Georgina Leonidas

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Georgina Leonidas
Born Georgina Leonidas
(1990-02-28) 28 February 1990 (age 25)
London, England, UK
Occupation Actress
Years active 1999–present

Georgina Leonidas (born 28 February 1990) is an English actress well known for playing Molly in The Basil Brush Show, and Katie Bell in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2.

Early life[edit]

Georgina was born in London, the youngest of four siblings to a Greek Cypriot father and a British mother with both English and Welsh ancestry. Her older brother Shane (now known as Dimitri) and older sister Stephanie are also actors; she has another sister Helena who works as a teacher.[citation needed].

In her earlier years, Georgina attended Preston Park Primary School in Wembley, London. Later she attended St. Gregory's Catholic Science College in Kenton[citation needed]

Career[edit]

Georgina's first role was in 1999, when she played Little Cosette in Les Misérables on stage in London. She was then cast as Molly in The Basil Brush Show in 2002, appearing in every episode of series 1–4, then at different times from series 5 onwards.

After the Basil Brush show ended, she guest starred in the BBC TV series Holby City as Ali Jarvis in the episode "Stargazer" in early 2007, before being cast for the film Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, as Katie Bell, Harry's fellow Gryffindor Quidditch player, on 19 December 2007,[1] as well as voicing Katie in the associated video game. She then starred in the leading role of Maya in the short film Baghdad Express in 2008, and during 2009, she appeared alongside fellow Harry Potter star Isabella Laughland in the short film Driftwood,[2] in New Tricks on 30 July 2009, as Kiraz Yilmaz in the episode "Fresh Starts"[citation needed], then as the Matron's Daughter in the film Nine, and as Andra in a BBC Switch adaptation of the Greek Myth The Fall Of Icarus.

Georgina then reprised her role of Katie Bell in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 in 2010 and 2011, before appearing in the stage play The Real Thing and the film Papadopoulos & Sons in a small role during 2012. She has also appeared in several videos filmed by fellow Harry Potter star Jessie Cave for her website www.pindippy.com. During 2013, she played the lead role of Simone in the short film Untouchable, appeared as Gemma Raven in the CBBC series Wizards vs Aliens episodes 'The Curse Of Crowe' parts 1 and 2, and performed as Izzy in the Polly Stenham play That Face at London's Landor Theatre during November and December 2013. During 2014, she appeared as Lucía Amory in the Agatha Christie play Black Coffee, and then as Belle in Beauty and the Beast at the Theatre Royal in Windsor during December 2014.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2008 Baghdad Express Maya short film
2009 Driftwood Girlfriend YouTube video
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Katie Bell
Nine Matron's Daughter
2010 The Sky is Everywhere Lennie Trailer book
2010 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 Katie Bell
2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2
2012 Papadopoulos & Sons Doctor
2013 Untouchable Simone short film

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2002–2007 The Basil Brush Show Molly 61 episodes
2007 Holby City Ali Jarvis Episode: "Stargazer"
2009 Myths Andra Episode: "The Fall of Icarus"
New Tricks Kiraz Yilmaz Episode: "Fresh Starts"
2013 Wizards vs Aliens Gemma Raven Episodes: "The Curse of Crowe" Parts 1 and 2
2015 Father Brown Emily Fletcher Episode 3.9 "The Truth in the Wine"

Theatre[edit]

Year Title Role Place Notes
1999 Les Misérables Little Cosette London
2010 First Time Voters Master of Ceremonies London The Bush Theatre
2012 The Real Thing Debbie Leeds
2013 That Face Izzy London The Landor Theatre, Clapham
2014 Black Coffee Lucía Amory London
2014-2015 Beauty and the Beast Belle London Theatre Royal Windsor

Others[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2009 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Katie Bell (voice) Video game
2011 Participation in the website of Jessie Cave several characters pindippy.com

References[edit]

  1. ^ "More Potter film casting revealed". CBBC Newsround (BBC). 12 December 2007. Retrieved 17 August 2010. 
  2. ^ Driftwood Film

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