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Michelle Dockery

  • Birthplace: Essex, England UK
  • Birthday: December 15

Michelle Dockery  landed on the cover of a 2012 issue of Vanity Fair with a trio of television’s other leading ladies—testimony to her sizzling hot career thanks to her role as Lady Mary Crawley, the center of Downton Abbey’s most intensely watched romance. That same year she co-starred as Princess Myagkaya in Joe Wright’s movie version of Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina, with Keira Knightley, Jude Law, Emily Watson, and Matthew Macfadyen, and was seen in Richard Eyre’s production of Shakespeare’s Henry IV, Part 1, with Simon Russell Beale, Jeremy Irons, and Tom Hiddleston.

Michelle Dockery  landed on the cover of a 2012 issue of Vanity Fair with a trio of television’s other leading ladies—testimony to her sizzling hot career thanks to her role as Lady Mary Crawley, the center of Downton Abbey’s most intensely watched romance. That same year she co-starred as Princess Myagkaya in Joe Wright’s movie version of Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina, with Keira Knightley, Jude Law, Emily Watson, and Matthew Macfadyen, and was seen in Richard Eyre’s production of Shakespeare’s Henry IV, Part 1, with Simon Russell Beale, Jeremy Irons, and Tom Hiddleston. Dockery played "Ruth Gilmartin" in Restless, where she appeared along with Hayley Atwell, Rufus Sewell, Charlotte Rampling, and Michael Gambon. Her most recent role was "Nancy" where she starred alongside Liam Neeson in Jaume Collet-Serra's film Nonstop

A graduate of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Dockery was nominated for the Ian Charleson Award in 2006 for her performance in Pillars of the Community at the National Theatre. In 2007, she won second prize at the Ian Charleson Awards for her portrayal of Eliza Doolittle in Sir Peter Hall’s production of Pygmalion at the Theatre Royal, Bath, which also earned her a nomination for Best Newcomer at the Evening Standard Awards. In 2009, she appeared in Burnt by the Sun at the National Theatre, for which she received an Olivier Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress.

 

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AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

0 Wins3 Nominations

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series - 2014

  • Nominee
  • Michelle Dockery, as Lady Mary Crawley
  • Downton Abbey
  • PBS

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series - 2013

  • Nominee
  • Michelle Dockery, as Lady Mary Crawley
  • Downton Abbey
  • PBS
  • A Carnival / Masterpiece Co-Production

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series - 2012

  • Nominee
  • Michelle Dockery, as Lady Mary Crawley
  • Downton Abbey
  • PBS
  • A Carnival / Masterpiece Co-Production

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October 15, 2014