one Academy Award for the Best Actress in a Leading Role for her work in ‘Darling’ in the year 1966, one Golden Globe award for the Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture for her work in ‘Away from Her’ in 2008 and two BAFTAs, one for the Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role for her work in ‘Finding Neverland’ in the year 2005 and one for the Best British Actress for her work in ‘Darling’ in the year 1966.

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Net Worth

As of the year 2020, Julie Christie has an approximate net worth of $10 million.