Gemma Whelan

Gemma Whelan

British actress, comedian and dancer
Gemma Elizabeth Whelan is an English actress and comedian known for portraying Yara Greyjoy in the HBO fantasy-drama series Game of Thrones.Wikipedia
BornApril 23, 1981
HometownLeeds, England
Height5'5" (1.66m)
SpouseGerry Howell
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Top Stories

David Mitchell and Ben Elton's Upstart Crow stage show review: laugh-til-it-hurts panto pleasure

  • Shakespeare just can’t escape the plague. The David Mitchell-led BBC sitcom Upstart Crow made a triumphant transfer to the stage in February 2020, only to see the playhouses closed by Covid. Happily, all’s well that ends well: Ben Elton’s comedy is back, with Mitchell resuming his excellent West End debut.

Videos

Fringe In 5: Episode 11

Emily and Russell meet Gemma Whelan to chat about her character based comedy show Chastity Butterworth and The Spanish Hamster, which she'll be performing at the Edinburgh Fringe festival. She also reveals all about the unique audition process she went through to get her role for the huge fantasy series, Game Of Thrones.

MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Sump
Sump
0h 13min
2017
The Blue Door
The Blue Door
0h 9min
2017
Tad the Lost Explorer and the Secret of King Midas
Tad the Lost Explorer and the Secret of King Midas
PG
1h 25min
2017
Wise Girl
Wise Girl
0h 11min
2016
The Tower
The Tower
2h 18min
2021
Gentleman Jack
Gentleman Jack
TV-MA
1h
2019
Gentleman Jack FREE
Gentleman Jack FREE
2019
Surviving Christmas With the Relatives
Surviving Christmas With the Relatives
1h 41min
2018
The End of the F...ing World
The End of the F...ing World
TV-MA
0h 25min
2017
Prevenge
Prevenge
1h 28min
2017
The Moorside
The Moorside
TV-MA
1h
2017
The Art of Foley
The Art of Foley
0h 7min
2015
Almost Royal
Almost Royal
0h 23min
2014
Horrible Histories
Horrible Histories
0h 28min
2009