Ravishingly beautiful, bold, charming and a sensational actresses-these are a few titles earned by her from her first professional debut role which she started when she was mere 12 years old- we are talking about the extremely talented Maisie Williams.
Margaret Constantace Williams was born on 15 April 1997 as a youngest child to a former university course administrator mother Hillary Pitt (now Frances) in Bristol, UK. She was raised in Clutton, Somerset by her mother. Before getting enrolled in Bath Dance College to Performing Arts, she attented Clutton Primary School and Norton Hill School in Midsomer, Norton.
Maisie Williams played her cards right from the first go as her breakthrough role was her debut role as Arya Stark in a much hyped HBO fantasy drama television series “Game of Thrones” in 2011. She has been involved in the show for seven seasons now since she was 12 till present. She plays one of the main characters in the series alongside Kit Harrington, Emilia Clarke, Sophie Turner and so on. Moreover, her character and her performance is admired all over which eventually increased her fan base globally.
Furthermore, Maisie was seen in other television series such as “The Secret of Crickley Hall” (2015), “Cyberbully” (2015), “Doctor Who” (2015) and a sketch comedy “Robert Chicken” where many other actors like Nicholas Hoult, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Chandler Riggs have done many voice-over roles.
Maisie debuted in film industry by featuring in short movies such as “The Olympic Ticket Scapler” (2012), “Heatstroke” (2012), “Up on the Roof” (2013), “Gold” (2014). The debut feature film of Williams was a British mystery drama film “The Falling” (2014). Then, she appeared in an American drama film “The Book of Love” (2015), a British sci-fi thriller movie “iBoy” (2017), a romantic film “Mary Shelley” (2017) and a voice role in a British animated sports comedy movie “Early Man” (2017). Even though she has done a limited number of films yet but she has shown lots of variety in her roles and have gained immense appraisal by critics as well as audiences.
Additionally, Williams is featured in some video clips like “Oceans” by Seafrot (2015), “Rest Your Love” by the Vamps (2015), “Sing”- by Pentatonix and “Sunday” by Gardna.
Maisie fans have been waiting to see her in new projects. She is set to reprise her role as Arya Stark in a highly anticipated and final season of the popular show “Game Of Thrones” in 2019. She will star as Skye in a movie titled “Departures” which is to be released in 2018. Also, Maisie will be featured in a Marvel’s new superhero action movie “The New Mutants” which is set to release in 2019.
Maisie Williams owns a house in Clutton, Somerset, England. She has two brothers James and Ted and an older sister named Beth. She lives with her mother who is also her manager and personal assistant. She is best-friends with her Game of Thrones co-actress Sophie Turner and is soon going to be maids of honor in Sophie’s wedding. As far as Williams love life is concerned, she is reported to be dating Ollie Jackson since 2015 whom she met in school.
Maisie has got immense popularity as Arya Stark from “Game of Thrones” as a result of which she has been nominated and also won many awards. She won Best Supporting Actress, Best Young Actress, Best British actress from the Portal Awards and BBC Radio 1 Teen Awards respectively in the year 2012 and 2013 for her character Arya Stark. Moreover, she was the youngest actor to win Best Supporting actress award by EWwy Awards in 2014. She also bagged Empire Hero award along with Best Performance by a Young Actor in a Television series from Empire Award and Saturn Award respectively in 2015 for “Game of Thrones”. Furthermore, Maisie was honored with Young British Performer of the Year and Rising Star award by London Film Critics’ Circle Award and Evening Standard British Film Awards for her movie “The Falling” in 2016.
Maisie Williams apparently charges $150,000 per episode. She owns a Land Rover worth $50,000. The net-worth of Maisie Williams is reported to be $6 million.
Maisie Williams is undoubtedly a phenomal actress with a lot of potential –we certainly know for sure that she can easily pull off and do justice in any role she portrays beautifully as she has done with her role Arya Stark therefore, every aspiring as well as established actresses of the entertainment world should keep an eye out for this rising actress.
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