Full Name: Carey Hannah Mulligan
Nationality: British (English)
Eye Color: Brown
Date of Birth: May 28, 1985
Place of Birth: England, UK
Currently Resides: Covent Garden, England, UK
» She was born in the United Kingdom but lived in Germany until the age of eight.
» Has an elder brother.
» She 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.
» Voted Best Guest Actress by Doctor Who Magazine readers for Blink.
» Mentioned in an interview at the Sundance Film Festival that the first actor she met was Julian Fellowes who came to talk at her school. She approached him, and he introduced her to the casting director Jina Jay’s assistant; at the time, they were looking for young unknown actresses to play the younger sisters in ‘Pride and Prejudice’. It ended up being her first job.
» Has written to Kenneth Branagh for acting advice.
» Has mentioned that she’d like to do a play every year.
» Has starred alongside british actress Keira Knightley twice, in ‘Pride and Prejudice’ and later ‘Never Let Me Go’.