Rose Leslie (born Rose Eleanor Arbuthnot-Leslie) is a Scottish actress from Aberdeen, Scotland.
Leslie was born in Aberdeen, Scotland and raised at Lickleyhead Castle in Aberdeenshire, her family's 15th-century ancestral seat. Her father is Sebastian Arbuthnot-Leslie, the Aberdeenshire Chieftain of Clan Leslie, and her mother is Candida Mary Sibyl "Candy" Leslie (née Weld), great-granddaughter of Simon Fraser, 13th Lord Lovat (a descendant of Charles II). Her parents own the 12th-century Warthill Castle in Aberdeenshire. Her great-great grandfather was Guillermo de Landa y Escandón, who served as Mayor of Mexico City.