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Full name: Jessica Brown Findlay
Born: 14 September 1989
Height: 5′ 5″ (1.65 m)
Hair Colour: Brown
Eye Colour: Hazel/green
Hometown: Cookham, Berkshire, England, UK
Education: Furze Platt Senior School, Arts Educational School
Family: Mother (Beverley) is teacher’s assistant and former nurse. Father (Christopher) is a financial adviser and former investment banker.

  • Jessica trained as a ballet dancer, at the age of 15 she was  invited to dance with the Kirov Ballet at the Royal Opera House.
  • Jessica said she loves London and will not live in Hollywood.
  • She told the Daily Mail that her ambition is to write, while operating a tea and sandwich shop.
  • Screen International dubbed her as ‘the new Keira Knightley’ and named in Vanity Fair as “a new talent to watch”.
  • Tim Burton considered Jessica Brown Findlay for the role of Alice in Alice in Wonderland, but ultimately gave the role to Mia Wasikowska.
  • Jessica was very close to landing the role of Agent 13 in Captain America: The Winter Soldier but lost out to Emily VanCamp.
  • In 2012, she became the face of Dominic Jones’ jewellery line.
  • Jessica did a nude scene in both Albatross and Labyrinth  “If you’re going to do a nude scene, be honest and natural…” advises the actress. “The idea that actresses would work out at the gym for a thousand hours before hand… I was drinking pints and eating burgers. But actually, it’s not something I would do again.”
  • If Jess couldn’t play Sybil on Downton Abbey, she would like to play O’Brien “I’d like to be mean & she’s so complex. I also love Daisy but I could never play her”.
  • Her favorite meal is her grandma’s spaghetti meatballs.
  • She describe her style as Quirky “Very laid back – and comfort is a big thing.”
  • Jessica’s favourite musician/band is George Harrison & Bon Iver.
  • One of Jessica’s favourite designer is Alessandra Rich.
  • If she could take one thing she’s sampled in the 1920s and transport it forward to the present day? “Easy: the amazing fancy dress parties. People held mad parties then.”

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