Gemma Whelan

Gemma Whelan

  • Comedy Performer
  • Actor

Gemma Whelan is an actor and award-winning comedian and writer. Though, perhaps best-known for her portrayal of Yara Greyjoy in Game of Thrones, she was also winner of the prestigious Funny Women Variety Act in 2010 for her character Chastity Butterworth. Chastity went on to star in BBC3’s Live at the Electric, and Gemma’s other TV credits include Uncle, Mapp & Lucia, and Badults. Her theatre work includes roles in One Man, Two Guvnors, Dark Vanilla Jungle, and Radiant Vermin.

Credit Highlights (See Full Credits)

Uncle (Television)

Veronica

2015

BBC Three

Radiant Vermin (Theatre and Live Performance)

Various

2015

Soho Theatre/Tobacco Factory

Live at the Electric (series 3) (Television)

Chastity Butterworth

2014

BBC3 (Avalon Television

Mapp and Lucia (Television)

Irene

2014

BBC / Dir: Diarmuid Lawrence

Game of Thrones (Season 2 - ) (Television)

Yara Greyjoy

2012 - 2015

Sky / HBO

Video

Contacts

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020 7287 1112
Agent:
Janie Jenkins
Contact
Patrick Bustin
patrick@pbjmanagement.co.uk