Maisie Williams is an English actress. She is best known for appearing the the fantasy drama Game of Thrones. She plays Arya Stark one of the main characters of the series. She has won numerous awards for her performances in the series.
Maisie Williams was born April 15, 1997 in Bristol, England. Margaret Constance Williams is her birth name. She attended Clutton Primary School and Norton Hill School in Midsomer Norton, before moving to Bath Dance College to study Performing Arts. She has played Arya Stark since 2011. She appears in Game of Thrones alongside Sopia Turner, Lena Headey and Emilia Clarke. He feature film debut came in The Falling.
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 Autumn 2015, Williams guest starred in series 9 of the BBC series Doctor Who. She appeared in the four episodes, “(6) The Girl Who Died”, “(7) The Woman Who Lived”, “(10) Face the Raven”, and “(12) Hell Bent”. She acted in the recurring role of Ashildr, a Viking girl made immortal by the Doctor. Williams’ performance in “The Woman Who Lived” was described as “superb”.
From the 18 October to 24 November 2018 Williams starred in a stage play written by Lauren Gunderson, named I and You, at the Hampstead Theatre in London.
In 2019, Williams co-launched the social media platform Daisie. Designed for artists in various creative fields to network and collaborate on creative projects within a social networking setting, helping new artists and creators to gain exposure for their work, and also connecting them with others who can provide guidance as they continue their careers.
- Full Name: Margaret Constance Williams
- Born: April 15, 1997
- Birth Place: Bristol, United Kingdom
- Height: 1.55 m
- Education: Norton Hill School Bath Dance College
- Occupation: Actress, Internet entrepreneur
- Parents: Hilary Pitt Frances