Full Name: Michelle Suzanne Dockery
Born: December 15th, 1981 in Romford, Essex
Parents: Michael and Lorraine Dockery
Education: Chadwell Health Foundation School. Was trained at Finch Stage School and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Graduated in 2004.
Early theatre: Was a member of the National Youth Theatre
Michelle is most known for her role as Lady Mary Crawley in Downton Abbey, but has been in films, mini series, and a lot theatre work as well. Here are some of the other things you can find Michelle in.
*Fingersmith (Television Debut; 1 episode)
*Henry IV, Part 1 (Tv movie)
*Cranford (Mini Series)
*Waking the Dead (2 episodes in season 8 titledEnd of the Night: Part 1 andEnd of the Night: Part 2)
*Hallmark Hall of Fame (1 episode)
*Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1974 (tv adaptation)
*Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1983 (tv adaptation)
*Poppy Shakespeare (1 episode)
*Dalziel and Pascoe (1 episode)
**Henry IV, Part 1 (2012)
*Restless Will air on December 7th, 2012 at 9:00 PM (Eastern Time) on the Sundance Channel (US). Other air dates TBA.
*Hogfather - TV movie
*Consent - TV movie
*The Turn of the Screw -TV movie
*Anna Karenina - November 16th, 2012
*Non-Stop - 2013 (More info to come)
*His Dark Materials (Professional debut)
*Pillars of Society
*Burnt By the Sun
Michelle is also a talented singer. She is a jazz singer and has performed at the 50th anniversary of Ronnie Scott’s Jazz club in 2009 as well as the London Jazz fest in 2011. She has also sang with Elizabeth McGovern’s band, Sadie and the Hotheads.
To read more about Michelle’s music, as well as her early training and performing, please read this
Michelle also sang some vocals on Sadie and the Hotheads debut album. You can find out more here.