British actress Daisy ridley She was born on April 10, 1992, in London, England, and has four older sisters including biological sisters and stepsisters. The family of Ridley She is immersed in the world of media and the arts: her mother is dedicated to banking communications and her father works as a photographer, while her great-uncle was the well-known actor and writer Arnold Ridley.
Ridley She attended Tring Park School for the Performing Arts, her enrollment there was largely seen as a way to channel her energy after her grade school shenanigans. He developed a deeper interest in acting by being tutored by his drama teacher, and he also went on to hone his skills as a jazz and cabaret singer.
In 2012, Ridley was cast as an actress in an animated production that would become Scrawl, 2015. In 2013, in addition to appearing in a music video for artist Wiley, she appeared in short films Lifesaver Y Blue seasonas well as episodes of British television shows Casualty, Youngers Y Toast of London. The following year, he appeared in two more television projects: the drama Mr. Selfridge and the forensic crime series Silent Witness.
Ridley I was working in a bar to make ends meet when it was announced that JJ Abrams would direct the next installment of Star wars. Upon learning that the director was looking for new faces, Ridley he lobbied through his agent to audition. After about five auditions, Ridley received a call from Abrams saying that he had landed a role, not realizing that he would be playing one of the main characters in the film. He finally found out that he was cast as King, a desert scavenger who becomes embroiled in galactic intrigue by finding information that could lead to the missing warrior Jedi Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill).
Daisy and another newcomer to the Star Wars franchise, actor John Boyega, developed a strong friendship as they were seen as harbingers of the series’ diversity. Featuring old favorites from previous installments like Han Solo (Harrison Ford) and Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher), Star Wars: The Force Awakens premiered on December 18, 2015, immediately becoming a global phenomenon, earning nearly $ 530 million worldwide, during opening weekend and breaking a series. box office records.
Ridley, Boyega, Hamill and the rest of the cast, including Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac and Lupita Nyong’o, soon returned to work on the next chapter of the franchise, Star Wars: The Last Jedi. With Abrams taking a back seat as executive producer, the fate of King, Skywalker and his friends was left in the hands of writer and director Rian Johnson. Scheduled for general release on December 15, 2017, The last Jedi enjoyed a festive premiere in Los Angeles a week earlier, with Ridley dressed appropriately for the occasion in a star-studded gown.
Although much of his energy has been consumed by efforts related to Star Wars, Ridley has found time for other projects. She produced and narrated the 2016 documentary The Eagle Huntress, and that year he also lent his voice for the English translation of the Japanese animated film Only Yesterday. In 2017, he joined the stellar cast of Kenneth Branagh’s adaptation of Agatha Christie’s novel, Murder on the Orient Express.