July 10, 2015

You watch game of thrones, right? We’ll try not to judge you if you haven’t, but at the very least, you’ve heard of its high-stakes drama and tragic character deaths. Like us, Jessica Henwick is a huge fan of the popular hbo series. Until she landed a coveted role on the show, that is. As the show travels to lavish dorne, she happens to be the first east Asian actress to join its acclaimed cast. The British actress, who’s half Singaporean, plays nymeria sand, one of the feisty snakes, and daughter of prince oberyn. Yep, she’s the one who gets to wield a mean whip. and like her character, she has no qualms telling us that nymeria is, definitely, a villainess, though a more full-fledged one than most.

Find out more about Jessica Henwick in our #34 No Biz Like Show Biz issue!