Gwendoline Christie

Gwendoline Christie is a leading British actress, best known for portraying the warrior Brienne of Tarth in the HBO series Game of Thrones since 2012, and the First Order Stormtrooper Captain Phasma in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) and Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017). It has recently been announced that she will be starring in Armando Iannucci’s The Personal History Of David Copperfield.

Gwendoline presented the RA & Pin Drop Short Story Award 2018 at the Royal Academy of Arts, which also marked the publication of A Short Affair.

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