Daisy Jazz Isobel Ridley
10 April 1992
Westminster, London, England
as actress in short films since 2013 (age 21)
as actress in feature films since 2015 (age 23)
Ridley rose to international prominence for playing the lead role of Rey in the Star Wars sequel trilogy, starring in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017), and the upcoming Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019). She has also appeared in the mystery film Murder on the Orient Express (2017) and provided her voice to the animated film Peter Rabbit (2018).
Roles portrayed by Daisy Ridley in feature films
2020 Daisy Ridley as Viola Eade in Chaos Walking
It’s a science fiction film based on Patrick Ness’s 2008 novel The Knife of Never Letting Go, the first part of the Chaos Walking trilogy. It is directed by Doug Liman. It stars Tom Holland, Daisy Ridley and Mads Mikkelsen. Daisy plays a woman without Noise who is the key to unlocking secrets for the New World.
2019 Daisy Ridley as Rey in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
It’s an epic space opera film produced, co-written, and directed by J. J. Abrams. It will be the third installment of the Star Wars sequel trilogy
2018 Daisy Ridley as Ophelia in Ophelia
It’s a romantic drama film directed by Claire McCarthy and written by Semi Chellas about the character of the same name from William Shakespeare’s play Hamlet. Based on the novel by Lisa Klein, the film follows the story of Hamlet from Ophelia’s perspective. It stars Daisy Ridley in the title role, alongside Naomi Watts, Clive Owen, George MacKay, Tom Felton and Devon Terrell.
2017 Daisy Ridley as Mary Debenham in Murder on the Orient Express
It’s a mystery thriller film directed by Kenneth Branagh with a screenplay by Michael Green, based on the 1934 novel of the same name by Agatha Christie.
2017 Daisy Ridley as Rey in Star Wars: The Last Jedi
2015 Daisy Ridley as Rey in Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Daisy plays a highly Force-sensitive scavenger who was abandoned as a child on the desert planet Jakku and awaits her family’s return. Ridley said: “She’s completely self-sufficient and does everything for herself, until she meets [Finn] and an adventure begins.”
2015 Daisy Ridley as Hannah in Scrawl
It is Ridley’s film debut, being shot just before Star Wars: The Force Awakens.