Daisy Ridley (born April 10, 1992 in Westminster, London, England) is a British actress. While growing up in West London’s Maida Vale district, Daisy attended the Tring Park School for the Performing Arts in Hertforshire, graduating in 2010. Daisy made her acting debut three years later with guest-star roles on the BBC television series, Casualty, Youngers and Toast Of London. That year, she also appeared in a handful of short films including Lifesaver, which was nominated for a BAFTA award and Blue Season, which was entered in the Sci-Fi-London 48-hour film challenge. In 2014, J.J. Abrams announced that Daisy was cast in the role of Rey, one of the lead characters in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
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Daisy is best known for her television appearances and being cast in Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Daisy is the youngest of five children. She has two sisters and two half-sisters from her father’s previous marriage. Daisy’s sister, Kika-Rose, works as a model. Daisy is reportedly dating actor Charlie Hamblett. Daisy is highly skilled at cabaret singing, jazz dancing, mezzo-soprano and tap. She’s also interested in sports, reportedly skilled at swimming, pilates and tennis. Daisy made an appearance in the music video “Lights On” by the English hip-hop star, Wiley.