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Faye Marsay Biography

Birth Name:
Faye Elaine Marsay
Birth Place:
Middlesbrough, Cleveland, England

Fast Facts

  • Decided she wanted to be an actor after seeing a pantomime at the age of 6
  • Played the roles of Tinker Bell and Tiger Lily in a 2009 production of Peter Pan at the Northern Stage in Newcastle
  • Won the award for Best Actor at 2012's Spotlight Prize after performing Motherland for the judges
  • Attended a fundraiser in aid for the charity PSPA with Sam Callahan and Ant Payne in 2014
  • Appeared in the 2014 Doctor Who Christmas special 'Last Christmas' as Shona McCullough
  • Played the role of Izzie in the radio drama The Price of Oil in 2015
  • Was the voice of Amy in the video game Need for Speed in 2015
  • Appeared in the fifth season of Game of Thrones as the Waif
  • Supported the #IAMWHOLE campaign to raise awareness of World Mental Health Day in 2016
  • Won the Best Supporting Actress Feature at the Lady Filmmakers Film Festival for her role in You, Me and Him in 2018


  • 2016Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated