Keeley Hawes(1976-), Actress and model
Sitter in 1 portrait
Hawes trained at the Sylvia Young Theatre School before establishing her career with roles in television adaptations of Dennis Potter's Karaoke (1996), Charles Dickens's Our Mutual Friend (1998), and Sarah Waters's Tipping the Velvet (2002). From 2002-4 Hawes enjoyed wider exposure in the popular BBC drama Spooks. Hawes is also known for playing Alex Drake in the BBC drama Ashes to Ashes (2008-10) and Lady Agnes Holland in the revived Upstairs Downstairs (2010).
Watch a film clip on the sitter from the BBC Archive in the Media section below
- Matthew Macfadyen (husband)
Listen to a series of podcasts exploring the lives of pioneering women, past and present.
William Eggleston was closely associated with the alternative music scene in Memphis. Revisit our 2016 exhibition and listen to a special playlist.
Links to audio and transcripts of interviews with artists, sitters and historic recordings.