I arrived at the interviews and I was the only Northern girl there.’What she also didn’t know was that Magdalen has a reputation. I was shocked when I arrived at how “other” I felt.
I was always sort of the posh one at my local comprehensive [her mother, who raised her, was a graphic designer] and so I had never experienced feeling so working class and Northern – even though I’m not!
Lauren was a character created especially for the film, and it’s hard to imagine that Laura Wade didn’t have Holliday Grainger in mind, so striking are the parallels.‘I do see a lot of me in Lauren, actually.
She’s a Northern girl, not posh, who is obviously very intelligent and quite socialist in her views.
She then joined Open University and got a First Class Honours Degree.
Grainger became a series regular on the Showtime television series The Borgias, portraying Lucrezia Borgia, in 2011.
She also appears in a pair of 2011 films – Jane Eyre, playing one of the Rivers sisters opposite Mia Wasikowska and Michael Fassbender, and the Bel Ami, alongside Robert Pattinson and Uma Thurman.
Holliday Grainger born as Holliday Clark Grainger is one of the most popular movie and stage actresses.
She was born on 27th March 1988, which makes her age 26.