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Hayley Atwell stars in "Captain America: The First Avenger," opposite Chris Evans and Tommy Lee Jones, as Peggy Carter.

In 2010 Hayley starred on television in a number of exciting projects. In the AMC remake of the 1960s cult classic "The Prisoner," she played Lucy, aka 4-15, alongside Ian McKellen, James Caviezel and Ruth Wilson. Hayley received a Golden Globe nomination in the Best Performance by an Actress category for her work in the Starz' drama "Pillars of the Earth," based on Ken Follett's novel. She went on to star in "Any Human Heart." In this highly acclaimed adaptation of William Boyd's novel Hayley played Freya, Logan's mistress, alongside Kim Cattrall, Gillian Anderson and Tom Hollander.

Hayley starred alongside Ben Wishaw in "Love/Hate," a short film which was a runner-up in the 2009 Palm Springs International Festival of Short Films. She also trod the boards in the West End in Arthur Miller's modern classic, "A View From the Bridge," alongside Ken Stott and Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio. Hayley's outstanding performance in the role of Catherine earned her rave reviews and a nomination in the Best Supporting Actress category at this year's Olivier Awards.



In 2008 Hayley starred alongside Keira Knightley in "The Duchess," directed by Saul Dibb and based on the best-selling biography "Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire" by Amanda Foreman. In this feature film she played lead character Bess Foster, the Duchess's best friend. In 2008, audiences also saw Hayley in "Brideshead Revisited," directed by Julian Jarrold, in which she played the lead female role of Julia Flyte.

In 2007 Hayley appeared in "Cassandra's Dream," a satirical thriller directed by Woody Allen, co-starring Colin Farrell and Ewan McGregor. Hayley played the character Angela, an ambitious, rising actress whose path crosses that of two brothers who choose to take a risk and venture in to crime in order to better their lives. The same year Hayley also appeared in "How About You," based on the short story "Hardcore" written by Maeve Binchy. Directed by Anthony Byrne, Hayley stars alongside Vanessa Redgrave, Joss Ackland, Orla Brady and Joan O'Hara.

On television, Hayley won critical acclaim for her performance in the BBC's adaptation of Alan Hollinghurst's Booker Prize-winning novel, "The Line of Beauty," which was written by Andrew Davies and directed by Saul Dibb. Hayley played the role of Catherine "Cat" Fedden and starred alongside Dan Stevens and Tim Mclnnerny. Her other television credits include "Mansfield Park," where she played the role of Mary and co-starred with Billie Piper; "Ruby In The Smoke," directed by Brian Percival; and "Fear of Fanny," directed by Coky Giedroyc.

Alongside television and film, Hayley has appeared in many theater roles. At the National Theatre she played Barbara Undershaft in "Major Barbara." Her other stage roles include "Man of Mode" (National Theatre), directed by Nicholas Hynter and written by George Etherege for which she won critical acclaim; "Women Beware Women" (RSC), directed by Laurence Boswell; and "Prometheus Bound" (Sound Theatre), directed by James Kerr.




HAYLEY ATWELL: FACTS

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Age: 34 years old
Birthday: April 5, 1982
Height: 5' 6 ½"
Full Name / Real Name: Hayley Elizabeth Atwell
Birthplace: London, England, UK





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