Birth Name: Julie Christie
Birth Place: Assam, IN
Christie was born Julie Frances Christie on April 14, 1941, in Assam, India, on her father's tea plantation. Her education began at a convent in India before she was sent to England and France to complete her studies. A fascination with the artist's lifestyle led to her enrolling in London's Central School of Speech and Drama training, where she made her professional debut on stage in 1957. Her first brush with fame came via a television series, "A for Andromeda" (BBC, 1961), in which she played an artificial human created from the DNA of a deceased science lab assistant. She made several more television appearances before making her film debut in a pair of comedies for the legendary Ealing ...
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