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I Have Looked Up To Her: Carey Mulligan Dedicates Her Award To Helen McCrory

Carey Mulligan on Helen McCrory
Carey Mulligan: Mulligan who was recently awarded for her role as a friend seeking revenge in the 2020 movie Promising Young Woman, dedicated her award to the late actor McCrory on April 22. She said, “I have looked up to her and will continue to look up to her for the rest of my career.”

Mulligan was awarded as the best female lead at the Independent Spirit Awards where she dedicated the award to the Peaky blinders actor, calling her “a true independent spirit”.

Carey Mulligan On Being Awarded As Best Female Lead

In the award ceremony, she said, “I just want to dedicate this award to a truly independent spirit and actor that I have looked up to and will continue to look up to for the rest of my career: Helen McCrory, Thank you to her for everything she gave us.”
The actor who recently starred in the movie The Dig further acknowledged her fellow nominees and said, “I’m shocked and in awe and honoured to be in this group of exceptional women.” She added, “I’m so floored by each and every one of their performances.”
Mulligan was nominated alongside Viola Davis for Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Frances McDormand for Nomadland, Nicole Beharie for Miss Juneteenth, Sidney Flanigan for Never Rarely Sometimes Always and Julia Garner for The Assistant.
 The English actor who played the character of Narcissa Malfoy in the Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, died at the age of 52 last week after being diagnosed with Cancer. Her husband took to Twitter on April 16 to share the news of her wife passing away after a “heroic battle with cancer.”
Last appearing in the political drama Roadkill, McCrory is known for her character as Cherie Blair in Peter Morgan’s The Queen (2006). The BAFTA winner also appeared in series including Doctor Who, Inside No 9 and His Dark Materials.