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Michelle Dockery

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

Michelle Dockery recently landed on the cover 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. She recently 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 will soon be seen in Richard Eyre’s production of Shakespeare’s Henry IV, Part 1, with Simon Russell Beale, Jeremy Irons, and Tom Hiddleston.

Michelle Dockery recently landed on the cover 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. She recently 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 will soon be seen in Richard Eyre’s production of Shakespeare’s Henry IV, Part 1, with Simon Russell Beale, Jeremy Irons, and Tom Hiddleston. Dockery also appears in the new spy series Restless, along with Hayley Atwell, Rufus Sewell, Charlotte Rampling, and Michael Gambon.

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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