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Michelle DockeryPlays Ruth Gilmartin


Michelle trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

Television credits include: Downton Abbey (Carnival Television); The Turn of the Shrew (BBC); Cranford (BBC); The Courageous Heart of Irena Soldier (CBS); Waking the Dead (BBC); Red Riding Trilogy (Revolution Films); Heartbeat (ITV); Poppy Shakespeare (ITV); Dalziel & Pascoe (BBC); One Night (Century Films/Channel 4); Hogfather (Sky One); Fingersmith (ITV).

Theatre credits include: Hamlet (Crucible Theatre); Burnt by the Sun (Royal National Theatre); Pygmalion*Nominated for Evening Standard Award 2008, Best Newcomer (Old Vic); Uncle Vanya (English Touring Theatre); Dying For It (Almeida); Pillars of the Community (Royal National Theatre); The Un Inspector (Royal National Theatre); Henry IV (Royal National Theatre); His Dark Materials (Royal National Theatre).

Film credits include: ANNA KARENINA (Working Title Films); HANNA (Phenomenon Pictures); SHADES OF BEIGE (Shades Productions).