Star Wars 7. Daisy Ridley plays a new character named Rey in the upcoming movie: Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens. What do you know about this beautiful actress? Today, ten things you should know:
1.- Daisy Ridley was born on April 10, 1992, in Westminster, London.
2.- Ridley’s mother, Louise Fawkner-Corbett, works in internal communications and her father, Chris Ridley, is a photographer.
3.- She attended Tring Park School for the Performing Arts in Hertfordshire, graduating in 2010.
4.- Ridley has appeared in TV shows such as ‘Casualty’, ‘Youngers’, ‘Silent Witness’ and ‘Mr Selfridge’. Also, in the short film Blue Season, which was entered into the Sci-Fi-London 48-Hour Film Challenge.
5.- She played the lead role in film three of Lifesaver directed by Martin Percy.
6.- In February 2014, she was chosen to play Rey, one of the lead characters in ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens.’
7.- It was announced in April 2014. It seems that director J. J. Abrams wished to repeat the casting of relatively unknown actors for the lead roles in Star Wars 7 like George Lucas did with the first Star Wars film in 1977.
“As a kid, ‘Star Wars’ was much more my thing than ‘Star Trek’ was… ‘Star Trek’ was always a little bit closed emotionally. I never connected to the characters.” J. J. Abrams.
8.- Her agency is Creative Artists from October 2014.
9.- Her agency had listed her as being 170cm tall.
10.- She is also a jazz singer, dancer and swimmer.
** The Force Awakens (Star Wars 7) is scheduled for release on December 18, 2015. It landed atop Fandango’s list of most-anticipated films of 2015.
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