Her eyebrows — as the infamous Lady Mary, at least — became a Twitter phenomenon. But Michelle Dockery isn’t resting on snarky, or pretty. She started her career in classic British costume dramas and has branched out into period and modern dramas where she slings guns to fight and commit crimes. Of course, she returns as Lady Mary, er, Mrs. Talbot, on the big screen. What will that arched brow get up to next?
Betty in Fingersmith (2005)
Sue Padgett in Heartbeat, “Take Three Girls” (2008)
Ewa Rozenfeld in The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler (2009)
Erminia Whyte in Return to Cranford (2009)
Ann in The Turn of the Screw (2009)
Lady Mary Crawley in Downton Abbey (2010-2015)
Kate Percy in The Hollow Crown, “Henry IV” (2012)
Princess Myagkaya in Anna Karenina (2012)
Alice Fletcher in Godless (2017)
Lady Mary Talbot in Downton Abbey (2019)
What’s your favorite historical costume movie or TV role of Michelle Dockery’s?