Tamzin Merchant Biography
Tamzin Merchant is an English actress for the film and television. She was born in the year 1987 as Tamzin Claire Merchant, but is better known by her stage name simply, Tamzin Merchant, and celebrates her birthday on March 4 every year. She is best known for her portrayal of Georgiana Darcy in the 2005 movie Pride & Prejudice. She is also known for her role of Catherine Howard in The Trudors. Currently, she stars in the WGN America series Salem as Anne Hale.
She was born and spent most of her early childhood in Haywards Heath, Sussex, England, United Kingdom. She has also spent some of her early life in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Besides that, not much is known about her early childhood and growing up. She went to Windlesham School and then to Brighton College. She was all set to study at Nottingham University but a year before she could finish her A-levels, she got a role in the movie Pride & Prejudice. To focus on her acting career, she deferred university at different places and finally attended Homerton College in Cambridge since September 2007.
Her role in Pride & Prejudice was her debut role and that became her debut movie, releasing in 2005. The same year she appeared in the BBV TV film My Family and Other Animals. She was cast as Sara Fox on the BBC comedy drama The Good Housekeeping Guide and in the historical drama Casualty 1906 as Probationer Eastwood, both in 2006. While she was studying at University of Cambridge in 2007, she performed in an audio production of Lady Windermere’s Fan as Lady Agatha and was in the ensemble drama Radio Cape Cod in 2008. She joined the cast of The Trudors for its third season in 2009 and Catherine Howard. She continued with the role in the fourth and final season of the series. She was said to star as Daenerys Targaryen in the popular HBO series Game of Thrones on August 20, 2009. But it was later announced that she was no longer a part of the series and her role was given to Emilia Clarke. Most recently, her performance can be seen in The Mystery of Edwin Drood, DCI Banks, Red Fraction: Origins, Copenhagen and Salem. Besides her big and small screen career, she has also appeared in the music video of ‘If You’ve Got the Money’, by Jamie T.
About her personal life, she started dating Freddie Fox in 2011. Her then boyfriend is a fellow actor. They dated for two years and headed for splitsville in 2013. Whether she is single now, or is dating someone has not been disclosed yet. From the looks of it, she appears to be single and seems to be enjoying her singularity to the fullest. She is young and has much time for being in a serious relationship and has taken a good step by deciding to keep her acting career at the top of her priorities. She is a patron of the international development charity Build Africa and gave a speech at an International Women’s Day event at London's Hospital Club in March 2013. She is also fond of poetry and has written a few poems for Platforms Magazine.
The young actress stands has an average height of 5 feet and 5 inches and has a slim built. She not only had great acting skills, but had also been blessed by a beautiful face and body. The beautiful blonde looks hot in her bikini photo shoots and has revealed her sensual side in a few scenes. More information on her is available on her detailed and recent biography in the Wikipedia and IMDb website. She can also be followed on Twitter.