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CAREY MULLIGAN (Daisy Buchanan) is an Academy Award-nominated actress who received a Best Actress nod for her work in "An Education." Her performance also earned her a BAFTA Award, a British Independent Film Award, the London Critics Circle Award for British Actress of the Year, the National Board of Review Award, and nominations for both Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards. Written by Nick Hornby and directed by Lone Scherfig, "An Education" made its debut at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival to rave reviews. Set in 1961 England, the film also stars Peter Sarsgaard, Emma Thompson, Alfred Molina and Rosamund Pike.
Mulligan was most recently seen in 2011's "Shame," directed by Steve McQueen and starring Michael Fassbender, and "Drive," opposite Ryan Gosling, Bryan Cranston and Oscar Isaac, directed by Nicolas Winding Refn and based on the James Sallis novel. Her performances in both films won her the Hollywood Film Award for Supporting Actress of the Year, as well as several other prestigious nominations. She stars again with Isaac and Justin Timberlake, in the Coen brothers' "Inside Llewyn Davis," a drama set in the world of New York's folk music scene during the 1960s.
In September 2010, Mulligan starred in "Never Let Me Go," based on the award-winning novel by Kazuo Ishiguro, opposite Andrew Garfield and Keira Knightley and under the direction of Mark Romanek. The film was featured at the Telluride Film Festival and Toronto International Film Festival. Mulligan also won a 2010 British Independent Film Award in the category of Best Actress for her performance in the film.
Also in September 2010, Mulligan appeared in Oliver Stone's "Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps," the sequel to the 1987 film "Wall Street." The film premiered at the Cannes International Film Festival in May 2010.
Mulligan's additional film credits include "Public Enemies," "The Greatest," "Brothers," "Pride and Prejudice," and "And When Did You Last See Your Father?" with Jim Broadbent and Colin Firth.
On the stage, Mulligan starred in the Atlantic Theater Company's 2011 production of "Through a Glass Darkly," based on the Academy AwardÂ®-winning Ingmar Bergman film, adapted for the stage by Jenny Worton. The play ran an eight-week limited engagement off-Broadway at the New York Theatre Workshop, and garnered her critical acclaim. It marked Mulligan's return to the New York stage, following her Broadway debut in the 2008 revival of Anton Chekhov's "The Seagull," for which she received a Drama Desk Award nomination.
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