Holliday Grainger Best Quotes

Holliday Clark Grainger is an English screen and stage actress. Some of her prominent roles include Lucrezia Borgia in the Showtime series The Borgias and Estella in Mike Newell’s adaptation Great Expectations. Enjoy Holliday Grainger’s best quotes below.

“I come from a very loving, stable background where I’ve been persuaded to just be myself and anything is possible.”
“True love, especially first love, can be so tumultuous and passionate that it feels like a violent journey.”
“I admire my mother for being a single mum. It’s ridiculously hard.”
“I don’t have any massive ambitions to be a movie star.”
“As much as I’d love to be a successful actor, the thought of being recognised in the street is petrifying.”
“I enjoy flitting around between hair colours. I find it fascinating when people think I’m naturally blonde, as I’ve only been blonde for about two seconds. People pay more attention to you as a blonde; it’s also easier for people to assume you’re a ditsy young actress. Of course, I am a ditsy young actress – well, maybe not ditsy.”
“I’ve got a massive actor girl crush on Carey Mulligan, so I’d love to be buddies with her. She just oozes this joyful, natural innocence and always brings a nice emotional depth to her character.”
“I auditioned for a musical, and I can’t sing. It was a kid’s film musical, not a stage show, so I thought I could get away with it.”
“I don’t really have any strategy for my career.”
“I did a year at Leeds, studying English. They basically threw me out, because I was taking too much time off to act. So I transferred to the Open University, because I could do it all online. By that point, I had admitted to myself that I had the acting bug.”
“I seem to play a lot of troubled kids.”
“I love the opportunity to do lots of different kinds of projects – independent films and big studio epics as well. I’d love to be able to do a mixture.”
“I’d like to continue acting as long as I enjoy it.”
“It’s always really surreal, being on a film set, but inside a beautiful, massive scene.”
“When I was younger, I was always being told I had a period face, but ‘Bel Ami’ was my first shot at it.”
“I was so tiny when my parents split up that I can’t remember them ever being together. That was never an issue, as I guess I never went through the trauma of them splitting up.”
“When you’re a child, you take things for granted. For instance, my mum didn’t have a lot of money, but I went to piano, ballet and gymnastics lessons, and tae kwon do.”
“I’d love to do more independent films.”
“I’m developing a little crush on Michael Fassbender. Really unoriginal.”
“I’m very lucky, as I’ve never ever felt any pressure from any producer to lose weight, whereas a lot of actresses have.”
“Jack Thorne writes so well for messed-up teenage girls.”
“Long scenes of emotion are quite difficult – you’ve got to build up to them and make sure you’re in the right emotional space.”
“The media was completely influential in the rise and fall of Bonnie and Clyde.”
“To be able to analyze plays and novels is so relevant to acting.”
“You’ll always end up filling out a character. It might be with aspects of yourself.”
“‘The Borgias’ is quite good because it does stick quite steadfastly to historical fact, so a lot of people who are interested in the historical element will love watching it, but they were also a ridiculously dramatic family.”

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