Oona Chaplin - Biography

Last Modified: Jul 8, 2022

Oona Chaplin
Profession: Actress
Best Known For: Game of Thrones (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $7 million

Personal Details

Born on : June 4, 1986 (age 37)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Oona Castilla Chaplin
Birth Place: Madrid, Spain
Horoscope: Gemini
Father's Name: Geraldine Chaplin
Mother's Name: Patricio Castilla
Siblings: 1

Shane Chaplin Saura (older half-brother)

High School: Gordonstoun School
University: Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (Chilean, English, Irish, Scottish, Cuban)
Nationality: Spanish, British


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single

Body Measurements

Height: 1.70 meter (5 feet 7 inch)
Weight: 55 kg (121.25 lb)
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Dress Size: 4 US
Breast Size: 34 inch
Waist Size: 28 inch
Hip Size: 34 inch
Bra Size: 23
Cup Size: B

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Who is Oona Chaplin?

Oona Chaplin is an actress by profession and Spanish, British by nationality. She is well known for starring in the TV series Game of Thrones, The Crimson Field, Tabo, and in the film The Longest Ride, Avatar: The Way of Water. She is the granddaughter of Charlie Chaplin and his fourth wife Oona O'Neill.

Oona Chaplin – Age, Parents, Siblings

Oona Chaplin’s birth took place on 4 June 1986 in Madrid, Spain as Oona Castilla Chaplin. Her mother is English-American actress Geraldine Chaplin and her father is Chilean cinematographer Patricio Castilla. She might be the only child of her parents but has a half-brother named Shane Chaplin Saura from her mother’s first marriage to film director Carlos Saura.

Most of her family are in Hollywood and have many famous personalities. Her maternal grandparents are English filmmaker and actor Charlie Chaplin and American actress Oona O'Neill. Her great-grandmother is Eugene O'Neill and her paternal grandmother is Mapuche.

Chaplin was raised in Spain, UK, Cuba, and Switzerland while also traveling with her mother for film projects.

Oona Chaplin, Geraldine Chaplin, and Patricio Castilla in 2009 (Image: Zimbio)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Oona Chaplin attended Gordonstoun School in Scotland with a drama scholarship. She eventually was accepted into the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and graduated from the same in 2007.

Her ethnicity includes Chilean, English, Irish, Scottish, and Cuban.

Oona Chaplin – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce

Like most of her early life, as she is very private when it comes to her personal life, not much is known about her dating life. Her only known relationship of hers is with her then-boyfriend Alex Lanipekun. She is currently single, sans boyfriend and husband.

Oona Chaplin in Game of Thrones (Image: Twitter)

Oona Chaplin – Career

Early Days

Chaplin’s debut screen role was in an episode of the TV series MI-5 as a minor role of Kate. This was followed by appearances in the films Inconceivable (2008), Imago mortis (2009), The Devil's Double (2011), The Sorrows (2013), etc. Moreover, she has also portrayed characters in the episodes of the TV series Spooks: Code 9 (2008), Married Single Other (2010), Sherlock (2012), The Hour (2011-2012) as Marnie Madden, among others.

Finally, she was cast as Talisa Stark / Talisa Maegyr in the episodes of the TV series Game of Thrones (2012-2013). She portrayed the characters for a total of 11 episodes which is considered her breakthrough role.

Films, Series

Over the years, Oona Chaplin has starred in the films What If (2013), Aloft (2014), The Longest Ride (2015), Dancing for MY Havana (2015), Realive (2016), Anchor and Hope (2017), Avatar: The Way of Water (2022) as Varang, etc. 

Also, she has portrayed characters in the episode(s) of TV series Dates (2013), Inside No. 9 (2014), The Crimson Field (2014), Black Mirror (2014), Taboo (2015), The Comey Rule (2020), Made for Love (2022), among others. She is also set to star in the films Avatar 3 (2014), Lullaby (2026).

Oona Chaplin in The Crimson Field (Image: Willow and Thatch )


On the set of Avatar: The Way of Water, Oona Chaplin has starred alongside Jamie Flatters, Scarlett Fernandez, CJ Jones, Brendan Cowell, and Duane Evans Jr.

Oona Chaplin – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Oona Chaplin is estimated at around $7 million while the figure for her annual salary/income is not known.

Oona Chaplin – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On Instagram, Chaplin is followed by thousands of followers but seems to be absent from Facebook and Twitter.

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