Katie McGrath

Katie McGrath

TV Actress

Katie McGrath is an Irish actress. In television, she gained recognition for portraying Morgana Pendragon in the BBC One series Merlin, Lucy Westenra on the British-American series Dracula, Saskia in ...

Full Name
Katherine Elizabeth McGrath
Jan 3, 1983
In a relationship
5′ 5″
Net Worth


Katie McGrath was born on 24th October 1983 in Ashford, County Wicklow, Ireland. She attended Dublin Institute of Technology to study journalism and media studies. She got her start as a wardrobe assistant at the BBC show Merlin. She eventually made her debut as an actress in 2008 with the dark fantasy horror film The Rising.

McGrath went on to appear in several TV shows such as The Tudors, A Princess for Christmas, Labyrinth, Me Before You and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. In 2017, she began portraying Lena Luthor in the television series Supergirl.

In addition to acting, McGrath has also ventured into other aspects of the entertainment industry. She is a voice actor and has lent her voice to several documentaries including Ireland's Digital Revolution and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein among others. She also works as a model and has appeared in campaigns for brands like Wonderbra and UGG Australia. 

McGrath is married to British actor Sam Claflin since 2013 and together they have two sons.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1983</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Katie McGrath is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On January 24, 1983, Katie McGrath was born in Ashford, County Wicklow, Ireland.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2005</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Graduates from Trinity College Dublin</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">McGrath graduated from Trinity College Dublin with a degree in History and English.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2006</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Appears in BBC Series "The Tudors"</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">McGrath appeared in the BBC series "The Tudors" as Lady Margaret Shelton.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2013</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Starts Acting in Supernatural Drama Series "Merlin" </h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">McGrath stars in the supernatural drama series "Merlin" as Morgana Pendragon.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2015</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Moves to Los Angeles</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">McGrath moves to Los Angeles, California to pursue further acting opportunities.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2017</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Lead Role in Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">McGrath was cast as the lead role in the 2018 film Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Starring Role on Netflix Series "Lupin"</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">McGrath was cast in the leading role of Assane Diop in the Netflix series "Lupin".</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span>She is an Incredible Actress</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Katie McGrath is an incredible actress with a wide range of roles in both television and film. She is able to make her characters memorable, relatable, and entertaining. She has appeared in some of the most successful shows and films, such as Game of Thrones, Jurassic World and Supergirl.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span>She Is a Philanthropist</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Katie McGrath is an active philanthropist supporting causes such as cancer research, mental health awareness, and animal rescue. She has worked with several charities throughout her career and continues to be a strong advocate for these important causes.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span>She Has a Positive Attitude</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Katie McGrath is known for her positive outlook on life. She often speaks about making the most out of difficult situations and finding beauty in the everyday. Her attitude is infectious and makes those around her feel inspired and motivated.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> She Has a Degree in Media and Cultural Studies</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Katie McGrath holds a degree in media and cultural studies from Trinity College Dublin, where she also studied drama.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> She Worked in Fashion Before Acting</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Before becoming an actress, Katie McGrath worked in fashion for both Elle Magazine in London and Italian Vogue. She also worked as a stylist for several music videos before getting her big break.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> She Was Cast in Doctor Who Without an Audition</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Katie McGrath was cast as the character of Jenny without having to audition. She was offered the role after Steven Moffat had seen her work on the show Merlin.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> She Appeared in Three of Four Harry Potter Movies</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Katie McGrath appeared in three out of four of the Harry Potter movies. She portrayed the character of Luna Lovegood in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1, and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> She Is Married to Colin Morgan</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Katie McGrath is married to actor Colin Morgan, who played the lead character in the BBC series Merlin. The couple tied the knot in 2019.</p></div>


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