(biography, photos, videos) Daisy Isobel Ridley
Daisy Ridley: a biography
Daisy Ridley was born in London, in the historic center of the city – London. Her father, Chris Ridley, is professionally engaged in photography. Mother, Louise Fawkner-Corbett, works in the field of internal office network in one of Central London’s banks. Daisy is the youngest daughter of Louise and Chris. Older sisters name is Kika-rose and poppy. Also my father has two daughters from his first marriage, who are half-sisters Daisy. In the family of Ridley was his own celebrity. Great-uncle Daisy — Arnold Ridley, who was a famous actor, very popular British television series ‘Dads army’.
Daisy Ridley didn’t go to secondary school, and in specialized choreographic school «School of the performing arts Tring Park» in Hertfordshire, graduating in 2010. The school girl was very naughty, naughty child, but «Tring Park» she was able to capture dance and other arts, as well as make it much more disciplined.
After receiving the matura girl about two years traveled around the world, and then decided to fulfill themselves in acting career.
Actress Daisy Ridley debuted in 2013 at three television situation comedies and several movies. She starred in the TV series «Catastrophe» in series «And the walls come down», «Punks» in the episode «the apology» and «Toast of London» in the series «the Project «Vanity». Was also involved in the short film «the Lifeguard», «Blue season», «100% beef» and «Tangled wires». The first two works was nominated for a British Academy award of motion picture arts.
In the same 2013 Daisy starred in a music video with rapper Wiley for the song «Lights On».
The following year the actress appeared in 2 episodes of the detective series «Silent witness» and in one episode of the television melodrama «Mr. Selfridge». She also starred in the British Comedy «Age 2», but when you film all the scenes involving her were cut. Then came the teenage horror film «Scrawl» in which the actress played one of the main roles.
In the spring of 2014 the press reported that Director J. J. Abrams, who is filming the sequel to the legendary fantastic Saga «Star wars: the force Awakening», decided to repeat the creative course of George Lucas and invited to key roles in a new episode of only little-known actors. To this end, he arranged extensive listening among novice performers. Daisy Ridley has successfully passed all the auditions and played a Central role – a new character Rei, around which to build the plot of the film.
She also signed a film contract and in the next, already the 8th in a row, the episode of «Star wars», which is planned for 2017.
Now the actress voices animated character Taeko Okajima in the English sound track of the Japanese anime cartoon «yesterday,» which will be released in cinemas in 2016.
The past few years, Daisy Ridley such a busy schedule of television and film productions that she doesn’t even think about any romantic relationship. Even at dinner in restaurants, the actress walks alone or accompanied by female colleagues that has been repeatedly confirmed tireless paparazzi.
- 2013 — Lifeguard
- 2013 — the Blue season
- 2013 — Tangled wires
- 2013 — Disaster
- 2013 — Punks
- 2013 — Toast of London
- 2014 — Silent witness
- 2014 — Mr Selfridge
- 2015 — Doodle
- 2015 — Star wars: the force awakens