Genevieve Gaunt

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Genevieve Gaunt
Genevieve Wilhelmina Gaunt

(1991-01-13) 13 January 1991 (age 29)
London, England
Alma materNewnham College, Cambridge
Years active2004–present

Genevieve Wilhelmina Gaunt is an English actress known for portraying Pansy Parkinson in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban and Wilhelmina "Willow" Moreno Henstridge in The Royals.

Early life[edit]

Gaunt was born and raised in London, England, the daughter of Dutch actor Frederik de Groot and British actress Fiona Gaunt. She has two siblings, Elwin and Oliver, and began acting at age 12.

Gaunt attended the Godolphin and Latymer School in London. She graduated with a Double First in English from Newnham College, Cambridge.[1]


Gaunt portrayed Pansy Parkinson in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban and Jessica Fuller in The Face of an Angel.[2] She portrayed Wilhelmina "Willow" Moreno on The Royals from 2015 to 2018.[3][4]



Year Title Role Notes
2004 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Pansy Parkinson
2010 Between You & Me Eleanor Short
2010 Hippie Hippie Shake Trudi Unreleased
2011 There I Am Ruth Short
2012 The End Madeleine Short
2014 The Face of an Angel Jessica Fuller
2014 Falcon Martine Short
2015 Dusty and Me Chrissie
2016 Kids in Love Issie
2016 The Last Dragonslayer Hermione Twizzle
2018 The Mercy Miss Teignmouth


Year Title Role Notes
2008 Heartbeat Vivienne Middleton Episode: "Hey Hey LBJ"
2008 Lost in Austen Georgiana Episode #1.3
2009 Land Girls Susan Sykes Episode: "Destinies"
2015 Father Brown Young Evelyn Episode: "The Curse of Amenhotep"
2015–2018 The Royals Wilhelmina "Willow" Moreno Henstridge Recurring role (season 2); main role (seasons 3–4)
2019 Knightfall Princess Isabella Main role (season 2)


  • 2015, Diana Lake, French Without Tears by Terence Rattigan, Orange Tree Theatre
  • 2018, Amanda, Monogamy by Torben Betts, Park Theatre, Finsbury Park.



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  2. ^ "Genevieve Gaunt". United Agents. Retrieved 27 March 2015.
  3. ^ Petski, Denise (22 March 2016). "The Royals Ups Genevieve Gaunt; The Patriot Promotes Chris Conrad". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 13 October 2017.
  4. ^ Swift, Andy (24 September 2018). "The Royals Officially Dead as Cancelled Drama Fails to Find New Home". TVLine. Retrieved 24 September 2018.
  5. ^ "Actrice Genevieve Gaunt wint Sylvia Kristelprijs" (in Dutch). 21 August 2015. Retrieved 13 October 2017.
  6. ^ "Film by the Sea: Awards" (in Dutch). Film by the Sea. Retrieved 12 October 2017.

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