Rose Leslie Biography
Birthday: February 9, 1987 (Aquarius)
Born In: Aberdeen, Scotland
Rose Leslie is a Scottish actress known for playing Ygritte in HBO’s fantasy drama series ‘Game of Thrones’ and Gwen Dawson in ITV’s series ‘Downton Abbey.’ Her role in the TV film ‘New Town’ was also much appreciated; it won her a Scottish BAFTA award for Best Acting Performance. Born in Aberdeen, Scotland, she was raised at the Lickleyhead Castle, her family's 15th century ancestral house. Leslie moved to France at the age of ten. After shifting to England at the age of 13, she studied at Millfield School in Somerset. To pursue her dream career, she later moved to London when she was 18 and went on to attend the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art to study acting. At the academy, she was deeply involved in plays. Leslie made her professional acting debut in 2008, appearing in an episode of Channel 5’s ‘Banged Up Abroad’. Since then, she has been entertaining her audiences with her extraordinary acting skills. In 2012, the Scottish beauty started a relationship with ‘Game of Thrones’ star Kit Harington and the two got married in June 2018. In her leisure time, Leslie enjoys running, playing tennis, skiing and rock climbing.