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[on her quick success as an actress]: It was a bit cheeky, granted. What happened was that I obviously knew all the [The Tudors
(2007)] crew well, and one of the drivers gave me a confidential cast list with all the actors' agents' details on it, and I wrote to them. I got picked up from that, and Merlin
(2008) came along just a few months later. So I won the lottery! I do feel quite bad when ...
Became disinterested with her fashion job at Image magazine after eight months. Her mother's best friend, one of the top first-assistant directors in Ireland, had been working on The Tudors
(2007) and gave Katie a job in the show's costume department because of her prior experience working in fashion; however, Katie didn't know how to sew and had no knowledge or experience in costume design.