Gwendoline Christie

English actress and model

Gwendoline Tracey Philippa Christie (born 28 October 1978) is a British actress and model. She is known for playing Brienne of Tarth in the HBO fantasy-drama series Game of Thrones and Captain Phasma in the Star Wars movies The Force Awakens (2015) and The Last Jedi (2017).

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Christie at the 2017 San Diego Comic-Con.
Gwendoline Tracey Philippa Christie

(1978-10-28) 28 October 1978 (age 42)
OccupationActress, model
Years active2006–present
Height6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Partner(s)Giles Deacon

Christie was born in Worthing, West Sussex, England. She has been dating fashion design Giles Deacon since 2013. [1]


  1. Cronin, Emily (6 August 2016). "Game of Thrones actress Gwendoline Christie talks working with partner Giles Deacon: 'I wear armour and I wear couture – both fascinate me'". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 15 December 2017.

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