Romola Garai

  • Birth Name: Romola Sadie Garai
  • Birth Place: Hong Kong
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Was born in Hong Kong; moved back to her parents' native England when she was 8 years old.
  • Is of Hungarian descent.
  • Got her big break when a casting director saw her in a school play and she was given a role in the 2000 made-for-TV film Last of the Blonde Bombshells.
  • Her name is the female version of Romulus, one of the mythical founders of Rome.
  • Is a former model.

Awards

  • 2011, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: Nominee
  • 2012, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: Nominee
  • 2005, Australian Film Institute Awards — Best Lead Actress in Television: Nominee

Relationships

  • Adrian Garai — Father
  • Roxy — Sister
  • Ralph Garai — Brother
  • Rosie — Sister
  • Janet Garai — Mother

College

  • Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London, London, England; The Open University, Buckinghamshire, England (English Literature)

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