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A collection of notable quotes by Gwendoline Christie on acting, fashion, love, beauty, dance, woman, work and power.

16 Notable Gwendoline Christie Quotes

Famous As: Actress
Born On: October 28, 1978
Born In: Worthing, England

In an act that would make Brienne of Tarth proud, English actress Gwendoline Christie took charge of her destiny by submitting herself for an Emmy nomination in 2019 for her performance in Game of Thrones. She was eventually nominated in her desired category and lauded by the media and fans alike. Distinguished by her unconditionally tall physique, she found considerable success as a model at the beginning of her career but struggled to find a solid footing as an actress. Graceful and athletic, she did all her stunts in the HBO show. In recent years, her sense of style is inspiring countless young girls. We have collected several of her quotes from articles, interviews, and social media posts. She mainly talks about acting, fashion, love, beauty, dance, woman, work and power.

I never wanted to be a fashion designer, although there is a book somewhere of fashion design I did for a collection when I was seven years old. I always wanted to be an actor.

Gwendoline Christie

I heard that a lot and I just sort of thought, the world was an even more interesting place than the people who were making the decisions were perhaps interpreting it to be.

Gwendoline Christie

I built stages and I did stage management - I think I built the sets twice, I happened to be good with a drill, which is a talent I didn't know I had.

Gwendoline Christie

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.

Gwendoline Christie

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.

Gwendoline Christie

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.

Gwendoline Christie

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.

Gwendoline Christie

I'm just not wearing any makeup. People thinking I'm wearing prosthetics of all sorts, I just don't have any makeup on.

Gwendoline Christie

I was really, really lucky because I have always worked. It hasn't always been consistent, but I have always worked.

Gwendoline Christie

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

Gwendoline Christie

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.

Gwendoline Christie

I did rhythmic gymnastics and I absolutely adored it. I was in the squad for Sussex. I wasn't stupendous, but it was something that I was good at and I really loved the combination of discipline and expression. That, to me, was just dreamy.

Gwendoline Christie

The freedom to be someone else entirely and be different versions of something. That's what I loved and I loved watching movies and I loved watching television, I loved reading books. That kind of escapism into another world was my favorite thing.

Gwendoline Christie

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.

Gwendoline Christie

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.'

Gwendoline Christie

I read the books and I really, really wanted to play the part. I started kundalini yoga, kickboxing and running, and completely changed my diet. I felt I wanted to undergo what was necessary for the part. I love a challenge. And I love defying limitation, gender stereotypes and people’s expectations of me as an actress.

Gwendoline Christie