Michelle Dockery

  • Birth Place: Romford, East London, England
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Took acting, singing and dance lessons as a child.
  • Worked as a waitress, in a newspaper recruitment office and as an assistant at the National Youth Theatre while saving money to attend the Guildhall School of Music & Drama.
  • Made her professional acting debut in 2004 in a Royal National Theatre production of His Dark Materials. 
  • Plays guitar. 
  • Is an accomplished jazz singer.

Awards

  • 2012, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2016, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2013, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2018, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie: Nominee
  • 2014, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Winner
  • 2012, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Winner
  • 2014, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2013, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2015, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Winner
  • 2012, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2013, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama: Nominee

Relationships

  • Lorraine Dockery — Mother
  • John Dineen — Ex-fiancé
  • Michael Dockery — Father
  • Louise — Sister
  • Joanne — Sister

College

  • Guildhall School of Music & Drama, London, England (2004)

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