Gwendoline Christie made her debut in the 2009 fantasy film ‘The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus’ where she played the role of a shopper. The film received mostly positive reviews from critics and grossed over $64.4 million on a budget of $30 million. She made her first television appearance in the 2010 BBC television documentary series, ‘Seven Ages of Britain.’ In 2012, Christie got her breakthrough role as ‘Brienne of Tarth’ in the American fantasy drama television series ‘Game of Thrones.’ She received the ‘Primetime Emmy Award’ and ‘Saturn Award’ nominations for her performance and remained a part of the series until it went off-air in 2019. In 2013, she appeared in the science fiction film ‘The Zero Theorem’ directed by Terry Gilliam. The film received mixed to positive reviews from critics.
The year 2015 saw the release of the American dystopian science fiction adventure film ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2’ where Christie was seen playing the role of ‘Commander Lyme.’ The film garnered mostly positive reviews from critics and was a major commercial success, grossing over $658.3 million on a budget of $160 million. That same year, she also portrayed ‘Captain Phasma’ in the American epic space opera film ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ directed by J. J. Abrams. The film broke many box office records and went on to become one of the highest-grossing films of all time. In 2017, Christie reprised her role as ‘Captain Phasma’ in ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi,’ the second film in the Star Wars sequel trilogy. The film received positive reviews from critics and was a massive box office success. She played the role of ‘Lady Jane’ in the 2018 American dystopian superhero film ‘The Darkest Minds’ directed by Jennifer Yuh Nelson. The film saw mostly negative reviews upon release.
She was last seen in the 2019 American biographical drama film ‘Our Friend’ where she played the role of ‘Teresa.’ Even though the film was praised by critics, it failed to achieve success at the box office. She is all set to appear in the upcoming American fantasy streaming television series ‘The Sandman’ where she will play the role of ‘Lucifer.’ Christie will also be seen in the upcoming American horror comedy streaming television series ‘Wednesday’ created by Alfred Gough and Miles Millar.