Hannah Murray - Biography

Last Modified: Oct 4, 2022

Hannah Murray
Profession: Actress
Best Known For: Game of Thrones, Skins (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : July 1, 1989 (age 34)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Tegan Lauren-Hannah Murray
Birth Place: Bristol, England
Horoscope: Cancer
Father's Name: Martin Murray
Mother's Name: Rosemary Silvester
Siblings: N/A
High School: North Bristol Post 16 Centre
University: Queens' College
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (Irish, English)
Nationality: British


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In Relationship
Boyfriend Name: Mike Bailey

Body Measurements

Height: 1.65 meter (5 feet 5 inch)
Weight: 50 kg (110.23 lb)
Hair Color: Auburn
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: 7.5 US
Dress Size: 10 US
Breast Size: 38 inch
Waist Size: 30 inch
Hip Size: 38 inch
Bra Size: 36
Cup Size: C

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Who is Hannah Murray?

Hannah Murray is an actress by profession and British by nationality. She is best known for portraying Cassie Ainsworth in Skins and Gilly in the HBO series Game of Thrones.

Source: Fanpop (Hannah Murray in her teens)

Hannah Murray – Age, Parents, Siblings

Hannah Murray’s birth took place on 1 July 1989 in Bristol, England as Tegan Lauren-Hannah Murray. She was born to her father Martin Murray, a University of Bristol professor, and mother Rosemary Silvester, a University of Bristol research technician. There is no information available on her siblings if she has any.

Education, Ethnicity

For education, she attended North Bristol Post 16 Centre and later enrolled at Queens' College, Cambridge. She graduated from the latter with a degree in English. She is multilingual and is fluent in English, Scottish, German, and French.

His ethnicity includes Irish and English.

Hannah Murray – Boyfriend, Husband, Children

Like most of Murray’s personal details, her private affairs are not known. She has never revealed if she has any boyfriend and there have been no records of her past relationships as well. She is said to be dating Mike Bailey.

Currently, she is not married, sans her husband and children.

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Source: Twitter (Hannah Murray in Skins)

Hannah Murray – Career

Before fame

Hannah Murray began taking acting classes in her teens and fell in love with it. At the age of 17, she auditioned for the teen drama series Skins and was cast as Cassie Ainsworth. She portrayed the role for a total of 19 episodes from 2007 to 2008, again reprising the role in 2013. 

In 2008, she was in the stage production of That Face. The same year in 2008, she landed the role of Prostitute in the film In Bruges but her scene was deleted. This was followed by minor roles in Womb (2010), Chatroom (2010), and the TV series Agatha Christie's Marple (2009), Above Suspicion: The Red Dahlia (2010).

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Films, Series

Finally, in 2012, Hannah Murray landed the recurring role of Gilly in Game of Thrones. Since then she has starred in films Dark Shadows (2012), The Numbers Station (2013), God Help the Girl (2014), Bridgend (2015), Detroit (2017), and Charlie Says (2018), among others.

She has also worked in a theatre production of 2014’s Martine, voiced Lucy Alexander in the radio program Welcome to Our Village, Please Invade Carefully (2013-2014), and appeared in Belle and Sebastian’s music video.


Hannah Murray has shared screen time with Joe Dempsie, John Bradley, Kit Harington, Nicholas Hoult, Dev Patel, and Kaya Scodelario.

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Source: HBO (Hannah Murray as Gilly in Game of Thrones)

Hannah Murray – Awards, Nominations

As of 2019, Hannah Murray has had a total of 11 award nominations. Among the nominations, she has won 2009’s Bafta Awards, 2014’s Sundance Film Festival, 2015’s Tribeca Film Festival, etc.

She has also earned two Screen Actors Guild Award nominations.

Hannah Murray – Net Worth, Salary

As for her net worth and salary, there have been no official estimates.

Hannah Murray – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

Although the actress is renowned worldwide, Hannah Murray is not active on social media sites such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

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