Daisy Ridley

Daisy Ridley plays governess Mary Debenham; a character Daisy describes as “a free-spirited young woman.” Ridley is best known for her breakthrough role as Rey in the 2015 film, Star Wars: The Force Awakens. She will reprise her role as Rey in Star Wars: Episode VIII in December 2017.

Since appearing in Star Wars, Ridley has voiced the lead role of Taeko in Only Yesterday, served as an Executive Producer and narrator on the documentary The Eagle Huntress and sang the duet At the Ballet from A Chorus Line with Anne Hathaway for Barbra Streisand’s Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway album. Ridley has several films in the pipeline including Ophelia opposite Naomi Watts and she will lend her voice to the live action/animated feature Peter Rabbit. She is also the recipient of a 2016 Oscar Wilde Award that recognises the contributions of the Irish in film.

Talking about Agatha Christie adaptations, Daisy says:

I always wanted to be in something Agatha Christie had written... half way through shooting I suddenly looked around and was like... I'm doing it
Daisy Ridley
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