Carey Mulligan

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Carey Mulligan (born 28.5.1985)

Carey Mulligan is a British actress who rose to fame with her appearance in the 2005 film version of Pride and Prejudice.

Carey Mulligan: Childhood

Carey Mulligan was born to Stephen and Nano Mulligan, in Westminster, London. She has an older brother named Owain. The family moved around as a result of Stephen's work, with Carey attending school in both: Dusseldorf, Germany and Woldingham School in Surrey.

After appearing in a school production of The King & I, Carey's interest in acting was roused. Her mother took her to see plays on Broadway, which eventually led to Carey accepting a part in a Broadway production of The Seagull, by Anton Chekov, alongside Kristin Scott Thomas.

Carey Mulligan: Acting Career

Mulligan started acting when she was 18 years old and landed the role of Kitty Bennett in the film version of Pride and Prejudice. The film also starred Keira Knightley, Brenda Blethyn, Donald Sutherland and Judi Dench. Despite being an unknown at the time she was cast, Mulligan went on to appear in a BAFTA winning BBC production of Bleak House, alongside Denis Lawson and Gillian Anderson.

Mulligan went on to find herself cast in more television productions, including The Amazing Mrs Pritchard, with Jane Horrocks. She also appeared in an episode of Marple, starring Geraldine McEwan and Trial and Retribution, by Lynda LaPlante.

2007 saw Carey Mulligan cast in a film adaptation of Blake Morrison's And When Did You Last See Your Father? The film was a critical success and starred Jim Broadbent, Colin Firth and Juliet Stevenson. She also worked alongside Kim Catrall and Daniel Radcliffe in My Boy Jack as well as featuring in a TV adaptation of Northanger Abbey.

That same year, Mulligan won a Constellation Award for her guest appearance in a Doctor Who episode entitled 'Blink', with David Tennant and Freema Agyeman.

In 2009, Carey Mulligan featured in Public Enemies, the story of John Dillinger, opposite Johnny Depp and Christian Bale. She also starred in The Greatest, with Susan Sarandon and Pierce Brosnan.

When an American remake was made of the Danish film Brothers, Carey Mulligan appeared alongside Natalie Portman.

Mulligan's role in An Education was perhaps her most significant f 2009, as the film eventually garnered a great deal of attention when the 2010 movie award nominations were announced. The film starred Peter Sarsgaard, Emma Thompson and Rosamund Pike.

At the end of the year, Carey started filming for her role in Oliver Stone's Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, in which she works alongside Josh Brolin, Shia LaBeouf and Michael Douglas.

Carey Mulligan: Personal Life

In 2009, Carey Mulligan started dating Shia LaBeouf, with whom she worked on Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps.



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