Rose Leslie Ygritte Game Of Thrones
Game of thrones costars kit harington and rose leslie played the fictional couple jon snow and ygritte for three seasons and won the hearts of fans around the world.
Rose leslie ygritte game of thrones. Leslie also appeared in the films now is good 2012 and the last witch hunter 2015. Filming my game of thrones sex scene with kit harington was weird kevin wintergetty. They met on the set of game of thrones him playing jon snow a brooding man of the nights watch and her playing ygritte a passionate. Jonathan shortap actress rose leslie opens up about what it was like to portray the fiery.
She was confirmed in the role on 10 october 2011. Rose leslie is a scottish actress. Leslie said about her final scene as ygritte i feel like she could have killed him she could have shot jon in the heart in one fell swoop. Kit harington and rose leslie starred on hbos game of thrones together as jon snow and ygritte and seven years later the real life couple were married in a beautiful ceremony attended by their.
In game of thrones leslie is playing the role of ygritte. Played by rose leslie a wildling woman that jon snow encountered traveling beyond the wall ygritte is fiercely proud of her free status. Her opinions have clouded jons stance about the nights watch. Rose eleanor arbuthnot leslie born 9 february 1987 known professionally as rose leslie is a scottish actress.
Her leading on screen debut was at age 21 in the television film new town 2009. Kit harington and rose leslie have had a charmed romance. Now five years later theyre engaged and living together. She joined the cast as a guest star for the second season.
After winning a scottish bafta for best acting performance for her role in new town she rose to fame as gwen dawson in the itv drama series downton abbey and as ygritte in the hbo fantasy series game of thrones. While filming the romantic scenes between jon and his wildling lover harington and leslie fell in love in real life. Ygritte is portrayed by scottish actress rose leslie in the television adaption of the book series.