Natalie Dormer is an English actress and model. She is widely known for her roles as Anne Boleyn on The Tudors and on the HBO series Game of Thrones as Margaery Tyrell. She also received a nomination for a Screen Actor’s Guild Award for her performance in Game of Thrones. Dormer has actively worked in the entertainment industry since 2005.

Quick Info
Full NameNatalie Dormer
Birth Date11 February 1982
Birth PlaceReading, Berkshire, the United Kingdom
FatherGary Dormer
MotherClaire Richards
SiblingsSamantha and Mark
Net Worth$6 million
Height5 feet and 6 inches (168cm/1.68m)
Weight56kgs (123lbs)
Body Measurement34-25-35 inches

Natalie Dormer

Where was Natalie Dormer born?

Natalie Dormer was born on 11 February 1982 in Reading, Berkshire, the United Kingdom. Her star sign is Aquarius. She is currently 39 years old as of 2021. Dormer is born to her father, Gary Dormer, and to her mother, Claire Richards. Her father worked as a computer programmer, whereas her mother was a homemaker. She spent her childhood with her sister Samantha and brother Mark.

What is Natalie’s educational detail?

Natalie Dormer schooled at the Chiltern Edge Secondary Schoo, where she became a member of the public-speaking team. She had the best communication skills in the school. Later, Dormer continued her education in Reading Blue Coat School, where she also became a head girl, a first-class student, and vice-captain of the school netball team.

Being good at public speaking, she traveled to different places with her general speaking team. Despite all of this, she once stated that she had been a victim of bullying in school. Moreover, Dormer also became interested in dancing; she took dance classes at the ‘Allenova School of Dancing.’

For her graduation, she studied at Cambridge. She performed well in a series of exams, but she misread one of her questions and did not secure an A in her A-level History exam. Natalie also became interested in acting; therefore, her parents, who supported her, enrolled her in the Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art in London. She also registered in the school drama club and won different awards.

What is Natalie Dormer’s distinctive feature?

Natalie Dormer holds a British nationality and is a devoted Christian under the Roman Catholic. As per ethnicity, she belongs to the White ethnicity.

Dormer stands 5 feet and 6 inches (168cm/1.68m) and weighs 56kgs (123lbs). Her body measures 34-25-35 inches, and she has a pair of blue eyes. Furthermore, her hair color is blonde, making her look even more beautiful.

How did Natalie Dormer begin his career?

Dormer landed her first professional acting role in 2003 in the Shakespeare comedy ‘The Comedy of Errors.’  After six months of her graduation, she played in the film ‘Casanova.’ This didn’t go too well. Hence, she became unemployed for a while, which resulted in her taking an optional job as a waitress. But due to her extreme interest in acting, she fought to get back at acting jobs. Her career took a whole turn in 2007 when she became a cast in ‘The Tudors’ for Anne Boleyn’s role. She earned good reviews from this series, but in the second season, her character died.

Eventually, her career continued as she was cast in Agatha Christie’s Maple: ‘Why didn’t they ask Evans’ and in ‘City of Life’ in 2008. In 2010, Dormer played ‘Sweet Nothing’ at the stage of ‘Young Vic,’ which impressed the critics, leaving her with a nice image in her professional acting career. In the same year, she appeared in Madonna’s film ‘W.E,’ which spotted her as the ‘Duchess of Yor.’ She also featured in ‘Captain America: The First Avenger.’

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In 2012, she came into the limelight when she became a cast in a top-rated HBO series ‘Game of Thrones’ as ‘Margaery Tyrel.’ She performed very well in every season until 2016. Likewise, she shared the screen alongside stars like Maisie Williams, Kit Harington, Emilia Clarke, Hannah Murray, Sophie Turner, Jason Momoa, Max von Sydow, and Peter Dinklage.

Some of Natalie’s  notable movies include ‘Rush,’ ‘The Counselor,’ and ‘Elementary.’ She is also known as ‘Cressida’ in ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay.’ Furthermore, she portrayed her roles in ‘The Scandalous Lady,’ ‘The Professor and the Madman,’ and ‘The Fores.’. She has also given a voice-over for her character ‘Margaery Tyrell’ in the video game based on ‘Game of Thrones and the character ‘Dr. Lexi T’Perro’ in the video game ‘Mass Effect: Andromeda.’

Natalie has also shown keen interest in audio stories as she participated in the radio play ‘Neverwhere.’ She also continued her stage performance after ‘Sweet Nothings’ left a significant impression on the critics. Some of them are ‘Pat’ in the Hampstead Theatre in 2010, ‘Miss Julie’ for Young Vic again in 2012, and ‘Venus in Fur as Vanda Jordan’ in the Theatre Royal Haymarket in 2017. She also did a music video named ‘Someone New for Hozier’ in 2015. In 2020, she appeared as Magda in the television series ‘Penny Dreadful: City of Angel.’.

Who is Natalie Dormer’s husband?

Natalie Dormer is firmly determined to keep her personal life away from the media line. However, it is believed that she previously had a relationship with an Irish film director Anthony Bryne. They met in 2007 while filming for ‘The Tudor.’ There is also a rumor that she engaged him and became pregnant, but Natalie has made no comments.

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Has Natalie been involved in any controversy?

After her role in ‘The Tudor,’ Natalie Dormer faced many comments about nudity involved in her character. But, in her defense, she claimed that she was unaware of how the script would evolve. She also added that it is natural because nudity and sex are a part of life.

Is Natalie Dormer socially active?

Natalie Dormer is staying away from social media after the unfortunate incident with Jennifer Lawrence in which her photos were misused. This clearly had an impact on Natalie as she has been extra cautious about her privacy. However, she also believes that the public persona does not give people the right to invade her privacy.

However, there are still many fan pages by her name. There is an Instagram account (@nataliedormer) that has 719 thousand followers. Likewise, there is also a Twitter handle (@dailydormer) that has 11.4 thousand followers. In addition, there is a fan Facebook page. It has 568 thousand likes and 562 thousand followers.

What are Natalie’s achievements?

Natalie Dormer received a nomination for the Monte- Carlo TV Festival Outstanding Actress- Drama Series for ‘The Tudors’ in 2008. In addition, she also received a nomination for one Gemini Awards in 2008 and 2009. Dormer then won the ‘EWwy Award’  for the Best Supporting Actress- Drama. She received the award for her performance in the third season of ‘Game of Thrones. In 2015, she was also a nominee for Screen Actors Guild Award.

What is the net worth of Natalie Dormer?

Natalie Dormer is a well-known actress who has faced many hardships to achieve success. Her estimated net worth is $6 million as of 2021. However, her dedication towards her acting career has earned her a good amount to enjoy throughout her life. She also utilizes her wealth for charity work as a way of giving back to society.