“Maisie” Williams is an English actress, born as Margaret Constance on 15 April 1997. Firstly, Maisie Williams made her professional acting debut as Arya Stark of Winterfell in the HBO fantasy television series Game of Thrones (2011).
In 2015, Maisie Williams played the role of Ashildr who had a recurring role in ‘Doctor.’
Maisie Williams is 5 ft 1 inch (1.55m) tall.
Maisie Williams was born as Margaret Constance in Bristol, UK. However, Margaret Constance has always been known as “Maisie” after the character from the comic strip ‘The Perishers.’ Most importantly, Maisie is the youngest of four children. She has three older siblings whose names are James, Beth, and Ted. Maisie’s father is Hilary Pitt (now Frances) who was a former university course administrator.
Maisie grew up in Clutton, Somerset. She joined Clutton Primary School and Norton Hill School in Midsomer Norton. Later, she moved to Bath Dance College to study Performing Arts.
Maisie Williams has played as Arya Stark since 2011. She appeared in a tomboyish young girl from a noble family, in the HBO fantasy drama television series ‘Game of Thrones.’ However, Williams was chosen from a pool of 300 actresses across England. Most noteworthy, ‘Arya’ was William’s first role in any professional capacity.
Williams has received many critical acclaims for her performance in the series ‘The Games of Thrones.’ And finally, Williams announced the completion of her role in series in July 2018.
Willian till now has been nominated for 31 awards but only success to grab 11 of them. Recently, In 2019, she has won ‘The Saturn Award’ for Best Performance by a Younger Actor and ‘Gold Derby Award’ for Best Drama Supporting Actress.
Williams has also received ‘The Portal Award’ for Best Supporting Actress – Television and Best Young Actor in 2012. In the same year, she has won ‘Screen Actors Guild Awards.’ Williams also won BBC Radio 1 Teen Award for Best British Actress, In 2013. In 2014, Maisie Williams has won the EWwy Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama.
Even more, In 2015, Williams won ‘The Saturn Award’ for Best Performance by a Younger Actor. Maisie Williams was also nominated for a ‘Primetime Emmy Award’ for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in 2016.
Linking to television, Maisie made her feature film debut in the mystery ‘The Falling,’ (2014) due to which she won the ‘London Film Critics’ Circle Award’ for Young Performer of the Year in 2016. The same year she won ‘Evening Standard British Film Award.’
Williams at the start of Games of Thrones
According to Maisie Williams, she auditioned for Game of Thrones because she wanted a new laptop. During the start of ‘Games of Thrones’ Maisie Williams was 12 years old. She took the role of Arya Stark. The actress has grown up on the set of one of television’s most violent and mature dramas ‘Games of Thrones.’
Maisie Williams is active in social media. She uses Instagram, Twitter, etc.
Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHCoOOsGPuEca4JCVKmcNXA/feed
Williams launched a new social media app called Daisie on August 1, 2018. She has aimed at creating a network for creative people, with co-founder Dom Santry with whom she also has founded the film production company Daisy Chain Productions.
Daisy Chain Productions in youtube, aimed at creative people from the worlds of art, fashion, TV, film, photography, music, and literature. Its central aim is to bring creativity across industries together, help foster collaboration with other artists and hopefully provide an alternative route into the ‘creative industries’.
Maisie Williams expressed her idea regarding this and said “Our main goal is to have a community of artists who are collaborating with each other, uploading their work, sharing their projects and ultimately … help people with their own careers, rather than our own”.
Maisie Williams’ portrayed the role of Arya Stark. She has also worked for many other television shows. According to Celebrity Net Worth of July 2017, Maisie Williams’ net worth stood at $3 million.
Maisie Williams has just revealed the Game of Thrones prop that she got to keep after she finished filming. She was expected to say Needle or Catspaw. She says that she’d love to keep one of the weapons as her character used in a fantasy show.