Esmé Augusta Bianco (born 25 May 1982) is an English actress, model and burlesque/cabaret performer. She has appeared in a number of short films and music videos, as well as performing at live events including the Brit Awards. She featured prominently in the Agent Provocateur lingerie label 2003 campaign. She appeared in a well reviewed show at the Victoria and Albert Museum singing "Put the Blame on Mame", a song made famous by Rita Hayworth.

In Game of Thrones she is playing the role of Ros, a prostitute working in Winterfell. She was confirmed in the role on 5 October 2009. Her character was formerly known as "Red-Headed Whore" until she was given a name at George R.R. Martin's suggestion. Martin has suggested she could return in later episodes. Ros is the first character created specifically for the television series who is not in the books. She initially appeared as a guest star in the first season and returned in this role for the second season. She features in several of the show's infamous "sexposition" scenes. Her role ended in a surprise twist halfway through the third season


Selected film and television show credits:


Season One credits
Winter Is Coming The Kingsroad Lord Snow Cripples, Bastards, and Broken Things The Wolf and the Lion
A Golden Crown You Win or You Die The Pointy End Baelor Fire and Blood
Season Two credits
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
Season Three credits
Valar Dohaeris Dark Wings, Dark Words Walk of Punishment And Now His Watch Is Ended Kissed by Fire
The Climb The Bear and the Maiden Fair Second Sons The Rains of Castamere Mhysa

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