Who is Hayley Elizabeth Atwell

Hayley Atwell


  • First name Hayley Elizabeth
  • NameAtwell
  • born April 5th, 1982, London / United Kingdom
  • Zodiac sign aries
  • Years39
  • 1.69 m
  • PartnerGabriel Bisset-Smith (separated)

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Hayley Atwell biography

British-American actress Hayley Atwell loved the theater as a young child. She was a regular on the London stage with her parents and decided to become an actress at the age of eleven after seeing Ralph Fiennes in Hamlet.

High class acting education

And indeed the plan seemed to be working. Hayley Atwell made it to the renowned with a lot of talent and ambition London Guildhall School of Music and Drama, but that she would later stand in front of the camera with her idol Ralph Fiennes, she still didn't dare to dream.

A dream becomes true

After graduating, the talented young woman first made a name for herself in the theater before making it onto British television. Hayley Atwell's international breakthrough came in 2006 when Grandmaster Woody Allen starred as the aspiring actress alongside Ewan McGregor and Colin Farrell in his Film "Cassandra's Dream" casted. For many young women who dream of a Hollywood career, this would have been the accolade, but for Hayley Atwell the collaboration with her idol Ralph Fiennes was a year later Period film "The Duchess" a much bigger milestone. Just as groundbreaking was her Golden Globe nomination for the role of Aliena in the German-Canadian Ken Follett film adaptation of "The Pillars of the Earth".

Hayley Atwell as Marvel Agent Peggy Cartern

By now, at the latest, Hollywood had its eye on the actress, about whom everyone was suddenly talking, and gave Hayley Atwell the big breakthrough. As Peggy Cartern, she entered the Marvel Cinematic Universe. For the first time she embodied that Agent 2011 in "Captain America: The First Avenger", then in "The Return of the First Avenger", "Avengers: Age of Ultron" and "Ant-Man". But not only does Hayley Atwell shine on the big screen as Peggy Cartern, she also appears in this role TV series "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." and - this time as the main character - in "Marvel's Agent Carter".