Millie Brady doesn’t have the longest resume, but her career is proof of the old adage, ‘quality over quanitity’. Since making her on-screen debut in 2014, Millie has gone from an up-and-coming actress to someone who is now recognized by people all over the world. Millie is probably best known for playing Aethelflaed in The Last Kingdom, but that won’t be true forever. She is currently working on two upcoming projects that will help her continue to establish her place as a star in the industry. If you think she’s doing well now, just wait until you see what she accomplishes over the next few years. Keep reading to learn 10 things you didn’t know about Millie Brady.
1. It’s Unclear if She’s Had Formal Acting Training
Millie fell in love with acting at an early age, but that doesn’t mean her journey has been a straight shot. Millie made some stops along the way, and we weren’t able to find any information on if one of those stops was at drama school. It appears that she just jumped right into the audition process and that’s worked out quite nicely for her.
2. She Loves to Read
Storytelling is obviously a huge part of who Millie is. However, she doesn’t always like to be the one telling the story. Sometimes she enjoys being on the other side. When she gets a break from work, she loves to curl up with a good book and get lost in a story. She even has a highlight section on her Instagram profile dedicated to book recommendations.
3. She Is Passionate About Helping Others
There are lots of people who lose touch with the problems that ‘regular’ people face once they make it big, but Millie isn’t that kind of person. Millie has made it a point to use her platform to help bring attention to the things that are important to her. She is also really passionate about taking care of the environment.
4. She Used to Be a Model
Remember when I mentioned that Millie’s journey towards professional acting hasn’t been a straight shot? A large reason for that is the fact that she got her start as a model. She started as a teenager and was eventually signed to Premier Model Management. As a model, she got to work with the Italian fashion brand Miu Miu.
5. She Dated Harry Styles
Millie has chosen to stay someone private about many of the details of her personal life. However, one thing that was impossible to keep under wraps is the fact that she dated well-known musician Harry Styles. But, it appears that their relationship was pretty short-lived.
6. She Is Into Interior Design
Everyone wants their home to look good, but not everybody has the ability to see it through. Millie, is pretty skilled in this department, though. Millie has a good eye for what’s stylish and she has used that to make her home as cute and comfortable as possible.
7. She Is A Pet Parent
As far as we know, Millie doesn’t technically have any children. But that hasn’t stopped her from getting to experience some of the joys of motherhood. She is a very proud dog mom and her fur baby, Luna, is her pride and joy. Luna is also the star of Millie’s Instagram profile.
8. She Loves Playing Fearless Characters
Throughout her career, Millie has always had a good idea of the kinds of characters she wants to play. While talking to Culture Whisperer, Millie said, “I’ve always wanted to play gutsy characters who are a bit different from the norm, and it’s hard to find characters that are so fearless. I was always really clear, and my agent was always really clear: I wanted characters you could get your teeth into.”
9. She Likes to Travel
All of Millie’s accomplishments as a model and as an actress have opened lots of doors for her. Thanks to her success, she has gotten to travel to lots of cool places all over the globe. Some of the countries she’s visited include Denmark, France, and Italy. She also enjoys taking pictures of her travels.
10. She Is a Big Fan of Art
Acting isn’t the only art form that Millie has lots of love and appreciation for. She is also a fan of fine arts and she enjoys visiting museums and admiring paintings. Millie appears to especially love the work of Vincent Van Gogh and Félix Vallotton. She has shared photos of some of her favorite works of art on her Instagram profile.
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