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'''Gemma Elizabeth Whelan''' (born 22 April 1981) is a British actress and comedian who has appeared in films such as ''[[wikipedia:Gulliver's Travels (2010 film)|Gulliver's Travels]]'' and ''[[wikipedia:The Wolfman (2010 film)|The Wolfman]]''. In 2010 she won the Funny Women Variety Act at the Leicester Square Theatre for her character of Chastity Butterworth.
 
'''Gemma Elizabeth Whelan''' (born 22 April 1981) is a British actress and comedian who has appeared in films such as ''[[wikipedia:Gulliver's Travels (2010 film)|Gulliver's Travels]]'' and ''[[wikipedia:The Wolfman (2010 film)|The Wolfman]]''. In 2010 she won the Funny Women Variety Act at the Leicester Square Theatre for her character of Chastity Butterworth.
   
On ''[[Game of Thrones]]'' Whelan is playing the role of [[Yara Greyjoy]], renamed from Asha Greyjoy in the books. Rumours of her casting leaked on 7 July 2011<ref>[http://winter-is-coming.net/2011/07/asha-renamed-and-cast/ Winter is Coming]</ref> but were not officially confirmed by [[HBO]] until 2 August 2011.<ref>[http://insidetv.ew.com/2011/08/02/game-of-thrones-greyjoy-asha/ Entertainment Weekly]</ref> She joined the cast as a guest star in the [[Season 2|second season]].
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On ''[[Game of Thrones]]'' Whelan is playing the role of [[Yara Greyjoy]], renamed from Asha Greyjoy in the books. Rumours of her casting leaked on 7 July 2011<ref>[http://winter-is-coming.net/2011/07/asha-renamed-and-cast/ Winter is Coming]</ref> but were not officially confirmed by [[HBO]] until 2 August 2011.<ref>[http://insidetv.ew.com/2011/08/02/game-of-thrones-greyjoy-asha/ Entertainment Weekly]</ref> She joined the cast as a guest star in the [[Season 2|second season]] and will return for the [[Season 3|third season]].
   
 
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Gemma Elizabeth Whelan (born 22 April 1981) is a British actress and comedian who has appeared in films such as Gulliver's Travels and The Wolfman. In 2010 she won the Funny Women Variety Act at the Leicester Square Theatre for her character of Chastity Butterworth.

On Game of Thrones Whelan is playing the role of Yara Greyjoy, renamed from Asha Greyjoy in the books. Rumours of her casting leaked on 7 July 2011[1] but were not officially confirmed by HBO until 2 August 2011.[2] She joined the cast as a guest star in the second season and will return for the third season.

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The North Remembers The Night Lands What is Dead May Never Die Garden of Bones The Ghost of Harrenhal
The Old Gods and the New A Man Without Honor The Prince of Winterfell Blackwater Valar Morghulis

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