Georgia Groome Biography
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Born Country: England
Born in: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England
father: Paul Groome
mother: Fiona Watson
Partner: Rupert Grint (2011–)
Notable Alumni: Trent College
City: Nottingham, England
education: Trent College
Georgia Groome is an English actor, best known for her performance as 'Georgia Nicolson' in the 2008 film 'Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging.' She is also known for her role of 'Joanne' in her debut movie, 'London to Brighton,' released in 2006. Groome is a multi-faceted actor who has delivered some great performances on both the small and the big screens and also on stage. She is also famous for her recurring role in the 'BBC Four' sitcom 'Up the Women.' She has been part of several 'BBC Radio 4' plays, too. Groome is currently in a relationship with actor Rupert Grint.
- Georgia Groome was born on February 11, 1992, in Nottingham, England. She lived in Chellaston near Shelton Lock, Derbyshire.
- Groome was 9 when she cleared an audition for a role in the musical 'Annie Get Your Gun.'
- She was trained in acting at her mother's drama school, 'Nottingham Television Workshop,' where she learned ballet, tap, modern, and jazz dance forms, along with singing for musical theater. She also received training at the 'Derby Youth Theatre.' She later attended 'Trent College.'
- Growing up, she played rugby for a boys’ team and football for a girls’ team.
- Groome stepped into the mainstream entertainment industry with the 2001 TV film 'A Fish Out of Water,' playing 'Jenny.' In 2003, she appeared as an orphan in an episode of the short-lived series 'Dangerville.'
- She made her film debut with the highly acclaimed 2006 British independent crime-drama thriller 'London to Brighton,' in which she played an 11-year-old runaway named 'Joanne.' She was one of the eight young adventurers featured in the 'CBBC' observational documentary 'Serious Amazon.'
- In 2007, Groome was seen as 'Millie' in Elaine Wickham's short film 'My Mother.' The following year, she made a brief appearance in the comedy–horror movie 'The Cottage.'
- In 2008, Groome was seen in her most prominent film role, as 'Georgia Nicolson,' a teen from Eastbourne, looking for a boyfriend, in the 2008 British–American teen romantic comedy 'Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging,' co-written and directed by Gurinder Chadha. She was cast as the love interest of 'Robbie Jennings,' played by Aaron Johnson.
- Her performance in the film won her the 'Most Outstanding Child Actor' award at the 'Buster International Children's Film Festival' in Denmark 2008.
- Adding to her filmography, she appeared as a cameo, 'Sophie Pryor,' in the 2009 horror film 'The Disappeared.' She was also seen as 'Kiera' in the short film 'Leaving Eva' and as 'Paige Farrelly' in an episode of British police-procedural drama 'The Bill' (aired on 'ITV’).
- In 2009, Groome made her stage debut with Polly Stenham's 'Tusk Tusk,' staged at the 'Royal Court Theatre' in London. In 2010, she appeared as 'Briony Grahame' in an episode of the British detective drama 'Lewis' and as 'Amy' in the short 'Silent Things.'
- On October 8, 2010, she lent her voice to the character 'Nanette' in the 'BBC Radio 4’ afternoon play 'Maidens' Trip’ (based on the 1948 autobiography by novelist Emma Smith).
- In 2011, Groome appeared in two shorts, 'The True Meaning of Love' (as 'Alice') and 'Six Degrees.' She also starred as 'Gemma' in the thriller movie 'The Holding.' She appeared as the lead 'Winifred' in the fantasy–horror 'The Great Ghost Rescue,' based on Eva Ibbotson's book of the same name.
- She was seen as 'Amy' in the 'BBC Radio 4 From Fact to Fiction' radio drama 'The Warrah,' broadcast on February 18, 2012.
- She played the snobbish fashion victim 'Katie Papadopoulos' in the 2013 British comedy–drama film 'Papadopoulos & Sons.' That year, she performed in the stage production 'Tutto Bene, Mamma?' at 'The Print Room.'
- Groome lent her voice to the character 'Clary' in the 'BBC Radio 4' 15-minute drama 'The Cazalets,' adapted from novelist Elizabeth Jane Howard's best-selling series.
- From 2013 to 2015, Groome entertained the audience with her performance as 'Emily' in the 'BBC' sitcom 'Up the Women.' In 2014, she was seen as 'Adine' in the Emily Kempson-directed film 'The Dispute.' Produced by 'HiBrow Productions,' it was filmed at the 'Summerhall at the Edinburgh Festival.'
- In 2016, she played 'Laura' in the short film 'Life in Orbit.' In August that year, she appeared as 'Chloe' in the 'BBC Radio 4' science-fiction drama 'The Tunnel' by David Lemon. Later, in December, she appeared as the lead 'Catherine Morland,' a young and naïve actor, in the 'BBC Radio 4’ drama 'Northanger Abbey,' adapted from Jane Austen's first novel to be completed for publication.
- In December 2016, Groome appeared as the central character 'Emily St. Aubert' in the 'BBC Radio 4’ drama 'The Mysteries of Udolpho' by Hattie Naylor (adapted from Ann Radcliffe's Gothic novel of the same name).
- She was also seen as 'Nicola' in the play 'Clickbait,' a love story raising issues related to sex, suicide, and cellphones, staged at 'Theatre503' in the London Borough of Wandsworth.
- In 2017, she appeared as 'Lulu' in the short 'Double Date.' In May 2019, she played German diarist Anne Frank in the 'BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week' reading of 'The Diary of a Young Girl,' also known as 'The Diary of Anne Frank.'
- She played the lead role of 'Jessie' in the 2018-released 15-minute comedy short titled 'Period Piece.'
- Groome's father, Paul Groome, was a publican and chef, who died in 2009. Her mother, Fiona Tulloch, worked as a drama and vocal coach.
- Her younger sister, Eden Watson, made an appearance in the arcade scene of 'London to Brighton.' Eden played Groome's sister in 'The Cottage.'
- Groome's elder sister, Alexandra Groome, is a musical theater trainee at 'Birds College' in London.
- In December 2018, a picture of Gromme with actor Rupert Grint went viral on the internet. Soon, it was revealed that they had been dating since 2011, though they had managed to keep their relationship away from the media glare for a long time.
- The couple was spotted together at the 'Dinard Film Festival' in September 2018, in France. Groome has also been spotted on the set of Grint's crime-comedy series 'Snatch.'
- In April 2019, their wedding rumors surfaced after the two were seen together in North London, with Groome wearing a ring, which looked like a wedding band, on her ring finger. However, Grint's spokesperson swiftly denied the rumors.
- Groome owns a black cat named Betty and a black Labrador called Max.
- Groome made it to the cast of 'Angus, Thongs, and Perfect Snogging' as 'Georgia Nicolson' in her second attempt.
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