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Michelle Dockery Biography

Birth Place:
Romford, East London, England
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • Took acting, singing and dance lessons as a child
  • Worked as a waitress, in a newspaper recruitment office and as an assistant at the National Youth Theatre while saving money to attend the Guildhall School of Music & Drama
  • Made her professional acting debut in 2004 in a Royal National Theatre production of His Dark Materials
  • Plays guitar
  • Is an accomplished jazz singer

Awards

  • 2018Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie: nominated
  • 2016Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2016Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2015Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: winner
  • 2015Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: winner
  • 2014Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: winner
  • 2014Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: winner
  • 2014Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2014Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2013Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2013Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2013Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2013Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2013Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama: nominated
  • 2013Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama: nominated
  • 2012Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2012Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: winner
  • 2012Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: winner
  • 2012Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2012Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2012Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: nominated

Relationships

  • John Dineen -- Ex-fiancé
  • Michael Dockery -- Father
  • John Dineen -- Fiancé
  • Lorraine Dockery -- Mother
  • Joanne -- Sister
  • Louise -- Sister