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). She is also known for her performance of Mary Debenham in Murder on the Orient Express (2017), and as the voice of Cottontail in Peter Rabbit (2018).