Her first leading role was in the television adaptation Daniel Deronda, but she came gained critical attention and a nomination for a British Independent Film Award as Most Promising Newcomer for her leading role in the film adaptation of Dodie Smith's I Capture the Castle, starring alongside Bill Nighy. Her role in Damien O'Donnell's Inside I'm Dancing led to nominations for the London Critics Circle and British Film Awards. In 2005 she was nominated for an Australian Film Institute Award for her performance in the title role in the television mini-series Mary Bryant.
On London stage, Romola played the role of James Joyce's wife Lucia, for which she was nominated for an Evening Standard Award as Outstanding Newcomer.
Since completing AMAZING GRACE, she has filmed Joe Wright's adaptation of Ian McEwan's Atonement, starring with Keira Knightley and co-star Benedict Cumberbatch and starred in Kenneth Branagh's Japanese adaptation of As You Like It.
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Romola Garai Facts
|Birth Name||Romola Sadie Garai|
|Birthday||August 6, 1982 (40)|
|Birthplace||England, United Kingdom|
|Height||5' 8" (1m73) How tall is Romola Garai compared to you?|
|I Capture The Castle|
|The Last Days on Mars|