Known for her exploits in the world of entertainment, Hayley Atwell is one famous star who has been involved in all segments of the acting industry. She has been in theatre productions, movies, radio acting, and Television shows. There is no doubt that the beautiful actress is indeed a talented entertainer.
Hayley Atwell is an English US-based actress who gained widespread popularity with her portrayal of the character of Peggy Carter in numerous Marvel movies, particularly as a supporting role in the Marvel Studios film, Captain America. It would be interesting to find out other facts about the actress. Here is all you need to know.
Hayley Atwell – Bio, Age
Hayley Elizabeth Atwell was born on April 5, 1982, in London, England to her American father, Grant who happens to be a photographer and her English mother, Alison. According to reports, Atwell is the only child of her parents and was raised by them in the UK. She is both a Citizen of the United States and the United Kingdom. Hayley began her school life when she became a student of Sion-Manning Roman Catholic Girls School in London but got her general certificate of education after taking the class six exams at the London Oratory School, a Catholic high school located in Fulham, London.
After graduating from high school, she was on the road for a period of two years, working with a casting director alongside her father. In a bid to polish her acting skills, Hayley became a trainee at Guildhall School of Music and Drama, a private theatre institution where she obtained a degree in acting.
In 2005, Hayley Atwell made her first theatre performance on the stage production of Prometheus Bound. She later featured in a TV film called Whatever Love Means as Sabrina Guinness, that same year.
The next year, Atwell performed in another theatre production, Women Beware Women as Bianca and was a voice actor for the BBC Radio 7 drama series Doctor Blood of the Daleks as Asha Gryvern. She also was featured in various TV projects which includes, Fear of Fanny, The Ruby in the Smoke as Rosa Garland, and The Line of Beauty as Catherine Fedden. Hayley Atwell’s other TV and film works include Cassandra’s Dream, How About You, Brideshead Revisited as Julia Flyte, The Duchess as Bess Foster, Mansfield Park as Mary Crawford, The Shadow in the North, and many others.
In 2011, the talented actress was offered a job to play the iconic Marvel comic book character Peggy Carter in the movies Captain America: The First Avenger. She went on to reprise her role in Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Ant-Man (2015), and Avengers: Endgame (2019). Hayley also appeared in the short movie Agent Carter and in a TV series Agent Carter, which had its focus on the Peggy Carter character.
Atwell also appeared as the main character on the ABC’s legal drama series Conviction in 2017. She also starred in the mini-series Howards End as Margaret Schlegel (2017) and The Long Song as Caroline Mortimer (2018).
Hayley Atwell has expressed her versatility through her works on radio. Some of them include Felix Holt, The Radical, The Leopard Doctor Who: The Doomwood Curse, Doctor Who: The Whispering as Seksa, Doctor Who: The Sands of Life as President Moorkurk, The Martian Chronicles as Spender, and many others. Hayley has also lent her voice to various video games like Captain America: Super Solider as Peggy Carter (2011) and Lego Marvel’s Avengers as Peggy Carter (2016).
Hayley Atwell is one of those actresses that prefer to keep their personal life away from the media. It’s no news to many that she is dating someone but his name is not known tot he public. However, he is known to be a medical doctor.
She has mentioned that she plans to settle down with him and that he is someone that she wants to share the rest of her life with. Fans can only wait in excitement to see how this love story goes. Atwell once dated the singer Evans Jones, but the pair called it quits after being together for a while.
Body Measurements – Height And Weight
There is no denying that Hayley Atwell has an enviable figure. The actress is 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs about 150lbs (68kg). Her body measurements are 37-27-36 inches for her chest, waist, and hips respectively.