Daisy Donovan is an English television presenter, actress and writer.
Donovan was born in London. Her father was fashion photographer and film director Terence Donovan; her mother, Diana is chairwoman of the English National Ballet School. She is sister to Rock star Games co-founder Terry Donovan and half-sister to Big Audio Dynamite keyboard player Dan Donovan – and therefore former sister-in-law of Patsy Kensit.
Donovan went to the independent St Paul’s Girls School in Hammer smith, London, where she met her inspiration – the High Mistress, Baroness Brig stocke. She went to the University of Cambridge to read Classics, but found that subject was not for her and went to the University of Edinburgh to study English and performed with the Drama Society. She then studied at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.