Rosabell Laurenti Sellers

Rosabell Laurenti Sellers (born March 27, 1996)[1] is an Italian-American actress. She is known for her role as Tyene Sand in the HBO series Game of Thrones, and as the titular character in the children's series, Mia and Me.

Rosabell Laurenti Sellers
Born (1996-03-27) March 27, 1996
Santa Monica, California
CitizenshipAmerican, Italian
Years active1999–present

Early life

Sellers was born in Santa Monica, California to American actress Mary Sellers and Italian filmmaker Fabrizio Laurenti,[2] grew up in New York City before moving to Rome. She has one brother and one sister.[3]


Sellers made her debut in the theater in 2004 at the age of eight, when she and her brother were assigned to the part of the children of Medea in the production of the theater company La Mama. After staging in New York and a tour of the same show in Poland and Austria, she moved briefly to Rome that same year with her family.[4]

After she arrived in Italy, she began to take part in TV and film productions. In 2006 she participated in the mini-series directed by Maurizio Ponzi's E poi c'è Filippo, the years following in L'amore e la guerra, the television series Medicina generale and the television movie Fuga per la libertà – L'aviatore, the miniseries Coco Chanel and the film Mi Ricordo Anna Frank in the lead role.[4] In 2009, in Fausto Brizzi's Ex, while the following year in the miniseries Paura di amare.[4]

In 2010, Sellers played the daughter of Kathryn Bolkovac (Rachel Weisz) in Larysa Kondracki's The Whistleblower.[4] In 2012, she took part in the TV series Una grande famiglia[5] and arrived on Rai 2 in the series Mia and Me, alternating sequences in live action scenes created in computer graphics.[6] In June 2012 she took a part in Edoardo Leo's Buongiorno papà, alongside Raoul Bova.[7][8] Meanwhile, at the 69th Venice International Film Festival, she was presented in Ivano De Matteo's Balancing Act [9] and in A Liberal Passion, alongside Alessandro Preziosi and Valentina Lodovini, loosely based on the 2008 novel by Chiara Gamberale.[10]

In 2015, she joined the cast of the HBO series Game of Thrones in Season 5 as Tyene Sand.[11]

Personal life

As of March 2017, Sellers is studying at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London.[12] Sellers has participated in many equestrian competitions and has also studied tap dance.[1] Sellers is fluent in English and Italian.


Sellers founded the Young Actors for Humanitarian Involvement, to get teen Italian talents involved in charities such as ActionAid and Smile Again. She also serves meals at Rome's Comunità di Sant'Egidio soup kitchen.[3] Sellers also has volunteered with another organization called Veto the Squito which helps raise money for insecticide treated bed nets in Africa. She has also collaborated with the League Against Racism and Anti-Semitism.[1]



Year Title Role Notes
2009 Ex Barbra
2010 Cocapop Young Laura
2010 The Whistleblower Erin
2011 Femmine contro maschi Flavia
2011 Loon Lake Rosy
2011 This Property Is Condemned Unknown Short Film
2012 Balancing Act Camilla Nominated—David di Donatello for Best Supporting Actress
2013 Buongiorno papà, Layla Brighi
2013 A Liberal Passion Angelica
2014 The Dinner Benedetta
2019 Trading Paint Cindy


Year Title Role Notes
1999 A Wheel In Time Unknown TV Movie
2006 E poi c'è Filippo Unknown
2007 L'amore e la guerra Anita
2008 Fuga per la libertà – L'aviatore Nicoletta TV Movie; Credited as Rosabell Laurenti
2008 Coco Chanel Coco Chanel (12 years old)
2009 Medicina generale Rebecca Episode: "Incontri"
2009 Mi ricordo Anna Frank Anne Frank TV Movie
2010 Paura di amare Carlotta Loi Series regular (season 1)
2011 Agata e Ulisse Milla TV Movie
2011 Cenerentola Aurora (13 years old) 2 episodes
2011–2015 Mia and Me Mia Voice and live-action role; lead role (season 1-2)
2012–2013 Una grande famiglia Valentina Rengoni Series regular (season 1-2)
2015–2017 Game of Thrones Tyene Sand 9 episodes


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  7. "Federico Moccia girerà Universitari, Anna Foglietta in Ho trovato l'America, Rosabell Laurenti Seller in Buongiorno Papà". Il Cinema Italiano.
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  9. Giuseppe Sagnelli. "Gli "Equilibristi" di De Matteo fra miseria e baratro".
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  11. "Game of Thrones season five cast announced at Comic Con!". Watchers On The Wall. July 25, 2014. Retrieved October 10, 2014.
  12. "Guildhall School on Twitter". Retrieved 19 March 2017.
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