Carey Mulligan, An Education
At just 24 years old, this British actress has accomplished what many Hollywood veterans only dream of. Mulligan got her start in 2005 when she landed the role of Kitty Bennet in the acclaimed remake of Pride & Prejudice. Then, Mulligan co-starred on the British television drama Bleak House and took small roles in high-profile films like Brothers and Public Enemies.
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