Sunday, September 30, 2012
Jessica Brown Findlay
Birth name Jessica Brown Findlay
Birth date September 14, 1989
Birth place Cookham, Berkshire, England
Jessica Brown Findlay is best known for playing Lady Sybil Crawley in ITV's Downton Abbey and Emelia Conan-Doyle in the British comedy-drama Albatross. Findlay was cast in the lead role of Emelia in the film Albatross, She was subsequently cast in two episodes of the E4 programme Misfits and in Downton Abbey. She appeared in the second episode of Channel 4's Black Mirror. In 2012, she became the face of Dominic Jones' jewellery line and was cast in Not Another Happy Ending by John McKay, and in the miniseries Labyrinth, based on the novel of the same name written by Kate Mosse, portraying Alaïs Pelletier. In 2012, she was cast as Beverly Penn in a film adaptation of the novel Winter's Tale. Tim Burton considered Findlay for the lead in his adaptation of Alice in Wonderland, but ultimately gave the role to Australian actress Mia Wasikowska.