Gwendoline Christie

Gwendoline Christie

Highest Rated: 93% Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

Lowest Rated: 15% The Darkest Minds (2018)

Birthday: Oct 28, 1978

Birthplace: Worthing, West Sussex, England, UK

With the incredible popularity of "Game of Thrones" (HBO, 2011- ), a number of actors became stars and fan favorites from the show. Once Gwendoline Christie came aboard in the role of Brienne of Tarth, her career took off, leading to featured appearances in "The Hunger Games" films as well as the ultimate fanboy franchise, the resurrection of the "Star Wars" universe. Christie was born in 1978 in Worthing, West Sussex, and grew up near South Downs. Christie grew very tall, 6'3, and was going to be a gymnast, but after injuring her back she turned to acting instead. Christie graduated from Drama Centre London in 2005, and was mentored by Simon Callow, a British actor and author who had featured roles in "Amadeus" (1984) and "Shakespeare In Love" (1998). In the British acting tradition, Christie performed in the theater, playing the Queen in Shakespeare's "Cymbeline," and as Lucifer in "Doctor Faustus." Then Christie went to the big screen with roles in Terry Gilliam's "The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus" (2009), which featured the last performance of Heath Ledger, and "The Zero Theorem" (2013). Christie was cast as Brienne of Tarth in "Game of Thrones" in July 2011. The character was a cult favorite, and her fans were suggesting online that she would be perfect for the role before she officially came aboard. Christie's first appearance on "Thrones" was on the third episode of season two, which aired on April 15, 2012. As Christie's popularity as an actress grew, she landed the role of Commander Lyme in "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part One" (2014) and its second half, the last two installments of the popular young adult franchise. This led to Christie landing in another major franchise with a fervent fan following. Riding the crest of her popularity, Christie portrayed a key villain in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" (2015), the long awaited return of the legendary space opera, alongside Lupita N'yongo and Adam Driver.

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Movies

Credit
92% 53% The Personal History of David Copperfield Jane Murdstone (Character) $1.9M 2019
85% 95% Our Friend Teresa (Character) $657.4K 2019
34% 48% Welcome to Marwen Anna (Character) $10.7M 2018
15% 72% The Darkest Minds Lady Jane (Character) $12.7M 2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mentes sombrias Unknown (Character) - 2018
91% 50% In Fabric Gwen (Character) $25K 2018
No Score Yet 14% Opening Night Fan Event Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) Captain Phasma (Character) - 2017
90% 42% Star Wars: The Last Jedi Captain Phasma (Character) $620.2M 2017
58% 41% Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie Self $4.8M 2016
93% 86% Star Wars: The Force Awakens Captain Phasma (Character) $123 2015

TV

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No Score Yet No Score Yet Live with Kelly and Ryan Guest 2019 2017
89% 85% Game of Thrones Brienne (Character),
Unknown (Guest Star)
2019 2012-2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Graham Norton Show Guest 2019 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Good Morning America Guest 2019 2017 2015
92% 57% Star Wars Resistance Captain Phasma (Guest Voice) 2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet The View Guest 2017
No Score Yet 44% The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Guest 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Jimmy Kimmel Live! Guest 2017
No Score Yet 37% Late Night With Seth Meyers Guest 2017
83% 71% Top of the Lake Miranda Hilmarson (Character) 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Conan Guest 2017 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet Live! With Kelly and Michael Guest 2015
No Score Yet 31% The Late Late Show With James Corden Guest 2015
No Score Yet 100% The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson Guest 2014

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