Tamzin Merchant Wiki, Bio, Age, Net Worth, and Other Facts


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Tamzin Merchant is a British born actress, writer and director. She grew up in Dubai and was cast in her first professional role as Georgiana Darcy in Joe Wright’s Pride & Prejudice (2005). She attended The University of Cambridge to read Education Studies and continued to develop her career as an actor alongside her studies.


Interesting Facts about Tamzin Merchant

  • Was originally cast in the role of “Daenerys Targaryen” in Game of Thrones (2011) and filmed the pilot episode but asked to be released from her contract after the pilot shoot. The scenes were re-shot with Emilia Clarke.
  • Appears on the cover of Belle & Sebastian’s album, “Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance” (2015).
  • Attended Homerton College, Cambridge. Graduated with a 1st Class degree in Education Studies.
  • Appeared on the video for Groove Armada’s “Song 4 Mutya”.

Personal Quotes by Tamzin Merchant

I think the most rewarding part for me is kind of not knowing where the story’s going next, and then finding out and being blown away by it.

- Tamzin Merchant

We show our faces to demand that politicians making promises stick to those promises. We show our faces to ensure that the youth of today will flourish tomorrow.

- Tamzin Merchant

I’ve always been drawn to storytelling, and acting is the most immersive form of storytelling you can get involved with! You’re actually in the story when you’re acting.

- Tamzin Merchant

There’s nothing worse than a director who feels more like a cop than a comrade, so I try to never give orders or create an environment where it’s ‘my way or the highway,’ because actually allowing talented people to bring their originality and insight always brings more depth and complexity than if everyone has to do what you tell them to!

- Tamzin Merchant

Days are long when you’re filming, so I catch up on sleep during breaks to avoid looking tired.

- Tamzin Merchant