Birthday: March 27
Hometown: Manchester, England
Where You’ve Seen Her: This beautiful Brit’s fair hair and pale skin make her a casting director’s dream come true, especially for the period pieces she often stars in, including Anna Karenina, Jane Eyre, and Great Expectations. Though she’s also been making small-screen appearances since childhood, her breakout role has been playing the controversially sexy Lucrezia Borgia on Showtime’s The Borgias, which has its third season premiere on Sunday, April 14.
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