Who is Holliday Grainger? The Capture actress and star of Cinderella and The Borgias

Who is Holliday Grainger? The Capture actress and star of Cinderella and The Borgias

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HOLLIDAY Grainger has become a force on screen and stage thanks to roles on The Borgais, Strike and The Riot Club.

As she returns to screens in BBC’s new crime drama The Capture, we take a look at the actress’ flourishing career.

Holliday Grainger is a British actress
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What is Holliday Grainger’s background?

Holliday was born and raised in Didsbury, Manchester on born March 27, 1988.

Her first acting role was at six years old in the BBC comedy drama series All Quiet On The Preston Front.

She then had TV roles in Casualty, Doctors, Dalziel And Pascoe, Where the Heart Is, Waterloo Road and Merlin as her career began to blossom.

In 2018 she starred in Strike: Career of Evil, which was a two-part mystery based on JK Rowling’s book and adapted to the screen by Tom Edge.

Holliday Grainger in The Capture
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Fans can watch Holliday at work in BBC One crime drama, The Capture[/caption]

What films has Holliday Granger starred in?

Holliday jumped into film pretty quickly with her first role in 1997’s The Missing Postman.

But the 31-year-old, has since gone on to play parts in more notable films such as Bel Ami, The Riot Club

She also has had roles in Cinderella, The Finest Hours and My Cousin Rachel.

Strike stars Holliday Grainger and Tom Burke in a first look at The Cuckoo's Calling
Holliday stars alongside Tom Burke in Strike: The Cuckoo’s Calling
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Who Holliday play in The Capture?

The six-part thriller continues TONIGHT (September 10, 2019) on BBC One from 9pm to 10pm.

It is set in London in a world of misinformation, fake news and the extraordinary technological capabilities of the intelligence services.

In this post-truth era the criminal justice relies heavily on video evidence but can we always trust what we see in the form of CCTV surveillance and facial recognition software?

Holliday plays DI Rachel Carey who is investigating the mysterious case of Shaun Emery’s (Callum Turner) conviction for a murder in Afghanistan.

Is Holliday married?

The beautiful actress isn’t married but she is in relationship.

Holliday started dating British actor Harry Treadway back in January 2015.

Before him she dated dated François Arnaud (2011 – 2012) and Luke Bailey (2007 – 2011).

Does Holliday Grainger have social media?

No, she doesn’t.

The actress does have a Twitter account but it has been inactive since 2012.

And she does not have an Instagram account so the actress is able to keep her private life pretty, erm, private.


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