Olivia Grant (actress born 1983)
|Born|| 20 September 1983 |
Olivia Grant (born 20 September 1983) is an English actress. Her first film role was in Stardust (2007), in which she was cast within weeks of graduating from Oxford. She is known for portraying Lady Adelaide Midwinter in Lark Rise to Candleford and Grace Darling in Personal Affairs.
Grant originally trained to be a ballet dancer, becoming a Junior Associate with the Royal Ballet. She later studied at Guildhall School of Music and Drama, planning to become a professional opera singer.
She appeared in the Paramount film Stardust, directed by Matthew Vaughn, and opposite Claire Danes and Michelle Pfeiffer. Grant's other film credits include Fishtales and the Howard Marks biopic Mr. Nice, opposite Rhys Ifans.
She was cast in ITV's Poirot as Annabel Larkin opposite David Suchet, and in the BBC's Women in Love, opposite Rory Kinnear and Rosamund Pike, as Lady Hermione Roddice. She played the lead of Sophia in the Restoration drama The Picture by Philip Massinger at the Playhouse in Salisbury, Wiltshire in October 2010.
|1986||Brush Strokes||Susie |
- Episode 1.7
|2007||Stardust||Girl Bernard||Feature film|
|2008||Lark Rise to Candleford||Lady Adelaide Midwinter |
|2009||Personal Affairs||Grace Darling||Comedy drama|
|2010||Mr Nice||Alice||Feature film|
|Frankie Teardrop||Diane||Short film|
- IMDB Page – Biography
- Slater, Lydia (27 June 2009). "'I promised my granny I wouldn’t do nudity': Olivia Grant on her starring role". Daily Mail. Retrieved 2009-06-29.
- Smith, Vicky. "Olivia Grant: Acting up". South West Mag. Retrieved 2009-06-29.
- BFI | Film & TV Database | GRANT, Olivia - Filmography