Daisy Ridley: 5 Things to Know About 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Star
Daisy Ridley in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Photo: Everett CollectionMy 22-year-old brother attended a midnight screening of Star Wars: The Force Awakens on opening day. A big fan of the franchise — along with a few other million people (the film broke multiple box office records, bringing in $517 million worldwide in just one weekend) — he called me to dish the next day.
Whether you've seen "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" or not, you know newcomer Daisy Ridley plays a big part in the hit movie. The young actress plays Rey, a scavenger, who lives on the planet of Jakku.
We won't spoil anything else for you about her character, but we plan on telling you plenty about the up-and-coming star.
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Here are 5 things to know about Ridley:
1 - She's Only 23!
Ridley is a native of London, England, and was born in 1992. Talk about making headway at such a young age.