For 5 long years we obsessed over Lady Mary Crawly, to the point where we knew every single little detail of her dramatic life—including the lives of her family, and everyone else who lived in Downton Abbey.
But how much do you know about Michelle Dockery’s real life?
The British actress—who is celebrating her 36th birthday today—reached international fame thanks to her outstanding work in the critically acclaimed series that followed the story of an aristocratic family in the early 20’s. But Michelle Dockery is much more than just her role as the spoiled but sensitive Lady Mary.
A scholar, philanthropist, singer, widow… there are many faces of Michelle that you may not know yet. Check out our photo gallery above to learn 10 facts about the life of the beautiful and talented Michelle Dockery.