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Maisie Williams Is Worried Her Looks Will Hurt Her Post-‘Game Of Thrones’ Acting Career


Maisie Williams is afraid of getting typecast because of her looks.

has played Arya Stark on Game of Thrones for almost half of her . It was her first professional acting job, and it has earned her an abudance of and praise, including including five consecutive Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series nominations at the Screen Guild Award. But soon, she will be looking for a new acting job as HBO's mega-hit only has six episodes left.

In an interview with the Irish Times, Williams expressed concern about her post-Game of Thrones acting career. “It's only now I'm starting to realize the characters that are available to me because of the way I look and the characters that aren't available to me,” she said. “It's a very shallow . And I don't look like someone who is cast in that are, well, sexualized.” Williams added, “Don't get me wrong, I'm completely in awe of 's leading ladies. I looking at those totally jaw-droppingly beautiful women. But I think it's sad that you only get to see one type of beautiful on screen.”

Sometimes being beautiful or handsome is not enough.


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