Gwendoline Christie Age, Wiki, Biography, Husband, Height in feet, Net Worth & Many More

By | July 27, 2022

An English actress and model, Gwendoline Tracey Philippa Christie or popularly known as Gwendoline Christie was born on October 28, 1978 in Worthing, West Sussex. While her mother was a housewife, her father used to work in sales and marketing. She also has two elder half-brothers. 

Christie grew up in a hamlet near the South Downs and got trained as a gymnast as a child. However, after suffering a spinal injury, she took up acting as a career path. Later, she got enrolled in the Drama Centre London and graduated in 2005. Following this, her personality and height grabbed the attention of photographer Polly Borland and he used Christie as a subject in a series of photographs titled Bunny. 

Talking about her acting career, she was mentored by actor and author Simon Callow since her drama school days. She started by acting in many stage plays including Shakespeare’s Cymbeline, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus, and many others. 

Following this, she made her debut on-screen with the 2007 short film, The Time Surgeon after which she worked in many similar films like Seven Ages of Britain Teaser. Apart from that, she also worked in the fields of associate producer, casting, costumes, props, make-up, and others. 

In the meantime, she made her debut in a feature film with the 2009 film, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus. 

However, she got her major breath through with HBO’s fantasy TV series, Game of Thrones where she was seen in the role of warrior Brienne of Tarth. She did a lot of preparations for the role and also received huge appreciation for her performance. Christie also received many nominations for her work in the series. In addition to the Game of Thrones, she also appeared in the British science fantasy series, Wizards vs Aliens by Doctor Who. 

After this, in 2015, she worked in the final part of The Hunger Games series, that is The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2. In the same year, she worked in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Next in 2017, Christie was in the second season of the TV series, Top of the Lake and in the same year reprised her role in Star Wars: The Last Jedi. She worked in many other films, TV series, and stage plays. 

Talking about her personal life, she has been in a relationship with fashion designer Giles Deacon since early 2013. 

NameGwendoline Tracey Philippa Christie
Nick NameGiantsbane
Known for Brienne of Tarth
ProfessionActress
Date of BirthOctober 28, 1978
Age43 years old (in 2022)
Birth PlaceWorthing, United Kingdom
NationalityEnglish, British
HometownWorthing, United Kingdom
SchoolWarden Park Academy
CollageDrama Centre London 
DebutThe Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus in 2009
ReligionChristain
Zodiac SignScorpio

Gwendoline Christie Career

  • She started career with theatre and worked in plays like Shakespeare’s Cymbeline, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus, and many others. 
  • In 2007, she made her debut on screen with a short film, The Time Surgeon. 
  • Next, she was seen in another short film, Seven Ages of Britain Teaser.
  • After being active in theatre for quite a long time, she made feature film debut with The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus. 
  • She got a major breakthrough with HBO’s hit fantasy TV series, Game of Thrones. 
  • At the same time, she worked in another TV series, Wizards vs Aliens by Doctor Who. 
  • In 2015, she worked in the final film of the popular The Hunger Games series, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2. 
  • In the same year, she was seen in the role of Captain Phasma in the film, Star Wars: The Force Awakens. 
  • In 2017, she was seen in the second season of the TV series, Top of the Lake. 
  • In the same year, she reprised her role in Star Wars: The Last Jedi. 

Gwendoline Christie Family 

Gwendoline Christie was born on 28 October 1978 in Worthing, West Sussex, England, Britain. There is no more information about her personal life and family.

Father Name Name Not Known
Mother Name Name Not Known
Brother N/A
Sister N/A
Husband N/A

Gwendoline Christie Relationship / Marital Status & Many More 

Actress Gwendoline Christies was in a longtime relationship with her boyfriend Giles Deacon. The couple started dating in 2013 and are still together.

Marital Status Unmarried
Affairs / Boyfriend Giles Deacon (2013m- Present)
Husband / Spouse N/A
Marriage date N/A
Marriage Place N/A
ChildrenN/A
Gwendoline Christie and his longtime Boyfriend Giles Deacon
Gwendoline Christie and his longtime Boyfriend Giles Deacon

Gwendoline Christie Physical Stats

HeightIn Centimeter – 165 cm
In Meter – 1.65 m
In feet & inches – 5’5
WeightIn Kilogram- 54 Kg
In Pounds – 119lbs
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorBlonde
Dress Size12 US
Body TypeHourglass

Gwendoline Christie Favorite

Favorite Actor N/A
Favorite Actress N/A
Favorite Song N/A
Favorite Movie N/A
Favorite CuisineChinese
Favorite Color Red, White, Blue
Favorite Sport Tennis
Favorite Destination Paris, New York

Gwendoline Christie Education 

Gwendoline Christie was born and raised in Worthing, West Sussex. She completed her primary education at the Warden Park Academy and later on graduated from Drama Centre London in 2005.

School Warden Park Academy
Collage Drama Centre London 
Educational Qualification Graduated in Drama in 2005

Gwendoline Christie‘s Net Worth

Gwendoline Christie has an estimated net worth of $ 8 Million Doller. Her main source of income is from acting and modeling.

Net WorthUSD $ 8 Million Doller
SalaryN/A
Income SourceActing
Car CollectionN/A
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Some Unknown facts about Gwendoline Christie

  • Does Gwendoline Christie’s Smoke ?N/A
  • Does Gwendoline Christie drinks alcohol? N/A
  • She was once a semi-pro gymnast with a specialty in rhythmic gymnastics. However, later she had to drop the career path after suffering from a spinal injury. 
  • Not many know that some of her biggest fans are former US President Barack Obama and pop star Madonna. 
  • Her character Captain Phasma in Star Wars was supposed to be played by a male actor. However, her audition convinced the makers to take a female character instead. 
  • She is herself a huge fan of Game of Thrones and Star Wars. 
  • While in school, she was bullied a lot due to her height as she was already 5’7” at the age of 12.

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