February 9, 1987
34 years old
5 ft 6 in | 168 cm tall
34-24-35 in | 87-61-89 cm
53 kg | 117 pounds
7 US | 37.5 EU
Rose Eleanor Arbuthnot-Leslie was born in Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom, on February 9, 1987, is a Scottish actress.
Young Rose Leslie first started performing during her years at the Millfield School in Street, Somerset, in school theater productions.
She got her television debut in British documentary/docudrama series Banged Up Abroad (2008) in episode "Lima", in role as Kim.
She made her big screen debut in teen romantic drama film Now Is Good (2012) in role as Fiona.
Her breakthrough performance came as Gwen Dawson in British historical drama television series Downton Abbey (2010).
She won a British Academy Scotland New Talent Award for Best Acting Performance for her role as Rhian in television film New Town (2009).
Honeymoon (2014) horror opposite Harry Treadaway and Ben Huber
The Last Witch Hunter (2015) fantasy action with Vin Diesel, Elijah Wood and Michael Caine
The Backup Dancer (2016) drama opposite Ray Liotta, Gina Rodriguez and Justin Bartha
Morgan (2016) science fiction horror with Kate Mara, Anya Taylor-Joy and Toby Jones
Death on the Nile (2022) mystery thriller in role as Louise, opposite Armie Hammer and Kenneth Branagh
She was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for her role as Ygritte in the HBO fantasy drama television series Game of Thrones (2012-2014).
She played Gwen Dawson in British historical drama television series Downton Abbey (2010, 2015) in 8 episodes.
Case Histories (2011) British crime drama series in role as Laura Wyre
The Great Fire (2014) ITV miniseries in role as Sarah Farriner
Luther (2015) psychological crime drama series in role as DS Emma Lane
She voiced Red Riding Hood in animated television film Revolting Rhymes (2016).
The Good Fight (2017-2019) CBS All Access legal drama series in role as Maia Rindell
Saturday Night Live (2019) in episode "Kit Harington/Sara Bareilles"
Attended Rayne North Primary School, in Aberdeenshire and Millfield School, in Millfield in Street, Somerset.
Graduated from The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (2008), with a Bachelor of Arts.
Has four siblings.
Has Scottish, English, Welsh, 1/8th Mexican, Irish and French Huguenot ancestry.
She is fluent in French.
Good friends with actress Emilia Clarke.
She voiced En in video game Echo (2017).
Lives in North London, England.
She started dating British actor Kit Harington in 2011, the couple got married in 2018, they have one son.