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Julie Christie
April 14, 1941 -
Nationality: British
Category: Actress
Subcategory: British Actress

Children can only take so much, and they deal with it however they can.


I think I've got something when I'm onscreen, but that's nothing to do with acting or talent.


I remember becoming aware of women's issues and inequality. It became glaringly clear to me when I was living in America that women are regarded as less intelligent than men.


I started noticing how stained the pavements are in London. The pavements in Beverly Hills aren't used; in London, they're used for everything. It doesn't matter how much they're cleaned, they still reflect light.


I'd never been content in America.


Altman works in such an interesting way, letting things occur in the film even if he didn't particularly plan them.


The little things that made up the fabric of the first six years of my life were suddenly ripped away, and I didn't have anyone around me who loved me. Not one single person.


It takes me time to realize things; I'm a speedy person but a slow thinker.


I've never quite understood why people marry; marriage is just an invented structure.


The status quo and the media is doing everything it can to fry children's brains and make them grow up maladjusted.


I did things like Shampoo and Heaven Can Wait. I don't know what those films were about. The women I played in them were not very empowered.


Men don't want any responsibility, and neither do I.


I was utilized because I have a certain face that works well in cinema, and I'm used to making myself look as good as possible.


Early on, I found the attention completely embarrassing. I'd cringe if I saw my picture on the cover of a magazine.


It's quite hard for me being an actress because I actually don't like attention.


I never will have peace of mind. I'm not constructed that way. Some things in life can be horrible.


As I became very defined in my personal politics, I turned down some films that I slightly regret now; I'm not going to say what they were.


Most of the time I spent in America, I was having a love affair with some American or other. I was just passing through but stayed because of these chaps.


When I came back to Britain, I realized that I was no longer a very young woman. I had to meet my new consciousness, my new age, with roles that reflected it somewhat.


Some people enjoy celebrity. I admire those who do, because if you're going to go through it, you might as well enjoy it.


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