Romola Garai


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Romola Garai was born on 6th August 1982. She is an English actress-writer-director who has worked extensively on film, television and theatre. As an actress she is known for her performances in films such as Atonement (2007), Angel (2007), I Capture the Castle (2003) and (Suffragette). On television her work includes her BAFTA nominated ... See full bio »

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Atonement Briony, 18
(2007)
(2004)
The Last Days on Mars Rebecca Lane
(2013)
Suffragette Alice Haughton
(2015)

Filmography

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 2023 The Critic (filming)
Madeleine
 2022 Becoming Elizabeth (TV Series)
Mary Tudor
- To Death We Must Stoop (2022) ... Mary Tudor
- To Laugh, to Lie, to Flatter, to Face (2022) ... Mary Tudor
- What Cannot Be Cured (2022) ... Mary Tudor
- Necessity Compels Me to Plague You (2022) ... Mary Tudor
- Lighten Our Darkness (2022) ... Mary Tudor
 2021 Earwig
Céleste
 2020 Miss Marx
Eleanor Marx aka Tussy
 2020 The Windermere Children
Marie Paneth
 2018 Snatches: Moments from Women's Lives (TV Mini Series short)
Ann
- Compliance (2018) ... Ann
 2017 The Miniaturist (TV Mini Series)
Marin Brandt
- The Miniaturist on Masterpiece Part 3 (2017) ... Marin Brandt
- The Miniaturist on Masterpiece Part 2 (2017) ... Marin Brandt
- The Miniaturist on Masterpiece Part 1 (2017) ... Marin Brandt
 2017/XI Last Call
Caitlin Thomas
 2017 Born to Kill (TV Mini Series)
Jenny
- Episode #1.4 (2017) ... Jenny
- Episode #1.3 (2017) ... Jenny
- Episode #1.2 (2017) ... Jenny
- Episode #1.1 (2017) ... Jenny
 2016 Tracks (Podcast Series)
Helen
- Origin: Episode Nine (2016) ... Helen
- Origin: Episode Eight (2016) ... Helen
- Origin: Episode Seven (2016) ... Helen
- Origin: Episode Six (2016) ... Helen
- Origin: Episode Five (2016) ... Helen
 2016 Churchill's Secret (TV Movie)
Nurse Appleyard
 2015 Suffragette
Alice Haughton
 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
 2013 The Last Days on Mars
Rebecca Lane
 2011-2012 The Hour (TV Series)
Bel Rowley
- Fallout (2012) ... Bel Rowley
- Reckless to the Core (2012) ... Bel Rowley
- Honey Trap (2012) ... Bel Rowley
- Vice (2012) ... Bel Rowley
- Fascists and False Accusations (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
 2008 The Other Man
Abigail
 2007 Atonement
Briony, 18
 2005-2007 Mary Bryant (TV Mini Series)
Mary Bryant
- Episode #1.3 (2007) ... Mary Bryant
- Episode #1.2 (2005) ... Mary Bryant
- Episode #1.1 (2005) ... Mary Bryant
 2007 Running for River (Short)
Blair
 2007 Angel
Angel Deverell
 2006 Amazing Grace
Barbara Spooner
 2006 As You Like It
Celia
 2006 Scoop
Vivian
 2006 Renaissance
Ilona Tasuiev (voice)
 2005 Midsummer Dream
Helena (English version, voice)
 2004 Rory O'Shea Was Here
Siobhan
 2004 Vanity Fair
Amelia Sedley
 2004 Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights
Katey Miller
 2003 I Capture the Castle
Cassandra
 2002 Nicholas Nickleby
Kate Nickleby
 2002 Daniel Deronda (TV Mini Series)
Gwendolen Harleth
- Episode #1.4 (2002) ... Gwendolen Harleth
- Episode #1.3 (2002) ... Gwendolen Harleth
- Episode #1.2 (2002) ... Gwendolen Harleth
- Episode #1.1 (2002) ... Gwendolen Harleth
 2000-2002 Attachments (TV Series)
Zoe Atkins
- Spunk Jockey (2002) ... Zoe Atkins
- Keeping It Real (2002) ... Zoe Atkins
- The Domino Effect (2002) ... Zoe Atkins
- Shooting Blanks (2002) ... Zoe Atkins
- Tooting Broadway (2002) ... Zoe Atkins
 2001 Perfect (TV Movie)
Charlotte
 2000 The Last of the Blonde Bombshells (TV Movie)
Young Elizabeth
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Other Works:

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 »

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2 Interviews | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)

Spouse:

Sam Hoare  (2 children)

Relatives:

Garai, Ralph (sibling) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

[on working with Mira Nair in Vanity Fair (2004)] She has the extraordinary capacity to push you as a performer, and yet never make you feel as if you should be afraid to experiment. See more »

Trivia:

Real hair color is blonde but she occasionally dyes it in real life and for movie roles. See more »

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