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Georgie Henley
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Henley at the UK premiere of The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
Born
Georgina Helen Henley

9 July 1995 (1995-07-09) (age 25)
Other names Georgie Henley

Georgina"Georgie" Helen Henley (born 9 July 1995) is an English child actress. She is known for playing Lucy Pevensie in The Chronicles of Narnia movie series.

Career

Henley's first acting job was playing Lucy Pevensie in the 2005 movie The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, based on the C.S. Lewis novel The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. Henley has won the Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Performance by a Youth Female in a Lead or Supporting Role and the Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film — Young Actress Age Ten or Younger in 2006.

Henley played Lucy Pevensie again in the 2008 sequel to The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Prince Caspian and the 2010 sequel The Voyage of the Dawn Treader.

Since The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe came out, Henley has been in the stage play Babes in the Wood at her local theatre group, which ran from 27 January to 4 February 2006. She also played the young Jane Eyre in the 2006 BBC TV show version of Jane Eyre.

Personal life

Henley was born on 9 July 1995, to Helen and Mike Henley, and has two older sisters, Rachael and Laura. Rachael played the older version of Lucy Pevensie in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. Henley now lives in Ilkley, West Yorkshire, and attends Bradford Grammar School, where she is a member of the Ilkley Upstagers' Theatre Group

Henley is a supporter of SOS Children's Villages, an international orphan charity that gives homes and mothers to orphaned and abandoned children.

Filmography

Year Title Role Notes
2005 Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, TheThe Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Lucy Pevensie Lead Role
2006 Jane Eyre Young Jane Eyre Television Series
2008 Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, TheThe Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian Lucy Pevensie Lead Role
2010 Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, TheThe Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader Lucy Pevensie Lead Role
2012 Perfect Sisters Beth Lead Role

Awards

  • Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards
  • Chicago Film Critics Association Awards
    • 2006: Most Promising Performer (for The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe) — Nominated
  • Empire Awards
    • 2006: Best Newcomer (for The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe) — Nominated
  • Nickelodeon UK Kids Choice Awards
    • 2008: Kids Choice Film Actress (for The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian) — Won
  • Online Film Critics Society Awards
    • 2006: Best Breakthrough Performance (for The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe) — Nominated
  • Phoenix Film Critics Awards
    • 2006: Best Performance by a Youth in a Lead or Supporting Role — Female (for The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe) — Won
  • Young Artist Awards
    • 2006: Best Performance in a Feature Film — Young Actress Age Ten or Younger (for The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe) — Won
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