April 5, 1982
38 years old
U.S. - U.K.
5 ft 7 in | 170 cm
37-27-36 in | 94-68.5-91.5 cm
68 kg | 150 pounds
8 US | 38.5 EU
Hayley Elizabeth Atwell was born in London, England, United Kingdom, on April 5, 1982, is a British-American actress.
Young Hayley Atwell began her professional acting career on the London stage and BBC television productions.
She made her stage debut in a play "Prometheus Bound" (2005) in role as Io / Force, at Sound Theatre.
She got her television debut in a Pringles commercial.
She landed her first break with role as Catherine "Cat" Fedden in British drama television miniseries The Line of Beauty (2006).
She made her big screen debut in dramatic thriller film Cassandra's Dream (2007) in role as Angela Stark.
Her breakthrough performance came as Peggy Carter in superhero film Captain America: The First Avenger (2011).
Mission: Impossible 7 (2021) action spy opposite Vanessa Kirby, Tom Cruise and Rebecca Ferguson
She played Peggy Carter in Marvel Cinematic Universe films:
Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
Avengers: Endgame (2019)
She was nominated for the BIFA Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Elizabeth "Bess" Foster in British drama film The Duchess (2008).
Mansfield Park (2007) drama opposite Julia Joyce, Douglas Hodge and Maggie O'Neill
How About You... (2007) comedy drama with Joss Ackland, Orla Brady and Kevin Flood
Brideshead Revisited (2008) drama with Matthew Goode, Ben Whishaw and Emma Thompson
The Sweeney (2012) action drama opposite Ray Winstone, Damian Lewis and Plan B
I, Anna (2012) noir thriller with Charlotte Rampling, Gabriel Byrne and Eddie Marsan
Jimi: All Is by My Side (2013) biographical drama with André 3000, Imogen Poots and Ruth Negga
Testament of Youth (2014) drama opposite Alicia Vikander, Kit Harington and Taron Egerton
Christopher Robin (2018) fantasy comedy drama with Ewan McGregor, Bronte Carmichael and Mark Gatiss
Blinded by the Light (2019) comedy drama opposite Billy Barratt, Ronak Singh Chadha Berges and Viveik Kalra
She was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film for her role as Aliena in miniseries The Pillars of the Earth (2010).
She was nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Actress on Television for her role as Peggy Carter in ABC science fiction series Agent Carter (2015-2016).
She played Catherine "Cat" Fedden in British drama television miniseries The Line of Beauty (2006) in 3 episodes.
The Prisoner (2009) drama miniseries in role as Lucy / 4-15
Any Human Heart (2010) British drama miniseries in role as Freya Deverell
Falcón (2012) crime television series in role as Consuelo Jiménez
Restless (2012) drama series in role as Eva Delectorskaya
Life of Crime (2013) British television crime drama series in role as Denise Woods
Conviction (2016-2017) ABC legal drama series in role as Hayes Morrison
Howards End (2017) drama miniseries in role as Margaret Schlegel
The Long Song (2018) BBC television serial in role as Caroline Mortimer
She voiced Zadra in animated science fantasy television series 3Below: Tales of Arcadia (2018-2019).
Attended the Sion-Manning Roman Catholic Girls’ School in London.
She took A-levels at the London Oratory School.
Graduated from Guildhall School of Music and Drama, in 2005.
She is an only child.
She became a vegetarian at the age of 8.
Good friends with Emma Thompson and Chris Evans.
She is skilled in horse riding.
She was nominated for the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her performance as Catherine in a play "A View from the Bridge" (2009), at Duke of York's Theatre.
She was nominated for the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress for her role as Sylvia in a play "The Pride" (2013) at Trafalgar Studios.
She was nominated for the Laurence Olivier Award and a Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Actress for her role as Rebecca West in a play "Rosmersholm" (2019) at Duke of York's Theatre.
She voiced Peggy Carter in video games Captain America: Super Soldier (2011) and Lego Marvel's Avengers (2016).
She dated Evan Jones (2014-2015) and Paul Wilson (2012-2013).