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Rose Leslie (born Rose Eleanor Arbuthnot-Leslie; 9 February 1987) is a Scottish actress. She's perhaps best known for her portrayals of Gwen Dawson in the first series of ''Series/DowntonAbbey'', Ygritte in ''Series/GameOfThrones'', and Maia Rindell in ''Series/TheGoodFight''. She is of [[BlueBlood Scottish nobility]] and one of the ''many'' descendants of UsefulNotes/CharlesII. (Another is her ''Thrones'' love interest Creator/KitHarington, whom she married in June 2018; they have a son born in February 2021.)

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Rose Leslie (born Rose Eleanor Arbuthnot-Leslie; 9 February 1987) is a Scottish actress. She's perhaps best known for her portrayals of Gwen Dawson in the first series of ''Series/DowntonAbbey'', Ygritte in ''Series/GameOfThrones'', and Maia Rindell in ''Series/TheGoodFight''. She is of [[BlueBlood Scottish nobility]] and one of the ''many'' descendants of UsefulNotes/CharlesII. (Another is her ''Thrones'' love interest Creator/KitHarington, whom who she married in June 2018; they have a son born in February 2021.)

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* 2021: ''Series/{{Vigil|BBC}}'' as DS Kirsten Longacre


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Rose Leslie (born Rose Eleanor Arbuthnot-Leslie; 9 February 1987) is a Scottish actress. She's perhaps best known for her portrayals of Gwen Dawson in the first series of ''Series/DowntonAbbey'', Ygritte in ''Series/GameOfThrones'', and Maia Rindell in the CBS All Access series ''Series/TheGoodFight''. She married her ''Thrones'' love interest Creator/KitHarington on June 23, 2018. She is [[BlueBlood Scottish nobility]] and one of the ''many'' descendants of UsefulNotes/CharlesII (another is her husband). They have a son born in February of 2021.

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Rose Leslie (born Rose Eleanor Arbuthnot-Leslie; 9 February 1987) is a Scottish actress. She's perhaps best known for her portrayals of Gwen Dawson in the first series of ''Series/DowntonAbbey'', Ygritte in ''Series/GameOfThrones'', and Maia Rindell in the CBS All Access series ''Series/TheGoodFight''. She married her ''Thrones'' love interest Creator/KitHarington on June 23, 2018. She is of [[BlueBlood Scottish nobility]] and one of the ''many'' descendants of UsefulNotes/CharlesII (another UsefulNotes/CharlesII. (Another is her husband). They ''Thrones'' love interest Creator/KitHarington, whom she married in June 2018; they have a son born in February of 2021.

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* 2017-19: ''Series/TheGoodFight'' as Maia Rindell

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* IAmVeryBritish: Inverted. Her breakout roles gave her strong regional British accents (e.g. Gwen's clear Yorkshire and Ygritte's accent, which is somewhere in the Scottish Borders/[[OopNorth far North of England]] area). However, her actual speaking accent is [[IAmVeryBritish RP]] (see, e.g., [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k55Hm59emgw this interview]] with Creator/SethMeyers), even though she was born and raised in Aberdeenshire. This is less surprising when you realise that ''most'' of the traditional Scottish nobility (of which she is emphatically a member) speak RP as a ''class'' marker (they pick it up from their family and from school).

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* IAmVeryBritish: Inverted. Her breakout roles gave her strong regional British accents (e.g. Gwen's clear Yorkshire and Ygritte's accent, which is somewhere in the Scottish Borders/[[OopNorth far North of England]] area). However, her actual speaking accent is [[IAmVeryBritish RP]] RP (see, e.g., [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k55Hm59emgw this interview]] with Creator/SethMeyers), even though she was born and raised in Aberdeenshire. This is less surprising when you realise that ''most'' of the traditional Scottish nobility (of which she is emphatically a member) speak RP as a ''class'' marker (they pick it up from their family and from school).


* IAmVeryBritish: Inverted. Her breakout roles gave her strong regional British accents (e.g. Gwen's clear Yorkshire), and her most famous role as Ygritte gives her an accent that could even be Scottish...which isn't even remotely her native accent, even though she's actually from Aberdeenshire. Her actual speaking accent is [[IAmVeryBritish RP]] (see, e.g., [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k55Hm59emgw this interview]] with Creator/SethMeyers), which is less surprising when you realise that ''most'' of the traditional Scottish nobility (of which she is emphatically a member) speak RP as a ''class'' marker.

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* IAmVeryBritish: Inverted. Her breakout roles gave her strong regional British accents (e.g. Gwen's clear Yorkshire), Yorkshire and her most famous role as Ygritte gives her an accent that could even be Scottish...which isn't even remotely her native Ygritte's accent, even though she's actually from Aberdeenshire. Her which is somewhere in the Scottish Borders/[[OopNorth far North of England]] area). However, her actual speaking accent is [[IAmVeryBritish RP]] (see, e.g., [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k55Hm59emgw this interview]] with Creator/SethMeyers), which even though she was born and raised in Aberdeenshire. This is less surprising when you realise that ''most'' of the traditional Scottish nobility (of which she is emphatically a member) speak RP as a ''class'' marker.marker (they pick it up from their family and from school).


* UsefulNotes/BritishAccents: (For lack of a better trope): Her breakout roles gave her strong regional British accents, and her most famous role as Ygritte gives her a specifically Scottish accent...which isn't even remotely her native accent, even though she's actually from Aberdeenshire. Her actual speaking accent is [[IAmVeryBritish RP]] (see, e.g., [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k55Hm59emgw this interview]] with Creator/SethMeyers), which is less surprising when you realise that ''most'' of the traditional Scottish nobility (of which she is emphatically a member) speak RP as a ''class'' marker.

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* UsefulNotes/BritishAccents: (For lack of a better trope): IAmVeryBritish: Inverted. Her breakout roles gave her strong regional British accents, accents (e.g. Gwen's clear Yorkshire), and her most famous role as Ygritte gives her a specifically Scottish accent...an accent that could even be Scottish...which isn't even remotely her native accent, even though she's actually from Aberdeenshire. Her actual speaking accent is [[IAmVeryBritish RP]] (see, e.g., [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k55Hm59emgw this interview]] with Creator/SethMeyers), which is less surprising when you realise that ''most'' of the traditional Scottish nobility (of which she is emphatically a member) speak RP as a ''class'' marker.


* UsefulNotes/BritishAccents: (For lack of a better trope): Her most famous role as Ygritte gives her a Scottish accent...which isn't even remotely her native accent, even though she's actually from Aberdeenshire. Her actual speaking accent is [[IAmVeryBritish RP]] (see, e.g., [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k55Hm59emgw this interview]] with Creator/SethMeyers), which is less surprising when you realise that ''most'' of the traditional Scottish nobility (of which she is emphatically a member) speak RP as a ''class'' marker.

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* UsefulNotes/BritishAccents: (For lack of a better trope): Her breakout roles gave her strong regional British accents, and her most famous role as Ygritte gives her a specifically Scottish accent...which isn't even remotely her native accent, even though she's actually from Aberdeenshire. Her actual speaking accent is [[IAmVeryBritish RP]] (see, e.g., [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k55Hm59emgw this interview]] with Creator/SethMeyers), which is less surprising when you realise that ''most'' of the traditional Scottish nobility (of which she is emphatically a member) speak RP as a ''class'' marker.

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* UsefulNotes/BritishAccents: (For lack of a better trope): Her most famous role as Ygritte gives her a Scottish accent...which isn't even remotely her native accent, even though she's actually from Aberdeenshire. Her actual speaking accent is [[IAmVeryBritish RP]] (see, e.g., [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k55Hm59emgw this interview]] with Creator/SethMeyers), which is less surprising when you realise that ''most'' of the traditional Scottish nobility (of which she is emphatically a member) speak RP as a ''class'' marker.


* 2010: ''Series/DowntonAbbey'' as Gwen Dawson

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* 2012: ''Series/{{Vera}}'' as Lena Holgate


Rose Leslie (born Rose Eleanor Arbuthnot-Leslie; 9 February 1987 in Aberdeen, Scotland) is a Scottish actress. She's perhaps best known for her portrayals of Gwen Dawson in the first series of ''Series/DowntonAbbey'', Ygritte in ''Series/GameOfThrones'', and Maia Rindell in the CBS All Access series ''Series/TheGoodFight''. She married her ''Thrones'' love interest Creator/KitHarington on June 23, 2018. She is [[BlueBlood Scottish nobility]] and one of the ''many'' descendants of UsefulNotes/CharlesII (another is her husband). They have a son born in February of 2021.

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Rose Leslie (born Rose Eleanor Arbuthnot-Leslie; 9 February 1987 in Aberdeen, Scotland) 1987) is a Scottish actress. She's perhaps best known for her portrayals of Gwen Dawson in the first series of ''Series/DowntonAbbey'', Ygritte in ''Series/GameOfThrones'', and Maia Rindell in the CBS All Access series ''Series/TheGoodFight''. She married her ''Thrones'' love interest Creator/KitHarington on June 23, 2018. She is [[BlueBlood Scottish nobility]] and one of the ''many'' descendants of UsefulNotes/CharlesII (another is her husband). They have a son born in February of 2021.


* 2022: ''Film/{{Death on the Nile|2021}}'' as Louise Bourget

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* 2022: ''Film/{{Death on the Nile|2021}}'' Nile|2022}}'' as Louise Bourget


* 2021: ''Film/{{Death on the Nile|2021}}'' as Louise Bourget

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* 2021: 2022: ''Film/{{Death on the Nile|2021}}'' as Louise Bourget


Rose Leslie (born Rose Eleanor Arbuthnot-Leslie; 9 February 1987 in Aberdeen, Scotland) is a Scottish actress. She's perhaps best known for her portrayals of Gwen Dawson in the first series of ''Series/DowntonAbbey'', Ygritte in ''Series/GameOfThrones'', and Maia Rindell in the CBS All Access series ''Series/TheGoodFight''. She married her ''Thrones'' love interest Creator/KitHarington on June 23, 2018. She is [[BlueBlood Scottish nobility]] and one of the ''many'' descendants of UsefulNotes/CharlesII (another is her husband).

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Rose Leslie (born Rose Eleanor Arbuthnot-Leslie; 9 February 1987 in Aberdeen, Scotland) is a Scottish actress. She's perhaps best known for her portrayals of Gwen Dawson in the first series of ''Series/DowntonAbbey'', Ygritte in ''Series/GameOfThrones'', and Maia Rindell in the CBS All Access series ''Series/TheGoodFight''. She married her ''Thrones'' love interest Creator/KitHarington on June 23, 2018. She is [[BlueBlood Scottish nobility]] and one of the ''many'' descendants of UsefulNotes/CharlesII (another is her husband).
husband). They have a son born in February of 2021.


* 2020: ''Film/{{Death on the Nile|2020}}'' as Louise Bourget

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* 2020: 2021: ''Film/{{Death on the Nile|2020}}'' Nile|2021}}'' as Louise Bourget


* 2020: ''Film/{{Death on the Nile|2020}}'' as Louise

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* 2020: ''Film/{{Death on the Nile|2020}}'' as LouiseLouise Bourget

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