Gwendoline Christie (born October 28, 1978) is an English actress and model who portrays Captain Phasma in the 2015 film Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens. Her involvement was first announced on June 2, 2014. Christie was later confirmed to be returning as Phasma for Star Wars: Episode VIII The Last Jedi, set for release in 2017, by Lucasfilm Ltd. President Kathleen Kennedy. She is currently set to voice the character on the ongoing animated series Star Wars Resistance. Prior to portraying Phasma, Christie had gained recognition through her role as Brienne of Tarth in the HBO television series Game of Thrones and appeared in The Hunger Games film Mockingjay – Part 2.
Work in Star WarsEdit
- Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens (Phasma)
- LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Phasma)
- Star Wars: Episode VIII The Last Jedi (Phasma)
- Star Wars Resistance (Phasma)
- "Launch Pad"—Star Wars Insider 151
- "Bantha Tracks"—Star Wars Insider 160
- "Gwendoline Christie Is Captain Phasma"—Star Wars Insider 162
Notes and referencesEdit
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8
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- ↑ 4.0 4.1 Woerner, Meredith (December 4, 2015). The women of 'Star Wars' speak out about their new Empire. Los Angeles Times. Retrieved on January 7, 2016.
- ↑ Ruby, Jennifer (December 17, 2015). Star Wars producer Kathleen Kennedy confirms that entire cast will return for eighth film. Evening Standard. Retrieved on January 7, 2016.