10 Things You Don’t Know About ‘Drive’ Star Carey Mulligan (PHOTOS)

Carey Mulligan might be known to the greater public for dating bad boy Shia LaBeouf, but this petite Londontown native first hit Hollywood’s radar in 2005 with her big-screen debut in the Keira Knightley-starrer Pride and Prejudice.

Since then, the 25-year-old has kept the film world abuzz by delivering amazing dramatic performances in critical hits like 2009’s An Education, for which she received an Oscar nomination; The Greatest (2010); and Never Let Me Go (2010). Besides her screen presence, Carey has also taken the fashion world by storm. The Wall Street 2 actress has been dubbed a fashion darling and often chooses classic designers such as Prada and Lanvin for her red carpet frocks.

Besides her rising stock in the fashion world and budding acting career, not much is known about Carey – and she prefers it that way! In the 2010 October issue of Vogue, Carrie stated that she in no way shape or form wants to be known as a “personality”:

If people have all those other pictures and stories associated with you, it’s added shit that means they have to work harder to believe you as a character.

Ms. Mulligan might want to keep a tight lip over her life, but we were able to find a few little facts about the blonde beauty. In honor of her latest film, Drive, co-starring Ryan Gosling, view the gallery to familiarize yourself with the rising star!

Drive hits theaters this weekend. Will you be watching Carey in this action-drama? Watch the trailer below and let us know in the comments!