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Gwendoline Christie

Biography

Actress most widely known for taking part in Brienne of Tarth on HBO’s Video game of Thrones. She also made an appearance as Commander Lyme within the Hunger Video games: Mockingjay, Component 2 so when Captain Phasma in Celebrity Wars: The Pressure Awakens. She was a gymnast we were young, but forgotten her gymnastics profession because of a spine damage. She later used performing and would graduate from the Episode Center London in 2005. Before getting better known on her behalf performances on display, she was greatly involved in theatre, carrying out in productions of Breakfast time at Tiffany’s, Dr. Faustus and many other takes on between 2006 and 2010. Her dad worked in product sales and advertising while her mom was a housewife. She started dating developer Giles Deacon in 2013. She was presented in minor functions in two Terry Gilliam movies: The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus as well as the Zero Theorem.

Quick Facts


Full Name Gwendoline Christie
Date Of Birth October 28, 1978
Place Of Birth Sussex, England
Height 1.91 m
Profession Movie Actress
Education Drama Centre London
Nationality English, British
Nominations Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Movies The Darkest Minds, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, The Zero Theorem, The Women Of Marwen, The Saprophage
TV Shows Wizards vs Aliens, Game of Thrones, Top of the Lake
Star Sign Scorpio

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#Fact
1Several inches taller than towering leading ladies like Uma Thurman and Sigourney Weaver, she is one of a small handful of professional actresses with a successful film & TV career who stands over 6 feet tall. Another is fellow Brit Janet McTeer, who is 6'1".


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens2016Video GameCaptain Phasma (voice)
Love Advent2015TV Series shortGwendoline Christie
Star Wars: The Force Awakens2015Captain Phasma
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 22015Commander Lyme
Wizards vs. Aliens2012-2013TV SeriesLexi / Lucy
The Zero Theorem2013Woman in a Street Commercial
Ourhouse, Episode 1: 'Games'2010ShortAnnalise 'Babydoll' Maddox-Wilson
The 7 Ages of Britain Teaser2010TV ShortThe Operator
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus2009Classy Shopper 2
The Time Surgeon2007The Tape / 'Victim'
The Women of Marwen2018filming
The Darkest Minds2018filmingLady Jane
Star Wars: The Last Jedi2017post-productionCaptain Phasma
Game of Thrones2012-2017TV SeriesBrienne of Tarth
Top of the Lake2017TV SeriesMiranda Hilmarson
Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie2016Gwendoline Christie

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2015TV Series performer - 1 episode

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Seven Ages of Britain2010TV Series documentary thanks - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Live with Kelly and Ryan2015-2017TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Late Night with Seth Meyers2017TV SeriesHerself
The Insider2017TV SeriesHerself
Conan2015-2017TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Entertainment Tonight2015-2017TV SeriesHerself
Extra2015-2017TV SeriesHerself
E! Live from the Red Carpet2016-2017TV SeriesHerself
Secrets of the Force Awakens: A Cinematic Journey2016DocumentaryHerself
Made in Hollywood2015TV SeriesHerself
Good Morning America2015TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2015TV SeriesHerself - Performer
Rotten Tomatoes2015TV SeriesHerself
The Late Late Show with James Corden2015TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2015TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The 67th Primetime Emmy Awards2015TV SpecialHerself
The Theo Adams Company2015Documentary shortHerself
Thronecast2015TV SeriesHerself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Arqiva British Academy Television Awards2013TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
Game of Thrones: Destinations of Season 22012Video documentaryBrienne of Tarth
Game of Thrones: Season 2 - Invitation to the Set2012Video documentaryBrienne of Tarth
Game of Thrones: Season 2 - In Production, Belfast2011Video documentaryBrienne of Tarth
Seven Ages of Britain2010TV Series documentaryThe Operator

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Insider2017TV SeriesHerself
The Drunken Peasants2016TV SeriesCaptain Phasma
No Small Parts2016TV Series documentaryHerself
Wizards vs. Aliens2014TV SeriesLexi / Lucy

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesGame of Thrones (2011)· Josef Altin, Jacob Anderson, John Bradley, Dominic Carter, Emilia Clarke, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Ben Crompton, Charles Dance, Peter Dinklage, Natalie Dormer, Nathalie Emmanuel, Iain Glen, Julian Glover, Kit Harington, Lena Headey, Conleth Hill, Rory McCann, Ian McElhinney, Pedro Pascal, Daniel Portman, Mark Stanley, Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams
2014Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Supporting Actress in a Television SeriesGame of Thrones (2011)
2014ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesGame of Thrones (2011)· Alfie Allen, John Bradley, Oona Chaplin, Emilia Clarke, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Mackenzie Crook, Charles Dance, Joe Dempsie, Peter Dinklage, Natalie Dormer, Nathalie Emmanuel, Michelle Fairley, Jack Gleeson, Iain Glen, Kit Harington, Lena Headey, Isaac Hempstead Wright, Kristofer Hivju, Paul Kaye, Sibel Kekilli, Rose Leslie, Richard Madden, Rory McCann, Michael McElhatton, Ian McElhinney, Philip McGinley, Hannah Murray, Iwan Rheon, Sophie Turner, Carice van Houten, Maisie Williams


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#Quote
1I was a semi-professional gymnast as a child. I did rhythmic gymnastics, but I sustained an injury and strained all the muscles in my spine.
2'Game of Thrones' is a fantasy show not dedicated to any specific time, but it seems to exist in sort of a 1400s medieval fantasy world, and in that setting, I wouldn't have had a six-pack.
3I'm certainly really rather tall at 6 foot 3, and I've been this way since I was 14, but for years, women who are even 5 foot 10 have come up to me in the street and said, 'Oh, it's so nice to see a woman who is taller than me. I've always felt like a giant.'
4Genuine and true love is so rare that when you encounter it in any form, it's a wonderful thing, to be utterly cherished in whatever form it takes.
5Part of the reason why I love acting is that you do hope that somehow your work will connect to people and somehow expand their consciousness somewhat, and being able to challenge notions of prejudice through work - through my work - is really thrilling.
6As a woman, we all want to feel attractive. We all want to feel that we're making the very best of ourselves so we can accept ourselves.
7I don't know, so much of women's femininity is tied up with their hair.
8I don't really have any interest in playing the same part again and again. Let's just keep everything crossed that doesn't happen.

#Trademark
1Towering height

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