Julie Christie

Christie in 1997 Julie Frances Christie (born 14 April 1940) is a British actress. An icon of the "swinging London" era of the 1960s, she has received such accolades as an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a BAFTA Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award. She has appeared in six films that were ranked in the British Film Institute's 100 greatest British films of the 20th century, and in 1997 she received the BAFTA Fellowship.

Christie's breakthrough film role was in ''Billy Liar'' (1963). She came to international attention for her performances in ''Darling'' (1965), for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress, and ''Doctor Zhivago'' (also 1965), the eighth highest-grossing film of all time after adjustment for inflation.

In the following years, she starred in ''Fahrenheit 451'' (1966), ''Far from the Madding Crowd'' (1967), ''Petulia'' (1968), ''The Go-Between'' (1971), ''McCabe & Mrs. Miller'' (1971), for which she received her second Oscar nomination, ''Don't Look Now'' (1973), ''Shampoo'' (1975), and ''Heaven Can Wait'' (1978).

From the early 1980s, her appearances in mainstream films decreased, though she held roles as Thetis in Wolfgang Petersen's historical epic ''Troy'' and as Madam Rosmerta in ''Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban'' (both 2004). She has continued to receive significant critical recognition for her work, including Oscar nominations for the independent films ''Afterglow'' (1997) and ''Away from Her'' (2007). Provided by Wikipedia
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