Rebecca Van Cleave is a British-American actress and model, known for her work on Game of Thrones (2015), The Royals (2015), The Prey (2015), and 50 Ways To Kill Your Lover (2014).
She was born on September 19th, 1987 in London, England. At the age of 5, her family moved to Virginia where she trained at the Shenandoah Valley Governor's School for the Arts.
In 2012, she moved back to London to further her acting career. Since then she has appeared in a number of films, television shows, and commercials. Most recently she has appeared in C4's Toast of London, CI's 50 Ways To Kill Your Lover, and as "Lily" in E!'s first scripted series The Royals, written by the creator of One Tree Hill, Mark Schwahn, and starring Elizabeth Hurley. Her performance as Mel in James Webber's award winning horror short, The Prey, earned her a best actress nomination and rave reviews around the world.
She received international recognition for her work as Lena Headey's body double in the Season 5 finale of HBO's Game of Thrones and earned praise from director David Nutter who told EW, "We found a tremendous actress in Rebecca; she was a godsend. The courage of this girl, ... who understood what was important about this ... once I had her I felt like I could accomplish anything."
As a commercial model, Rebecca has appeared in print and film ads for clients including MTV's Catfish, AGA, TK Maxx, Playstation, AX Paris, Absolute Vodka, Head and Shoulders, Schweppes, and Dunlop (with Benedict Cumberbatch).
Rebecca's debut EP "The Bedroom Sessions" was released in September 2015.
She is currently training with renowned acting coach, Clare Davidson.
Rebecca is represented by Jo McLintock at A&J Artists.