Carey Mulligan is an English actress. She made her film debut as Kitty Bennet in Pride & Prejudice in 2005. She has had roles in several British television programs such as Doctor Who, Bleak House, and Northanger Abbey. In 2008, she made her Broadway debut in the revival of Chekhov's The Seagull to critical acclaim. In 2009, she gained widespread recognition for her performance as Jenny in An Education, for which she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, and for which she won a BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. She was also nominated for a Golden Globeand a Screen Actors Guild Award. She has gone on to star in The Greatest, Never Let Me Go, Drive, Shame, The Great Gatsby, and Inside Llewyn Davis.
Mulligan will play Laura McAllan in the upcoming World War II Film, Mudbound (2017).