Bio / Info
Carey was born in Westminster, London, England and has said that the acting bug got to her when she performed in school plays as a child. Her first role was in the Keira Knightley 2005 version of PRIDE & PREJUDICE. She appeared on several BBC shows between 2005-2007, including "Bleak House" and "The Amazing Mrs. Pritchard." In 2009, Mullligan appeared as the leading character in AN EDUCATION as Jenny Mellor, a young school girl who begins an affair with an older man. She was nominated for a Best Actress Oscar for that performance. Her career has been steady ever since and includes roles in PUBLIC ENEMIES, BROTHERS and WALL STREET 2: MONEY NEVER SLEEPS, where she met her now ex-boyfriend Shia LeBeouf. In 2010, Mulligan reunited with Knightley for the drama NEVER LET ME GO and made a huge impact in American cinema in 2011 with roles in DRIVE and SHAME. Has been cast with Leonardo DiCaprio in the upcoming 2012 release of THE GREAT GATSBY.