Fact: Oona Chaplin, the actress responsible for the portrayal of Talisa Stark in Game of Thrones, is Charlie Chaplin granddaughter!
Die-hard fans of the series were originally disappointed by the liberty taken in the creation of this character. Robb Stark’s personal life and relationship are not that much of a subject in the book, which is why the appearance of Talisa in the third season of the series came to be a bit of a surprise.
The actress, however, quickly developed the character and turned it into one of the most important Westeros personalities during the third season of the favorite fantasy series.
Oona Chaplin is an actress, a dancer and ballerina. She is the daughter of actress Geraldine Chaplin, who was the daughter of Charlie Chaplin’s fourth wife Oona O’Neill.
There are reports that Game of Thrones Oona Chaplin has been considering a change of name in an attempt to step out of her famous grandfather’s shadow. According to Oona, the name was a big blessing but it was also somewhat destructive during her early attempts to establish a successful acting career on her own.