|Date of Birth:||1988 March 27|
|Age:||30 years old|
|education||Open University, Leeds University|
|place_of_birth||Didsbury, Manchester, England, United Kingdom|
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Born on 27 march 1988 in Didsbury,Manchester,United Kingdom.Her full name is Holliday Clark Grainger and she is also known as Holly Grainger.She is an English Actress and also stage actress who became famous by her roles in series The Borgias as Jane Eyre in 2011.She is also a partial Italian descent by her grandfather.
Her first taste of acting came at the age of six where she was scouted for BBC TV series.She then appeared in number of TV series as well as independent films since she was child.When she was young,her parents split up and she was raised by her mother Jan who is a graphic designer.Although she was not rich enough,she managed to take the piano,ballet,gymnastic and martial arts lessons.
"I'd love to do more independent films."
Her schooling was in Parrs Wood High School in East Didsbury,Manchester from 1999 to 2006.She started studying English Literature after graduating in Parrs Wood High School at University of Leeds.She then joined Open University with her passion for acting.There she gained First Class Honours Degree.She was also a student of Madeley School of Dancing. She lives with her mother in Manchester who is a graphic designer.
She started dating Francois Arnaud from 2011-2012 who was a Canadian actor. She got her first role at the age of 16 in drama All Quiet on the Preston Frot which was a comedy drama series.Then she also got the roles in Casualty, Doctors,Dalziel and Pascoe.She came to known as Megan Boothe in Where the Heart Is although she played several television roles at young age.She was also known for Stacey Appleyard in Waterloo Road and Sophia in Merlin.She then more popular with series The Borgias in 2011.This series was created by Neil Jordan who was a Oscar winning director.This series was shot in Hungary for three seasons.She played a lead role in June 2011 as Estella in Mike Newwll's film adaption Great Expectations with her co-cast Jeremy Irvine and Helena Bonham Centre.She completed one of the female leads in play Posh.She also finished work on Kenneth Branagh's retelling of Cindrella as Cindrella's step-sister.She was also starred in a film adaption of novel Tulip Fever with Alicia Vikander.She also got the role in Bel Ami in 2012 opposite Robert Pattinson,Jude Law,Keira Knightely.She also played in cable television miniseries Bonnie & Clyde.She played as Bonnie Parker.
In 2011, she was nominated for Golden Nymph award in category Outstanding Actress for Drama Series.In 2013 , she was nominated for Empire Award and Satellite Award for Great Expectations as Best Female Newcomer and Bonnie & Clyde as Best Actress in a MIniseries respectively. Then in 2014,as Best Actress in a Movie,she was nominated for Critics' Choice TV Award. She is build slim.She is 5 feet 1 inch tall with the weight of 52 kg i.e 115 pounds.Her ethnicity is white.She have got light brown hair with blue eyes.She also have got light freckles on her cheecks.Her figure is 34-24-35.She wears 34 EU size shoes.Her Bra size is 32 B. She has an net worth of &5 million dollars.