'The Time Traveler's Wife' on HBO: 5 things you didn't know about Rose Leslie

Rose Leslie will play the role of Claire Abshire, who is the wife of time traveler Henry DeTamble, in HBO's upcoming series titled 'The Time Traveler's Wife'

                            'The Time Traveler's Wife' on HBO: 5 things you didn't know about Rose Leslie
Rose Leslie and Theo James in 'The Time Traveler's Wife' (IMDb)

The concept of the all-new HBO series 'The Time Traveler's Wife' is mind-boggling. Time travel can change everything within a given period and that is truly unsettling. HBO's upcoming series 'The Time Traveler's Wife' will throw some light on how a couple manages to keep their relationship afloat with time travel in the picture.

The plot of the upcoming HBO drama series revolves around a couple's relationship being put to the ultimate test, but what's the catch? They have to make their love story work amidst the chaos of time travel. Henry DeTamble (Theo James) holds to his credit a rather unique gene that allows him to involuntarily travel through time. His wife Claire Abshire (Rose Leslie) finds it difficult to cope with the changes.  


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Here's a quick look at the cast of the HBO drama series:

Rose Leslie as Claire Abshire

Rose Leslie is a Scottish actress. Her stellar performance as Gwen Dawson in the drama series 'Downtown Abbey' and the fantasy series 'Game of Thrones' as Ygritte has gained her international fame. Leslie also appeared in the 2012 drama film 'Now Is Good', in a few episodes of the TV series 'Vera', in the conspiracy drama, 'Utopia', as well as BBC One's comedy series 'Blandings'.

She received massive critical acclaim and praise for her performance in 'New Town'. Leslie also starred as Maia Rindell in three seasons of the CBS drama series 'The Good Fight'.

Leslie is fluent in French and attended the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts for three years. During this time, she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts with Honors, in addition to winning a BASSC certificate in stage combat.  

Rose Leslie in a still from 'The Traveler's Wife' (IMDb)


On the personal front, Leslie started dating 'GOT' co-star Kit Harington in 2011 and got married to the actor on June 23, 2018. The couple has a son, who was born in 2021.

Other cast details

The rest of the cast includes Theo James as Henry DeTamble, Caitlin Shorey as Young Clare Abshire, Peter Graham as Mark Abshire, Jason David as Young Henry DeTamble, Barry Kolman as the orchestra conductor, Kate Siegel as Annette DeTamble, Jaime Ray Newman as Lucille Abshire, Josh Stamberg as Richard DeTamble, Taylor Richardson as Alicia Abshire, Desmin Borges as Gomez, Chelsea Frei as Ingrid, Spencer House as Jason, Michael Park as Philip Abshire, Sara Frankino as Background, Will Brill as Ben, Everleigh McDonell as Young Clare Abshire, and Marcia DeBonis as Nell. 

'The Time Traveler's Wife' premieres on May 15, 2022, on HBO. Stay tuned! 

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