Williams attending Paris Fashion Week, 2019
Margaret Constance Williams
15 April 1997
|Education|| Norton Hill School |
Bath Dance College
|Occupation||Actress, Internet entrepreneur|
Margaret Constance"Maisie"Williams(born 15 April 1997) is an English actress. She made her professional acting debut as Arya Stark of Winterfell in the HBO fantasy television series Game of Thrones in 2011, for which she won the EWwy Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama, the Portal Award for Best Supporting Actress – Television and Best Young Actor, and the Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor. In 2016, she was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.
Arya Stark is a fictional character in American author George R. R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire epic fantasy novel series. She is a prominent point of view character in the novels and is the only viewpoint character to appear in every published book of the series.
HBO is an American premium cable and satellite television network owned by the namesake unit Home Box Office, Inc., a division of AT&T's WarnerMedia. The program which featured on the network consists primarily of theatrically released motion pictures and original television shows, along with made-for-cable movies, documentaries and occasional comedy and concert specials.
Game of Thrones is an American fantasy drama television series created by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss for HBO. It is an adaptation of A Song of Ice and Fire, George R. R. Martin's series of fantasy novels, the first of which is A Game of Thrones. The show is filmed in Belfast and elsewhere in Northern Ireland, Canada, Croatia, Iceland, Malta, Morocco, Scotland, Spain, and the United States. The series premiered on HBO in the United States on April 17, 2011, and will conclude with its eighth season, which premiered on April 14, 2019.
Williams has also had a recurring role in Doctor Who as Ashildr in 2015. She made her feature film debut in the mystery The Falling (2014), for which she won the London Film Critics' Circle Award for Young Performer of the Year.
Doctor Who is a British science fiction television programme produced by the BBC since 1963. The programme depicts the adventures of a Time Lord called "the Doctor", an extraterrestrial being, to all appearances human, from the planet Gallifrey. The Doctor explores the universe in a time-travelling space ship called the TARDIS. Its exterior appears as a blue British police box, which was a common sight in Britain in 1963 when the series first aired. Accompanied by a number of companions, the Doctor combats a variety of foes while working to save civilisations and help people in need.
Ashildr is a fictional character in the British science fiction television series Doctor Who, portrayed by actress Maisie Williams. The character was introduced in the ninth series episode "The Girl Who Died", before making a few more appearances during the series.
The Falling is a 2014 British mystery drama film written and directed by Carol Morley. It stars Maisie Williams and Florence Pugh as best friends at an all-girls school. The film also stars Greta Scacchi, Monica Dolan, Maxine Peake, and Mathew Baynton. Production began in October 2013. The film premiered at the BFI London Film Festival on 11 October 2014 and was released theatrically on 24 April 2015 in the UK.
Margaret Constance Williams was born on 15 April 1997 in Bristol, UK.She is nicknamed "Maisie" after the character from the comic strip The Perishers . Maisie is the youngest of four children; her three older siblings are James, Beth, and Ted. Born to Hilary Pitt (now Frances), a former university course administrator, she grew up in Clutton, Somerset. She attended Clutton Primary School and Norton Hill School in Midsomer Norton, before moving to Bath Dance College to study Performing Arts. She did not sit her GCSEs, even though she was "predicted to gain high grades".
Bristol is a city and county in South West England with a population of 459,300. The wider district has the 10th-largest population in England. The urban area population of 724,000 is the 8th-largest in the UK. The city borders North Somerset and South Gloucestershire, with the cities of Bath and Gloucester to the south-east and north-east, respectively. South Wales lies across the Severn estuary.
The Perishers was a long-running British comic strip about a group of urban children and a dog. It was printed in the Daily Mirror as a daily strip and first appeared on 19 October 1959. For most of its life it was written by Maurice Dodd, and was drawn by Dennis Collins until his retirement in 1983, after which it was drawn by Dodd and later by Bill Mevin. When Dodd died, the strip continued with several weeks' backlog of unpublished strips and some reprints until 10 June 2006. The strip then returned to the Daily Mirror, again as reprints, on 22 February 2010, replacing Pooch Café.
Clutton is a village and civil parish within the Chew Valley in Somerset in the Bath and North East Somerset Council area on the A37 road. It is located 10 miles from Bristol and Bath, very near Temple Cloud. The nearest town is Midsomer Norton. The parish which has a population of 1,602 includes the hamlet of Breach.
Since 2011, Williams has played Arya Stark, a tomboyish young girl from a noble family, in the HBO fantasy drama television series Game of Thrones .Chosen from a pool of 300 actresses across England, Arya was Williams' first role in any professional capacity. She has received critical acclaim for her performance in the series. In July 2018, she announced the completion of her role in series.
A tomboy is a girl who exhibits characteristics or behaviors considered typical of a boy. Common characteristics include wearing masculine clothing and engaging in games and activities that are physical in nature and are considered in many cultures to be unfeminine or the domain of boys.
Williams also gained praise for her performance in the show's second season,and HBO submitted her for consideration in the Outstanding Supporting Actress category for the 2012 Primetime Emmy Awards, although she did not receive a nomination. She won the 2012 Portal Award for Best Supporting Actress – Television, and the Portal Award for Best Young Actor. At 15 years of age, Williams was the youngest actress ever to win in the Best Supporting Actress category.
The second season of the fantasy drama television series Game of Thrones premiered in the United States on HBO on April 1, 2012, and concluded on June 3, 2012. It was broadcast on Sunday at 9:00 pm in the United States, consisting of 10 episodes, each running approximately 50–60 minutes. The season mostly covers the events of A Clash of Kings, the second novel of the A Song of Ice and Fire series by George R. R. Martin, adapted for television by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss. HBO ordered the second season on April 19, 2011, which began filming in July 2011, primarily in Ireland, Northern Ireland, Croatia and Iceland.
This is a list of winners and nominees of the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series. In early Primetime Emmy Award ceremonies, the supporting categories were not always genre, or even gender, specific. Beginning with the 22nd Primetime Emmy Awards, supporting actresses in drama have competed alone. However, these dramatic performances often included actresses from miniseries, telefilms, and guest performers competing against main cast competitors. Such instances are marked below:
The 64th Primetime Emmy Awards, honoring the best in prime time television programming from June 1, 2011 until May 31, 2012, were held on Sunday, September 23, 2012 at the Nokia Theatre in Downtown Los Angeles, California. ABC televised the ceremony in the United States. Comedian and late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel hosted the Primetime Emmys for the first time. Kimmel and Kerry Washington announced the nominations on July 19, 2012. Nick Offerman was originally scheduled to co-announce the nominations, but had to cancel due to travel delays. The Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremony was held on September 15 and was televised on September 22, 2012 on ReelzChannel.
In March 2013, she was nominated for a Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Series – Supporting Young Actress and, in November 2013, won the BBC Radio 1 Teen Award for Best British Actor.To date, she has appeared in all seven broadcast seasons.
The Young Artist Award is an accolade presented by the Young Artist Association, a non-profit organization founded in 1978 to honor excellence of youth performers, and to provide scholarships for young artists who may be physically challenged or financially unstable.
BBC Radio 1 is a British radio station operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation which also broadcasts internationally, specialising in modern popular music and current chart hits throughout the day. Radio 1 provides alternative genres after 7 pm, including electronica, dance, hip hop, rock and indie. The choice of music and presenting style is entirely that of programme hosts, however those who present in the daytime have to rotate a number of songs a specific number of times per week. It was launched in 1967 to meet the demand for music generated by pirate radio stations, when the average age of the UK population was 27. The BBC claim that they target the 15–29 age group, and the average age of its UK audience since 2009 is 30. BBC Radio 1 started 24-hour broadcasting on 1 May 1991.
In 2012, Williams played Loren Caleigh in the BBC series The Secret of Crickley Hall and appeared in a Funny or Die skit titled The Olympic Ticket Scalper.She also appeared in the independent films Heatstroke (2012) and Gold (2013), and the short films Corvidae (2013) and Up On The Roof (2013).
Williams also signed on to play Lorna Thompson in the sci-fi film We Are Monsters, which was set for a 2014 release.
In 2014, Williams portrayed Lydia in the British film The Falling , which premiered on 11 October 2014, and was released on 24 April 2015 in the UK.In December, Williams was in talks with Naughty Dog to star as Ellie in the film adaptation of the video game The Last of Us .
In January 2015, Williams appeared in one-off Channel 4 docu-drama Cyberbully , and in February she received European recognition with a Shooting Stars Award at the 65th Berlin International Film Festival.In February 2015, Williams played the leading role in the video clip of "Oceans" by British band Seafret. The theme of this clip is also bullying.
On 30 March 2015, the BBC announced that Williams would guest star in two episodes of Doctor Who ("The Girl Who Died" and "The Woman Who Lived").Williams later returned to the series in the tenth and twelfth episodes ("Face the Raven" and "Hell Bent" respectively). Williams' performance in "The Woman Who Lived" was described as "superb"
On 28 June 2018, it was announced that Williams would star in an upcoming stage play written by Lauren Gunderson, named I and You, set to premiere on 18 October 2018 at the Hampstead Theatre in London.
In 2019, Williams is set to star as Wolfsbane in the superhero film New Mutants .It was announced in August 2018 that Williams has joined the voice cast on gen:LOCK, animated series on the Rooster Teeth subscription service. Williams will play Cammie MacCloud, a mischievous Scottish hacker, alongside a cast that includes Michael B. Jordan, David Tennant and Dakota Fanning.
Williams will star alongside Asa Butterfield and Nina Dobrev in teen drama Then Came You in which she plays a teenager with a terminal illness. The movie is set for North American release in 2019.
On 1 August 2018, Williams launched a new social media app called Daisie alongside Dom Santry, with whom she also founded the film production company Daisy Chain Productions. Daisie is aimed at creative people from the worlds of art, fashion, TV, film, photography, music and literature. Its aim is to bring creatives across industries together, help foster collaboration with other artists and provide an alternative route into creative industries. Williams said "Our main goal is to have a community of artists who are collaborating with each other, uploading their work, sharing their projects and ultimately ... help people with their own careers, rather than our own”.
|Denotes films and other work that have not yet been released.|
|2012||The Olympic Ticket Scalper||Scraggly Sue||Short film|
|2013||Up on the Roof||Trish||Short film; also executive producer|
|2015||The Falling||Lydia Lamont|
|2016||The Book of Love||Millie Pearlman|
|Mary Shelley||Isabel Baxter|
|Stealing Silver||Leonie||Short film; also executive producer|
|Then Came You||Skye||Post-production|
|2019|| The New Mutants ||Rahne Sinclair / Wolfsbane||Post-production|
|2011–present||Game of Thrones||Arya Stark|
|2012||The Secret of Crickley Hall||Loren Caleigh||3 episodes|
|2014||Robot Chicken||Black Cherry Pie, Shlorpette (voices)||Episode: "Bitch Pudding Special"|
|Didi Pickles, Margaux Kramer, Bee Cosplayer (voices)||Episode: "Link's Sausages"|
|2015||Cyberbully||Casey Jacobs||Television film|
|2015||Doctor Who||Ashildr||4 episodes|
|2019–present||Gen:Lock||Cammie MacCloud (voice)||8 episodes|
|2018||I and You||Caroline||Hampstead Theatre|
|"Rest Your Love"||The Vamps|
|2019||"You Mean the World to Me"||Freya Ridings|
|2011||Portal Award||Best Young Actor||Game of Thrones||Nominated|
|Scream Award||Best Ensemble||Nominated|
|2012||SFX Awards||Best Actress||Nominated|
|Portal Award||Best Supporting Actress||Won|
|Best Young Actor||Won|
|Screen Actors Guild Award||Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series||Nominated|
|Gold Derby TV Awards||Breakthrough Performer of the Year||Nominated|
|2013||Young Artist Award||Best Performance in a TV Series – Supporting Young Actress||Nominated|
|BBC Radio 1 Teen Award||Best British Actress||Won|
|2014||Screen Actors Guild Award||Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series||Game of Thrones||Nominated|
|EWwy Award||Best Supporting Actress, Drama||Won|
|2015||SFX Awards||Best Actress||Nominated|
|Screen Actors Guild Award||Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series||Nominated|
|Empire Award||Empire Hero Award||Won|
|EWwy Award||Best Supporting Actress, Drama||Nominated|
|Berlin International Film Festival||Shooting Stars Award||Won|
|Saturn Award||Best Performance by a Young Actor in a Television Series||Game of Thrones||Won|
|2016||Shorty Award||Favorite Actress||Nominated|
|London Film Critics' Circle Award||Young British/Irish Performer Of The Year||The Falling||Won|
|Evening Standard British Film Award||Rising Star||Won|
|Screen Actors Guild Award||Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series||Game of Thrones||Nominated|
|Saturn Award||Best Performance by a Young Actor in a Television Series||Nominated|
|Primetime Emmy Award||Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series||Nominated|
|2017||Screen Actors Guild Award||Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series||Nominated|
|2018||Screen Actors Guild Award||Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series||Nominated|
|2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards||Best Performance in a Show||Nominated|
Julianne Moore is an American actress and children's author. Prolific in film since the early 1990s, she is particularly known for her portrayals of emotionally troubled women in both independent and Hollywood films, and has received many accolades, including the Academy Award for Best Actress.
Peter Hayden Dinklage is an American actor and producer. Dinklage studied acting at Bennington College, starring in a number of amateur stage productions. His film debut was in Living in Oblivion (1995) and his breakthrough came with the comedy-drama The Station Agent (2003). He has since appeared in Elf (2003), Find Me Guilty (2006), Underdog (2007), Penelope (2008), Death at a Funeral (2007), The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008), X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014), Pixels (2015), and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017), which earned him his first Screen Actors Guild Award. In 2018, he appeared as Eitri in the Marvel Cinematic Universe film Avengers: Infinity War after appearing as Vikings and Hervé Villechaize in the biopic film My Dinner with Hervé.
Michelle Ingrid Williams is an American actress. She is particularly known for her work in small-scale independent productions with dark or tragic themes. The recipient of several accolades, including a Golden Globe Award, Williams has been nominated for four Academy Awards and one Tony Award.
Lena Kathren Headey is an English actress. She is best known for her portrayal of Cersei Lannister on the HBO epic drama series Game of Thrones (2011–2019), for which she has received four Primetime Emmy Award nominations and a Golden Globe nomination.
Daniel Brett Weiss is an American television producer, director and writer, and novelist. Along with his collaborator David Benioff, he is best known as co-creator and showrunner of Game of Thrones, the HBO adaptation of George R. R. Martin's series of books A Song of Ice and Fire.
Alfie Evan Allen is an English actor. He is best known for playing Theon Greyjoy in the HBO series Game of Thrones since 2011.
Viola Davis is an American actress and producer. She is the first black actor to have won an Academy Award, an Emmy Award, and a Tony Award in acting, named the Triple Crown of Acting.
Sonam Kapoor Ahuja is an Indian actress who appears in Bollywood films. Kapoor is one of the highest-paid actresses in the industry and is the recipient of several awards, including a Filmfare and a National Film Award.
Nikolina Konstantinova Dobreva, known professionally as Nina Dobrev, is a Canadian actress. Her first acting role was as Mia Jones in the drama series Degrassi: The Next Generation. She later became known for portraying Elena Gilbert and Katherine Pierce, along with two other characters on The CW's supernatural drama series The Vampire Diaries.
Christopher Catesby Harington is an English actor and producer. Born in Acton, Greater London, Harington graduated from the Royal Central School of Speech & Drama in 2008. While still at drama school, he landed the leading role Albert and made his professional acting debut in the National Theatre and West End critically acclaimed adaptation of the play War Horse.
Hailee Steinfeld is an American actress and singer. Her breakthrough role was that of Mattie Ross in True Grit (2010), for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Thereafter, Steinfeld gained prominence for roles in Ender's Game (2013), Romeo & Juliet (2013), Begin Again (2013), and 3 Days to Kill (2014). She appeared as Emily Junk in Pitch Perfect 2 (2015) and Pitch Perfect 3 (2017), and received a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical for her role as Nadine Franklin in The Edge of Seventeen (2016). In 2018, Steinfeld voiced Gwen Stacy in the animated film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse and starred in Bumblebee, contributing to the latter's soundtrack.
Emilia Isobel Euphemia Rose Clarke is an English actress. She studied at the Drama Centre London, appearing in a number of stage productions, including one by the Company of Angels. After making her screen debut in a short film, her television debut came with a guest appearance in an episode of the British soap opera Doctors in 2009. The following year, she was named as one of the UK Stars of Tomorrow by Screen International magazine for her role in the Syfy film Triassic Attack (2010).
The first season of the fantasy drama television series Game of Thrones premiered on HBO on April 17, 2011 in the U.S. and concluded on June 19, 2011. It consists of ten episodes, each of approximately 55 minutes. The series is based on A Game of Thrones, the first novel in the A Song of Ice and Fire series by George R. R. Martin, adapted for television by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss. HBO had ordered a television pilot in November 2008; filming began the following year. However, it was deemed unsatisfactory and later reshot with some roles recast. In March 2010, HBO ordered the first season, which began filming in July 2010, primarily in Belfast, Northern Ireland, with additional filming in Malta.
Sophie Turner is an English actress. Turner made her professional acting debut as Sansa Stark on the HBO fantasy television series Game of Thrones (2011–present), which brought her international recognition.
The fourth season of the fantasy drama television series Game of Thrones premiered in the United States on HBO on April 6, 2014, and concluded on June 15, 2014. It was broadcast on Sunday at 9:00 pm in the United States, consisting of 10 episodes, each running approximately 50–60 minutes. The season is adapted primarily from the second half of A Storm of Swords, along with elements of A Feast for Crows and A Dance with Dragons, all novels from the A Song of Ice and Fire series by George R. R. Martin. The series is adapted for television by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss. HBO ordered the fourth season on April 2, 2013, which began filming in July 2013. The season was filmed primarily in Ireland, Northern Ireland and Croatia.
The fifth season of the fantasy drama television series Game of Thrones premiered on HBO on April 12, and concluded on June 14, 2015. It was broadcast on Sunday at 9:00 pm in the United States, consisting of 10 episodes, each running approximately 50–60 minutes. The season primarily adapts material from A Feast for Crows and A Dance with Dragons, the fourth and fifth novels in George R. R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series, though it also uses elements from the third novel, A Storm of Swords, as well as the upcoming sixth novel The Winds of Winter. It also contains original content not found in Martin's novels. The series is adapted for television by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss.
The seventh and penultimate season of the fantasy drama television series Game of Thrones premiered on HBO on July 16, 2017, and concluded on August 27, 2017. Unlike previous seasons that consisted of ten episodes each, the seventh season consisted of only seven. Like the previous season, it largely consisted of original content not found in George R. R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series, while also incorporating material Martin revealed to showrunners about the upcoming novels in the series. The series was adapted for television by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss.
The eighth and final season of the fantasy drama television series Game of Thrones, produced by HBO, premiered on April 14, 2019. Filming officially began on October 23, 2017 and concluded in July 2018.
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