Rose Eleanor Arbuthnot-Leslie (born 9 February 1987), known professionally as Rose Leslie, is a Scottish actress. After winning a Scottish BAFTA for Best Acting Performance for her role in New Town, she rose to fame as Ygritte in the HBO fantasy series Game of Thrones and Gwen Dawson in the ITV drama series Downton Abbey.
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Ygritte on Game of Thrones
Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
Full Name at Birth
Rose Eleanor Arbuthnot-Leslie
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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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London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, graduating with a BA in 2008
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Hamilton Hodell, Anonymous Content
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Dating||Rose Leslie and Kit Harington have been dating since 2012.|||