December 15, 1981
39 years old
5 ft 8 in | 173 cm tall
33-25-35 in | 84-63.5-89 cm
58 kg | 128 lbs
9 US | 39.5 EU
Michelle Suzanne Dockery was born in London, England, on December 15, 1981, is an English actress.
Young Michelle Dockery first started her acting career with the National Youth Theatre, in productions at Royal National Theatre.
She landed her stage debut in a play "His Dark Materials" (2004) in role as Jessie.
She was nominated for the Evening Standard Award for Outstanding Newcomer for her role as Eliza Doolittle in a play "Pygmalion" (2007).
She was nominated for the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her performance as Maroussia in a play "Burnt by the Sun" (2009).
She made her big screen debut in drama film Hanna (2011) in role as False Marissa.
She got her television debut in BBC miniseries Fingersmith (2005) in role as Betty.
Her breakthrough performance came as Lady Mary Crawley in British historical drama television series Downton Abbey (2010-2015).
Anna Karenina (2012) historical romantic drama opposite Keira Knightley, Jude Law and Aaron Taylor-Johnson
Non-Stop (2014) action thriller with Liam Neeson and Julianne Moore
Self/less (2015) science fiction action thriller opposite Ryan Reynolds, Natalie Martinez and Matthew Goode
The Sense of an Ending (2017) mystery drama with Jim Broadbent, Charlotte Rampling and Harriet Walter
The Gentlemen (2019) action comedy in role as Rosalind "Roz" Pearson, opposite Matthew McConaughey and Charlie Hunnam
Downton Abbey (2019) historical drama in role as Lady Mary Talbot, with Stephen Campbell Moore, Michael Fox and Lesley Nicol
She was nominated for the Golden Globe Award and three Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Lady Mary Crawley in British historical drama television series Downton Abbey (2010-2015).
She was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series for her role as Alice Fletcher in Netflix Western drama miniseries Godless (2017).
Dalziel and Pascoe (2007) British television crime drama in role as Aimee Hobbs
Waking The Dead (2009) BBC police procedural crime drama series in role as Gemma Morrison
Return to Cranford (2009) British television series in role as Erminia Whyte
Restless (2012) BBC One series in role as Ruth Gilmartin
Good Behavior (2016-2017) TNT drama series in role as Letty Raines
Defending Jacob (2020) Apple TV+ crime drama miniseries in role as Laurie Barber
Attended the Chadwell Heath Academy in London and the Finch Stage School.
Graduated from Guildhall School of Music and Drama (2004) with a Gold medal in drama.
Has two older sisters, Louise and Joanne.
She is also a skilled jazz singer.
She performs with band, Sadie and the Hotheads.
Big fan of jazz singer-pianist Melody Gardot.
She created her own line of tote bags, with lifestyle brand Aspinal of London.
Good friends with Laura Carmichael and Sarah Solemani.
She played Ophelia in a play "Hamlet" (2010), at Crucible Theatre, Sheffield.
She is a patron of British charity, Changing Faces.
She dated Joseph Millson (2012) and Trent Davis (2009-2012).
Has been engaged to John Dineen (2015).