Rose Eleanor Arbuthnot-Leslie, born 9 February 1987, is a Scottish actress. After receiving critical acclaim for her role in New Town, she rose to fame as Gwen Dawson in the ITV drama series Downton Abbey and Ygritte in the HBO fantasy series Game of Thrones. She starred as Maia Rindell for three seasons of the CBS All Access legal and political drama The Good Fight.
In October 2019 Leslie was cast as Louise Bourget in 20th Century Fox’s adaptation of Agatha Christie’s novel Death on The Nile, directed by Kenneth Branagh. The film is slated to be released on 11 February 2022. In January 2020, Leslie joined the cast of BBC’s and World Productions’s drama series Vigil, which premiered in 2021.
In 2011, Leslie began dating Kit Harington, who had played her love interest, Jon Snow, on Game of Thrones. They married on 23 June 2018. In September 2020, Leslie posed for a magazine photo shoot visibly pregnant. Their son was born in 2021.