was born in the UK, but spent part of her childhood in Dubai. She attended Windlesham School and Brighton College and had been planning to study at Nottingham University when she was cast as 'Georgina Darcy' in Joe Wright
's film adaptation of Pride and Prejudice (2005).
She deferred entry to university to work on TV projects in the UK and in the summer of 2007, filmed a role in the American ensemble drama Radio Cape Cod. Recent credits include Barbarian Princess (2009). In addition to acting, she has contributed poetry to Platforms magazine — an online arts magazine. After twice deferring university places to concentrate on her acting career, Merchant is now a student at Cambridge University.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2010.
Tamzin Merchant Facts
|Pride & Prejudice|
|Dragonheart 3: The Sorcerer's Curse|
|Atonement / Pride & Prejudice / Jane Eyre / Elizabeth Four Feature Films|
|Dragonheart: Battle for the Heartfire|
|Red Faction: Origins|