Holliday Grainger | Biography
English beauty with some spots of Italian descent on her, Holliday Grainger’s maximum babyhood passed in her native land of Manchester, England, United Kingdom. Starting as a child actress, she has now become a household name in her home country, extending her wings towards the international success. She has landed diverse roles in all of the 3 branches of filming, including stage, film as well as television.
Dubbed before the globe as Holliday Grainger, the actress’s real birth name is Holliday Clark Grainger. Daughter of British parents, she partly carries Italian ancestry through one among her grand-fathers. She resides in Manchester, together with her single mom, Gian, who looked after Holliday & her only sister Marianne since their early childhood. Gian is professionally a graphic designer & Marianne is too an accomplished actress. Hitting 27 by age, she was born on 27th of March, 1998. Following her early education, she was admitted to the Parrs Wood High School, in East Didsbury, Greater Manchester, from 1999 until the year 2006. The next year, she started attending English Literature classes the Leeds City, West Yorkshire based University of Leeds. Nonetheless, with her acting passion, Holliday eventually picked for the UK’s Open University (OU), gaining a prestigiously First Class Honours Degree, most recently.
Holliday Grainger’s first felt the acting taste at the age of 6, when the young girl was cast for a series on BBC TV called “All Quiet on the Preston Front”. Since the time, she went on making appearances in manifolds of television shows & independent movies as a child actress. Among her TV portrayals at early age, Holliday is probably highly recognizable for portraying Megan Boothe, Stacey Appleyard & Sophie in 3 different popular sitcoms, “Where the Heart Is”, “Waterloo Road” & “Merlin”, respectively. In the year 2011, the rising actress collected more public attention with “The Borgais”, the Showtime TV series, where she appears in the role of Lucrezia Borgia next to Jeremy Irons. The sitcom created by Neil Jordan, the Oscar winning director & filmed in Hungary, aired for 3 long seasons. Moreover to television, Holliday also landed her performances on the wide screen & on stage. Behind her portrayal as Emily in Tom Harper’s British film “The Scouting Book for Boys” (2009), the actress emerges in a couple of feature productions released in 2011, including “Jane Eyre” & “Bel Ami”, playing Diana Rivers & Suzanne Rousset, respectively. The next year, she made her minor appearance as Baroness Shilton in the epic romantic drama movie “Anna Karenina” starring Jude Law, Keira Knightley & Aaron Johnson. Earlier to this, Hollywood made her lead role on big screen, playing Estella in the movie adaption of the popular “Great Expectations” by Mike Newell, opposite Helena Bonhman Carter & Jeremy Irvian. The film screened at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival, had its premiere in Europe as the finishing night movie of the legendary BFI London Film Festival. In the year 2013, she was noticed in the role of Bonnie Parker in “Bonnie & Clyde”, the well liked television mini=series. Holliday was one amon g the lead female casts in the 2014’s “The Riot Clbu”, the movie version of “Push”, the 2010 play by Laura Wade. The gorgeous British actress portrayed Anastasia Tremaine, Sinderella’s step-sister in “Cinderella”, Kenneth Branagh’s romantic fantasy movie, starring Lily James, Richard Madden & Cate Blanchett.
The dazzling English beauty was deemed as one among the fifty five future faces by the May 2010 Young Hollywood Issue by the popular Young Magazine. Holliday Grainger, as a person is a very straight forward in nature & is always down to earth. These positive attitudes have truly worked as chief components for her to come so far in the big world of entertainment. The nominee of 2014 Critics’ Choice Television Awards, Holliday, today owns the sum of 5 million USD as her expected net worth. Holliday is also devoted towards sports & has even attended Taekwondo & gymnastics lesions formally.
Speaking of the actress’s lesion status, there is no doubt that she is still to get married. As for the recent media buzzes, Holliday is currently paying more focus towards her professional career rather than hooking up with any guys. At some point in the year 2011, she was in a romantic bound with Francois Arnaud, with whom her relationship lasted for a couple of months. Active on diverse of her social networking pages, Holliday often responses her admiring fans via her personal accounts. Hence, her newest updates can be pulled via them or a close look on wiki can be oblique so as to collect her further biography details.