PUBLISHED: PUBLISHED: 20:00, Tue, Feb 18, 2020
Game of Thrones star Essie Davis is an Australian actress with a number of awards under her belt. She played the role of Lady Crane in the sixth season of the fantasy series. Lady Crane is a flamboyant actress who leads Izembaro’s travelling theatre company.
We first see Lady Crane in the episode called The Door in the sixth series.
She appears in a total of three episodes throughout the series before she dies.
She portrays queen Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey) in the play called The Bloody Hand.
Arya Stark (Maisie Williams) has been tasked with assassinating Lady Crane while serving as an apprentice with the Faceless Men.
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Game of Thrones: Essie Davis as Lady Crane (Image: Sky)
Game of Thrones: Lady Crane was an actress (Image: Sky)
Lady Crane runs into Arya backstage during one of the plays and she explains how she ran away from home to join the theatre.
Arya had agreed to poison Lady Crane’s rum but after taking a liking to her, she stops her at the last minute.
Eventually Lady Crane is killed by the Waif (Faye Marsay), a prodigy of the Faceless Men, who slits her throat.
Arya later manages to avenge Lady Crane’s death by killing the Waif.
Game of Thrones: Lady Crane works in theatre (Image: Sky)
Game of Thrones: Lady Crane pretends to be Cersei (Image: Sky)