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Laura Carmichael

Biography

Known best on her behalf role as Woman Edith Crawley in the favorite ITV and PBS series Downton Abbey, this Uk actress also appeared in the 2011 film Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy and in the 2014 movie version of Madame Bovary. 3 years after graduating from the Bristol Aged Vic Theatre College, she was solid in Downton Abbey. She belonged to a English comedy composing and overall performance group known as The Fitzrovia Radio Hour. She was raised in Southampton, Britain, as the child of Andy and Sarah Carmichael. She performed with Anna Friel inside a 2012 London Western End theatrical creation of Anton Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya.

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Full Name Laura Carmichael
Date Of Birth July 18, 1986
Place Of Birth England
Height 1.68 m
Profession TV Actress
Education Peter Symonds College, Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
Nationality British
Parents Sarah Carmichael, Andrew Carmichael
Awards Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Movies A United Kingdom, Burn Burn Burn, Madame Bovary, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
TV Shows Downton Abbey, Marcella
Star Sign Cancer

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#Fact
1Was working as a receptionist in a physician's office and was about to go on tour in Dubai in a production of Shakespeare's 'Twelfth Night' when she was asked to read for a role in ITV's Downton Abbey (2010).
2Graduated from the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in 2007.


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Man in an Orange Shirt2017TV Mini-SeriesDaphne
A United Kingdom2016Muriel Williams
Marcella2016TV SeriesMaddy Stevenson
Downton Abbey2010-2015TV SeriesLady Edith Crawley
Burn Burn Burn2015Seph
Madame Bovary2014Henriette
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy2011Sal

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Downton Abbey2014TV Series performer - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Breakfast2012-2017TV SeriesHerself
Lorraine2016TV SeriesHerself
Good Morning Britain2015-2016TV SeriesHerself
This Morning2011-2016TV SeriesHerself
National Television Awards2016TV SpecialHerself
BAFTA Celebrates Downton Abbey2015TV MovieHerself
Olivier Awards 20152015TV MovieHerself - Presenter: Best Director
BBC News 8pm Summary2015TV Series shortHerself
The 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2015TV SpecialHerself - Winner: Outstanding Ensemble in a Drama Series
The View2013-2014TV SeriesHerself - Downtown Abbey / Herself
Today2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The British Academy Television Awards2014TV MovieHerself - Presenter: Male Performance in a Comedy Programme
London Tonight2012TV SeriesHerself
Nimrod Visits Downton Abbey2012TV Short documentaryHerself
The Jonathan Ross Show2011TV SeriesHerself
Downton Abbey: Behind the Drama2011TV MovieHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Insider2017TV SeriesHerself
Downton Abbey Revisited2012TV Movie documentaryLady Edith Crawley

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesDownton Abbey (2010)· Hugh Bonneville, Jim Carter, Brendan Coyle, Michelle Dockery, Kevin Doyle, Joanne Froggatt, Lily James, Rob James-Collier, Allen Leech, Phyllis Logan, Elizabeth McGovern, Sophie McShera, Matt Milne, Lesley Nicol, David Robb, Maggie Smith, Ed Speleers, Cara Theobold, Penelope Wilton
2013ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesDownton Abbey (2010)· Brendan Coyle, Lesley Nicol, Jim Carter, Rob James-Collier, Phyllis Logan, Siobhan Finneran, Amy Nuttall, Hugh Bonneville, Zoe Boyle, Michelle Dockery, Elizabeth McGovern, Penelope Wilton, David Robb, Iain Glen, Allen Leech, Joanne Froggatt, Maggie Smith, Dan Stevens, Sophie McShera, Thomas Howes, Jessica Brown Findlay

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesDownton Abbey (2010)· Hugh Bonneville, Jim Carter, Brendan Coyle, Michelle Dockery, Kevin Doyle, Jessica Brown Findlay, Siobhan Finneran, Joanne Froggatt, Rob James-Collier, Allen Leech, Phyllis Logan, Elizabeth McGovern, Sophie McShera, Matt Milne, Lesley Nicol, Amy Nuttall, David Robb, Maggie Smith, Ed Speleers, Dan Stevens, Cara Theobold, Penelope Wilton


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