Millie Brady is an English actress, perhaps best known to the world as Aethelflaed in the TV series “The Last Kingdom” (2017-2022), and as Lily Laurence in the TV series “Roadkill” (2020), among several other notable roles that she’s had throughout her career.
Millie Brady Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education
Camilla Eve Brady was born on 24 December 1993, in Bracknell, Berkshire, England, the younger of two daughters born to Peter Brady and his wife Carol Brady. The family frequently moved during Millie’s childhood, and as a result, she attended boarding school at St Mary’s, Ascot between 11 and 18 years old. She became interested in acting at an early age, and in pursuit of her dream of becoming an actress, Millie secured some modeling gigs in her teenage years, so that she could save enough money to move to London.
Millie moved to London in the mid- 2010s with his older sister Caroline. She made her acting debut in 2014, with the role of Violette Selfridge in the Primetime Emmy Award-nominated TV historical-drama series about Harry Selfridge and the launch of his department store in London, entitled “Mr. Selfridge”, with Jeremy Piven, Ron Cook and Amy Beth Hayes in the lead roles.
The following year, Millie portrayed Joan Collins in the award-winning biopic crime-drama film “Legend”, about identical twin gangsters Ronald and Reginald Kray who terrorized London in the ‘60s, directed by Brian Helgeland, based on the book by John Pearson, with Tom Hardy, Emily Browning and Taron Egerton in the lead roles.
The same year, Millie was selected to star in the TV adaptation of the legendary book by Jean M. Auel, “Clan of the Cave Bear”. However, the series was canceled before it even went into production.
Next, she portrayed Marry Bennet in the fantasy action-comedy film “Pride and Prejudice with Zombies”, loosely based on the eponymous novel by Jane Austen, with Lily James, Sam Riley and Jack Huston in the lead roles.
Rise to Prominence
2017 was a breakout year for Millie. First, she portrayed Catia in the new take on the legendary story “King Arthur – the Legend of the Sword”, directed by Guy Ritchie, with Joby Harold, Ritchie, and Lionel Wigram all working on the screenplay. The film starred Charlie Hunnam as Arthur, Astrid Berges-Frisbey as the Mage, and Jude Law as the warlord Vortigern.
Then, Millie was announced as Aethelflaed in the eponymous historical-drama series “The Last Kingdom”; her character was the oldest daughter of King Alfred the Great, and she ruled Mercia in the English Midlands from 911 until she died in 918. She appeared in 31 episodes of the historical action drama series between 2017 and 2022, for which she received high praise.
She then continued her career very successfully – in 2018, she portrayed Anastasia in the music-drama film “Teen Spirit”, written and directed by Max Minghella, while it starred Agnieszka Grochowska, Elle Fanning and Archie Madekwe, and follows a shy teenage girl who tries to succeed as a singer.
The following year, Millie co-starred in the mystery crime-drama film “Intrigo: Samaria”, with Phoebe Fox and Andrew Buchan, based on the book by Hakan Nesser, while in 2020, she was Sally Jones in the award-winning TV biopic series “The Murders at White House Farm”, which depicts the true crime story about an Essex family murdered in one night, and the police investigation that followed, with Mark Addy, Freddie Fox and Alexa Davies in the lead roles.
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The same year, she appeared as Cleo in the Netflix-produced, Primetime Emmy Award-winning TV mini-drama series “The Queen’s Gambit”, with Anya Taylor-Joy in the lead role of orphaned chess prodigy Beth Harmon.
Moreover, she was Lily Laurence in the TV mini-series “Roadkill”, starring Hugh Laurie as Peter Laurence, a politician whose personal life is falling apart, co-starring Helen McCrory and Olivia Vinall. This was one of McCrory’s last appearances before she passed away the following year from breast cancer.
Next, in 2022 she joined the main cast of the TV psychological thriller drama series “Surface”, about a woman who tries to rebuild her life following a suicide attempt, starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Oliver Jackson-Cohen and Ari Graynor, among others.
To speak further of her accomplishments, Millie is set to star in the horror-thriller film “Double Blind”, next to Pollyanna McIntosh and Brenock O’Connor. Written by Darach McGarrigle and directed by Ian Hunt-Duffy, this upcoming horror film follows the story of victims of experimental drug trials gone horribly wrong, and their fight to stay awake and stay alive.
Furthermore, Millie will star in Filip Jan Rymsza’s upcoming film “Object Permanence”, set to premiere in 2023.
Additional to her on-screen acting, Millie has appeared on stage in 2022, making her off-West End debut in the play “The Forest” at the Hampstead Theatre, directed by Jonathan Kent.
Moreover, Millie is a model, and has been signed with Premier Model Management. She did campaigns for Miu Miu and the photo session for Calvin Klein’s SS16 campaign. Millie has appeared in several magazines, including Taller UK, Vulkan Magazine, VS Curious, and Bird of Paradise, among others.
Did Mille Brady Appear in “The Witcher”?
Millie Brady was set to star in “The Witcher” as Renfri. However, before the series was aired, the producers recast several characters, and despite shooting the majority of the scenes, she was replaced by Emma Appleton.
According to sources, Millie Brady’s net worth has been estimated at $1 million as of late 2022, earned through her successful acting career, during which she has already appeared in around 15 film and TV titles.
Personal Life, Dating, Boyfriend, Single?
Millie is very secretive about her personal life, but some information has surfaced since she became an international star. Back in 2013, Millie dated One Direction singer Harry Styles. However, the two broke up the same year.
According to reports, she is currently single and solely focused on her acting career.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
Millie Brady has light brown hair and blue eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 7ins (1.7m), weighs approximately 135lbs (60kgs), with vital statistics of 36-25-36, bra size 34B.