Hayley Atwell is an Actress. Hayley Atwell was born in London and raised in Ladbroke Grove. She is the only daughter of her mother, a motivational speaker, and her father, a massage therapist. Her parents divorced when she was only two years old. As a result of her family, she holds a dual citizenship between the US and the UK.
As a teenager, Hayley studied in London and trained at Guildhall School of Music and Drama and graduated in 2005. She is currently 35 years old.
Hayley got her start in acting after landing her first feature film debut in Woody Allen’s “Cassandra’s Dream” in 2007.
In 2009, she made her stage debut in London’s West End in “A View From the Bridge” at the Duke of Yorke’s Theatre. For her role, she was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Award.
Her big break came in 2011 after securing the role of Agent Peggy Carter in Marvel’s “Captain America: The First Avenger”. She has reprised the role several times, appearing in the sequel, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”, “The Avengers: Age of Ulton”, “Ant-Man” and the short film “Agent Carter”.
Along with movie roles, she has appeared as her Marvel character in the television shows “Agent’s of SHIELD” as well as her very own spinoff, “Marvel’s Agent Carter”, a mini series that spanned over 8 episodes.
She can also bee seen in Disney’s live action version of Cinderella, playing the role of Cinderella’s mother.
For future prospects, Hayley has indicated that she is interested in playing the title role in the BBC’s long running “Doctor Who” series.
Hayley Elizabeth Atwell
35 years old
Place of birth:
London, England, United Kingdom
5′ 6½” (1.69 m)
125 lbs (57 kg)
Hayley Atwell is best known for is best known for her role in Captain America: The First Avenger
Hayley Atwell Facts:
- Named after actress Hayley Mills
- She is a vegetarian
- Nominated for a Golden Globe
- Holds a dual citizenship
Hayley Atwell Quotes:
I love firing guns. It’s an amazing feeling – so sexy and powerful.
I don’t think I’m curvaceous. It’s simply that most other actresses are really, stupidly tiny.
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