Emma Mackey, born 4 January 1996, is a French-British actress. She landed her breakthrough role as Maeve Wiley on the Netflix comedy-drama series Sex Education (2019–present), which earned her a BAFTA Television Award nomination for Best Female Comedy Performance.
Mackey also starred in Kenneth Branagh’s 2022 mystery thriller film Death on the Nile, the sequel to 2017’s Murder on the Orient Express. Cast in 2019, she portrayed the supporting role of Jacqueline de Bellefort. In May 2020, it was announced that Mackey would portray the novelist Emily Brontë in the upcoming biographical film Emily, which will focus on Brontë’s early life. Emily will be her first leading film role. In March 2022, she was cast in Barbie.