For her role in the 2009 play Burnt by the Sun, she earned an Olivier Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress.
But shedding her previously demure image, Michelle Dockery shows another side to her in gritty new series Godless which is set to include graphic new scenes of the star appearing topless.
Michelle Dockery is an English singer and actress, best known for her role as Lady Mary Crawley in the period drama series Downton Abbey.
Her character is seen writhing in pain throughout the ordeal, before being left on the ground.
Michelle, who has been nominated for three Emmys for her breakout role in Downton Abbey, had stepped out for the premiere of Godless in New York on Sunday - dazzling in a silk petrol blue jumpsuit.
While she's fully nude, you only see her boobs and it's pretty brief shots so it's not mindblowing, but you can tell it's her.
She got interested in music after listening to Peggy Lee, Billie Holiday, and Melody Gardot.
I'm glad I could help.