|Rose Leslie Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 6 in|
|Date of Birth||February 9, 1987|
Rose Leslie is a Scottish actress, theatre artist, and voiceover artist who is known for her roles like Gwen Dawson in the historical drama series Downton Abbey, Ygritte in the HBO fantasy drama series Game of Thrones, Maia Rindell in the CBS legal drama series The Good Fight, Sarah Farriner in the 4-part television drama The Great Fire, and DS Emma Lane in the psychological crime drama series Luther. Moreover, her theatre credits include having been a part of productions like Romeo and Juliet, The Caucasian Chalk Circle, The Learned Ladies, Can-Can, Uncle Vanya, The Children’s Monologues, and Breaking Barriers in Burnley.
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.
Actress, Voiceover Artist, Theatre Artist
- 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.
- Others – Captain Anthony Thomas Stainton (Paternal Grandfather), Mary Luz Leslie Anda Arbuthnot-Leslie (Paternal Grandmother), Humphrey Joseph Giles Weld (Maternal Grandfather), Frances Mary Fraser (Maternal Grandmother), David Richard Harington (Father-In-Law) (Book Store Owner), Deborah Jane Catesby (Mother-In-Law) (Playwright), John Harington (Brother-In-Law)
She has been signed to –
- Hamilton Hodell, Talent Agency, London, England, United Kingdom
- United Talent Agency, Talent Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States
According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, her net worth was $4 Million in 2021.
5 ft 6 in or 168 cm
53 kg or 117 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Rose Leslie has 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 and tied the knot on June 23, 2018. In September 2020, it was revealed that the couple was expecting their first child together. Later, the couple welcomed a baby boy which was revealed in February 2021.
Race / Ethnicity
Mixed (White and Hispanic)
Rose Leslie is of Scottish, English, Welsh, Mexican, Irish, French Huguenot, and Basque descent.
- Characteristic red hair
- Speaking with an accent
34-24-35 in or 87-61-89 cm
4 (US) or 36 (EU)
7 (US) or 4.5 (UK) or 37.5 (EU)
She has done a voice-over for “London Designer Outlet.”
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 the 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 look completely weird. To play Ygritte in Game of Thrones, she had to undergo training to learn fight scenes, bow-arrow skills, etc.
She does regular workouts and keeps proper care of her diet so as to look good on screen and pose n*de.
Rose Leslie Favorite Things
- Dish – Duck
Source – CelebrityToob.com
Rose Leslie Facts
- Rose grew up in Lickleyhead Castle in Aberdeenshire.
- Rose’s parents own Aberdeenshire’s 12th-century Warthill Castle.
- She is very good at accents. She knows the 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 the 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 cucumbers.
- 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 co-starred as Dr. Amy Menser in the 2016 British-American science fiction thriller film, Morgan.
- She is close friends with Emilia Clarke.