October 28, 1978
42 years old
6 ft 3 in | 191 cm
37-30-38 in | 94-76-96.5 cm
84 kg | 185 pounds
12.5 US | 44.5 EU
Gwendoline Tracey Philippa Christie born in Worthing, West Sussex, England, on October 28, 1978, is an English actress.
Young Gwendoline Christie began her professional acting career in production of "Great Expectations" (2005), at the Royal Shakespeare Company.
She made her big screen debut in fantasy film The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009) in role as Classy Shopper 2.
She got her television debut in BBC documentary series Seven Ages of Britain Teaser (2010) in role as The Operator.
Her breakthrough performance came as Brienne of Tarth in HBO fantasy drama television series Game of Thrones (2012-2019).
Our Friend (2019) comedy drama in role as Teresa, opposite Jason Segel, Isabella Kai and Violet McGraw
The Personal History of David Copperfield (2019) comedy drama in role as Jane Murdstone, with Dev Patel, Hugh Laurie and Tilda Swinton
She played Commander Lyme in Hunger Games movies:
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014)
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015)
She portrayed First Order stormtrooper Captain Phasma in epic space opera films:
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)
Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)
She played the bounty hunter Lady Jane in dystopian superhero film The Darkest Minds (2018).
In Fabric (2018) horror comedy opposite Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Hayley Squires and Leo Bill
Welcome to Marwen (2018) drama with Steve Carell, Leslie Mann and Diane Kruger
She was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, a Critics' Choice Television Award and two Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress on Television for her role as Brienne of Tarth in HBO fantasy drama television series Game of Thrones (2012-2019), also was nominated for four Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series.
Wizards vs Aliens (2012-2013) British science fantasy television programme in role as Lexi
Top of the Lake: China Girl (2017) mystery drama television series in role as Miranda Hilmarson
She voiced Captain Phasma in Disney Channel animated science fiction television series Star Wars Resistance (2018).
The Sandman (2021) Netflix action drama fantasy series in role as Lucifer
Graduated from Drama Centre London in 2005, with a First Class BA.
She was trained in dance and gymnastics as a child.
Has two older half-brothers.
Huge fan of Madonna.
She played Queen in a play "Cymbeline" (2007), at Barbican Theatre.
She portrayed Mag Wildwood in production of "Breakfast at Tiffany's" (2009), at Theatre Royal Haymarket, London.
She played Lucifer in a play "Dr. Faustus" (2010), at Royal Exchange, Manchester.
She portrayed Titania / Hippolyta in a play "A Midsummer Night's Dream" (2019), at Bridge Theatre.
She voiced Captain Phasma in video games:
Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2016)
Star Wars Battlefront II (2017)
She started dating British fashion designer Giles Deacon in 2013.