With so many damn small roles and side characters to keep up with on Game of Thrones, it’s damn near impossible for all of us non-book readers. (Thankfully I have very knowledgeable coworkers for when I need to know the answers to questions like, “What was the name of that farting guy?“) So while the name “Septa Unella” may mean little to some of us, that’s the name of the bell-ringing woman’s character who skyrocketed to internet meme fame last year by following Cersei on her walk of shame yelling everybody’s favorite catch phrase of 2015.
Likewise, you may be unfamiliar with the woman who plays Septa Unella, 41-year-old actress Hannah Waddingham, who has been working (mostly on British TV, film, and musical productions) since the early 2000s. As it turns out, Waddingham cleans up pretty well and rocks a smoking hot bod when she’s not draped in a robe and habit, which the internet just recently discovered. Here she is at the National Television Awards in London last year: