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Daisy Jazz Isobel Ridley is an English actress. Daisy was born in Westminster, London, on April 10, 1992. She is the daughter of Louise Fawkner-Corbett and Chris Ridley.

Daisy attended the Tring Park School for Performing Arts, where she trained in musical theater and graduated in 2010, at the age of 18. Aside from acting, her talent repertoire includes ballet, jazz dancing, Latin American, and tap.  Upon graduation, Daisy was hired in a number of roles in television, film, and music. 

In April 2014, it was announced that Daisy was cast to play the heroine main protagonist, Rey, in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the first film in the new trilogy of the Star Wars franchise. Daisy reprised her role of Rey in Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019).

Aside from the Star Wars franchise, she starred in Murder on the Orient-Express (2017) and two animated features: Only Yesterday (2016) and Peter Rabbit (2018). She is next to be seen in dramas such as Ophelia (2019) and Chaos Walking (2020).

Biography mostly by IMDb.