Natalie Dormer is an English actress. Her accolades include winning an Empire Award, and receiving nominations for a Critics' Choice Award, two Gemini Awards and two Screen Actors Guild Awards. Born in Reading, Berkshire, Dormer had her breakthrough playing the role of Anne Boleyn on the Showtime series The Tudors (2007–08), which earned her widespread acclaim. She made her stage debut in the play Sweet Nothings (2010) and portrayed the Duchess of York in Madonna's film W.E. (2011) and Private Lorraine in Captain America: The First Avenger (2011). Her performance in After Miss Julie (2012) at the Young Vic was praised. Dormer earned international attention and acclaim for playing Margaery Tyrell on the HBO series Game of Thrones (2012–2016) and Cressida in the last two installments of The Hunger Games franchise (2014–2015), which rank as her highest-grossing films. She has also portrayed Irene Adler/Moriarty on the CBS series Elementary (2013–15), Sara Price/Jess Price in The Forest (2016) and voiced Onica in the series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance (2019). She earned praise for her leading role in the miniseries Penny Dreadful: City of Angels (2020).