Daisy Jazz Isobel Ridley (born 10 April 1992) is an English actress. Born in Westminster and brought up in Maida Vale; Ridley trained in drama at the Tring Park School for the Performing Arts. She began acting in minor guest roles on television and in short films; making her film debut in the independent horror film Scrawl (2015).
She rose to international prominence for playing the lead role of Rey in the Star Wars sequel trilogy, starring in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) and Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017).
Star Wars: The Last Jedi (also known as Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi) is a 2017 American epic space opera film written and directed by Rian Johnson. It is the second installment of the Star Wars sequel trilogy and the eighth installment of the main Star Wars autographs film franchise, following The Force Awakens (2015). Produced by Lucasfilm and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.
Additionally, the films ensemble cast includes Mark Hamill; Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley autographs for sale, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Lupita Nyongo, Domhnall Gleeson; Anthony Daniels, Gwendoline Christie, and Frank Oz in returning roles, with Kelly Marie Tran, Laura Dern and Benicio del Toro joining the cast. It features the first posthumous film performance by Fisher, who died in December 2016; and the film dedicated to her memory. The plot follows Rey as she receives Jedi training from Luke Skywalker; in hopes of turning the tide for the Resistance in the fight against Kylo Ren and the First Order; while General Leia Organa, Finn, and Poe Dameron attempt to escape a First Order attack on the dwindling Resistance fleet.