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Katie McGrath ( / m ə ˈ ɡ r ɑː / [2] ) is an Irish actress. In television, she is best known for portraying Morgana on the BBC One series Merlin (2008–2012), Lucy Westenra on the British-American series Dracula (2013–2014),

Katie McGrath ( / m ə ˈ ɡ r ɑː / [2] ) is an Irish actress. In television, she is best known for portraying Morgana on the BBC One series Merlin (2008–2012), Lucy Westenra on the British-American series Dracula (2013–2014), Sarah Bennett in the first season of the Canadian horror anthology series Slasher (2016), and currently portrays Lena Luthor , in the American superhero series Supergirl (2016–present). In film, she starred as Lady Thelma Furness in the drama film W.E. (2011) and Zara Young in the science fiction adventure film Jurassic World (2015).

McGrath was raised in Ashford, County Wicklow , Ireland by Paul, who works with computers, and Mary, who works for Lainey Keog, an Irish designer. She has two older brothers, Rory, an online media manager, and Sean, who is a post-production producer. [3] She studied the International Baccalaureate at St. Andrew's College before graduating from Trinity College, Dublin with a degree in history with a focus in Russian history. [4]

McGrath originally wanted to work in fashion journalism and took a job at Image magazine, [4] before becoming a wardrobe assistant on the set of The Tudors . While working on The Tudors , McGrath was advised to try acting, so she sent photographs around to Irish agents. [5] She said:

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