Gwendoline Christie - Quotes

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Genuine and true love is so rare that when you encounter it in any form, it's a wonderful thing, to be utterly cherished in whatever form it takes.

Genuine and true love is so rare that when you encounter it in any form, it's a wonderful thing, to be utterly cherished in whatever form it takes.

I think everyone loves a slash of red lipstick. ---->>>

As a woman, we all want to feel attractive. We all want to feel that we're making the very best of ourselves so we can accept ourselves. ---->>>

Part of the reason why I love acting is that you do hope that somehow your work will connect to people and somehow expand their consciousness somewhat, and being able to challenge notions of prejudice through work - through my work - is really thrilling. ---->>>

Everyone has something that defines them, whether they're wildly intelligent or whether they have really big feet. ---->>>

I don't know, so much of women's femininity is tied up with their hair. ---->>>

I was a semi-professional gymnast as a child. I did rhythmic gymnastics, but I sustained an injury and strained all the muscles in my spine. ---->>>

My pseudonym is 'George R. R. Martin.' That guy's just an actor. ---->>>

Rory McCann is an amazing actor and a very strong man.

Rory McCann is an amazing actor and a very strong man.

I'm certainly really rather tall at 6 foot 3, and I've been this way since I was 14, but for years, women who are even 5 foot 10 have come up to me in the street and said, 'Oh, it's so nice to see a woman who is taller than me. I've always felt like a giant.' ---->>>

What I've always loved about gymnastics and one of the many reasons I love watching it now is the combination of skill and freedom it has - the discipline and expression - letting you dance. ---->>>

Going to the gym is something I haven't done regularly since I was a child. ---->>>

I absolutely love to relax and have fun. I like socializing; I like chatting. I like dancing, mixing with friends. ---->>>

I am still a person with a sense of superficiality that I'm trying to challenge. ---->>>

I describe my personal style as 'mythic space horse with chocolate box tendencies.' ---->>>

I do all my own stunts and come away with bruises and scratches. ---->>>

I don't really have any interest in playing the same part again and again. Let's just keep everything crossed that doesn't happen. ---->>>

I enjoy knocking around with the boys. ---->>>

I like to explore characters who are very different to me, or varied parts are very similar to me. ---->>>

I love a challenge. And I love defying limitation, gender stereotypes, and people's expectations of me as an actress. ---->>>

I loved working with Michelle Fairley. ---->>>

I only ever wanted to be a model. This acting thing - three years of drama school - is an accident! ---->>>

I quite like looking mucky; it's quite nice not having to care about how you look. ---->>>

I think everybody has the capacity for change. ---->>>

I trained in combat, sword fighting, horse riding... It's empowering knowing that I can a break man's nose with my elbow. ---->>>

I would chance saying globally there is a feeling that female empowerment has, at last, become a topic that is fashionable, and more power to that. ---->>>

I'd love to work with Lena Headey, Alfie Allen, Charles Dance. I'd love to work with Peter Dinklage. ---->>>

I've always been able to look very different very easily. ---->>>

If I were amazing with a sword, I wouldn't care about the tender things in life. ---->>>

It's very hard as a tall woman to remove your deliberately pronounced feminine aspects and look more masculine. ---->>>

My father always said, 'You can do anything a man can do.' ---->>>

My parents treated my height as a wonderful thing to be celebrated, but also normal. ---->>>

Occasionally I get messages from women saying that I've brought them some joy, and that's unbelievably thrilling. ---->>>

People come up to me and say, 'You look so much better in real life.' ---->>>

Terry Gilliam is someone I'd always deeply admired. I saw his films when I was a child. ---->>>

The beauty of existence is that we get past the superficialities and material world and hopefully move into - lord - hopefully a bit of depth. ---->>>

The countryside in Belfast is beautiful. No technical wizardry is needed to show quite how glorious it is in its natural state. ---->>>

The fantasy genre has so far rather embraced me, and I'm incredibly grateful for that. ---->>>

The whole format of 'Game of Thrones' is that you just don't know what to expect. ---->>>

As someone who has always felt at times pretty genderless because of my size, it interests me to challenge ideas of prejudice and femininity, and what it is to be a woman. ---->>>

Bart The Bear was fantastic to work with. Absolutely brilliant and so, so good. The things that that bear could do to order! He was one of the best actors I've ever worked with. ---->>>

'Game of Thrones' is a fantasy show not dedicated to any specific time, but it seems to exist in sort of a 1400s medieval fantasy world, and in that setting, I wouldn't have had a six-pack. ---->>>

I absolutely love Oprah Winfrey. What a great woman and a great businesswoman. She seems to really campaign for an expansion of global consciousness. I think she's phenomenal. ---->>>

I like to be comfortable. And I don't like to have to worry about having to adjust things if things are too short; I don't want to feel self conscious, so I like to wear things that make me feel empowered. ---->>>

I love being tall. as you literally look at life from a different perspective: it's easier to breeze through life's turmoils; there's more room to breathe. ---->>>

I love the character of Jaime Lannister. He's just so complex - a character that we love to hate - but it's a lot more complex than hatred. It starts off, and he seems so arrogant and so smug. ---->>>

I train three, four, five times a week, protein six times a day, resistance training for at least 45 minutes... it's so very boring. It's really painful. It's laborious. ---->>>

I used to do karaoke with Patrick Woolf in a karaoke box, and he would ring me up and say, 'Come down and do karaoke with me here,' and then we'd sing Kate Bush songs and get really, really emotional and theatrical in the booth. ---->>>

I've always liked fairy tale and spectacle. I wouldn't say I was a fantasy fan, but anything beyond reality I've always found exciting - the work of David Lynch, the work of Tim Burton. But for me, I also love those things that are absolutely about human relationships. ---->>>

The characters that I want to play are interesting women. I don't care if they're good women or bad women or vulnerable women or women with a lot of faults or women that we dislike intensely who are malicious. ---->>>

There's so many parts of my life that I've struggled with - that so many millions of others struggled with - about being an outsider, about feeling ugly, about having to overcome looking different to other people. ---->>>

Vita Sackville-West is one of my favorite female icons. She was a writer and a prolific gardener, but she also had a relationship with Virginia Woolf, and she was married to Sir Harold Nicolson. She was a woman who lived outside of norms. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: British
Born: 06-11, 1978
Birthplace: Worthing, West Sussex, England, UK
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Occupation: Actress
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Gwendoline Christie (born 28 October 1978) is an English actress and model. She is known for portraying the warrior Brienne of Tarth in the HBO fantasy-drama series Game of Thrones and Captain Phasma in Star Wars: The Force Awakens and its sequel Star Wars: The Last Jedi.(wikipedia)