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Julie Christie

Julie Christie

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Born: April 14, 1941 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Assam, IN Profession: Cast ...
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1948:
Sent to England to attend boarding school at age seven
1957:
Made stage debut with Frinton-on-Sea Repertory
1960:
Starred on BBC series "A for Andromeda"
1962:
Film acting debut, "Crooks Anonymous"
1963:
Landed first starring film role in John Schlesinger's "Billy Liar"
1963:
Joined Birmingham Repertory Company
1964:
Performed with Royal Shakespeare Company; toured Europe and U.S. appearing in "The Comedy of Errors"
1964:
Made Broadway debut with RSC in "The Comedy of Errors"
1965:
Won Academy Award for performance in Schlesinger's "Darling"
1965:
Starred opposite Omar Sharif as the ill-fated Lara in David Lean's "Dr. Zhivago"
1965:
Appeared in small role in "Young Cassidy," the only sequences directed by John Ford before he became ill
1967:
Reteamed with Schlesinger for "Far From the Madding Crowd," co-starring Alan Bates and Terrence Stamp
1971:
Cast in first of three starring turns opposite Warren Beatty in Robert Altman's "McCabe and Mrs. Miller"
1973:
Co-starred on Broadway in Mike Nichols' staging of "Uncle Vanya"
1973:
Acted opposite Donald Sutherland in Nicolas Roeg directed "Don't Look Now"; Roeg served as cinematographer for three of Christie's earlier films
1975:
Joined ensemble cast of "Shampoo," directed by Hal Ashby and co-written by Warren Beatty
1978:
Played female lead in "Heaven Can Wait," a remake of "Here Comes Mr. Jordan" (1941); co-written, co-directed, and starring Beatty
1983:
Reunited with Schlesinger and frequent co-star Alan Bates for HBO remake of "Separate Tables"
1986:
Teamed up with Richard Gere and Gene Hackman in Sidney Lumet's "Power"
1986:
Worked with Argentine director Maria Luisa Bemberg, playing a stern English governness in "Miss Mary"
1992:
Joined 160 people to sign an advertisement which ran in <i>The Times</i> (London) urging the legalization of marijuana
1995:
Starred in West End revival of Harold Pinter's "Old Times"
1996:
Returned to screen acting after six year absence in "Dragonheart"
1996:
Portrayed a rich woman exploited by her husband in Dennis Potter's miniseries "Karaoke" (Bravo)
1996:
Played Gertrude in Kenneth Branagh's "Hamlet"
1997:
Played a former B-movie actress in Alan Rudolph's "Afterglow"
2001:
Appeared in writer-director Hall Hartley's "No Such Thing"
2002:
Co-starred with Burt Reynolds in "Snapshots"
2004:
Played Thetis, mother of Achilles (Brad Pitt) in director Wolfgang Petersen's epic "Troy"
2004:
Cast as Madame Rosmerta in "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban," directed by Alfonso CuarĂ³n
2004:
Cast as Mrs. Emma du Maurier, the disapproving mother of Sylvia (Kate Winslet) in "Finding Neverland"; film detailed experiences of 'Peter Pan' author J.M. Barrie (Johnny Depp)
2007:
Cast as the female lead suffering from Alzheimer's disease in Sarah Polley's directorial debut "Away From Her"
2009:
Joined ensemble cast in romantic anthology "New York, I Love You"
2011:
Cast as Grandmother in Catherine Hardwicke directed "Red Riding Hood"
2012:
Cast opposite director Robert Redford and "New York, I Love You" co-star Shia LaBeouf in thriller "The Company You Keep"

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