Date of Birth : May 28th 1985
British actress. Her credits include the 2005 film Pride & Prejudice, the 2005 BBC adaptation of Charles Dickens’ novel Bleak House, and the well-received Doctor Who episode “Blink.” She received a Shooting Star Award at the 2009 Berlinale. Mulligan began her career with the role of Kitty Bennett in the 2005 movie version of the Jane Austen novel Pride & Prejudice, after she wrote a letter directly to the producers requesting a part. That same year she appeared in the BAFTA award-winning BBC adaption of Charles Dickens Bleak House as one of the orphans, Ada Clare.
Throughout 2006 she found work by appearing the in TV series The Amazing Mrs Pritchard opposite Jane Horrocks, as well as guest starring in “The Sittaford Mystery”, and episode ITV’s Marple. This led to substantial work in 2007 starting with roles in telemovies such as the part of Isabella Thorpe in Northanger Abbey and Emily Harrogate in Trial & Retribution X: Sins of the Father, guest starring in episodes of Waking The Dead and playing the main character in an episode of Doctor Who, “Blink”.
She appeared in an acclaimed 2007 revival of The Seagull and film adaptation of Blake Morrison’s memoirs And When Did You Last See Your Father?. She rounded out 2007 by appearing with Daniel Radcliffe and Kim Catrall in My Boy Jack.