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Holliday Grainger

Holliday Grainger

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1988-03-27 (32 years old) · Gender: Female · Place of Birth: Didsbury, Manchester, England, UK

24 Movies · 21 TV shows

Also Known As: Holly Granger · Holly Grainger

Biography

Holliday Clark Grainger (born 27 March 1988), also credited as Holly Grainger, is an English screen and stage actress. Some of her prominent roles are Kate Beckett in the BAFTA award-winning children's series Roger and the Rottentrolls, Lucrezia Borgia in the Showtime series The Borgias, Robin Ellacott in Strike, DI Rachel Carey in the BBC One crime drama The Capture and Estella in Mike Newell's adaptation of Great Expectations.

Early Life

Grainger was born in Didsbury, Manchester. One of her grandfathers is Italian. Her first experience of acting was at age five when she was scouted for a BBC TV series. She appeared in many TV shows and independent films as a child actor.Grainger attended Parrs Wood High School from 1999 to 2006, and in 2007 began study for a degree in English literature at the University of Leeds. However, she eventually opted for the Open University.

Movies & TV shows

2019.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
TV
The Capture

The Capture

2019
When soldier Shaun Emery's conviction for a murder in Afghanistan is overturned due to flawed video evidence, he returns to life as a free man with his daughter. When damning footage from a night out ...
Tell It to the Bees

Tell It to the Bees

5.78
2019
There is a doctor named Dr. Jean returned to the town where she left as a teenager to take over her father's medical practice. She once invited Charlie to come to her garden and tell his secrets to th...
Animals

Animals

2019
Laura and Tyler are best friends and drinking buddies, whose hedonistic existence falls under the creeping horror of adulthood when Laura gets engaged to Jim, an ambitious pianist who surprisingly dec...

2018.

1 TV show
TV
Patrick Melrose

Patrick Melrose

6.5
2018
A critical and often humorous look at the upper class, tracking the character's harrowing odyssey from a deeply traumatic childhood through adult substance abuse and, ultimately, towards recovery.

2017.

3 Movies · 2 TV shows
TV
Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams

Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams

3.5
2017
Philip K Dick's short stories inspired a diverse anthology of ambitious, moving tales.
My Cousin Rachel

My Cousin Rachel

5
2017
A young Englishman plots revenge against his cousin, believing that she killed his guardian. He finds himself falling under the spell of her charms as his feelings become more complicated.
Tulip Fever

Tulip Fever

8.2
2017
An artist falls in love with a married woman while he paints her portrait. The two are trying to build a future together by investing in the risky tulip market.
TV
Strike

Strike

6.09
2017
A war veteran turned private detective works out of a small office on the street. Although wounded both physically and psychologically, his unique insight and background as a military police investiga...
Robot & Scarecrow

Robot & Scarecrow

2017
A love story between a robot and a scarecrow who meet and fall for each other at a summer music festival.

2016.

2 Movies
The Finest Hours

The Finest Hours

5
2016
The Coast Guard made a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tanker were destroyed during a storm in 1952.
Home

Home

2016
As thousands of men, women and children attempt to get into Europe, a comfortable English family sets out on what appears to be a holiday.

2015.

2 Movies
Cinderella

Cinderella

6.14
2015
When her father unexpectedly passes away, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her daughters. Never one to give up hope, Ella's fortunes begin to change after meeting a da...
Lady Chatterley's Lover

Lady Chatterley's Lover

2015
The legendary and romantic story of Lady Chatterley's affair with her gamekeeper is told in this early-20th-century tale of love across class boundaries. The adaptation of the classic by DH Lawrence w...

2014.

2 Movies
The Riot Club

The Riot Club

9
2014
Two first-year students at Oxford University join the notorious Riot Club, where reputations can be made or destroyed over the course of a single evening.
Goblin?

Goblin?

2014
Elizabeth has got her hands full with her boyfriend Harry, who's convinced there's a Goblin in the wardrobe. It's either the wrong relationship, or the wrong wardrobe.

2013.

1 TV show
TV
Bonnie & Clyde

Bonnie & Clyde

7
2013
Miniseries based on the true story of Clyde Barrow, a charismatic convicted armed robber who sweeps Bonnie Parker, an impressionable, petite, small-town waitress, off her feet, and the two embark on o...

2012.

4 Movies
Anna Karenina

Anna Karenina

6.62
2012
Anna Karenina had a life-changing affair with the Count Vronsky after being trapped in a loveless marriage.
Bel Ami

Bel Ami

2012
Georges Duroy travels through 1890s Paris, from cockroach ridden garrets to opulent salons, using his wits and powers of seduction to rise from poverty to wealth, from a prostitute’s embrace to passio...
Great Expectations

Great Expectations

7.5
2012
Pip's 'Uncle Pumblechook' was asked to find a boy to play with by a wealthy spinster who wore an old wedding dress. Pip becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor after he falls in lov...
Rachael

Rachael

2012
A cinematic snapshot observing the morning routine of a family in 1940s Britain. Mum makes breakfast. Dad reads the paper. Samantha tries to get ready for work but her sister, Rachael, is hogging the ...

2011.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
The Borgias

The Borgias

6.02
2011
Set in 15th century Italy at the height of the Renaissance, The Borgias tells the story of the corrupt rise of Rodrigo Borgia to the papacy, where he attempts to commit every sin in the book to amass ...
Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre

6
2011
Jane Eyre went out into the world to become a governess after a difficult childhood. The dark, cold, and abrupt master of the house was the person she met when she was living happily in her new positi...

2010.

3 Movies · 2 TV shows
TV
Any Human Heart

Any Human Heart

2010
Jim Broadbent, Matthew Macfadyen and Sam Claflin take on the lead role of Logan Mountstuart in William Boyd's adaptation of his best-selling novel. From one man's emotional, tumultuous and unpredictab...
Any Human Heart

Any Human Heart

2010
A novelist's life ricochets from 1920s Paris to '50s New York and '80s London. Along the way he meets Ernest Hemingway, Ian Fleming and the Duke and Duchess of Windsor - the exiled British king and hi...
TV
Five Daughters

Five Daughters

2010
The stories of five young women who were tragically murdered in Ipswich in 2006.
Colette

Colette

2010
Holliday Grainger provides a raw, emotional performance as Colette, a 16-year-old who finds it hard to love.
The Scouting Book for Boys

The Scouting Book for Boys

2010
Thomas Turgoose (This Is England) stars as David, a young boy who lives a carefree life on a coastal caravan park with his best friend Emily (Holliday Grainger). When David learns that Emily is being ...

2009.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
Demons

Demons

6
2009
Luke Rutherford is your average teenager - until his dead father's best friend, Rupert Galvin turns up to reveal his secret destiny: he's the great-grandson of Abraham Van Helsing, the infamous vampir...
Awaydays

Awaydays

2009
On the Wirral in the grim early years of Margaret Thatcher's premiership, the opportunities for thrill seeking young men looking to escape 9 to 5 drudgery are what they've always been: sex, drugs, roc...

2008.

1 TV show
TV
Merlin

Merlin

6.57
2008
The friendship between Prince Arthur, heir to the crown of Camelot, and a young man with extraordinary magical powers, is unlikely.

2007.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
M.I. High

M.I. High

2007
M.I. High is a BBC children's spy-fi adventure series. It was produced for the BBC by the independent production company Kudos, who also produced the hit BBC spy drama Spooks. It follows in the succes...
The Bad Mother's Handbook

The Bad Mother's Handbook

2007
Karen Cooper wants to domineer her family and believes she's its pillar. In fact she does everything wrong. Thus she messes up all their lives and futures, rather then help her loved-ones.

2006.

3 TV shows
TV
Robin Hood

Robin Hood

5.25
2006
An updated series following the life of Robin Hood and his Merry Men in Sherwood forest. Together they steal from the rich and give to the poor - all the while avoiding their enemies Sir Guy of Gisbor...
TV
New Street Law

New Street Law

2006
The exploits and cases of two rival barristers' chambers with very different attitudes to justice.
TV
Johnny and the Bomb

Johnny and the Bomb

2006
Johnny Maxwell stumbles upon a time machine when he helps an old woman, but little does he know that his journeys back to 1941 cause a chain of events which alter history. Johnny and his friends must ...

2005.

1 Movie
Magnificent 7

Magnificent 7

2005
Inspired by the life of Jacqui Jackson. Helena Bonham Carter stars as Maggi, a mother with seven children - three 'normal' daughters and four sons who are each, in one form or another, autistic.

2004.

1 TV show
TV
No Angels

No Angels

2004
No Angels is a critically acclaimed British television comedy drama series, produced by the independent production company World Productions for Channel 4, which ran for three series from 2004 to 2006...

2003.

2 TV shows
TV
The Royal

The Royal

2003
Follows the staff and patients of a Yorkshire cottage hospital in the 60s, embroiled in tangled love lives and bitter power struggles.
TV
Blue Murder

Blue Murder

2003
Blue Murder is a British crime drama television series based in Manchester. Shown on ITV from 2003 until 2009 when it was cancelled by the network, it starred Caroline Quentin as DCI Janine Lewis.

2002.

1 TV show
TV
Sparkhouse

Sparkhouse

2002
The relationship between childhood sweethearts, a farmer's daughter and boy from a rich family, turns tumultuous in this modern interpretation of Wuthering Heights.

2000.

1 TV show
TV
Waking the Dead

Waking the Dead

4.67
2000
A detective team apply new techniques to old crimes as they solve cold cases.

1997.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
The Missing Postman

The Missing Postman

1997
When Dorset postman Clive Peacock is forced into early retirement, the years ahead look bleak. But on his last day in the job, in a moment of unexpected rebellion he makes a decision that will change ...
TV
Where the Heart Is

Where the Heart Is

1997
Where the Heart Is is a British television family drama series set in the fictional Yorkshire town of Skelthwaite. It focuses on the professional and personal lives of the district nurses who work in ...

1994.

1 TV show
TV
(All Quiet on the) Preston Front

(All Quiet on the) Preston Front

1994
All Quiet on the Preston Front (or the shortened Preston Front as it became known for series two and three) was a BBC comedy drama about a group of friends in the fictional Lancashire town of Roker Br...

Unknown Year.

1 Movie
Halo of Stars

Halo of Stars

Set against the backdrop of a small traveling circus, a European clown and his 5-year-old daughter lead each other through the everyday mysteries of love, magic and loss. Based on the long poem “The C...
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