Rosabell Laurenti Sellers is known for her role as the titular character in the children’s series, Mia and Me, and also as Tyene Sand in Game of Thrones.
Born Name Rosabell Laurenti Sellers
Nick Name Rose, Rosa
Years active 1999–present
Born March 27, 1996, 25 years and 2 months, Santa Monica, California, U.S
Sun Sign Aries
Height 5 ft 2 in or 157 cm
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown
Measurements 35-23-34 in or 89-58.5-86 cm
Bra size 32C
She has studied acting from London’s Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
Siblings – Lucia Laurenti Sellers (Sister), Diego Laurenti Sellers (Brother)
She has Italian ancestry on her father’s side while she is of American descent on her mom’s side.
Sellers was born in Santa Monica, California to American actress Mary Sellers and Italian filmmaker Fabrizio Laurenti. She grew up in New York City before moving to Rome. She has one brother and one sister.
Sellers made her debut in the theater in 2004 at the age of eight, when she and her brother were assigned to the part of the children of Medea in the production of the theater company La Mama. After staging in New York and a tour of the same show in Poland and Austria, she moved briefly to Rome that same year with her family.
After she arrived in Italy, she began to take part in TV and film productions.
In 2006 she participated in the mini-series directed by Maurizio Ponzi’s E poi c’e Filippo, the years following in L’amore e la guerra, the television series Medicina generale and the television movie Fuga per la liberta – L’aviatore, the miniseries Coco Chanel and the film Mi Ricordo Anna Frank in the lead role.
In 2009, in Fausto Brizzi’s Many Kisses Later, while the following year in the miniseries Paura di amare.
In 2010, Sellers played the daughter of Kathryn Bolkovac (Rachel Weisz) in Larysa Kondracki’s The Whistleblower.
In 2012, she took part in the TV series Una grande famiglia and arrived on Rai 2 in the series Mia and Me, alternating sequences in live action scenes created in computer graphics.
In June 2012 she took a part in Edoardo Leo’s Buongiorno papa, alongside Raoul Bova.
Meanwhile, at the 69th Venice International Film Festival, she was presented in Ivano De Matteo’s Balancing Act and in A Liberal Passion, alongside Alessandro Preziosi and Valentina Lodovini, loosely based on the 2008 novel by Chiara Gamberale.
In 2015, she joined the cast of the HBO series Game of Thrones in Season 5 as Tyene Sand.
In 2020, she joined the cast of the SyFy series Spides as Nora Berger.
As of March 2017, Sellers is studying at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. Sellers has participated in many equestrian competitions and has also studied tap dance.
Sellers is fluent in English and Italian.
Sellers founded the Young Actors for Humanitarian Involvement, to get teen Italian talents involved in charities such as ActionAid and Smile Again. She also serves meals at Rome’s Comunita di Sant’Egidio soup kitchen.
Sellers also has volunteered with another organization called Veto the Squito which helps raise money for insecticide treated bed nets in Africa. She has also collaborated with the League Against Racism and Anti-Semitism.
The Artists Partnership
Rosabell debuted with romantic comedy film Many Kisses Later (Italian Ex) in 2009.
First TV Show
In 2006, she appeared in the drama miniseries E poi c’e Filippo.
To prepare for the role as Tyene Sand in Game of Thrones, she did intensive sword fighting training and even martial arts.
Rosabell Laurenti Sellers Facts
Rosabell does not like Justin Bieber‘s commercial music. Though, she does not hate him as a person.
She received rave reviews for her performance in 2010 Italian TV movie Memories of Anne Frank.
Game of Thrones co-stars Liam Cunningham and Rosabell Laurenti Sellers have also worked together in The Whistleblower (2010).
Rosabell has a dual citizenship of Italy and America.
As a philanthropist, Rosabell has served in the Comunita di Sant’Egidio soup kitchen in Rome.
To involve teen Italian people in charity work, she founded Young Actors for Humanitarian Involvement.
Born in Italy, she has been raised in New York City, New York, United States for the most part.
In 2004, she made her theater debut in La Mama theater production. At that time, she was 8.
She joined the Game of Thrones cast in 2015 during season 5.
She admires the work of actress Natalie Portman.