Worthing, West Sussex, England
In 2005, she graduated from Drama Centre London.
- Father – Unknown
- Mother – Unknown
- Siblings – Unknown
6 ft 3 in or 191 cm
84 kg or 185 pounds
Boyfriend / Spouse
Gwendoline dated –
- Giles Deacon (2013-Present) – Since 2013, Gwendoline is dating British fashion designer, Giles Deacon. At Elle Style Awards 2015, she wore the dress designed by his boyfriend Giles.
Race / Ethnicity
- Towering height
- Short hair
37-30-38 in or 94-76-96.5 cm
12 (US) or 44 (EU) or 16 (UK)
She has not endorsed any of the brands.
She has not spoken about her religious beliefs publicly.
Best Known For
Playing the main role as Brienne of Tarth in the HBO’s fantasy drama series Game of Thrones.
She is also known for playing Captain Phasma in the epic space opera film Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) and as Commander Lyme in the epic dystopian science fiction war film The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2.
She debuted with 2007 short film The Time Surgeon for her role as The Tape.
First TV Show
She just appeared in a single episode of BBC’s documentary series Seven Ages of Britain and played the role as The Operator in an episode entitled “Age of Ambition.”
After she got the role of Brienne of Tarth in Game of Thrones, she started working out with a trainer named, Phil Learney who is a strength and conditioning expert. She was required to gain muscle in order to look like a horse rider and the one who can fight with swords. So, she worked with him for three to four days in a week and gain over a stone of muscle.
Gwendoline Christie Favorite Things
- Favorite Game of Thrones Season – Season 5
Source – EW
Gwendoline Christie Facts
- Born in Worthing, West Sussex, Gwendoline was raised in hamlet near the South Downs.
- As a child, Christie was active in gymnastics. But, due to spine injury, she had to leave the interest.
- The spine injury forced her to start a career in acting.
- Neither Christie nor her mom knows her exact age. They haven’t kept any record of it.
- If her acting career hadn’t been much successful, she probably would have been a nun.
- While on Game of Thrones set, when Gwendoline was wearing armor, she was about to get tipped over a porta potty on the set inside a portaloo as she was also texting at the same time.
- Connect with Gwendoline on Twitter.