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Julie Christie

(1941-), Actress

Julie Frances Christie

Sitter in 17 portraits
Born in India, Christie trained at London's Central School of Speech and Drama. Her first major film successes were Billy Liar (1963) and her Oscar-winning role of Diana Scott in Darling (1965), both directed by John Schlesinger. Other successes include Doctor Zhivago (1965), Far from the Madding Crowd (1967), Shampoo (1975) and Heaven Can Wait (1978). She received a second Oscar nomination for McCabe and Mrs Miller (1971) and was awarded a BAFTA Fellowship in 1997. Other films include Finding Neverland (2004), Away from Her (2006) for which she received an Oscar nomination, and Stephen Poliakoff's Glorious 39 (2009).

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Julie Christie, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P1861

Julie Christie

by Lord Snowdon
gelatin silver print, 24 January 1985
NPG P1861

Julie Christie, by Michael Seymour - NPG x88174

Julie Christie

by Michael Seymour
resin print from original negative, 1962
NPG x88174

Julie Christie, by Michael Seymour - NPG x88175

Julie Christie

by Michael Seymour
resin print from original negative, 1962
NPG x88175

Julie Christie, by Michael Ward - NPG x46556

Julie Christie

by Michael Ward
selenium-toned bromide print, 22 November 1963
NPG x46556

Julie Christie, by Michael Ward - NPG x88956

Julie Christie

by Michael Ward
bromide print, 1963
NPG x88956

Julie Christie, by Michael Ward - NPG x125694

Julie Christie

by Michael Ward
selenium-toned bromide print, 22 November 1963
NPG x125694

Julie Christie, by Edmund Warwick Gee - NPG x133181

Julie Christie

by Edmund Warwick Gee
bromide print, 1966
NPG x133181

Julie Christie, by John d'Green - NPG x88430

Julie Christie

by John d'Green
bromide print, 1967
NPG x88430

John Schlesinger; Terence Stamp; Julie Christie, by Unknown photographer - NPG x194319

John Schlesinger; Terence Stamp; Julie Christie

by Unknown photographer
vintage print, 1967
NPG x194319

Julie Christie; Dame Wendy Margaret Hiller, by Unknown photographer - NPG x194465

Julie Christie; Dame Wendy Margaret Hiller

by Unknown photographer
gelatin silver print, 10 April 1967
NPG x194465

Julie Christie, by David Bailey - NPG x6028

Julie Christie

by David Bailey
bromide print, 1969
NPG x6028

Julie Christie, by Joanne O'Brien, for  Format Photographers - NPG x133129

Julie Christie

by Joanne O'Brien, for Format Photographers
modern bromide print, 1 February 1984
NPG x133129

Julie Christie, by Fergus Greer - NPG x126885

Julie Christie

by Fergus Greer
bromide fibre print, 2000
NPG x126885

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Julie Christie

by Unknown photographer
bromide print, 1966
NPG x6029


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