Apr. 15th, 1997
Bristol, England, UK
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Maisie Williams (born April 15, 1997) is an English actress and dancer. She is best known for her role as Arya Stark in the HBO television series Game of Thrones, which earned her the 2012 Portal Awards for Best Supporting Actress – Television and Best Young Actor, and the BBC Radio 1 Teen Award for Best British Actor in 2013. She has also received nominations for the Scream Award for Best Ensemble (2011), and the Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Series – Supporting Young Actress (2013) for her performance.
In the adult-themed drama, Williams was the first child actor whose character killed another onscreen, in the eighth episode "The Pointy End". She received acclaim for her performance with Zap2it calling her "wonderfully feisty" and the The Daily Telegraph "fantastic".
Born in Bristol, England. She is the youngest of four children born to Hilary Williams (now Frances), a former university course administrator. She grew up in Somerset. Williams attended Clutton Primary School and Norton Hill School in Midsomer Norton before moving to Bath Dance College to study Performing Arts.
In 2012, 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. She also appeared in the independent films Heatstroke (2012) and Gold (2013), and the short films Corvidae (2013) and Up On The Roof (2013). In addition, Williams signed on to play Lorna Thompson in the sci-fi film We Are Monsters, which is set for a 2014 release. Williams will also portray Lydia in the British film The Falling, which is also set for 2014 release.
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