May. 22nd, 1990
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Alexandra Dowling (born May 22, 1990) is an English actress. She is best known for her lead role as Queen Anne in the BBC One historical action drama series The Musketeers, which is based on the characters in The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas. She is also known for her guest starring role as Roslin Frey in HBO's Game of Thrones.
In 2012, Dowling graduated from Oxford School of Drama with a Diploma in Professional Acting.
In 2012, Dowling made her television debut in "The Drawing of the Dark", the eleventh episode of the final series of the BBC fantasy drama series Merlin, as a druid girl named Kara.
Dowling guest starred in "The Rains of Castamere", the ninth episode of the third season of HBO's fantasy television series Game of Thrones as Roslin Frey. She also starred in "Elephants Can Remember" in the thirteenth series of ITV's Agatha Christie's Poirot, adapted from Agatha Christie's novel of the same name. This episode was aired on June 9, 2013, and starring 'Zoë Wanamaker', 'Vanessa Kirby' and 'David Suchet'.
Dowling played the female lead Agnes in the epic action film Hammer of the Gods, also starring 'James Cosmo'. The film is directed by Farren Blackburn and was released on July 5, 2013. The film tells the story of a dying Viking king who sends his son on a quest to seek out his older brother, the clan's only hope for defeating an approaching enemy horde.
On December 15, 2014 it was announced that Dowling was in the running for the female lead role in the upcoming fifth installment of Pirates of the Caribbean, alongside 'Kaya Scodelario', 'Gabriella Wilde', 'Lucy Boynton' and Jenna Thiam, who are also in the running for that role. The role, however, went to Scodelario, as confirmed by producer Jerry Bruckheimer. The sequel will be released on July 7, 2017.
Dowling portrayed Bertha in Joshua Stamp-Simon's stage adaption of St. John Emile Clavering Hankin's The Last of the De Mullins, which opened at Jermyn Street Theatre, London on February 5 and ended on February 28, 2015.
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