Talulah Jane Riley-Milburn (born 26 September 1985) is an English actress whose films include Pride and PrejudiceSt Trinian'sThe Boat That Rocked and St. Trinian's 2: The Legend of Fritton's Gold.

Riley was featured on the March 2010 cover of Esquire.

Acting careerEdit


Riley's television credits include episodes of Poirot (2003), Marple (2006), and Doctor Who (2008's "Silence in the Library" and "Forest of the Dead"). She also played the role of Lila, a young, lovestruck writer, in the short-lived E4 series, Nearly Famous (2007).


Riley made her stage debut with Kevin Spacey in The Philadelphia Story at the Old Vic in 2005. Her performance in a 2006 revival of Tennessee WilliamsSummer and Smoke was described as "delightful".


In 2010, Riley appeared as a blonde, actually a disguise, in Inception, with Leonardo DiCaprio, written and directed by Christopher Nolan. Also in 2010, The Summer House was released, which starred Riley in the lead role with Robert Pattinson supporting. By the end of the first day of release, it was the number one film on iTunes worldwide and dominated that position for several days. According to their official website, she was recently (2011) cast in the film Quentin Lee's White Frog.

Personal lifeEdit

Talulah Riley-Milburn was born in Hertfordshire, the only child of Una Riley, founder of a security systems company and a PR company,and Doug Milburn, formerly head of the National Crime Squad. Her father now works as a screen writer and has written episodes of Silent Witness, Prime Suspect and The Bill. She attended Cheltenham Ladies CollegeBerkhamsted Collegiate School and Haberdashers' Aske's School for Girls. While acting in London, Riley studied mathematics, physics and economics at the Open University.

Riley married billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX and Tesla Motors, on 25 September 2010 at Dornoch Cathedral in Scotland. In January 2012, it was reported that the couple was seeking a divorce.She settled for $4.2 million out of Elon Musk's reported $2 billion net worth. Riley lives in London.

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