Twenty-two years old at the time of shooting An Education,
CAREY MULLIGAN had
previously appeared in two feature films: And When Did You Last See Your Father?
directed by Anand Tucker and Pride & Prejudice, directed by Joe Wright. She will
soon be seen in Jim Sheridan’s Brothers, and also The Greatest, directed by Shana
Feste and co-starring Susan Sarandon and Pierce Brosnan.
Her television credits include “My Boy Jack,” directed by Brian Kirk (Ecosse Films);
“Doctor Who: Blink” (BBC Television); “Northanger Abbey” (Granada Television) and
“The Amazing Mrs. Pritchard” (Kudos Productions).
On stage, Mulligan most recently appeared as the ingénue Nina in the Broadway
transfer of Ian Rickson’s production of The Seagull, opposite her An Education costar
Peter Sarsgaard. She had already won glowing notices for her performance in
the show’s original London production, co-starring Kristin Scott-Thomas and Chiwetel
Ejiofor at the Royal Court. She has also appeared in The Hypochondriac at the
Almeida; Forty Winks at the Royal Court and Tower Block Dreams at the Riverside.