Oona Chaplin is a Spanish actress. Let’s see some interesting facts and trivia about her!
1.Oona Chaplin was born on June 4, 1986.
2. Her middle name is Castilla
3. Oona Chaplin was born in Madrid to Anglo-American actress Geraldine Chaplin and Chilean cinematographer Patricio Castilla.
4. She was named after her maternal grandmother, Oona O’Neill Chaplin.
5. She spent her childhood mostly in Spain, Great Britain, Switzerland, and Cuba, but also travelled often because of her mother’s film career.
6. She started dancing ballet, salsa and flamenco at an early age.
7. When Chaplin was fifteen, she began studying at Gordonstoun School in Scotland on a drama scholarship.
8. During her time there, she appeared in several school plays.
9. Touring the United Kingdom in an adaptation of Romeo and Juliet and impersonating her grandfather in the role of Bottom in an adaptation of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, which was performed at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
10. After leaving Gordonstoun, she was accepted to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, from which she graduated in 2007.
11. Since graduating from RADA, Oona Chaplin has acted in mainly British and Spanish short and feature films.
12. She has played alongside her mother in three feature films: Inconceivable, ¿Para qué sirve un oso? and Imago Mortis. Chaplin has also had several supporting roles in British and American television.
13. In 2010, she appeared as a Brazilian cage dancer in ITV’s Married Single Other (2010), followed by roles as the wife of one of the main characters, Hector Madden, in the BBC period drama The Hour (2011–2012), as Dr. John Watson’s girlfriend in an episode of BBC’s Sherlock (2012) and as Talisa Maegyr in HBO’s Game of Thrones (2012–2013).
14. She played Kitty Trevelyan, a lead character, in the BBC drama The Crimson Field, which was screened in Britain in 2014, and starred in the movie The Longest Ride (2015) as Ruth Levinson, wife of Ira Levinson.
15. She loves boxing!