Maisie Williams is an English actress, best known for her acting debut as Arya Stark in the HBO series Game of Thrones. Let’s see some interesting facts and trivia about her!
1.Her full name is Margaret Constance “Maisie” Williams.
3. She was born on 15 April 1997)
4. Maisie Williams was born in Bristol, UK.
5. She has always been known as “Maisie” after the character from the comic strip The Perishers.
6. Maisie Williams is the youngest of four children; her three older siblings are James, Beth and Ted.
7. She attended Clutton Primary School and Norton Hill School in Midsomer Norton, before moving to Bath Dance College to study Performing Arts.
8. Arya was Maisie Williams’ first role in any professional capacity.
9. She has received critical acclaim for her performance in the series.
10. HBO submitted her for consideration in the Outstanding Supporting Actress category for the 2012 Primetime Emmy Awards, although she did not receive a nomination.
11. She won the 2012 Portal Award for Best Supporting Actress – Television, and the Portal Award for Best Young Actor.
12. At 15 years of age, Maisie Williams was the youngest actress ever to win in the Best Supporting Actress category.
13. 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.
14. In 2012, Maisie 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.
15. She also appeared in the independent films Heatstroke (2012) and Gold (2013), and the short films Corvidae (2013) and Up On The Roof (2013).
16. In 2014, Maisie 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.
17. In December, Maisie Williams was in talks with Naughty Dog to star as Ellie in the film adaptation of the video game The Last of Us.
18. In January 2015, she appeared in one-off Channel 4 docu-drama Cyberbully, for which she received European recognition with a Shooting Stars Award at the 65th Berlin International Film Festival.
19. In February 2015, Williams played the leading role in the videoclip of Oceans by the British band Seafret. The theme of this clip is also bullying.
20. Maisie Williams has stated that her “first love” is dancing.
21. She is really good friends with Sophie Turner and Isaac Hempsteas Wright.