• Olivia Chenery is an actress born in London, England in 1989
• She made her film debut in 2008 in the short film ‘Flushed’
• She gained recognition after playing The Witch in nine episodes of the critically acclaimed fantasy horror series ‘Penny Dreadful’
• She is married to Chris Grierson and enjoys travelling, being in nature and watching movies
• She is 31 years old, has an estimated net worth of over $1 million and is 1.7m tall
Who is Olivia Chenery?
Olivia Chenery was born in London, England, on March 11, 1989 – her zodiac sign is Pisces and she is a British national. She’s an actressperhaps best known for playing the lead character Mary, Queen of Scots in the mini-series “Queens”, which also starred Rebecca Scott Matt McClure, and which follows the lives of two women: Mary, Queen of Scots and Elizabeth I of England – the film won cinematographer Javier Salmones an Iris Jury Award in Spain.
Early life, family and education
Olivia was raised in London as an only child by her father who was a lawyer, and her mother who worked at a local bakery – the family moved several times while Olivia was very young. She became interested in acting when she went to primary school, as she spent a lot of time in front of the TV watching serials and movies with her mother. When she enrolled in a high school, she joined the drama club of the school and started appearing in the plays performed there. Olivia was also physically active during this time as she played soccer and tennis, mainly to keep fit.
She enrolled in 2007 and did not enroll in college, instead focusing on her acting career.
Roles in movies
Olivia made her film debut in 2008, playing the lead character Mean Girl 1 in the short film “Flushed”, directed and written by Martin Stirling – the film also starred Caroline Haines and Jo Hartley, and follows a chubby boy who has to use the school toilet use, something he fears the most.
In 2011 she starred as Rachel in another short film “Penguin”, and in 2014 she played Sandy in the action mystery sci-fi movie “The Anomaly”starring Noel Clarke and Ian Somerhalder.
In 2015, Olivia Yasmin starred in the comedy film “Legacy”, directed and written by Davie Fairbanks and Marc Small, starring Franz Drameh and Amy Tyger. In 2016, she played Sariya in the crime thriller film ‘Brotherhood’ directed and written by Noel Clarke, who also starred in it alongside Arnold Oceng and Red Madrell.
Two of her last roles were in the thriller movie “10×10” where she starred as Alana, alongside Kelly Reilly and Luke Evans, and in the comedy crime movie “Playing Dead” where she played Clarissa, both released in 2018. She has recently been cast to Mia in the upcoming movie “Brawl”.
Roles in TV series
Olivia made her TV series debut in 2012, playing the famous actress Hedy Lamarr in the “Mobile Phones” episode of the documentary series “How We Invented the World”, and in 2013 she appeared as a princess in two episodes of the comedy series “Family Tree”, but of which only eight episodes aired before it was canceled.
In 2015, she guest-starred as The Witness in a single episode of the mini-series “The Interceptor”, and in the same year, she gained recognition after playing The Witch in nine episodes of the critically acclaimed fantasy horror series “Penny Dreadful”.
In 2016, she guest-starred in a single episode of the action-adventure series “Beowulf: Return to the Shieldlands”, starring Kieran Bew, Joanne Whalley and Ed Speleers, and created by James Dormer.
Three of Olivia’s most recent appearances in TV series were in two episodes of the crime mystery series “Silent Witness”, in which she played Beth Roscoe, and in the “Confection” episode of the mystery crime series “Endeavour”, in which she portrayed Isla Fairford, both in 2019. In 2020, she appeared in eight episodes of the action-crime series “Bulletproof”, playing Scarlett ‘Scooch’ Hailton.
Love life and husband
Olivia prefers to keep her personal matters to herself, but she occasionally uploads pictures with her and her significant other on her Instagram account. She recently married her longtime friend Chris Grierson who currently works as a presenter and producer at Crystal Palace F.C. The two met at a party hosted by a mutual friend in 2016 and they started dating not long after. They currently live together in England, London and have decided not to have children for the next few years as they are both focused on their careers at the moment.
It is believed that Olivia was once in a long-term relationship with a man she dated for over two years before they broke up for unknown reasons – the two were also rumored to have been engaged before they split.
Hobbies and other interests
Olivia’s favorite season is summer, she enjoys sunbathing on the beach and swimming in the ocean.
She is an animal lover and her favorites are dolphins, while she has a dog that can often be seen in the photos she uploads on her Instagram account.
Olivia is a traveler and her career as an actress has allowed her to travel all over Europe while also visiting several US states including New York and California.
She likes to spend her free time in nature, surrounded by trees, mountains and animals, instead of being stuck in overcrowded cities.
She has her own favorite actors and actresses, including Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, and Kate Winslet, and some of her favorite movies include “Titanic,” “Good Will Hunting,” and “The Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.”
Age, height and power
Olivia is 31 years old. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, is 1.7 m tall and weighs about 59 kg.
As of August 2020, her net worth is estimated to be over $1 million.