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Rose Leslie

Was born in Aberdeen, Scotland, near Lickleyhead Castle, where her family has lived for more than 500 years. Rose is the middle of five children and went to the local primary school in Rayne, before she went to Millfield, a co-ed public school in England. It was at Millfield that Rose really cultivated her love for acting, as the school had an excellent drama department. After five years at Millfield, Rose went on to the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) to earn a bachelor's degree with honors in 2008.Rose's first acting job was in a television documentary series, called Locked Up Abroad (2007), in 2008. In 2009, she appeared in the made-for-TV film, New Town (2009), in which she received a Scottish BAFTA Award for Best Acting Performance - New Talent Award. In 2010, Rose appeared in the British TV Series, Downton Abbey (2010), as "Gwen Dawson", for 7 episodes. Later that year, she appeared in the play, "Bedlam", at the Globe Theatre in London. In 2011, Rose appeared in the British drama television series, Case Histories (2011), as "Laura Wyre", for 2 episodes. In 2012, Rose played "Lena Holgate" in the episode, Vera: The Ghost Position (2012), in the British detective television series, Vera (2011). Later that same year, Rose would make her iconic appearance in the 2nd season of the HBO epic fantasy series, Game of Thrones (2011), opposite Kit Harington as the wildling "Ygritte".

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Feb 9, 1987 In Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Locked Up Abroad 2007-07-24
Latest Project:
Series Vera 2015-01-11

1 win & 1 nomination.

Known For
Poster of Game of Thrones
Vera Unknown 2015-01-11
The Great Fire Sarah 4 episodes, 2014 2014-10-16
Utopia Unknown 2013-01-15
Blandings Unknown 2013-01-13
Case Histories Laura Wyre 2 episodes, 2011 2013-01-20
Downton Abbey Unknown 2011-01-09
Game of Thrones Unknown 2011-04-17
The Jonathan Ross Show Unknown 2011-09-03
Luther Unknown 2010-10-17
Locked Up Abroad Kim 2007-07-24