Gwendoline Christie

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Full Name Gwendoline Christie
Age 40 Years Old
Nick Name Gwendoline Christie
Gender Female
Famous As Actress
Birth Date October 28, 1978
Birth Place Worthing, West Sussex
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Gwendoline Tracey Philippa Christie is an English actress who is best known for portraying Brienne of Tarth in the HBO fantasy-drama series Game of Thrones (2012–2019), and the First Order stormtrooper Captain Phasma in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) and Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017).

Emmys 2019: Game Of Thrones star Gwendoline Christie serves regal realness on the purple carpet

The Game Of Thrones cast served looks on the purple carpet as they arrived at the Emmys 2019. Emilia Clarke was joined by Kit Harington, Maisie Williams, and Sophie Turner ahead of tonight’s grand ceremony at the Microsoft Theatre in Downtown Los Angeles, California and made the grandest of entrances. Meanwhile, Gwendoline Christie looked like an actual goddess as she slew in striking regal number. Fans couldn’t get over her iconic look, writing on Twitter: ‘GOD has arrived’ and ‘GOD IS A WOMAN.’

Gwendoline, who played Brienne of Tarth in Game Of Thrones, put herself forward for an Emmy nomination last month and pulled it out the bag. The 40-year-old actress wasn’t put forward for consideration in the esteemed awards so decided to take matters into her own hands and is now battling for the gong for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series. ‘I truly never, never thought it would result in a nomination and the last two months of my life have been wonderful,’ she told People. ‘It’s a feeling of hope and to get this far, I’ve won. I’ve never received something like this in my work before.’

Famous for

  • Her role in the Fantasy drama series Gae of Thrones(2012-2019)
  • Her role in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) and Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)

Where was Gwendoline Christie born?

Gwendoline Christie was born on 28 October 1978 in  Worthing, West Sussex and grew up in a hamlet near the South Downs. She holds an English nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity, Her birth name is Gwendoline Tracey Philippa Christie with the birth sign of Scorpio. She was born to middle-class parents while her father who worked in sales and marketing and mother who was a Housewife although their names are still under evaluation and will be updated soon. As a child, she trained as a gymnast but took up acting after a spinal injury. She was also bullied for her height when she was younger but her height was also the reason behind her acting career. Regarding her education, She graduated from Drama Centre London in 2005. 

Body Measurements of Gwendoline Christie

Actress Gwendoline Christie stands the height of 6ft 3in tall with a weight of 84kg. As an Actress, she has an attractive fit and healthy physique with the body measurements of 37-30-38 inches. Moreover, she has an attractive personality with her blue eyes and blonde hair color.

Career of Gwendoline Christie

  • In 2002, Christie started her career being the subject of a noted series of photographs, entitled Bunny, between 2002 and 2008.
  • Her theatrical career includes a performance as the Queen in Shakespeare's Cymbeline opposite Tom Hiddleston, portraying Mag Wildwood in Breakfast at Tiffany's, and "standing out" as Lucifer in Marlowe's Doctor Faustus (2010).
  • Christie debuted on film with a 2007 short film titled The Time Surgeon.
  • She then continued to appear in his works, such as Seven Ages of Britain Teaser, a short TV film.
  • She made her feature film debut with a minor role in the Terry Gilliam film The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus in 2009.
  • Her career rose up in July 2011, when he was cast as the warrior Brienne of Tarth in the second season of HBO's fantasy TV series Game of Thrones.
  • Her character – an unusually tall, muscular, and plain-looking woman – is a favorite among many readers of the novels.
  • After being cast in the role, she prepared for it by working out extensively, taking horsemanship, sword-fighting, and stage fighting lessons.
  • Her debut was in the second season's third episode, "What Is Dead May Never Die", which aired on 15 April 2012.
  • Her debut performance was well received by critics noting that her walk, stance, and mien effectively conveyed to become a knight.
  • For her performance, She was nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress on Television in 2014.
  • She was also nominated for a total of four Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series.
  • Besides, Christie appeared in the British science fantasy series Wizards vs Aliens by Doctor Who writers Russell T Davies and Phil Ford from 2012 to 2013.
  • She also had a minor role in another Terry Gilliam movie, The Zero Theorem, released in 2013.
  • In 2015, Christie played Commander Lyme in the final film in The Hunger Games series, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2. 
  • Also in 2015, Christie co-starred in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, as Captain Phasma.
  • In 2017, Christie had a main role in China Girl, the second season of Top of the Lake.
  • She reprised her role of Captain Phasma in Star Wars: The Last Jedi, a sequel to The Force Awakens in 2017.
  • In 2018, she appeared as the bounty hunter Lady Jane in The Darkest Minds.
  • She received a second Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress for Game of Thrones on Television nomination for her performance in the final two seasons.

Is Gwendoline Christie married?

Gwendoline Christie is an unmarried woman but she is in a stable relationship. She is dating fashion designer Giles Deacon since early 2013. Further updates regarding their relationship will be added soon.

Birthday of Gwendoline Christie

Actress Gwendoline Christie celebrates her birthday on the 28th of October with her friends and family.

Net worth of Gwendoline Christie

English Actress Gwendoline Christie is earning a considerable amount of money from her acting career although her salary per film or per episode is not revealed yet. She id is best known for her role in the Fantasy drama series Gae of Thrones(2012-2019). As of 2019, her net worth is estimated to be around $3 Million.

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