29 Facts About Phoebe Waller-Bridge


Phoebe Mary Waller-Bridge was born on 14 July 1985 and is an English actress and screenwriter.


Phoebe Waller-Bridge is the creator, head writer, and star of the BBC sitcom Fleabag, which was based on her one-woman show of the same name.


Phoebe Waller-Bridge was showrunner, head writer, and executive producer of the first season of Killing Eve, which she adapted for television.


For Fleabag, Waller-Bridge received the British Academy Television Award for Best Female Comedy Performance, three Emmy Awards, and two Golden Globe Awards.


Phoebe Waller-Bridge created, wrote, and starred in the Channel 4 comedy series Crashing.


Phoebe Waller-Bridge appeared in the comedy series The Cafe and the second season of Broadchurch.


Phoebe Waller-Bridge contributed to the screenplay of the James Bond film No Time to Die.


Phoebe Mary Waller-Bridge was born in Hammersmith, London, on 14 July 1985, the daughter of Michael Cyprian Waller-Bridge, founder of the electronic trading platform Tradepoint, and Theresa Mary, daughter of Sir John Edward Longueville Clerke, 12th Baronet, employed by the Worshipful Company of Ironmongers.


The Bridge, later Phoebe Waller-Bridge, family were soldiers and clergymen, who came to rank among the landed gentry of Cuckfield in Sussex.


Phoebe Waller-Bridge grew up in London's Ealing district, and has two siblings: an older sister, Isobel Phoebe Waller-Bridge, a composer with whom she has collaborated, they have a younger brother, Jasper.


Phoebe Waller-Bridge graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London.


Phoebe Waller-Bridge performed in a production of Noel Coward's Hay Fever in 2011 and Mydidae in 2012.


Phoebe Waller-Bridge then wrote and starred in Fleabag, which she first performed as part of the London Storytelling Festival on 25 November 2012.


Phoebe Waller-Bridge returned to the stage for further productions of Fleabag between 2013 and 2019.


Phoebe Waller-Bridge began her screen career in 2009, playing roles in short films and in individual episodes of television sitcoms and dramas.


Phoebe Waller-Bridge had supporting roles in The Cafe from 2011 to 2013 and in the second season of the crime drama series Broadchurch in 2015.


Phoebe Waller-Bridge has voice acted for several BBC Radio plays, such as 2013's Vincent Price and the Horror of the English Blood Beast, in which she played actress Hillary Dwyer, and a 2014 adaptation of an Agatha Christie story.


Phoebe Waller-Bridge has provided narration in short films, including a 2015 television documentary on dating apps and a 2016 Christmas themed animated short film.


Phoebe Waller-Bridge has voiced ads for companies such as The Cotswold Company, Warburtons, Gordon's Gin, Trainline, Travel Republic, Kuoni Travel, and Tropicana.


Phoebe Waller-Bridge wrote and produced the thriller television series Killing Eve, based on novels by Luke Jennings.


In 2019, Phoebe Waller-Bridge co-wrote the screenplay for No Time to Die, the 25th James Bond film, along with Neal Purvis, Robert Wade and Cary Joji Fukunaga.


Phoebe Waller-Bridge directed the music video for "Savior Complex" by Phoebe Bridgers.


Phoebe Waller-Bridge then appeared in the music video for "Treat People with Kindness" by Harry Styles, which premiered on 1 January 2021.


Phoebe Waller-Bridge was set to co-star with Donald Glover in a television adaptation of the 2005 film Mr and Mrs Smith, but in September 2021, it was revealed that Waller-Bridge had exited the series over creative differences.


Phoebe Waller-Bridge is developing a Tomb Raider TV series for Amazon Prime.


Phoebe Waller-Bridge appears in Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny, as Helena which is to be released in 2023.


Phoebe Waller-Bridge married Irish presenter and documentary filmmaker Conor Woodman in 2014.


Phoebe Waller-Bridge describes herself as an atheist, although she says she "hopped around a bit from religion to religion" while growing up.


Phoebe Waller-Bridge avoids social media, stating in a 2019 interview that she "would feel pressure to be funny the whole time" and that she did not feel confident enough to deal with the negative comments that come with social media use.