Jennifer Ehle joins Game of Thrones cast
Jennifer Ehle has been added to the pilot "Game of Thrones," an adaptation of the George RR Martin fantasy-book series. Ehle will play Catelyn Stark, Ned Stark’s (Sean Bean) wife who originally was betrothed to Ned’s older brother. When the older brother was killed, she fulfilled her duty by marrying Ned and securing the alliance between their two houses.
Jennifer Ehle (pronounced EE-lee) won Broadway’s 2000 Tony Award (Best Actress) for a revival of Tom Stoppard’s The Real Thing. She attended The Central School of Speech and Drama in London.