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Hanna Mangan Lawrence

Hanna Mangan-Lawrence (born 5 March 1991 in London, England) is an Australian and British actress, best known in Australia for her role as Holly in the drama series Bed of Roses in which she received an AFI Award nomination in 2008 and a Logie Award nomination in 2009, and internationally as Seppia in the Starz historical drama Spartacus: Vengeance. Mangan-Lawrence started her film career in 2005 with the short films, Simulation 1201 and Galore. This was followed by a starring role as Georgie, in the short film Sexy Thing, which was accepted into the Cannes Film Festival. Mangan-Lawrence was the cast in the 2008 horror film, Acolytes, directed by John Hewitt, premièred at the 2008 Toronto Film Festival. In Acolytes, she played the role of Chasely, a naive and coquettish high school student. She subsequently featured in Nash Edgerton's film, The Square, as Lily. She was nominated for a Filmink award for 'Best Australian Newcomer' for this performance. In 2009, she appeared in the Australian period drama, Lucky Country, directed by Kriv Stenders. Mangan-Lawrence has featured in the Australian drama series, Bed of Roses, which screened on the ABC television network, playing Holly Atherton. In 2008, she received an AFI Award nomination for "Best Guest or Supporting Actress in a Television Drama" for her role in Bed of Roses She was also nominated for the 'Graham Kennedy Award For Most Outstanding New Talent' at the Logie Awards in 2009. In 2012, Mangan-Lawrence starred in the feature-film, Thirst alongside Myles Pollard, Victoria Haralabidou, and Tom Green. She also became a recurring cast member, Seppia, on the Starz television series, Spartacus: Vengeance. Mangan-Lawrence is the daughter of Maggie Mangan, an English teacher and playwright, and her father is Ray Lawrence a geography, economics and business studies teacher. She has a half-sister Rosene, two half-brothers Liam and Reuben, a stepsister Zoe and stepmother Paddy, also a teacher. She has represented Australia overseas as a member of the elite gymnastics team. In 2005, she won "Acrobat of the Year – International – Senior" at the Gymnastics Australia National Awards. In 2009, Mangan-Lawrence completed her high school education at the Newtown High School of the Performing Arts through Pathways.


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Born:
Mar 5, 1991 In London, England, United Kingdom
Movie/TV Credits:
17
First Appeared:
In the movie Sexy Thing 2006-05-26
Latest Project:
Movie Prey 2022
Known For
Poster of Sweetheart
Poster of Containment
Poster of Thirst
Poster of Spartacus
Filmography
Movie Prey Nora 2022
Movie Sweetheart Mia 2019-01-28
Movie Riot Gabrielle Antolovich 2018-02-25
Series Containment Teresa Keaton 2016-04-19
Movie Red Dog: True Blue Betty 2016-12-26
Series Point of Honor Estella Rhodes 2015-01-15
Movie The Reckoning Rachel 2014-08-06
Series Old School Shannon Cahill 2014-05-23
Movie Beyond the Reach Laina 2014-09-06
Movie Thirst Kit 2012-01-07
Movie X Shay Ryan 2011-11-23
Series Spartacus Seppia 2010-01-22
Movie Acolytes Chasely 2009-03-25
Movie Lucky Country Sarah 2009-07-16
Movie The Square Lily (as Hannah Mangan-Lawrence) 2008-06-30
Series Bed of Roses Holly Atherton 2008-05-10
Movie Sexy Thing Georgie 2006-05-26