Julie Frances Christie (born 14 April 1940) is a British actress. A pop icon of the “swinging London” era of the 1960s, she has won the Academy, Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Christie’s breakthrough film role was in Billy Liar (1963). In 1965, she won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance as Diana Scott in Darling. That same year, she starred as Lara Antipova in Doctor Zhivago, 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 (1970), McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971), for which she received her second Oscar nomination, Don’t Look Now (1973), Shampoo (1975), and Heaven Can Wait (1978).
1. MEN DON’T WANT ANY RESPONSIBILITY, AND NEITHER DO I.
2. I NEVER WILL HAVE PEACE OF MIND. I’M NOT CONSTRUCTED THAT WAY. SOME THINGS IN LIFE CAN BE HORRIBLE.
3. I’D NEVER BEEN CONTENT IN AMERICA.
4. I THINK I’VE GOT SOMETHING WHEN I’M ONSCREEN, BUT THAT’S NOTHING TO DO WITH ACTING OR TALENT.
5. I REGRET THAT I WASN’T THE KIND OF PERSON WHO COULD ENJOY CELEBRITY. IT EMBARRASSED ME TOO MUCH.
6. MY FAMILY SAID THAT I WANTED TO ACT EVEN WHEN I WAS A CHILD LIVING ON A TEA PLANTATION IN THE JUNGLE IN INDIA.
7. IT’S QUITE HARD FOR ME BEING AN ACTRESS BECAUSE I ACTUALLY DON’T LIKE ATTENTION.
8. SOME PEOPLE ENJOY CELEBRITY. I ADMIRE THOSE WHO DO, BECAUSE IF YOU’RE GOING TO GO THROUGH IT, YOU MIGHT AS WELL ENJOY IT.