Gemma Whelan

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Gemma Whelan
BornGemma Whelan
OccupationActress
 
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Gemma Whelan
BornGemma Whelan
OccupationActress

Gemma Whelan is a comedian and actress who lives in London.[1]

As a comedian, she won the 2010 Funny Women Variety award for stand-up comedy.[2]

On screen, she played supporting roles in several films and TV shows since 2006, including in the 2010 films Gulliver's Travels and The Wolfman.[3] In August 2011, she was cast as Yara Greyjoy – renamed from "Asha" in the novels on which the series is based – in the second and third seasons of the HBO fantasy TV series Game of Thrones.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Spotlight on ... Gemma Whelan". londonisfunny.com. Retrieved 2 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Funny Women Award Winners". Retrieved 2 August 2011. 
  3. ^ "Gemma Whelan". PBJ and JBJ Management. Retrieved 2 August 2011. 
  4. ^ Hibberd, James. "'Game of Thrones' casts Theon's fierce sister". EW.com. Retrieved 2 August 2011. 

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