Charlotte Hope is an English actress. She first achieved recognition for her recurring role as Myranda in the third through fifth seasons of the HBO fantasy series Game of Thrones (2013–2016). Hope gained further prominence in the lead role of Catherine of Aragon on the Starz historical drama series The Spanish Princess (2019–2020), her first starring performance. In 2020, she appeared as a series regular on the second season of the ITV thriller Bancroft and the Netflix biographical drama The English Game. Outside television, Hope has appeared in the biographic romance film The Theory of Everything (2014) and the horror film The Nun (2018). She also voiced one of the playable characters in the action-adventure video game We Happy Few (2018).
Years active 2010–present
Born October 15, 1991, age 30 years old and 11 months, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
Sun Sign Balance
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Green
Height 5 feet 3 inches – 160 cm
Measurements 33-24-35 in / 84-61-84 cm
Bra size 32A
Early life and education
Hope was born in Salisbury and grew up in Lower Daggons, a rural hamlet in the New Forest District of Hampshire. Her younger sister Emily is a member of the band Police Dog Hogan. Their father is a barrister and former jockey and their mother stayed at home, having previously worked in PR.
Hope attended boarding school. She first discovered acting through a drama class at school. She went on to study French and Spanish at the University of Oxford. Whilst there, she found an agent and began taking on theatre and commercial gigs. Upon graduation from Oxford, Hope spent a year in Paris training in acting at L’École Internationale de Théâtre Jacques Lecoq to study theater and theater.
University of Oxford
Sister: Emily Hope (younger sister)
Hope made her film debut as a factory worker in the 2012 musical Les Miserables.
She continued in the role until the character died during the fifth season and her body was found in the sixth-season premiere. In 2014, she guest starred in the first 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.
Hope has also done theatre work, including Broadway shows such as Buried Child where she played the role of Shelly in 2016. In 2017 she played the role of Zara in Almeida Theatre‘s Albion and in 2018 she played as Dr. Michaels’ mother in The New Group‘s Good for Otto.
In January 2020, she appeared as Annabel Connors, a main character in Season 2 of Bancroft opposite Sarah Parish. Having worked with Danish director Birgitte Stærmouse on the first season of The Spanish Princess, the pair teamed up again for Netflix’s miniseries The English Game, which also aired in 2020.
She was very appreciated for representing Ramsay Bolton’s sadistic lover, Myranda, in the HBO fantasy television series “Game of Thrones”. She appeared in eight episodes of the series, from season 3 to season 8.
Charlotte Hope Facts
She had a huge passion for acting from an early age. When she visited Paris during her stay at Oxford University, she auditioned for a role in a project, but unfortunately she could not pass. It was during this time that she started playing seriously.
She studied at the Le Coq Theater School in Paris for a year, where she worked as a model for an agency.
In 2015, Hope appeared in the video clip “Beautiful to Me” by Olly Murs.
She is dating co-star Ruairi O’Connor.