Tamzin Merchant

Tamzin Merchant


3/4/1987, Sussex, England, UK

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British born actress Tamzin Merchant made her acting debut as a very early age. Her credits include the BBC 2005 television movie My Family and Other Animals as well as several BBC dramas like Casualty 1906 and The Good Housekeeping Guide. She is no stranger to American…more


Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • Joe Wright cast Tamzin for Pride & Prejudice because she is a really honest person, a quality that matched her character (Georgiana Darcy) in the movie.

    • According to Tazmin's The Tudors co-star Jonathan Rhys Meyers, she looks so incredibly young that she would be the perfect 'Lolita' of our time.

    • As a member of the Recorded Drama Society, Tamzin has recorded the part of Lady Augusta in Oscar Wilde's Lady Windermere's Fan.

    • Tamzin, together with several other The Tudors co-stars attended the official launch party for the show third season at the Conde Nast Building on March 30, 2009 in New York City.

    • Tamzin likes to write poetry. Two of her poems Where Does Revenge Stop? and Ode to a Toilet have been published in an online Arts magazine called Platforms Magazine.

    • Tamzin performed in several plays in school. She also took creative writing classes.

    • Pop Magazine (UK) published in 2006 a photo shoot of Tamzin modeling for Manuela Pavesi.

    • Tamzin is represented by Curtis Brown Literary and Talent Agency.

    • Tamzin has brown, fair hair and blue eyes. She is right handed.

    • According to the movie director Joe Wright, Tamzin herself played the pianoforte in Pride and Prejudice.

    • Music Videos:
      Jamie T's If You've Got the Money.
      Groove Armada's Song 4 Mutya.

    • Tamzin attended Windlesham School and Brighton College. She planned to attend Nottingham University but she dropped the idea when she got a role in Pride & Prejudice, a year before she finished her A-levels. Higher education was deterred time after time as she kept being cast for several productions until 2007, when she joined Homerton College, Cambridge.

    • Even though Tamzin was born in the UK, she spent part of her childhood in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

    • Television:
      My Family and Other Animals as Margot Durrell (2005).
      Casualty 1906 as Probationer Eastwood (2006).
      The Good Housekeeping Guide as Sara Fox (2006).
      Radio Cape Cod as Anna (2008).
      Bonekickers as Helena (2008).
      Princess Ka'iulani as Alice Davies (2009).
      The Tudors as Katherine Howard (2009-2010).
      Game of Thrones as Daenerys Targaryen (2009-2010).

    • Movies:
      Pride & Prejudice as Georgiana Darcy (2005).

  • Quotes