Phoebe Waller-Bridge

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Full Name Phoebe Waller-Bridge
Age 34 Years Old
Nick Name Phoebe
Gender Female
Famous As Actress, Writer, Playwright, Director
Birth Date July 14, 1985
Birth Place London, England

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Phoebe Mary Waller-Bridge is an English actress, playwright, producer, and writer. She is known for creating, writing, and starring in the Channel 4 sitcom Crashing (2016) and the BBC comedy-drama series Fleabag (2016–2019). She has received the British Academy Television Award for Best Female Comedy Performance, as well as three Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series, and Outstanding Comedy Series for her role in "Fleabag".

Phoebe Waller-Bridge earns surprise win for best actress in a comedy

The odds had been in the legendary actress' favor to pick up the Emmy award for best comedy actress, but "Fleabag" star Phoebe Waller-Bridge ended up besting her in a surprise win. Waller-Bridge's success in the acting category came just a few awards after she picked up a statue for outstanding comedy series writing."I'd like to say, honestly, from the bottom of my heart, that the reason I do it, is this," Waller-Bridge joked as she gestured toward her award during her first acceptance speech. She also said “As long as you’re writing something you really believe in, then you can just hope that you’re not crazy and everyone else connects with it as well. So it’s a real relief. It makes me feel like I’m not crazy, that people connect with it.”

Amazon's "Fleabag" entered the night with 11 nominations. In addition to Waller-Bridge's awards, "Fleabag" won the awards for best comedy series, best single-camera picture editing for a comedy series, best directing for a comedy series and best casting for a comedy series.

Famous for

Creating and starring in the BBC comedy-drama series Fleabag (2016–2019)

Where was Phoebe Waller-Bridge born?

Phoebe Waller-Bridge was born on 14 July 1985 in West London. She holds an English nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. Her birth name is Phoebe Mary Waller-Bridge with the birth sign of Cancer and was born to her Michael Cyprian Waller-Bridge who founded the electronic trading platform Tradepoint and mother Theresa Mary who works for the Worshipful Company of Ironmongers. She also has a younger brother named Jasper, a music manager, and an older sister named Isobel, a composer who would later write the music for Fleabag. Currently, her parents are divorced.  

Regarding her education, She was educated at St Augustine's Priory, a Catholic independent school for girls. She then attended the independent sixth form college DLD College London in Marylebone, London and finally graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London.

How tall is Phoebe Waller-Bridge?

Actress Phoebe stands the height of 5ft 9in tall with a balanced weight of 58kg. As an actress, she has a slim and healthy body physique and has a fair complexion with her dark brown eyes and black hair color.

Career of Phoebe Waller-Bridge

  • In 2009, Waller-Bridge made her acting debut in the play Roaring Trade at Soho Theatre.
  • In 2013, Waller-Bridge appeared in one episode of Bad Education as "India". 
  • Waller-Bridge starred in the comedy series The Cafe (2011–2013) and appeared in the second series of drama Broadchurch in 2015.
  • She also appeared in such films as Albert Nobbs (2011), The Iron Lady (2011), and Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017) and many more.
  • In addition to acting, Waller-Bridge is a playwright. Her work includes a series of plays Good. Clean. Fun. and Fleabag.
  • In 2016, Waller-Bridge wrote and starred in the Channel 4 sitcom Crashing and BBC Three's adaptation of Fleabag. Fleabag was broadcast on BBC Two from August 2016.
  • For her performance in the series, she won the British Academy Television Award for Best Female Comedy Performance and was nominated for a Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series.
  • Waller-Bridge is the co-artistic director, with Vicky Jones, of DryWrite Theatre Company.
  • Waller-Bridge also voiced and performed droid L3-37 in the Star Wars film Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018).
  • Waller-Bridge wrote and produced the thriller television series Killing Eve based on novels by Luke Jenning which was premiered on April 2018.
  • In March 2019, HBO ordered the series Run, which is created by Waller-Bridge and Vicky Jones. 
  • In 2019, Waller-Bridge co-wrote the screenplay for No Time to Die (2020), the 25th James Bond film, along with Neal Purvis and Robert Wade.

Awards

  • She has won 8 awards for Fleabag including TCA Award, Primetime Emmy Award, and Gold Derby Award.
  • She has won the Gotham Award (2018) for Killing Eve.
  • She has won the BAFTA TV Award (2017) for Best Female Performance in a Comedy.
  • She has won Royal Television Society Award for Breakthrough star and writer-Comedy in 2017.
  • In 2014, she won Critics' Circle Theatre Award for Most Promising Playwright.
  • In 2013, she won Stage Award for Acting Excellence for Best Solo Performer
Is Phoebe  Waller-Bridge married?

Phoebe Waller-Bridge was married to Conor Woodman in 2014 who was an Irish presenter and documentary filmmaker. But, unfortunately, their marriage life didn't go well as they were separated in 2017 and got divorced in 2018. Currently, Waller-Bridge has been in a relationship with English-Irish playwright Martin McDonagh. Further updates will be added soon.

Birthday of Phoebe Waller-Bridge

Actress Phoebe celebrates her birthday on the 14th of July with her friends and her relatives.

Net worth of Phoebe Waller-Bridge

Actress Phoebe is earning a good amount of money from her acting career. She is well known for creating and starring in the BBC comedy-drama series Fleabag. As of 2019, her net worth is estimated to be around $3 Million.