Daisy Ridley

Daisy Ridley

Highest Rated: 100% Only Yesterday (1991)

Lowest Rated: 51% Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019)

Birthday: Not Available

Birthplace: Not Available

The fresh-faced British actress notable for her sprightly, feisty edge was born Daisy Jazz Isobel Ridley on April 10, 1992, to a banker mother and a photographer father living in the posh Maida Vale district in West London. The youngest of five sisters and step-sisters (her look-alike sister Kika-Rose is a model), Ridley was sent to study dance and acting at Tring Park School for the Performing Arts in Hertfordshire as a way to channel her mischievous streak into something constructive. (Acting runs in the family: her great-uncle Arnold Ridley was in the ensemble of the beloved British cult TV show Dad's Army.)After graduating in 2010, Ridley accumulated a cluster of bit parts on British TV, appeared in a sci-fi short film, played a party-goer in a video for rapper Wiley, and appeared in a BAFTA-nominated educational short about how to prevent choking deaths. But none of these roles brought her into the limelight, a turn of events that proved fortuitous after J.J. Abrams announced he would be casting unknowns for the Star Wars reboot. After hearing this news, Ridley pushed her agent to wrangle an audition for her and eventually returned to read for Abrams five times before being cast as lead character Rey in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.While her first day on set was rocky (Abrams chastised her for being "wooden", a criticism that made her redouble her efforts), she eventually earned the praise and respect of her co-stars, going out for coffee with Harrison Ford and being counseled by Carrie Fisher to not allow herself to be turned into a sex symbol ("You should fight for your outfit."). Once home from the ultra-secretive shoot, Ridley returned to a quiet life of taking college classes towards a psychology degree and dating her actor boyfriend Charles Hamblett while preparing for future film roles.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet Chaos Walking Actor 2021
51% Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Rey 2019
60% Ophelia Ophelia 2019
64% Peter Rabbit Actor $84.1M 2018
No Score Yet Peter Rabbit With Dance Along Cotton-tail 2018
90% Star Wars: The Last Jedi Rey $619.2M 2017
61% Murder On The Orient Express Mary Debenham $101.6M 2017
94% The Eagle Huntress Narrator Executive Producer $3.2M 2016
93% Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens Rey $936.7M 2015
No Score Yet Scrawl Actor 2015
100% Only Yesterday Taeko (English Version) $0.5M 1991

TV

Credit
No Score Yet Jimmy Kimmel Live
2003
Guest 2020
2019
2017
2015
83% RuPaul's Drag Race
2009
Guest 2020
2011
No Score Yet The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
2014
Guest 2019
2017
2015
No Score Yet Star Wars: Forces of Destiny
2017-2018
Voice 2017
No Score Yet Conan
2010
Guest 2015
No Score Yet The Ellen DeGeneres Show
2003
Guest 2015
No Score Yet Masterpiece
1971-2014
Roxy 2014
No Score Yet Mr. Selfridge on Masterpiece (Inactive)
2013
Roxy 2014
2013

QUOTES FROM Daisy Ridley CHARACTERS

Rey says: Where am I?

Kylo Ren says: You're my guest.

Rey says: Where are the others?

Kylo Ren says: You mean the murderers, traitors and thieves you call friends? You'll be relieved to hear I have no idea.

Taeko says: Perhaps my fifth grade self is trying to tell me a new way to fly.

Taeko says: When my sisters recall the good old days it's mainly about fashions or pop starts. For them 1966 was the high point of their youth. But for me it was just fifth grade.

Rey says: Get Ready!!!

Rey says: Get Ready!

Rey says: You, you're afraid that you'll never be as strong as Darth Vader.

Lor San Tekka says: You may try, but you cannot deny the truth that is your family.

Rey says: You, you're afraid that you'll never be as strong as Darth Vader.

Rey says: This is the ship that made the Kessel Run in 14 parsecs?

Han Solo says: 12!

Rey says: I know all about waiting. For my family. They'll be back, one day.

Finn says: We need cover! Quick!

Rey says: We're about to get some! I hope...

Rey says: So you're with the Resistance?

Finn says: Obviously. Yes I am. I'm with the Resistance, yeah. I am with the Resistance.

Rey says: I've never met a Resistance fighter before.

Finn says: Well this is what we look like, some of us. Others look different.

Kylo Ren says: You need a teacher! I can show you the ways of the Force!

Rey says: The Force...

Kylo Ren says: We're not done yet.

Rey says: You're a monster.

Kylo Ren says: It's just us now. Han Solo can't save you.

Rey says: Is that even possible?

Han Solo says: I never ask that question until after I've done it!

Rey says: You're afraid... that you will never be as strong as Darth Vader.

Rey says: You will remove these restraints and leave this cell with the door open.

First Order Officer says: (Stormtrooper) What did you say?

First Order Officer says: What did you say?

First Order Officer says: (Stormtrooper) I will tighten these restraints, scavenger scum.

First Order Officer says: I will tighten these restraints, scavenger scum.

Rey says: You will remove these restraints and leave the cell with the door open

First Order Officer says: (Stormtrooper) I will remove these restraints and leave the cell with the door open

First Order Officer says: I will remove these restraints and leave the cell with the door open

Rey says: You will drop your weapon

First Order Officer says: (Stormtrooper) i will drop My weapon

First Order Officer says: I will drop my weapon.

Finn says: Han Solo, the Rebellion General?

Rey says: No! The smuggler!

Rey says: I've already fixed it.

Finn says: Well can you un-fix it?

Rey says: That was Lucky

Rey says: That was lucky.

Rey says: Stop grabbing my hand!

Rey says: That ship, its a piece of junk, *boom*, ok the piece of junk will do.

Rey says: That ship, its a piece of junk, OK the piece of junk will do.

Finn says: What about that ship?

Rey says: That one's garbage.

Finn says: The garbage will have to do.

Finn says: We can't outrun them!

Rey says: We might, in that Quad Jumper!

Finn says: We need a pilot!

Rey says: We've got one!

Finn says: You?!

Finn says: You?

Rey says: There are stories about what happened.

Finn says: We can't out run them!

Rey says: We might! In that Quad Jumper!

Finn says: Hey! We need a pilot!

Rey says: We've got one!

Finn says: You?!

Rey says: I don't know your name?

Finn says: Finn, what's yours?

Rey says: I'm Rey.

Rey says: I know all about waiting, for my family.