Date of Birth: May 28, 1985
By the time Carey Mulligan landed the starring role as 16-year-old Jenny in the feature film An Education, for which she received an Academy Award nomination, she had played supporting roles in two films: Rachel in When Did You Last See Your Father? (2007) and Kitty in Pride & Prejudice (2005).
Born in London, England, Carey's television credits include the mini-series Bleak House (2005), The Amazing Mrs. Pritchard (2006), and the telefilm Northanger Abbey (2007) for Granada Television.
On stage, Carey appeared as Nina in the Broadway transfer of Ian Rickson's production of The Seagull and won glowing notices for her performance in the show's 2007 London production, co-starring Kristin Scott-Thomas and Chiwetel Ejiofor.
Other movie credits include Public Enemies opposite Johnny Depp, Jim Sheridan's Brothers, The Greatest co-starring Susan Sarandon and Pierce Brosnan and Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps with Michael Douglas and Shia LaBeouf. She recently appeared as Daisy Buchanan in The Great Gatsby (2013) alongside Leonardo DiCaprio.
In April 2012, Carey married Marcus Mumford, the lead singer for the band Mumford & Sons.