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Romola Garai


Born in Hong Kong to father Adrian (banker) and mother Janet (journalist), Romola Garai's unusual name is the female version of Romolo, an Italian name for boys (from Latin Romulus, the founder of Rome). She grew up in Singapore and Hong Kong until she was eight when her family returned to lay roots in Wiltshire. At sixteen, she left her parents ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 2 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015/I Dominion (filming)
Caitlin Thomas
 2015 Suffragette (completed)
Alice
 2014 The Great War: The People's Story (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Kate Parry Frye
- Episode #1.2 (2014) ... Kate Parry Frye
- Episode #1.1 (2014) ... Kate Parry Frye
 2013 Legacy (TV Movie)
Anna
 2013 Having You
Camilla
 2011-2012 The Hour (TV Series)
Bel Rowley
- Episode #2.6 (2012) ... Bel Rowley
- Episode #2.5 (2012) ... Bel Rowley
- Episode #2.4 (2012) ... Bel Rowley
- Episode #2.3 (2012) ... Bel Rowley
- Episode #2.2 (2012) ... Bel Rowley
 2012 Whitelands (Short)
Jen
 2011 Babysitting (Short)
Maggie
 2011 Junkhearts
Christine
 2011 One Day
Sylvie
 2011 The Crimson Petal and the White (TV Mini-Series)
Sugar
- Episode #1.4 (2011) ... Sugar
- Episode #1.3 (2011) ... Sugar
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... Sugar
- Episode #1.1 (2011) ... Sugar
 2009 Emma (TV Mini-Series)
Emma
- Episode #1.4 (2009) ... Emma
- Episode #1.3 (2009) ... Emma
- Episode #1.2 (2009) ... Emma
- Episode #1.1 (2009) ... Emma
 2009 Glorious 39
Anne
 2008 King Lear (TV Movie)
Cordelia
 2008 Great Performances (TV Series)
Cordelia
- King Lear (2008) ... Cordelia
 2007 Running for River (Short)
Blair
 2007 Angel
Angel Deverell
 2006 Scoop
Vivian
 2006 Renaissance
Ilona Tasuiev (voice)
 2005 Midsummer Dream
Helena (English version, voice)
 2004 Rory O'Shea Was Here
Siobhan
 2001 Perfect (TV Movie)
Charlotte
 2000 Attachments (TV Series)
Zoe Atkins
 2000 The Last of the Blonde Bombshells (TV Movie)
Young Elizabeth
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Touring with the Royal Shakespeare Company to Singapore, Australia and New Zealand doing King Lear (as Cordelia) and The Seagull (as Nina), directed by Trevor Nunn. With Sir Ian McKellen, William Gaunt, Frances Barber, Sylvester McCoy, Jonathan Hyde and Monica Dolan. (January 2008) Plays her final performances as Cordelia and ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on the premiere of Vanity Fair (2004)] I [showed] my boobs and teeth. I'm useless at it. About 40 per cent of success as an actor is now based on whether you're good at being interviewed and how you conduct yourself. And I'm really bad at that. See more »

Trivia:

Was Joe Wright's first choice for the role of Elizabeth Bennett in Pride & Prejudice (2005) before Keira Knightley auditioned. But Joe being a huge admirer of Romola's talent then offered her the role of Briony Tallis in Atonement (2007) as he really wanted to work with her. See more »

Nickname:

Romster

Star Sign:

Leo

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