Henley in 2008
|Born||Georgina Helen Henley
9 July 1995
Ilkley, West Yorkshire, England
|Education||Clare College, Cambridge|
Henley was born on 9 July 1995 to Helen and Mike Henley in Ilkley, West Yorkshire, where she attended Moorfield School for Girls before attending Bradford Grammar School. She has two older sisters, Rachael and Laura. Rachael played the older version of Lucy Pevensie in The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.
Henley made her acting debut as Lucy Pevensie in 2005 film The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, based on the C.S. Lewis novel The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. The film grossed over $745 million worldwide.
Since the release of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Henley has appeared as Jill in the stage play Babes in the Wood put on by Upstagers' Theatre Group, which ran from 27 January to 4 February 2006. She starred as Scaramouche in Bradford Grammar School's production of We Will Rock You, which ran from 13 to 16 March 2013. She also appeared as the young Jane Eyre in the 2006 BBC adaptation of Jane Eyre.
During her time at University of Cambridge Henley performed on stage in Play It Again, Sam by Woody Allen; The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood; The Trojan Women; A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess; and in the CUADC/Footlights annual pantomime. Henley has also directed projects including co-directing Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, and After Seymour (the latter of which she co-wrote). In 2016, she appeared in the stage productions of: Skylight by David Hare; Girl, Interrupted (an adaption of the book with the same name; and Swallow by Stef Smith. In the summer of 2014, Henley went to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival along with Cambridge Shortlegs, performing once again in The Penelopiad in the role of Eurycleia.
In late 2016, Henley will also star in the film Access All Areas starring as Nat.
Henley resides in Ilkley, West Yorkshire, where she was a member of the Ilkley Upstagers' Theatre Group, and has finished her education at Bradford Grammar School. She graduated from Clare College, Cambridge with a Bachelor of Arts in English on 22 June 2016. She is a supporter of SOS Children's Villages, an international orphan charity providing homes and mothers for orphaned and abandoned children.
|2005||Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, TheThe Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe||Lucy Pevensie|
|2008||Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, TheThe Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian||Lucy Pevensie|
|2010||Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, TheThe Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader||Lucy Pevensie|
|2014||Perfect Sisters, Perfect Sisters||Beth Anderson|
|2015||The Sisterhood of Night||Mary Warren|
|2017||Access All Areas||Nat||Post-production|
|2006||Jane Eyre||Young Jane Eyre||Episode One|
|2016||Tide||Short film; director and writer|
Awards and nominations
|2006||Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards||Best Young Actress||The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe||Nominated|
|Chicago Film Critics Association Awards||Most Promising Performer||Nominated|
|Empire Awards||Best Newcomer||Nominated|
|Online Film Critics Society Awards||Best Breakthrough Performance||Nominated|
|Young Artist Awards||Best Performance in a Feature Film – Young Actress Age Ten or Younger||Won|
|2008||Nickelodeon UK Kids Choice Awards||Kids Choice Film Actress||The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian||Won|
|2009||Young Artist Awards||Best Performance in a Feature Film – Leading Young Actress||Nominated|
|Best Performance in a Feature Film – Young Ensemble Cast||Nominated|
|2011||Young Artist Awards||Best Performance in a Feature Film – Young Ensemble Cast||The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader||Nominated|
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- "Narnia Voyage Postponed to 2010". Retrieved 2 March 2009.
- Harvey, Dennis. "Film Review: ‘Perfect Sisters’" Variety, 11 April 2014
- The Deadline Team. "Movie Castings: Georgie Henley Joins 'Sisterhood Of Night', William Levy Set For Trio Of Lionsgate Projects – Deadline.com — Deadline". Deadline.
- Chang, Justin. "Film Review: ‘The Sisterhood of Night’" Variety, 15 April 2015
- "Person: Georgie Henley — Camdram". Camdram.
- "The Penelopiad – Cambridge Shortlegs". 3 February 2015. Archived from the original on 3 February 2015. Retrieved 9 October 2017.
- "A Clockwork Orange – Cambridge Shortlegs". 3 February 2015. Archived from the original on 3 February 2015. Retrieved 9 October 2017.
- "After Seymour". Varsity Online.
- "Georgie Henley Enrolls at Clare College". Archived from the original on 8 December 2013.
- "Our friends".
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