Holliday Grainger


Character: Bonnie Parker

Holliday Grainger plays Lucrezia Borgia alongside Jeremy Irons in “The Borgias” and recently appeared with Helena Bonham Carter and Ralph Fiennes in Mike Newell’s adaptation of “Great Expectations” in the pivotal role of Estella. She was also seen opposite Jude Law, Keira Knightley and Aaron Johnson in “Anna Karenina” and with Robert Pattinson in the film drama “Bel Ami.”

Grainger first garnered attention when she took on the role of Emily in “The Scouting Book for Boys,” followed by her role as Mollie in Pat Holden’s feature “Away Days.” Last year, she appeared with Dame Judi Dench, Jamie Bell, Mia Wasikowska and Michael Fassbender in Moira Buffini’s adaptation of “Jane Eyre.”

Grainger’s extensive television portfolio includes starring roles in the BBC drama “Five Daughters,” the crime drama “Above Suspicion,” BBC Three’s “Stanley Park,” and numerous other BBC and ITV presentations: “Demons,” “Merlin,” “Robin Hood,” “Blue Murder,” “Waking the Dead,” and “Waterloo Road,” and “The Bad Mother’s Handbook,” to name a few. Stage credits include Athol Fugard’s 1975 “Dimetos.”

Grainger is currently in pre-production on Kenneth Branagh’s adaptation of “Cinderella” as one of the mean stepsisters. The film also stars Lily James, Cate Blanchett and Richard Madden. Additionally, she has just finished Lone Scherfig’s new film “Posh,” based on the London stage play of the same name, alongside Max Irons, Douglas Booth, Sam Claflin and Jessica Brown Findlay. The film follows students at Oxford University as they join the infamous Riot Club.