Charlotte Hope

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Charlotte Hope
Born (1991-10-14) 14 October 1991 (age 26)
Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
Alma mater University of Oxford
Occupation Actress
Years active 2010–present

Charlotte Hope (born 14 October 1991) is an English actress, known for her roles as Myranda in the HBO drama series Game of Thrones and Philippa Hawking in the Stephen Hawking biopic The Theory of Everything (2014).

Career[edit]

Hope studied French and Spanish at the University of Oxford.[1] Whilst there, she found an agent and began acting professionally.[1] Her first role in a film was as a Factory Woman in the 2012 musical Les Miserables.[2]

In 2013, Hope began playing the role of Ramsay Bolton's cannibalistic lover, Myranda, in HBO's fantasy drama series Game of Thrones.[3] She continued playing the character until the sixth season. In 2014, she guest starred in the second season of The Musketeers, playing the role of Charlotte Mellendorf. That same year, she appeared in the film The Theory of Everything, portraying Philippa Hawking, the younger sister of Stephen Hawking. In 2015, she had a leading role in the British gangster film North v South as Willow Clarke. That same year, Hope appeared in the music video "Beautiful to Me" by Olly Murs.[4]

In 2016, Hope appeared in the biographical romantic drama A United Kingdom alongside Rosamund Pike and David Oyelowo, and the romantic thriller Allied with Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard. In 2017, she had a supporting role in the drama film Three Christs, opposite Richard Gere,[2] and in 2018, she co-starred in the horror film The Nun.[5]

Hope has also done theatre work, including Broadway shows such as Buried Child where she played the role of Shelly in 2016.[6] In 2017 she played the role of Zara in Almeida Theatre's Albion[7] and in 2018 she played as Dr. Michaels' mother in The New Group's Good for Otto.[8]

In March 2018, Hope was cast in an upcoming Starz series, The Spanish Princess, in which she will play the lead role, Catherine of Aragon. The show is a follow up to The White Queen and The White Princess.[9]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2012 Les Misérables Factory Woman
2013 The Invisible Woman Young Prostitute
2014 Insomniacs Jenny Short film
2014 The Theory of Everything Philippa Hawking
2014 Playhouse Presents: Marked Primrose
2015 North v South Willow Clarke
2015 Miss You Already Teenage Jess
2016 A United Kingdom Olivia Lancaster
2016 Allied Louise
2017 Three Christs Becky
2018 The Nun Sister Victoria

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2010 Casualty Ava Dunlop Episode: "A Day in a Life"
2010 Missing Caitlin Morgan Episode 2.9
2011 Waking the Dead Abigail Harding 2 episodes
2012 Doctors Niamh Curram Episode: "Full Time"
2012–2013 Holby City Eleanor Campbell 3 episodes
2013 Love and Marriage Alice Episode: "Who's the Boss?"
2013 Law & Order: UK Holly Leigh Episode: "Fatherly Love"
2013 Whitechapel Josie Eagle 2 episodes
2013–2016 Game of Thrones Myranda 8 episodes
2014 Vera Saskia Barnes Episode: "The Deer Hunters"
2014 The Musketeers Charlotte Mellendorf 2 episodes
2016 Death in Paradise Lucy Preville Episode: "One for the Road"
2016 Houdini & Doyle Molly Morgan Episode: "Bedlam"
2017 Diana and I Sophie Lewis Television film
2018 Endeavour Eve Thorne Episode: "Muse"
2019 The Spanish Princess Catherine Of Aragon Short Tv Series

Stage[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2012 Belarus The Woman Arcola Theatre
2013 Outlines Various Old Red Lion Theatre
2015 A Midsummer Night's Dream Hermia Liverpool Everyman
2016 Buried Child Shelly Trafalgar Studios
2017 Albion Zara Almeida Theatre
2018 Good for Otto Mom The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre

Video Games[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2018 We Happy Few Sally Boyle Debut voice acting role

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Aftab, Kaleem (28 November 2016). "Charlotte Hope interview: 'I don't feel like it was a lucky break, I got 'Game of Thrones' because I was good at acting'". The Independent. Retrieved 11 September 2017. 
  2. ^ a b Kroll, Justin (20 July 2016). "'Game of Thrones' Actress Charlotte Hope Joins Richard Gere in 'The Three Christs'". Variety. Retrieved 21 October 2016. 
  3. ^ Fitzpatrick, Kevin (28 June 2012). "'Game of Thrones' Season 3 Casts a New Lady". ScreenCrush. 
  4. ^ Vena, Jocelyn. "Olly Murs Enlists 'Game of Thrones' Star Charlotte Hope For 'Beautiful to Me' Video". Billboard. Retrieved 22 October 2016. 
  5. ^ Kit, Borys (1 May 2017). "'Game of Thrones' Actor Charlotte Hope Joins New Line's 'The Nun' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 7 May 2017. 
  6. ^ "Cast & Creative". The New Group. 
  7. ^ Rathbone, Will (6 October 2017). "'I feel totally at home in the theatre': an interview with Charlotte Hope". London Calling. 
  8. ^ "Good For Otto". The New Group. 
  9. ^ Turchiano, Danielle (17 May 2018). "Starz's 'The Spanish Princess' Casts Charlotte Hope, Sets All Female Directors". Variety. 

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