A consummate and truly gifted thespian, Natalie Dormer is a British actress who has risen to become one of the rave-making British movie stars in recent times. Admired for her natural flair for acting, she has become a darling of so many movie fans who now monitor her every move on social media. So far, she has starred in several movies, putting up incredible performances and winning different accolades for her versatility.
Natalie Dormer is now best known for her portrayal of Margaery Tyrell on Game of Thrones, an American fantasy drama TV series which made a lot of buzz around the world while t lasted. She is also known for her work on The Tudors, a historical fiction TV series in which she played the role of Anne Boleyn.
So, what has she been up to lately? Let us take you through a tour of her life and career and how she rose to stardom.
Who is Natalie Dormer From Game Of Thrones?
The actress was born on the 11th day of February in the year 1982 in Reading, a large town in Berkshire, the UK and grew up there. Her father has been identified as Gary Dormer and her mother’s name has been revealed to be Claire Richards. It is noteworthy that even though she is clearly a Briton, she also has Norwegian as well as Welsh roots.
Growing up, Natalie Dormer attended Chiltern Edge Secondary School in Oxfordshire. After this, she proceeded to attend the Reading Blue Coat School. Natalie was very brilliant while at Reading Blue Coat School and was eventually made the head girl of the school. She was also a first-class student and rose to become the vice-captain of the school netball team. The actress was also taken around the world with her school’s public speaking team.
Natalie fell in love with the arts right from her school days and decided to train in dance at the Allenova School of Dancing. When she finished high school, she tried to get to Cambridge to study history but she did not get the needed A grade in her A-level History exam after she misread a question. So, instead of taking the exams again, she decided to audition for drama schools and eventually began to train at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art in London. This was the beginning of her journey to being a renowned actress.
All You Should Know About Natalie Dormer
- She started her career on stage
Natalie Dormer is known around the world as an actress of high repute today but what many people don’t know is that she actually began her acting career on stage. According to reports, her very first professional acting role on stage was in the Shakespeare comedy titled The Comedy of Errors performed at the Cliveden Open Air Theatre in 2003.
The actress went on to appear in other theatre performances including Sweet Nothings at the Young Vic theatre, 45 at the Hampstead Theatre, After Miss Julie at the Young Vic theatre, and Venus in Fur at the Theatre Royal Haymarket.
- She has starred in high profile TV series and movies
In the course of her career, Natalie Dormer has starred in so many TV series and movies, some of which are high profile productions which shook the world. After making her TV debut in Casanova, a 2005 romance film, Natalie got her big break in 2007 when she was cast in The Tudors, a historical fiction TV series which became a smash hit around the world, catapulting her to widespread acclaim. She starred in the series from 2007 to 2008 across 21 episodes, bagging award nominations in the process.
In 2012, she was cast in Game of Thrones, an American fantasy drama TV series. This role also helped to cement her growing status as an actress of high repute. She then went on to star in The Hunger Games movie series in 2014 and 2015 playing the role of Cressida. Her performance was so good that she won the Best New Lead Film Actress award at the NewNowNext Awards.
She has also starred in several other movies and TV series including The Forest in 2016, In Darkness in 2018, and Penny Dreadful: City of Angels in 2019, among many others.
- Her net worth
Apparently, Natalie Dormer has been able to rake in quite a lot of money over the years in the course of her acting career. She has starred in some high profile movies and has made a name for herself as a reputable movie star.
At the moment, her net worth has been pegged at about $6 million by different sources and this figure is expected to rise in the coming years.
- Her body measurements
Natalie Dormer is a beautiful woman and this is one of the many reasons why she is loved by her many fans. The actress stands at 5 feet 6 inches or 1.68 m in height and commensurately weighs about 56 kg or 123 pounds. Her body measurements have been revealed to be 34 inches (breasts), 25 inches (waist), and 35 inches (hips).
Where Is She Now?
Natalie Dormer has come from deep obscurity to blazing limelight in the course of her acting career and has now become a symbol of hope for the many other youngsters trying to forge a career in acting. According to sources, Natalie now lives in Richmond, London, England, UK.