Michelle Dockery is an English actress, was born on December 15, 1981, in Essex, England, known for her versatile performances in film, television, and stage.

She trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, honing her acting skills.

Dockery gained international recognition for her role as Lady Mary Crawley in the critically acclaimed series "Downton Abbey" (2010-2015).

Her portrayal of Lady Mary earned her several award nominations, including a Primetime Emmy nomination and a Golden Globe nomination.

Dockery has also made notable appearances on stage, including performances in plays such as "Burnt by the Sun" and "Hamlet".

In addition to "Downton Abbey", Dockery has appeared in various films and TV shows, including "Non-Stop" and the crime drama series "Good Behavior".

Dockery's talent shines through her ability to seamlessly transition between period dramas, crime thrillers, and stage performances, showcasing her versatility as an actress.