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Julie Christie

Julie Christie (born April 14, 1941) is a British actress, winner of an Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in the 1965 film, Darling.

Ms. Christie was born in Chukua[?], Assam, India and studied at the Central School of Music and Drama before getting her big break in 1962 in a science fiction series on BBC television, entitled A for Andromeda[?]. The recordings have now been lost.

Her first major film role was opposite Tom Courtenay in Billy Liar (1963). She played Lara in Dr. Zhivago[?] (1965) and Bathsheba in Far from the Madding Crowd[?] (1967). Christie was a leading figure in the glamorous London of the 1960s, and continues to make movies including those in the French language with Sophie Marceau in 2001's Belphégor - Le fantôme du Louvre[?].


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