Cartier Watch, The Perfect Embodiment Of Class And Achievement
Prestige Singapore|October 2020
Cartier Watch, The Perfect Embodiment Of Class And Achievement
Famous for her portrayal of the young and tenacious Arya Stark in Game of Thrones, British actress Maisie Williams opens up to Charlene Co on her thoughts about success, her ’80s idols and the Cartier watch she feels is the perfect embodiment of class and achievement.
Charlene Co

How would you describe yourself and where you are in your career?

I guess my career has been pretty extraordinary. Until this point, I’ve never really had a direction and I’ve allowed myself to be pulled through this industry. As a person, I’d say I’m a control freak so from here on I see myself having a clear plan and goal.

What achievement are you most proud of so far?

To be recognised by the Academy [of Television Arts & Sciences] for my role in Game of Thrones is something that I’m really proud of.

What does it mean to be successful today?

Success is a positive mental attitude. You take from the world what you put in; I’m currently manifesting my happiness and success.

What’s the main thing you’ve learnt from success?

Success is entirely personal – it’s never about the status which comes with the work that you’ve achieved. It’s always about the way you feel about the work you’ve achieved, and if you’re doing something which you find unfulfilling you’ll never see it as success.

What’s left for you to achieve? What other achievements are you striving for?

Too many to count. I want to direct and produce; I see art and creativity as fluid, so I’m interested in pushing the boundaries of what film and television can be.

At what point did you realise you wanted to use your celebrity status towards something bigger, grander and more personal?


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October 2020