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'Downton Abbey' Star Michelle Dockery Fancies Herself As An Action Hero (VIDEO)

26/02/2014 12:39 GMT | Updated 26/02/2014 12:59 GMT

Downton Abbey's Michelle Dockery is keen to shake off her prim and proper image - gained from starring in the ITV period drama - and become known as an action hero.

The British actress revealed she's eager for battle after playing a flight attendant in 'Non-Stop', a new thriller about an air marshal, played by Liam Neeson.

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In the movie, Liam's character starts to receive text messages during a transatlantic flight from someone threatening to kill fellow passengers if the airline doesn't transfer $150 million to an offshore account.

WATCH the video above to see what Michelle thought of her action role.

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