8 Must-See Performances from Bella Ramsey, the Actress Behind Ellie from The Last of Us

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Rising to the top.

Game of Thrones – Lyanna Mormont

Bella Ramsey, who has been involved in theater and acting since an early age, began her film career with a role in the now iconic series Game of Thrones.

Starting in season 6, the actress played the role of Lyanna Mormont – the ten-year-old Lady of Bear Island who agrees to help the Starks. With this role, the actress has attracted the attention of not only viewers, but also film critics. For example, The Hollywood Reporter called her a "rising star".

The Worst Witch – Mildred Hubble

The next important milestone in the actress' career was getting the lead role in the fantasy series The Worst Witch, which brought her the BAFTA Children's Award.

The character, played by Ramsey, is an ordinary girl, Mildred Hubble, who finds herself in a school of magic, where she quickly gets the nickname "The Worst Witch", because she always manages to get herself into trouble.

The series is based on children's books written and illustrated by Jill Murphy, which was also adapted into a movie in 1998 and was loved by the audience and critics alike.

Hilda – Hilda

In 2018, Bella Ramsey voiced the main character in the animated series Hilda, about the adventures of a fearless girl and her fantastic deerfox friend.

The series has pleased both critics and ordinary viewers, and has been repeatedly recognized as the best animated project for children.

Judy – Lorna Luft

A year later, Bella Ramsey starred in the acclaimed biopic about the life of a famous singer and actress Judy Garland, for which Renee Zellweger won the Academy Award for Best Actress.

In the movie, the girl played the role of Lorna Luft, Garland's daughter, with whom she performed on stage.

Resistance – Elsbeth

Next in the career of the actress was another biographical film, this time about the creator of International School of Mimodrame of Paris, who worked with the French Resistance during most of World War II and gave performances to soldiers at the front.

Bella Ramsey played the role of Elsbeth, a Jewish girl whose parents were killed by the Nazis. Her co-star on the set was famous Jesse Eisenberg.

His Dark Materials – Angelica

Soon after that the actress starred in the HBO fantasy series His Dark Materials, based on the book series of the same name by Philip Pullman.

Her character Angelica appears in the second season of the series, when the main characters find themselves in a parallel world and in the town of Cittàgazze, populated by children. Angelica is a smart, feisty teenage girl who later betrays Lyra and Will.

Becoming Elizabeth – Jane Grey

There is hardly a British actress whose filmography does not include historical dramas, and Bella Ramsey is no exception.

In the series about the struggle for power of Queen Elizabeth I, the actress plays the role of the tragically famous Lady Jane Grey, nicknamed the "Nine Days' Queen" who was executed in the the Tower of London.

Catherine Called Birdy – Birdy

Another historical movie in the collection of the actress, this time an adventure comedy.

The film is set at the end of the XIII century and tells a story about the family of the Lord, who wants to give his daughter – a freedom-loving and headstrong girl nicknamed "Birdy" – to marry some rich man to improve their well-being. But Catherine is not at all happy with such a prospect, and decides to fight back against the suitors.