Kelly Reilly – Kelly Reilly Biography

British actress Kelly reilly He was born on July 18, 1977 in the town of Chessington, on the outskirts of London. His father was a policeman and his mother a nurse at Kingston Hospital. Kelly She attended Tolworth Girls’ School where she became interested in acting.

Determined to continue acting, after finishing school, she sent a letter to the producers of the British series “Prime Suspect“, whose main character was the actress Helen mirren. Six months later she was called to audition, finally participating in the episode “Prime Suspect 4: Inner Circle“, issued in May 1995. Six years later he returned to work with Mirren in the feature film “Last Orders“.

After his television debut, he spent some time working on various plays such as “Elton John’s Glasses“(1997),”The london cuckolds“(1998),”The Graduate“(2000) and”Pianoforte“(2001). Two years later, Kelly she was nominated for the Lawrence Olivier Awards for Best Actress, for her performance in the play “After Miss Julie“, being, to date, the youngest actress to receive this distinction.

His early works for the big screen include titles such as “How to make babies“(2000),”Peaches“(2000) or the one already mentioned”Last Orders“(2001), drama starring Michael Caine Y Bob Hoskins, in which Amy played the younger version of the character from Helen mirren.

In 2005 he headed the cast, along with Romain duris Y Audrey Tautou, from the romantic comedy “Russian dolls“, winning the award for revelation actress at the Cannes Film Festival that year. That same year she played Caroline bingley in the classic “Pride and prejudice“.

In 2008 he got his first leading role, it was in the horror film “Eden Lake“; a year later he had an important participation in the role of the Dr. Anna Travis in the British series “Above Suspicion“which he repeated in”Above Suspicion 2: The Red Dahlia” and in “Above Suspicion: Deadly Intent“. That same year he joined the cast of three great feature films,”Sherlock Holmes” starring Robert Downey Jr., “Triage” with Colin farrell Y “Me and Orson Welles“, with Claire danes.

More recently he reinterpreted his character as Mary morstan, the fiancee of the Dr watson (Jude Law), in the sequel “Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows“(2011).

He is currently filming the movie “Flight“, a drama by (Robert Zemeckis), made by (Denzel Washington), (Don cheadle) Y (John goodman).

In his personal life, Kelly is engaged to the Israeli actor Jonah lotan.