Rose Eleanor Arbuthnot-Leslie
Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
Rose went to Rayne North Primary School in Aberdeenshire, and then to Millfield School in Street in Somerset.
In 2008, she graduated with a BA from The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) after completing a three year acting course.
- Father – Sebastian Arbuthnot-Leslie (the Aberdeenshire Chieftain of Clan Leslie)
- Mother – Candida Mary Sibyl “Candy” Leslie (née Weld) (Great-granddaughter of Simon Fraser, 13th Lord Lova)
- Siblings – She has 4 siblings – 2 are younger and 2 are older than her.
She is signed to Hamilton Hodell Talent Management.
5 ft 6 in or 168 cm
53 kg or 117 pounds
Boyfriend / Spouse
Rose Leslie dated –
- Kit Harington (2011-Present) – In 2011, Rose started dating British actor and Game of Thrones co-star, Kit Harington. They dated for three years before calling it quits in October 2014. They got back together later and confirmed their relationship in 2016. In March 2016, the couple got engaged.
Race / Ethnicity
- Characteristic red hair.
- Speaking with an accent.
34-24-35 in or 87-61-89 cm
6 (US) or 36 (EU)
She has done voice-over for “London Designer Outlet.”
Her religious beliefs are not known.
Best Known For
Playing Ygritte in the HBO fantasy series Game of Thrones from 2012 to 2014 and a housemaid Gwen Dawson in the ITV Network drama series Downton Abbey in 2010.
In 2009, she appeared in the television film New Town for her role as Rhian. She received the award “BAFTA Scotland Award – New Talent.”
First TV Show
In 2008, Rose guest appeared in documentary / docudrama television series Locked Up Abroad for her role as Kim in an episode titled “Lima.”
She does not like running as it makes her looks complete weird. To play Ygritte in Game of Thrones, she had to underwent training to learn fight scenes, bow-arrow skills, etc.
She does regular workouts and keep proper care of her diet so as to look good on screen and pose n*de.
Rose Leslie Favorite Things
- Dish – Duck
Source – Celebrity Toob
Rose Leslie Facts
- Rose grew up in Lickleyhead Castle in Aberdeenshire.
- Rose’s parents owns the Aberdeenshire’s 12th-century Warthill Castle.
- She is very good in accents. She knows 1912 version of Yorkshire accent, Scottish accent, English accent, American accent, Welsh accent, Irish accent, etc.
- She appeared in Nell Leyshon’s play Bedlam in September and October 2010 at the Globe Theatre.
- She is the third of total of five children. So, she is the middle one.
- Leslie knows various types of dance forms like historic, ballroom, tap, flamenco, and jazz.
- She loves eating meat and has tried whale, and duck apart from other types of meat. But, she hates eating cucumber.
- Rose enjoys doing horse riding, skiing, tennis, rock climbing, and stage combating.
- She was raised in a castle.
- Her Game of Thrones character’s name is pronounced as “EYE-grit.”
- One of her fans even asked her to sign on his forehead.
- She shares her birthday with Tom Hiddleston.
- She is close friends with Emilia Clarke.
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