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At age 17, she applied to three London drama schools, instead of the universities that she was expected to submit an application to, but did not receive a subsequent offer.
During her final year at Woldingham School, actor/screenwriter Julian Fellowes delivered a lecture at the school on the production of the film Gosford Park.
Her leading role in the dystopian romantic-drama Never Let Me Go (2010) earned her a BIFA Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a British Independent Film, and she garnered further acclaim for her supporting performances in the action film Drive (2011), for which she was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, and the drama Shame (2011).
Her appearances in The Great Gatsby (2013), Inside Llewyn Davis (2013), Far from the Madding Crowd (2015), Suffragette (2015) and Mudbound (2017) earned her further praise and recognition.
Among her 2007 projects were My Boy Jack, starring Daniel Radcliffe, and another Jane Austen adaptation Northanger Abbey starring Felicity Jones.
She rounded out 2007 by appearing in an acclaimed stage revival of The Seagull, in which she played Nina alongside Kristin Scott Thomas and Chiwetel Ejiofor.
The Daily Telegraph said her performance was "quite extraordinarily radiating'" and The Observer called her "almost unbearably affecting." Her big breakthrough came when, at 24, she was cast in her first leading role as Jenny in the 2009 independent film An Education, directed by Danish filmmaker Lone Scherfig and written by Nick Hornby.
Over a hundred actresses auditioned for the part, but Mulligan's audition impressed Scherfig the most.
She wrote a letter to Branagh asking him for advice.The film and her performance received rave reviews, and she was nominated for an Academy Award, Screen Actors Guild, Golden Globe, Critics Choice and won a BAFTA Award.Lisa Schwarzbaum of Entertainment Weekly and Todd Mc Carthy of Variety both compared her performance to that of Audrey Hepburn.In 2015, she was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Lead Actress in a Play for her performance in the Broadway revival of David Hare's Skylight alongside Bill Nighy.In 2018, she starred in the critically acclaimed crime miniseries Collateral.