Skip to content

Phoebe Waller-Bridge Birthmark: A Look at Fleabag Star’s Forehead Mole

Every person is unique, and we all have something that sets us apart from each other. Unfortunately, sometimes these unique features are also what makes certain people try to hide their natural selves, covering things up with makeup, clothes, or a smart way of wearing their hair.

Yet, when Phoebe Waller-Bridge rose to fame, she had no problem showing off her birthmark, situated on the left side of her forehead. Today, let’s take a closer look at her birthmark and share a couple of interesting facts about this English actress.

Firstly, Who Is Phoebe Waller-Bridge?

Phoebe Waller-Bridge is a well-known British-English actress. She was born in 1985 and became quite popular for her TV series, called ‘Fleabag’.

Apart from Fleabag, Waller-Bridge has also made an appearance in various movies, including the likes of Solo: A Star Wars Story, Goodbye Christopher Robin, and The Iron Lady. More recently, she starred in the popular comeback of the Indiana Jones movie series, titled Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny.

Apart from being actively involved as an actress in films and TV shows, Waller-Bridge has also developed a career for herself as a writer, as well as a producer. While she has made a name for herself on television and in several films, she has been open about the fact that she is not a fan of social media.

Does Phoebe Waller-Bridge Have A Birthmark?

Image – Scottish Government via Flickr cc2.0

In short, yes. Phoebe Waller-Bridge has a birthmark. There are several instances where she can be seen with a classic Mitford bob, along a fringe that covers part of her face. Some had described this as a way for Waller-Bridge to hide a mole that can be observed on her forehead, but it has been confirmed that it’s rather a birthmark.

As a matter of fact, she’s not the only famous figure to be seen with a birthmark on stage. A birthmark is something natural, that appears and comes in many different forms, for different individuals. However, some people have their birthmarks in places that are more noticeable than others – which is the case for Phoebe.

When taking a closer look at photographs of Waller-Bridge, you’ll easily notice her birthmark. You can clearly see this mark on the left side of her forehead. In fact, the mark seems like a discoloration of her skin.

Phoebe Waller-Bridge Embracing her Birthmark:

Image – Scottish Government via Flickr cc2.0

One thing that sets Phoebe Waller-Bridge apart from many celebrities with birthmarks is the fact that she has embraced this as part of her iconic look. She does not try to hide the fact that she has a birthmark on her face. Instead, many of the photographs that are available of Phoebe show her with the birthmark visible.

The fact that Phoebe has embraced this part of her own natural beauty can serve as an inspiration to many others. Generally, the most prominent effects of a birthmark are related to the psychological impact that they can have on you. For many people, looking in the mirror and sighting their birthmark feels like an embarrassment.

With celebrities like Phoebe Waller-Bridge taking a stance, and not trying to hide the fact that she has one of these marks, it is something that can help motivate others to stop hiding themselves. Embracing who you are and how you are, can have a positive impact on your psychological well-being, as well as your overall self-confidence.


While some may feel embarrassed with something like a birthmark on their face, the same cannot be said for Phoebe Waller-Bridge. The discolored patch of skin on her forehead has not stopped this English actress from pursuing her dreams as an actress.

The fact that the actress has no problem flaunting her unique birthmark has been an inspiration for many and will continue to show people that they should also be proud of who they are.

Amna El Tawil is a professional journalist, reporter, and an Amazon published author living in Cairo, Egypt. She graduated from MIU with a journalism degree and later worked as a reporter and content writer at various news publications. Amna's works have appeared in the Middle East Broadcasting Center (MBC), the International Herald Tribune, Thomson Reuters, and the BBC. Amna loves researching and has also authored several books on Amazon.