Kate Dickie is a Scottish actress who appeared in many movies, stage plays and television series, and to the younger audience, she is most likely most popular for her role of Lysa Arryn in HBO’s television series called Game of Thrones. If you want to know something more about this talented Scottish actress, as well as her net worth in 2020, then take a further read into our article.
Kate Dickie was born on July 4, 1971, and her zodiac sign is Cancer. She was born in East Kilbride, which is located in Scotland. For the most part of her early years, she spent moving around with her family, and she lived in various places, like Wigtownshire, Perthshire, Ayrshire, and Galloway, all located in Scotland. Ever since she was a child, Kate Dickie wanted to become an actress, and she had her parent’s support. Her father was a farmer and a gardener, and she was too shy to tell people that she is an actress just became she was coming from a working family, and she thought people would think she is pompous. For a shy girl like Kate, she battled her instabilities through drama classes, and she managed to defeat her fears.
After high school, she attended a Kirkcaldy college, where she obtained a drama certificate, and in 1990 she attended the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, which was located in Glasgow, and after some time spent there, she fell in love with the town and decided to live there permanently.
The most notable role she got during the early stages of her career was the role of Jackie, a security operative who began stalking one man who had something to do with her past. Tony Curran was that man, and he attended drama school alongside Kate Dickie. The movie is called Red Road, and after her portrayal of Jackie, the world recognized her talent, and she went to portray some more notable roles in her acting career.
For Red Road, which premiered in 2006, Dickie received Bes Actress award during British Academy Scotland Awards, and during the British Independent Film Award, she also got Best Actress award. The first Red Road move was directed by Andrea Arnold, and Kate Dickie appeared as Jackie again in the Red Road sequel, but this time the movie was directed by Morag McKinnon, and the movie was titled Donkeys.
Her breakthrough role was in 2000, and she was in the acting business since 1994. The series she appeared in is called Tinsel Town, and it was the BBC Scotland/Raindog television show, in which Dickie played Lex. She also appeared in some stage plays, like Aalst. Other prominent roles of this talented Scottish actress were Mary in Outcast, a United Kingdom thriller movie of the supernatural genre, and for the movie Couple in a Hole, she received the Best Actress award in 2016 during British Academy Scotland Award.
In 2010 she portrayed a swimming trainer in a move titled Dive, and Dickie also appeared in some prominent movies like Prometheus in 2012, Filth in 2013, The Witch, a movie from 2015 and some of the most significant roles that recently this actress got were in Star Wars: The Last Jedi in 2017 and in Game of Thrones.
For a younger audience, Kate Dickie is most known as Lysa Arryn, a character from HBO’s hit television series Game of Thrones. She appeared in the series from 2011 to 2014, where she portrayed a bit of a madwoman, who arranged the murder of her husband alongside Petyr Baelish, nicknamed Littlefinger.
Personal life and awards
Kate Dickie was nominated several times in her career. The first nomination she got was for her role in Tinsel Town in 2000, during British Academy Scotland Award for Best Television Performance category. As we mentioned before, she received two Best Actress awards in 2006 for her role of Jackie in Red Road, and for the same role she got another Best Actress award at Montreal Festival of New Cinema Acting Award. In 2007 she got a nomination for the same role in 2007, but this time it was at London Critics’ Circle Award for British Actress of the Year.
Kate Dickie is currently living in Glasgow with her boyfriend Kenny and her daughter Molly Christie.
Kate Dickie Net Worth 2020
Kate dickie receives $100,00 annually from her acting career, and currently, in this 2020 year, her estimated net worth is around $1 million.