Tena at one of her band concerts in 2013
|Born||Natalia Gastiain Tena
1 November 1984
London, England, UK
Natalia Gastiain Tena (born 1 November 1984) is a British actress and musician. In her acting career, Tena is best known for playing Nymphadora Tonks in the Harry Potter film series, and the wildling Osha in the HBO series Game of Thrones.
She is the lead of the British band, Molotov Jukebox, as main vocalist and sings whilst playing the accordion. The band is due to release its next album in 2014.
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Tena made her professional debut as Ellie in About a Boy (2002), and began acting full-time in 2003. She has played lead roles in stage adaptations of Gone to Earth in 2004, and Nights at the Circus in 2006. She appeared in the film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix as Nymphadora Tonks, a role she reprised in its sequels Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 and Part 2.
She hosted a behind-the-scenes featurette entitled "Trailing Tonks" for the subsequent DVD and Blu-ray release, and is credited as producer and director of the featurette, in which she also performs an original Christmas-themed blues song on guitar, which she composed while working as a busker on the London Underground.
In 2011 she played a lead role in the Scottish Film You Instead. She also appears as Osha in HBO's Game of Thrones. In March 2013, she starred in the official music video for Lapalux's single "Without You (ft. Kerry Leatham)".
|2002||About a Boy||Ellie|
|2005||Doctors||Amy Emerson||TV, 1 episode|
|The Fine Art of Love: Mine Ha-Ha||Vera|
|Mrs Henderson Presents||Peggy|
|2006||Afterlife||Gemma Taylor||TV, episode 2.5 – "Mirrorball"|
|2007||Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix||Nymphadora Tonks|
|2009||Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince||Nymphadora Tonks|
|2010||Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1||Nymphadora Tonks|
|2011||Ways to Live Forever||Annie|
|Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2||Nymphadora Tonks|
|You Instead / Tonight You're Mine||Morello|
|2011–present||Game of Thrones||Osha||TV, 14 episodes|
|Shameless||Brenda||TV, 1 episode|
|Falcón||Christine Ferrera||TV, 4 episodes|
|2004||Gone to Earth||Hazel||Shared Experience/ UK tour|
|2005||Bronte||Cathy/ Bertha Mason|
|2006||Nights at the Circus||Fevvers||Kneehigh Theatre/UK tour|
|2008||The Clean House||Matilde||UK tour|
|2009||Othello||Desdemona||Royal Shakespeare Company/ UK tour|
- Births, Marriages & Deaths Index of England & Wales, 1916–2005.; at ancestry.com
- "NATALIA TENA EL EMBRUJO DEL FÉNIX" Nuevo Herald – 13 July 2007
- "Spanish actress lands role in 'Potter' film" 14 July 2007
- "Trailing Tonks" (2007), a featurette on the DVD release of Harry Potter & the Order of the Phoenix
- George R.R. Martin's blog
- Lapalux's official music video for "Without You (ft. Kerry Leatham)", taken from his debut album 'Nostalchic'
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