Fast Facts

  • Started acting in a school production of The King and I, costarring her older brother, Owen.
  • Applied to, and was rejected by, three drama schools.
  • When Gosford Park writer Julian Fellowes spoke at her school, Mulligan convinced her headmistress to introduce them. Fellowes then introduced her to a casting agent.
  • First on-screen film appearance was playing Kitty Bennett in the 2005 Keira Knightly version of Pride & Prejudice.
  • Earned a Drama Desk Award nomination for her Broadway debut in the revival of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull in 2008.
  • Breakthrough came with the role of Jenny in 2008's An Education, about a teenager who dates an older man (Peter Sarsgaard).

Awards

  • 2010, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama: Nominee
  • 2009, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 2013, AACTA Awards — Best Lead Actress: Nominee
  • 2009, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Leading Actress: Winner
  • 2009, BAFTA Film Awards — Rising Star Award: Nominee
  • 2009, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 2009, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 2011, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Supporting Actress: Nominee

Relationships

  • Shia LaBeouf — Ex-significant Other
  • Marcus Mumford — Husband
  • Nano Booth Mulligan — Mother
  • Stephen Mulligan — Father
  • Owen Mulligan — Brother

Details

  • Birth Name: Carey Hannah Mulligan
  • Birth Place: London, England
  • Birthday: May 28, 1985, Gemini
  • Profession: Actor
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