Atwell in 2015
|Born||Hayley Elizabeth Atwell
5 April 1982
London, England, UK
|Alma mater||Guildhall School of Music and Drama|
Hayley Elizabeth Atwell (born 5 April 1982) is an American-British actress. She is known for her work in stage productions such as A View from the Bridge, and in films such as the 2007 thriller Cassandra's Dream, the 2008 drama The Duchess, the 2010 historical drama miniseries The Pillars of the Earth, and for her portrayal of Peggy Carter in various films and television series set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, including the ABC action-adventure series Agent Carter.
Atwell was born in London and raised in Ladbroke Grove, the only child of Allison (née Cain), a motivational speaker, and Grant Atwell, a massage therapist, photographer, and shaman. Her father is American (from Kansas City, Missouri), of part Native American descent, and her mother is British. Her grandmother was Irish. Atwell has dual citizenship of the UK and the US. Her parents separated when she was two years old.
Atwell's first feature film role was in Woody Allen's film Cassandra's Dream (2007), in which she took the part of stage actress Angela Stark. In 2008, she appeared in the film The Duchess as Bess Foster and the film Brideshead Revisited as Lady Julia Flyte, earning praise and nominations from the British Independent Film Awards and the London Film Critics' Circle Awards.
In January 2009, Atwell made her West End début in Lindsay Posner's revival of A View from the Bridge at the Duke of York's Theatre which earned her a Laurence Olivier Award nomination. Atwell appeared as "415" in AMC Television's November 2009 miniseries, The Prisoner, a remake of the 1967–68 series by the same name. In 2010, she starred as Freya Deverell in the successful Channel 4 adaptation of William Boyd's novel Any Human Heart.
Atwell played Agent Peggy Carter in the 2011 American superhero film Captain America: The First Avenger. MTV Networks' NextMovie.com named her one of the "Breakout Stars to Watch for in 2011". Atwell voiced Carter in the 2011 video game Captain America: Super Soldier. She reprised the role in the 2013 short film Agent Carter, the 2014 film Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and in the 2015 films Avengers: Age of Ultron and Ant-Man. As Carter, she appeared in two episodes of the television show Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., and as the lead role in Marvel's Agent Carter, which aired from 2015 to 2016. Agent Carter was officially canceled by ABC on 12 May 2016. She provided Carter's voice in Lego Marvel's Avengers.
|2007||Cassandra's Dream||Angela Stark|
|2007||How About You||Ellie Harris|
|2008||Brideshead Revisited||Julia Flyte|
|2008||The Duchess||Elizabeth "Bess" Foster|
|2009||Love Hate||Hate||Short film|
|2010||Tomato Soup||Movie Star|
|2011||Captain America: The First Avenger||Peggy Carter||Main role|
|2012||The Sweeney||DC Nancy Lewis|
|2013||Jimi: All Is by My Side||Kathy Etchingham|
|2013||Marvel One-Shot: Agent Carter||Peggy Carter||Short film; Lead role|
|2014||Captain America: The Winter Soldier||Cameo|
|2014||Testament of Youth||Hope Milroy|
|2015||Avengers: Age of Ultron||Peggy Carter||Cameo|
|2016||Captain America: Civil War||Photograph|
|2005||Whatever Love Means||Sabrina Guinness||Movie|
|2006||Fear of Fanny||Jane|
|The Ruby in the Smoke||Rosa Garland||Movie|
|The Line of Beauty||Catherine "Cat" Fedden||3 episodes|
|2007||Mansfield Park||Mary Crawford||Movie|
|The Shadow in the North||Rosa Garland||Movie|
|2009||The Prisoner||Lucy / 4-15||5 episodes|
|2010||The Pillars of the Earth||Aliena||8 episodes|
|Any Human Heart||Freya Deverell||4 episodes|
|2012||Falcón||Consuelo Jiménez||4 episodes|
|Playhouse Presents||The Banker||Episode: "The Man"|
|Restless||Eva Delectorskaya||2 episodes|
|2013||Black Mirror||Martha||Episode: "Be Right Back"|
|Life of Crime||Denise Woods||3 episodes|
|2014||Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.||Peggy Carter||2 episodes|
|2015–2016||Agent Carter||18 episodes, Lead role|
|2016||Conviction||Hayes Morrison||Lead role|
|2011||Captain America: Super Soldier||Peggy Carter|
|2016||Lego Marvel's Avengers|
|2005||Prometheus Bound||Io / Force||Sound Theatre|
|2006||Women Beware Women||Bianca||Royal Shakespeare Company|
|2007||The Man of Mode||Belinda||Royal National Theatre|
|2008||Major Barbara||Barbara Undershaft||Royal National Theatre|
|2009||A View from the Bridge||Catherine||Duke of York's Theatre|
|2011||The Faith Machine||Sophie||Royal Court Theatre|
|2013||The Pride||Sylvia||Trafalgar Studios|
|2006||Doctor Who: Blood of the Daleks||Asha Gryvern||BBC Radio 7|
|2007||Felix Holt, the Radical||Esther Lyon||BBC Radio 4|
|2008||The Leopard||Angelica||BBC Radio 3|
|Doctor Who: The Doomwood Curse||Eleanor||BBC Radio 7|
|2010||Doctor Who: The Whispering Forest||Seksa||BBC Radio 7|
|2014||The Martian Chronicles||Spender||BBC Radio 4|
|2008||British Independent Film Awards||Best Supporting Actress||The Duchess||Nominated|
|2010||Golden Globe Awards||Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film||The Pillars of the Earth||Nominated|
|2011||Scream Awards||Breakthrough Performance – Female||Captain America: The First Avenger||Nominated|
|Best Science Fiction Actress||Nominated|
|2015||Saturn Awards||Best Actress Television||Agent Carter||Nominated|
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a shaman and healer based in Kansas City
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