Phoebe Waller-Bridge

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Phoebe Waller-Bridge

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Phoebe Waller-Bridge
Born Phoebe Mary Waller-Bridge
(1985-07-14) 14 July 1985 (age 31)
London, England
Nationality British
Other names Flea
Alma mater Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Occupation Actress
Writer
Director
Years active 2009-present
Notable work Fleabag, Crashing
Spouse(s) Conor Woodman

Phoebe Mary Waller-Bridge (born 14 July 1985)[1] is an English actress, writer, playwright and director, active on stage and on television.[2]

Early life[edit]

Waller-Bridge was born in West London, the daughter of Michael Waller-Bridge and Teresa Waller-Bridge (née Clerke).[3] She grew up in Ealing in West London,[4][5] and has a younger brother, Jasper Waller-Bridge, who is a music manager, and an older sister, Isobel Waller-Bridge, who is a composer and did the music for Fleabag.[6][7] Her parents are divorced.[8]

She attended private sixth form college DLD College London in Marylebone, London.[9] Previously accepted at Trinity College, Dublin, where she planned on being an English major,[8] Waller-Bridge graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.[10]

Career[edit]

In 2009, Waller-Bridge made her acting debut in the play Roaring Trade at Soho Theatre.[11]

Waller-Bridge appeared in the second season of drama Broadchurch.

In addition to acting, Waller-Bridge is a playwright. Her work includes the series of plays Good. Clean. Fun.,[12] and Fleabag.[13][14]

In 2016, Waller-Bridge wrote and starred in two sitcoms, Channel 4‘s Crashing and BBC Three‘s adaptation of Fleabag.

Following its initial release on BBC Three, Fleabag was broadcast on BBC Two starting in August 2016. It was picked up by the on-demand Amazon Video service and premiered in the United States in September 2016.[15][16]

She is the co-artistic director, with Vicky Jones, of DryWrite Theatre Company.[17][18][19] The two met and became friends while working on a theatre productions.[20]

In 2017, it was announced that she will appear in the currently untitled Han Solo film.[21][22]

Personal life[edit]

Waller-Bridge lives in Kensal Rise, London, with her husband, presenter and documentary filmmaker Conor Woodman.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2009 The Reward Charlotte Short film
2011 Beautiful Enough Composer (voice) Short film
2011 Albert Nobbs Viscountess Yarrell
2011 Meconium Lorna Short film
2011 The Iron Lady Susie
2015 Man Up Katie
2017 Untitled A. A. Milne project Mary Brown Post-production
2018 Untitled Han Solo film Filming

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2009 Doctors Katie Burbridge Episode: “Chef’s Secret”
2010 How Not to Live Your Life Felicity Episode: “Don’s Posh Weekend”
2011 The Night Watch Lauren Television film
2011–13 The Café Chloe Astill 13 episodes
2013 Coming Up Karen Episode: “Henry”
2013 London Irish Steph 1 episode
2013 Bad Education India Episode: “Drugs”
2013 The Revengers Emma
2014 Glue Bee Warwick 2 episodes
2014 Drifters Wrote 2 episodes
2015 Broadchurch Abby 8 episodes
2015 Flack Eve Television film
2016 Crashing Lulu Also writer and creator
6 episodes
2016 Fleabag Fleabag Also writer
6 episodes

Theatre[edit]

  • 2009: Roaring Trade, Soho Theatre
  • 2009: 2nd May 1997, The Bush Theatre
  • 2009: Rope, Almeida Theatre
  • 2010: Like A Fishbone, The Bush Theatre
  • 2010: Tribes, Royal Court Theatre
  • 2011: Hay Fever, Noël Coward Theatre[2][23]
  • 2012: Mydidae, Soho Theatre/Trafalgar Studios[24]
  • 2013: Fleabag, Soho Theatre[13]
  • 2014: The One, Soho Theatre[25]
  • 2015: Fleabag, The Salisbury Playhouse[26]
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
  • 2005: The School for Scandal
  • 2005: Imperceptible Mutabilities of the Third Kingdom
  • 2005: A Dance of the Forests
  • 2006: The Life of Timon of Athens
  • 2007: Is Everyone OK? Latitude Festival
  • 2007: Crazy Love, Paines Plough
  • 2008: Twelfth Night, Sprite Productions

Awards[edit]

Works and publications[edit]

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