Carey Mulligan


Carey Mulligan

Infobox actor
name = Carey Mulligan


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caption = Mulligan in Blink, an episode of "Doctor Who"
birthname = Carey Hannah Mulligan
birthdate = birth date and age|1985|5|28
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yearsactive = 2004-present
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notable role = Kitty Bennet in "Pride & Prejudice"Ada Clare in "Bleak House"Sally Sparrow in "Doctor Who"
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Carey Hannah Mulligan ["Births, Marriages & Deaths Index of England & Wales, 1984-2004." Gives name at birth as "Carey Hannah Mulligan".] (born 28 May 1985) is a British actress. Her credits include the 2005 film "Pride & Prejudice" and the 2005 BBC adaptation of Charles Dickens' novel "Bleak House".

Background

Mulligan has said that her passion and love for acting was first kindled at her old school Woldingham School, where she took part in a school production of "Sweet Charity" in her final year, and where she was also a student head of drama.

Career

Mulligan began her career with the role of Kitty Bennett in the 2005 movie version of the Jane Austen novel ""Pride & Prejudice"", after she wrote a letter directly to the producers requesting a part.That same year she appeared in the BAFTA award winning BBC adaption of Charles Dickens "Bleak House" as one of the orphans Ada Clare.

Throughout 2006 she found work by appearing the in TV series "The Amazing Mrs Pritchard" opposite Jane Horrocks, as well as guest starring in "The Sittaford Mystery", and episode ITV's "Marple".

This led to substantial roles in 2007 starting with roles in telemovies such as the part of Isabella Thorpe in "Northanger Abbey" and Emily Harrogate in "", guest starring in episodes of "Waking The Dead" and the Doctor-lite episode of "Doctor Who", "Blink".

Next she appeared in an acclaimed 2007 revival of "The Seagull" and the well-received film adapation of Blake Morrison's memoirs "And When Did You Last See Your Father?". She rounded out 2007 by appearing with Daniel Radcliffe and Kim Catrall in "My Boy Jack".

Mulligan appears in forthcoming films "Brothers", "An Education", and "Public Enemies". In 2008 she will work on the film "The Greatest" as well as making her Broadway debut in the US transfer of "The Seagull".

List of major credits

Awards

* 2008 - The Constellation Awards, Best Female Performance in a 2007 Science Fiction Television Episode: "Doctor Who: Blink"

References

External links

* [http://www.bbc.co.uk/drama/people/carey_mulligan_person_page.shtml BBC "Bleak House" profile]
* [http://www.telegraph.co.uk/arts/main.jhtml?xml=/arts/2007/11/10/sm_careymulligan.xml Carey Mulligan: All or Nothing]
* [http://careymulligan.blogspot.com/ Carey Mulligan Spotlight]
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