From The Tudors to Game of Thrones to The Scandalous Lady W – Natalie Dormer’s Screen CV

Remember seeing her lose her head in The Tudors? Or hanging with Katniss in The Hunger Games? How about her spat with Sherlock Holmes in Elementary?

The name Natalie Dormer means many different things to many different people: to some it screams The Tudors, while to others it shouts Game of Thrones.


Indeed, she’s known by many different names to different generations, so it’s no wonder that the Scandalous Lady W star’s name might ring a bell.

Here’s why her face might look familiar.

The Scandalous Lady W (2015)

Dormer stars as yet another infamous historical figure: Seymour, Lady Worsley, dared to leave her husband (Shaun Evans) and elope with his best friend, Captain George Bisset (played by Aneurin Barnard).

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 (2014)

Dormer gets behind the camera on camera as film-maker Cressida, who is tasked with making propaganda films for Jennifer Lawrence’s Katniss, aka The Mockingjay.

The Riot Club (2014)

She’s not a main player, but Dormer does make a brief albeit important appearance playing a prostitute.

Elementary (2013-15)

Dormer showed she could do the double, not only playing Irene Adler, but another rather famous character too: we won’t ruin it for you – just watch and see.

Rush (2013)

The F1 film was a critical success worldwide but did you spot Dormer as a nurse who got a bit hot and heavy with Chris Hemsworth.

Game of Thrones (2012-15)

From The Purple Wedding to her ongoing battle of wits with Lena Headey’s Circe Lannister, Dormer’s now probably best known for making her mark on Westeros in Game of Thrones as Margaery Tyrrell.

The Fades (2011)

The BBC Three series about tortured spirits was seriously spooky, and Dormer starred as a delightfully dreadful Fade who had many a viewer hiding behind the sofa.

W.E (2011)

Madonna’s film about Wallis Simpson and Prince Edward wasn’t exactly a box office smash but Dormer featured as the soon-to-be Queen Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, better known to generations as the Queen Mother.

Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)

Hayley Atwell’s Peggy Carter was none too pleased to find Dormer’s character locking lips with Captain America.

Silk (2011)

Dormer played bright and beautiful barrister in waiting Niamh in the BBC courtroom drama.

City of Life (2009)

Accents are no trouble for the actress, who took on the role of a foreign air hostess working in Dubai in this drama following the lives of people connected to the city.

The Tudors (2007)

Dormer originally shot to international fame playing the doomed Anne Boleyn to Jonathan Rhys Meyers’ Henry VIII.

Casanova (2005)

Dormer starred opposite Heath Ledger and Jeremy Irons as Victoria, a young lady who sought revenge because she wasn’t too happy with the titular ladies’ man.


The Scandalous Lady W airs on BBC1 tonight at 9pm