Julie Christie, 1967 — d'GreenArtist: John d'Green
Julie Christie, 1967
Dimensions: 19 3/4 in. x 15 7/8 in. (500 mm x 404 mm)
National Portrait Gallery, UK
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. Her 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). Christie was awarded a BAFTA Fellowship in 1997 and has recently appeared in Finding Neverland (2004), Away from Her (2006), and Stephen Poliakoff's Glorious 39 (2009).