Gwendoline Christie is known as an English actress. She is most famous for her roles in Game of Thrones, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
Gwendoline Tracey Philippa Christie was born on October 28, 1978 in Worthing, United Kingdom. She was born to a housewife mother and a father who was an advertising master. She experienced childhood in Hamlet close to South Downs.
She went to Hiefield Primary School and afterward Warden Park Secondary School where she partook in learning vaulting however sadly needed to stop because of spinal damage. At 15, she participated in the Shakespearian play Macbeth and wound up enamored with acting. She wanted to become an actress and enrolled in the Drama Center London and graduated in 2005 with a degree.
Her years at the Drama Center were not lovely ones as she was told she would not make it in an acting career. She was additionally tormented for her height and weight as individuals regularly disclosed to her that she would probably never be an actress with her body type. She was dismissed by a few talent offices with one berating her for her body.
Christie's ascent to fame started in 2012 when she assumed the role of Brienne of Tarth in the HBO series, Game of Thrones. She first showed up in season 2. For Gwen to fit into this character, she made some dedicated strides. She additionally needed to start wearing unisex attire for the character. She took riding exercises and learned battle movements. She fit splendidly into her role and is appreciated by female watchers of the series, as an image of female freedom nearby her counterparts like Emilia Clarke and Gemma Whelan.
For her performance in Game of Thrones, she was assigned in the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2014. The next year, 2015, Gwendoline Christie was featured in the last film of the Hunger Games series, The Hunger Games: Mocking Jay 2, where she featured as Commander Lyme. She co-featured in Star Wars: The Force Awakens as Captain Phasma, one of the supporting rivals. In 2017, Gwendoline Christie packed away a significant role in another series, Top of the Lake as Miranda Hilmarson, a constable in the Sydney Police Force.
In September 2019, at the 2019 Emmy Awards show, Christie was nominated for the Supporting Actress in a Drama Series award because of her performance in Game of Thrones.
Gwendoline Christie has been romantically associated with British style designer, Giles Deacon since 2013. Giles is the organizer of Giles Deacon and Couture Fashion House. He is outstanding in his field and has been honored with awards like Best New Designer and Best British Designers.
Last Modified: Jan 29, 2021