Willie Christie (b. 1948) is a well-connected photographer and filmmaker from an aristocratic British family. Prior to his photographic career, he worked aboard the yacht belonging to Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor. In the early 1970s, he was married to Grace Coddington, a former model and influential creative director of US Vogue. In 1969, in one of his first photographic assignments, Christie photographed The Rolling Stones rehearsing for their famous concert in Hyde Park with new band member Mick Taylor.
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