Fact: Downton Abbey actress Michelle Dockery is going back in time again to portray an 1880s ranch owner in Godless, a new western series available next year (17) on the Netflix video streaming service. Michelle, who ended her role as Lady Mary in the hit British period drama last year (15), will be joined by fellow Brit Jack O'Connell and Dumb and Dumber's Jeff Daniels for the new show, set in New Mexico.
Quote: "People are saying I’m a jazz singer but I'm not really; I just sing. It’s something I haven't really had the time to explore yet but I would love to. I love singing. I love music. At some point I will do more." DOWNTON ABBEY star Michelle Dockery is keen to pursue a music career.
Fact: Downton Abbey star Michelle Dockery's older sister Jo Dockery is the understudy for Billie Piper in critically acclaimed play Great Britain at London's Royal National Theatre. She stepped in last week (29Jul14) when the former Doctor Who star was forced to pull out of a performance after she was involved in a road accident.
Quote: "(We love) playing Wink Murder - that helps at dining room table scenes. There's also the movie game. Someone names a film and you name an actor in that film, and it passes on. It's great fun when we're all here together." Actress Michelle Dockery on how the castmembers of Downton Abbey pass the time between scenes.
Quote: "He's great... he's become this icon, this action hero over the past few years. I guess in some ways he's like an alternative Bond!" Downton Abbey star Michelle Dockery on her Non-Stop co-star Liam Neeson.
Quote: "In my twenties I was a bit of a worrier; it bothered me what people thought of me, what job I was doing. But, then, the day I hit 30 I didn’t give a s**t any more." Downton Abbey star Michelle Dockery on her new perspective after hitting the age milestone. The actress turned 32 in December (13).
Quote: "I've taken much more of an interest in style and color, and fashion generally, since being in the show. ... I like to keep it very classic and simple. I like a French feel to everything - whatever that means." Appearing in Downton Abbey has given Michelle Dockery a new sense of style.
Quote: "I know we will be really close for the rest of our lives. Michelle and I drink in the same pubs. We like to go out dancing, too. It would make people laugh to see us because we don't care what we look like, but at the same time we think we look amazingly cool, which I'm sure is not true." Laura Carmichael is close friends with her Downton Abbey co-star and onscreen sister Michelle Dockery.
Fact: Downton Abbey actress Michelle Dockery, supermodel Naomi Campbell, and singer Grace Jones were among the famous faces in the crowd for the first day of Britain's Wimbledon tennis tournament on Monday (24Jun13).
Fact: Downton Abbey star Michelle Dockery is to play an animated aristocrat in an upcoming episode of hit cartoon series Family Guy. The actress, who plays Lady Mary Crawley in the drama, will play a posh character in a cartoon period piece.