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Phoebe Waller-Bridge

Actress and Director Phoebe Waller-Bridge

Profession: Actress and Director

Nationality:
England
English

Why Famous: Phoebe Waller-Bridge is known for the comedic yet tragic TV series Flebag (2016-19) and the assassin drama "Killing Eve" (2018-)

Fleabag began as an act Waller-Bridge preformed at the Edinburgh comedy festival, before it was later commissioned for television. The influential show ran for two series and starred Waller Bridge in the title role alongside Olivia Coleman, Sian Clifford and Andrew Scott (series 2). Waller-Bridge won a Baffa for the first series and six Emmy awards for series two, including three won by Waller-Bridge herself for acting, writing and for Outstanding Comedy Show overall.

Waller-Bridge has also received critical acclaim for her adaption of the drama "Killing Eve for television starring Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer for which she wrote the first series and executive produced.

In 2018 she appeared as L3-37 in the Star Wars film "Solo: A Star Wars Story".

Born: July 14, 1985
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Age: 35 years old

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer

Events in the Life of Phoebe Waller-Bridge

  • 2018-07-12 Sandra Oh is the first woman to be nominated for an Emmy award in a leading role for "Killing Eve"
  • 2019-09-22 71st Emmy Awards: "Fleabag", "Game Of Thrones", "Chernobyl", Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Jharrel Jerome win