Hayley Atwell

as Agent Peggy Carter in the movie Lego Marvels Avengers

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Real name is Hayley Elizabeth Atwell
Was born at 5 April 1982 (now is 36 years old) in London, England, UK

Born in London, England, Hayley Elizabeth Atwell has dual citizenship ofthe United Kingdom and the United States. An only child, Hayley wasnamed after actress 'Hayley Mills' . Her parents, Alison (Cain) andGrant Atwell, both motivational speakers, met at a London workshop ofDale Carnegie's self-help bible "How to Win Friends and InfluencePeople". Her mother is English (with Irish ancestry) and her father isAmerican; he was born in Missouri and is partly of Native-Americandescent (his Native American name is Star Touches Earth).

Her parentsdivorced when she was age two. Her father returned to America andHayley remained with her mother in London, but she spent her summers inMissouri with her father. Hayley's mother saw theater as an importantcommunal experience, so she was introduced to theater from a young age. At age 11, she had memorable trip to see 'Ralph Fiennes' playingHamlet. She would later work with him on The Duchess (2008) .

She went to Sion-Manning Roman Catholic Girl's School in West Londonwhere she excelled academically. She took her A-levels at the LondonOratory School. She took two years out of her education, traveling withher father and working for a casting director. In 2005, she graduatedfrom the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with a degree in Acting. Hayley began her career with parts on a few BBC television productions.

Her first big break came in the television miniseries, "The Line of Beauty" (2006) . The following year, she got herfirst film role in How About You. . . (2007) .

She followed thiswith 'Woody Allen' 's Cassandra's Dream (2007) . Herbreakthrough role came four years later as British agent Peggy Carterin Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) . .

There is some small facts about Hayley Atwell:
  • Studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama (2002-2005).
  • At age 9, she walked over hot coals at a 'Power Into Action’ workshop that she attended with her mother.
  • As a teenager, she went on anti-vivisection and Free the Dolphins marches.
  • At age 8, she became a committed vegetarian after seeing 'Loyd Grossman' put a live lobster into boiling water.
  • Her father is a shaman.
  • Good friends with 'Emma Thompson (I)' .
  • Auditioned for the role of Dr. Carol Marcus in Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) which went to 'Alice Eve' .
  • Although she played 'Lily James (I)' 's mother in Cinderella (2015/I) , she is only seven years her senior in real life.
  • Is of dual British and American citizenship.
  • Daughter of Grant Atwell, from Missouri, and Allison Cain, from London. Her parents separated when she was 2-years-old.
  • Is an only child.
  • Shares a birthday with her Cinderella co-star Lily James who is only 7 years her junior, coincidentally both actresses are alumnus from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
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There is the list of movies, where Hayley Atwell was taked part:
1 Lego Marvels Avengers movie Lego Marvels Avengers 2016 as Agent Peggy Carter
2 The Jonathan Ross Show movie The Jonathan Ross Show 2011 as Herself - Guest
3 The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson movie The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson 2005 as Herself - Guest
4 A Six Hour Film Shot in 92 Days: The Diary of The Prisoner movie A Six Hour Film Shot in 92 Days: The Diary of The Prisoner 2010 as Herself
5 Ant-Man movie Ant-Man 2015 as Peggy Carter
6 Avengers: Age of Ultron movie Avengers: Age of Ultron 2015 as Peggy Carter
7 Beautiful Prison: The World of The Prisoner movie Beautiful Prison: The World of The Prisoner 2010 as Herself
8 Brideshead Revisited movie Brideshead Revisited 2008 as Julia Flyte
9 Captain America: Super Soldier movie Captain America: Super Soldier 2011 as Peggy Carter
10 Captain America: The First Avenger movie Captain America: The First Avenger 2011 as Peggy Carter
11 Captain America: The Winter Soldier movie Captain America: The Winter Soldier 2014 as Peggy Carter
12 Cassandras Dream movie Cassandras Dream 2007 as Angela
13 Fear of Fanny movie Fear of Fanny 2006 as Jane
14 How About You... movie How About You... 2007 as Ellie Harris
15 I, Anna movie I, Anna 2012 as Emmy
16 Jimi: All Is by My Side movie Jimi: All Is by My Side 2013 as Kathy
17 Love Hate movie Love Hate 2009 as Hate
18 Mansfield Park movie Mansfield Park 2007 as Mary Crawford
19 Marvel 75 Years: From Pulp to Pop! movie Marvel 75 Years: From Pulp to Pop! 2014 as Herself
20 Marvel LIVE! World Premiere of Captain America: The First Avenger movie Marvel LIVE! World Premiere of Captain America: The First Avenger 2011 as Herself
21 Marvel One-Shot: Agent Carter movie Marvel One-Shot: Agent Carter 2013 as Peggy Carter
22 Marvel Studios: Assembling a Universe movie Marvel Studios: Assembling a Universe 2014 as Herself
23 Marvels Captain America: 75 Heroic Years movie Marvels Captain America: 75 Heroic Years 2016 as Herself
24 Restless movie Restless 2012 as Eva Delectorskaya
25 Testament of Youth movie Testament of Youth 2014 as Hope
26 The 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards movie The 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards 2011 as Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television
27 The Duchess movie The Duchess 2008 as Bess Foster
28 The Ruby in the Smoke movie The Ruby in the Smoke 2006 as Rosa Garland
29 The Shadow in the North movie The Shadow in the North 2007 as Rosa Garland
30 The Sweeney movie The Sweeney 2012 as DC Nancy Lewis
31 Tomato Soup movie Tomato Soup 2010 as Movie Star
32 Whatever Love Means movie Whatever Love Means 2005 as Sabrina Guinness
33 Agent Carter movie Agent Carter 2015 as Peggy Carter
34 Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. movie Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 2013 as Peggy Carter
35 Any Human Heart movie Any Human Heart 2010 as Freya Deverell
36 Black Mirror movie Black Mirror 2011 as Martha
37 Breakfast movie Breakfast 2000 as Herself - Guest
38 Conviction movie Conviction 2016 as Carter Morrison (2016-)
39 Daybreak movie Daybreak 2010 as Herself
40 Falcón movie Falcón 2012 as Consuelo Jiménez
There is the list of some articles of Hayley Atwell:
  • "Telegraph Magazine" (UK), 16 July 2011, pg. 20-21, 23, 25, 27, by: Chloe Fox (words) Tom Craig (photographs), "Superhero Worship"
  • "Reader's Digest" (UK), September 2008, pg. 96-99, by: Kate Whiting, "Hayley Atwell - Taking Flyte"
The image of Hayley Elizabeth Atwell was on the covers of these magazines:
  • "Telegraph Magazine" (UK), 16 July 2011
  • "You" (UK), 31 October 2010
  • "Tatler" (UK), November 2008
  • "Reader's Digest" (UK), September 2008
There is the list of some quotes of Hayley Atwell:
  • Nude scenes can be very liberating. I feel very human. This is me, with all my little imperfections.
  • My first job was a Greek tragedy, and ever since, one job just seemed to roll onto the next. I've been terribly lucky.
  • [on Brideshead Revisited (2008) ] What attracted me was I loved the vivid characters that had obviously come from a very rich novel and Jeremy Brock and Andrew Davies had put that into the script. The character definitions and the stage directions were very rich and as rich as the dialogue so I felt that there was a hell of a lot of passion behind it. I'm attracted to flawed characters. I think they're really interesting to play. I was really intrigued who this enigmatic Julia was and what was bubbling and going on beneath the surface. So it was probably that.
  • [on her character in Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) ] Peggy was in a position where if she was a damsel in distress, she wouldn't be of that position. And when she says, "I know what it's like to have a few doors slammed in my face," I think because she's this attractive woman who's beautifully made up, she had to fight a little bit harder to get where she is to prove that she's capable. And I think that's great because there's a kindred spirit between her and Steve, there's an equality about them and I love that.
  • I think it will be a balance of creative and commercial choices, going forward. People say critical acclaim and box office success don't go hand in hand and that may be true but I don't really think I'd live much on the salary of a full-time theatre actor. I mean, I could, but I really like going out to dinner...
  • We heard about the protest in Whitehall in support of Russian gay rights and we went along and it was very moving and we felt it was very positive.
  • The scary thing is what that will do to a generation of young people [in Russia] who are having these thoughts and feelings towards members of their own sex but they're given no reference point that this is OK. This is just part of who they are and I think you'll get a lost generation of children growing up feeling that their country is telling them that this fundamental aspect of who they are is wrong. It's incredibly troubling because it's happening, not just in Russia, but in countries like Georgia and Cameroon and the statistics in this country of homophobic attacks is frightening.
  • [on Alexi Kaye Campbell's play "The Pride"] They are two scenes that are either side of the sexual revolution, and two very different ways that society deals with homosexuality. In 1958, it was still illegal and then in 2013, we've just had this wonderful milestone of legalising gay marriage. So it's about how society shapes gay identity and it explores the idea of a subculture which society has imposed upon the gay community, one of promiscuity, and it says there is another side which is about intimacy and love between two people.
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